Cornell, A(nthony) D(onald) (1923-)

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Cornell, A(nthony) D(onald) (1923-)

British business technical representative with a longstanding interest in parapsychology. Cornell was educated at Cambridge University, where he studied economics. He was active in the Cambridge University Society for Research in Parapsychology, and became successively its research officer (1956-58), senior research officer (1958-60), and president. In 1962 he became a member of the council of the Society for Psychical Research, London. He conducted an early study measuring public sightings of apparitions and studied hauntings, apparitions, and poltergeists, the primary literary result being the book Poltergeists (1979), which he cowrote with Alan Gauld.


Cornell, A. D. "An Experiment in Apparitional Observation and Findings." Journal of the Society for Pyschical Research 40 (1959): 120.

Gauld, Alan, and A. D. Cornell. Poltergeists. London: Rout-ledge and Kegan Paul, 1979.

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