Sherman, Harold (Morrow) (1898-1987)
Sherman, Harold (Morrow) (1898-1987)
Author, broadcaster, and lecturer in the field of parapsychology. Born July 13, 1898 in Traverse City, Michigan, he was educated at Traverse City High School and the University of Michigan. In 1920 he married Martha Frances Bain. Memberships include Authors League of America and the Dramatists Guild. After working as a freelance writer, he was employed at CBS-Radio in New York from 1935-36. He was founder and president of E.S.P. Research Associates Foundation, Little Rock, Arkansas from 1964 onward.
He conducted experiments in clairvoyance, telepathy, psychokinesis, precognition, mediumship, and survival; he lectured on ESP. With psychologist Leslie LeCron and scientists affiliated with the University of California, L.A., he investigated the question and the method of operation of ESP faculty. Sherman contributred articles to Mind Digest, Journal of Living, Success Unlimited, and Tomorrow.
By the age of twenty-two, Sherman authored approximately sixty books on such subjects as sports, adventure, and short stories, as well as books on extrasensory perception and mental power. He was also interested in the theater and produced plays and a Hollywood movie "The Adventures of Mark Twain." His book Your Key to Happiness (1935) was presented on radio and he conducted a radio series on philosopy three times a week under the title "The Man Who Helped You to Help Yourself."
Sherman died August 19, 1987, at Mountain View, Arkansas. One of his final messages to his many friends was, "I expect it will be a great moment when I greet you in the next dimension."
Sherman, Harold. Adventures in Thinking. Master Publications, 1956.
——. How to Foresee and Control Your Future. New York: Information, Inc., 1970.
——. How to Know What to Believe. New York: Fawcett, 1976.
——. How to Make ESP Work for You. Greenwich, Conn.: Fawcett, 1964.
——. How to Picture What You Want. New York: Fawcett, 1978.
——. How to Turn Failure into Success. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1958.
——. How to Use the Power of Prayer. Unity Village, Mo.: Unity Books, 1985.
——. Know Your Own Mind. New York: G. & R. Anthony, 1953.
——. TNT—The Power Within You. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.: Prentice-Hall, 1959.
——. You Can Communicate with the Unseen World. New York: Fawcett, 1974.
——. You Live After Death. New York: Creative Age Press, 1949.
——. Your Key to Happiness. 1935. Reprint, New Canaan, Conn.: Mulvey Books, 1990.
——. Your Power to Heal. New York: Harper & Row, 1972.
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