Re: - preserving texts
Nov 22, 2005 00:06 AM
by Anton Rozman
>before scanning the books I need to find them<
Well, to begin with, I have Robert Froebe's 1899 translation of the
Secret Doctrine arranged by Franz Hartmann, his Die Weisse und
Schwarze Magie, and so on.
>I also have not enough time and skills to manage a homepage.<
I was in a same position last year. Now the Slovenian theosopical
website has about 120 visits per day – in a country with 2 millions
citizens! So, this information is more than needed and with the
collaboration all the problems can be solved.
--- In email@example.com, "Frank Reitemeyer" <ringding@o...>
> Hi Anton,
> thank you for your response.
> >Maybe the only way to represent and preserve
> >old and rare
> theosophical texts is to scan them and put
> them online.
> May be, may be not.
> I hope that in 200 years the people have
> still computers and can read HTML-files!
> >If you can spent some time for this purpose
> >please contact me.
> From all my problems time is my biggest
> And before scanning the books I need to find
> them before. But where?
> I search since 15 years many hours each day
> and have found something, but the most titles
> are not to find, or, in cases, where I have
> identified individual theosophists or
> relatives of them, which own unique books or
> manuscripts, it is nearly impossible to get
> it from them, as it is commonly believed here
> that these books and the knowledge therein is
> for them only and top secret (the Subba Row
> I also have not enough time and skills to
> manage a homepage.
> I am busy enough with my private email
> What do you think what strange people phone
> or email due to it?
> Today someone phoned me the second time
> asking for the address of a Master in India!
> Yesterday another one emailed me that Crowley
> was a higher occultist than HPB!
> Perhaps I should engage a secretary!
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