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Hi Jon, 

I'll follow this up. Thanks!

Justin 


On 26 Apr 2012, at 11:07, Jon Sharp (LTS) wrote:

> Hi Justin
> Darcy Kuntz has also produced some good source materials on the Golden Dawn (Collection of personal correspondence between RR&AC members for example) so he may be have some knowledge of Mackintosh’s involvement.
> Bw
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> From: Society for The Academic Study of Magic [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Nicholas Campion
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> Subject: Re: [ACADEMIC-STUDY-MAGIC] One last try: charles rennie mackintosh
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> Hi Justin,
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> Art historians tend to shy away from their subjects’ esoteric interests, except for the odd mention (e.g. ‘so and so dabbled in theosophy’), following the general academic  resistance to such topics (am just reading Wouter Hanegraaff’s excellent book, Esotericism and the Academy). I would therefore default to the position that this is virgin territory.
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> Have you asked Bob Gilbert?  He is the only person I know who might have some background. I am not even sure where he is now, though.
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> Nick
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> From: Society for The Academic Study of Magic [mailto:[log in to unmask]] On Behalf Of Justin McKeown
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> Subject: Re: [ACADEMIC-STUDY-MAGIC] One last try: charles rennie mackintosh
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> Thanks Dave & Nick, 
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> I may have access to some private primary archives on this subject and I was debating whether it was worth following. If there's a lot of work on this subject then it may not be worth the toil to essentially re-hash an area I'm unaware of. However, if it is relatively untouched then it might be worth the labour. I know I'd find it interesting but I'm so busy these days interest is only one criteria that needs fulfilled when deciding whether to do something or not. 
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> Thanks for your responses!
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> On 24 Apr 2012, at 19:23, Nicholas Campion wrote:
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> Justin,
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> I can't help, I'm afraid, but this is astonishing - I had no idea,
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> Nick
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> Subject: [ACADEMIC-STUDY-MAGIC] One last try: charles rennie mackintosh
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> On the off chance my question got lost in all the cross fire, I'm going to
> have one last go. 'No' or 'I have no idea' would be as equally as useful an
> answer as would a plethora of references.
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> I am wondering if any of you know of any academic work on the artist charles
> rennie mackintosh's involvement in the Golden Dawn?
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> For the record, my PHD had nothing to do with religion or magic. It had to
> do with art and within my field at least there is no notable work on this
> subject and so I wondered if it had popped up in someone else's? 
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> Best regards,
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> Justin 
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