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Anomaly Archives Lending Library Opens

From: Stephen Miles Lewis <ufoupdates@elfis.net>
Date: Sun, 9 Nov 2003 16:17:30 -0600
Fwd Date: Wed, 03 Dec 2003 03:11:28 -0500
Subject: Anomaly Archives Lending Library Opens


Anomaly Archives Lending Library Opens In Austin Texas

Greetings UFO UpDates eListers,

It's been a while since I posted to this List - tho' it remains
one of my favorite e-lists of all time. My posts tend to be
sporadic but you can read past posts as far back as September
1998 under these email prefixes "elfis", "smiles",
"stephen.lewis", and "miles" if you go to the UFO UpDates
Archive:

http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/updates/

http://www.virtuallystrange.net/ufo/updates/1998/oct/m12-028.shtml

A brief reintroduction for those who don't know me. My name is
Stephen Miles Lewis but you can call me Miles or SMiles. I've
had a life-long interest (oh, who am I kidding, it's an
obsession) in all things anomalous, be they paranormal,
ufological, parapsychological, whatever. Here in Austin, Texas I
served as facilitator for a local UFO Experiencer Forum and
Study Group, State Section Director, editor of ELFIS Journal of
Possible Paradigms, editor of the Austin Para Times and
organizer of the ill-fated 38th annual National UFO Conference
of September 2001. Currently I host about 20 anomaly related web
sites via the Elfis Network.

http://www.nufoc.net/nufoc38/

http://www.ELFIS.net

http://www.AustinParaTimes.com

For over ten years I've dreamed of founding a research lending
library to house my ever-growing book, magazine and clipping
collections. Well, that dream is finally a reality. Thanks to
serendipity and a friendship with Bob McGarey (see Ray
Stanford's Socorro Saucer in a Pentagon Pantry) of the Human
Potential Center, my archives have a home in which to birth this
project.

Two of the role-models for the Anomaly Archives are the Archives
for UFO Research in Sweden and Rhea White's Exceptional Human
Experience Network and its Psiline database.

http://www.afu.info

http://www.ehe.org/display/ehe-page.cfm?ID=76

There are so many fine researchers on this List who each have
there own monumental research collections and projects; Jan
Aldrich's Project 1947, Wendy Connors' Faded Discs archive,
Jerome Clark and the CUFOS collection and others come to mind.
The Anomaly Archives hopes to work with these and the many other
fine researchers and research collections who network via this
and other e-lists.

Some of the organizations we have partnered with locally
include: Austin MUFON (Mutual UFO Network), Austin IONS
(Institute Of Noetic Science), INACS (Institute for Neuroscience
And Consciousness Studies), the Human Potential Center and
others.

To those in the Central Texas region I invite you to come by
Friday, November 14th to see the Anomaly Archives. To those
farther afield, you are also invited to explore and join the
growing non-local Anomaly Community.

Sincerely,
SMiles Lewis
-AnomaloManiac

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ANOMALY ARCHIVES - Lending Library - Opens Friday November 14th
Austin, Texas - 2007 Bert Ave. 78704

Ever wondered about the reality of UFOs? Ever had a strange
experience and wondered if oacthers have had similar experiences?
Ever wanted to learn about scientific investigations into the
reality of Cryptozoological Critters, Parapsychological
Paradigms and Parapolitical Cover-Ups?

Then Come See the Anomaly Archives and explore the Human
Potential Campus at the upcoming...

Human Potential Center - Art Show And Open House
Friday, November 14th !!
[See bottom for more info on the art show]

The Anomaly Archives has been a vision of founder SMiles Lewis
for over ten years. Finally, the Anomaly Archives have
manifested in physical reality as the non-profit corporation the
Scientific Anomaly Institute, headquartered at the ...

Human Potential Campus, 2007 Bert Avenue, Austin, Texas 78704

The Mission of the Anomaly Archives includes:

*Preservation and dissemination of scientific research into
anomalous phenomena,

*Research and analysis of accumulated collections, and

*Education of the public regarding scientific investigations
into these
phenomena.

Purposes of the Institute include:

*Managing and developing an archive and library for documents
and literature with regards to a multi-disciplinary approach to
anomalous phenomena,

*Supporting, promoting and pursuing research to obtain increased
knowledge about anomalous phenomena, and

*Pursuing and stimulating a critical, scientific discussion of
anomalous phenomena, and providing a forum for information,
support, and sharing among researchers while,

*Functioning as the archives and library for like-minded
organizations, and other groups in the community that have
similar interests.

Services at the Anomaly Archives will include:

*Free In-House Access to Materials for the Public,

*Free Searches of Digitized Index,

*Bibliography and Virtual Collections,

*Lending Library for Membership Discounted Membership with
Partnered Organizations,

*Research Services for the Public (Discounts for Membership),

*Discounted Services for Archives Membership & Partnered
Organizations,

*Interlibrary Loan with Participating Libraries for Archives
Membership,

*Discounted Membership & Services for Donated Collections, and

*On-line access to digitized collections for Membership.

Future Services the Archives will provide include Reprinting of
Rare Publications & Anomaly Org Newsletters, Archiving
Publications of Anomaly Oriented Organizations, Web Development
& Archiving for Anomaly Oriented Orgs, and the creation of an
On-line Distance Learning Campus.

For more information, visit <http://www.AnomalyArchives.org>
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MORE INFO: HPC - Art Show and Open House

The Human Potential Center has much to offer in the areas of
personal growth and development. To showcase both, the Center
hosts a quarterly Art Show and Open House. Featured are the
remarkable paintings of Kristi Hayner and Jo Lagattuta, and the
handmade jewelry of Pam Chambers and Lia Nelson. Friday,
November 14 from 6 - 10 pm. FREE !!

The Human Potential Center, 2007 Bert Avenue.

For more information, visit

http://www.HumanPotentialCenter.org

or call 441-8988