Borderieux, Carita (Mrs. Pierre Borderieux) (1874-1953)

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Borderieux, Carita (Mrs. Pierre Borderieux) (1874-1953)

Secretary to Gabriel Delanne, editor of La Revue scientifique et morale spiritisme and founder and editor of the review Psychica from 1921 until it ceased in 1940. She organized regular week-ly meetings in Paris with speakers on Spiritualism and parapsychology. Such famous individuals as Camille Flammarion, Gabriel Delanne, Juliette Bisson, Rene Warcollier, Leon Chevreuil, Robert Tocquet, and Maurice Maeterlinck spoke at these meetings. Borderieux had a special interest in clairvoyance and so-called "thinking animals." She published a book on the subject, Les Nouveaux Animaux pensants (The New Thinking Animals), and also trained the dog "Zou," which was alleged to answer questions put to it telepathically. Borderieux died February 20, 1953.

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