WROTE EXTENSIVELY on finance, economics, religion, philosophy, science,
Christianity, history, psychical research and direct-voice mediumship.
Authored many classics including On the Edge of the Etheric (1931)
and The Curse of Ignorance volumes 1 and 2 (1947), which took seven
years to complete.
Received in 1913 the Order of the British Empire for his organisation work
for the Red Cross during the war.
Founder, in 1920, of the Glasgow Society for Psychical Research. Founder
and Chairman of the International Institute for Psychical Research.
Honorary member of the American Foundation for Psychical Research.
Honorary Member of the Edinburgh Psychic College. Honorary President of
the Institute of Psychic Writers and Artists. Took a leading part in the
Church of Scotland's enquiry into psychic phenomena in 1923. Once chairman
of Psychic News. Made a special study, for five years, of the direct
voice phenomena of John C. Sloan.
Source (with minor modifications): An Encyclopaedia of Psychic Science by Nandor Fodor (1934).