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Koreshan Unity

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Astrology Chart with notes from Cyrus R. Teed

 File — Box 63: Series 3, Folder: 23
Identifier: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Consists of publications produced by the Koreshan Unity (notably The Flaming Sword and American Eagle), Koreshan Unity members’ records, personal papers, photographs, correspondence, monographs, sheet music, musical instruments, paintings, and personal belongings and writings, as well as scholarship and research produced on the Koreshan Unity, and documentation post the property being managed by the Florida State Parks, 1850-1999.

Dates: 1850-1980; Other: 1890 - 1915; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2014

Koreshan Collection

 Collection
Identifier: 02/01/18
Abstract The Koreshan Collection offers a rare glimpse into a charismatic leader and his followers as they endeavored to create a thriving utopian community. Lead by their prophet Cyrus R. Teed (later referring to himself as the Hebrew translation “Koresh”), the group relocated to establish their “New Jerusalem" in Estero, Florida in 1894. The Koreshan Unity espoused radical new doctrine that was a union of reincarnation, alchemy, religio-science, and Koresh’s most radical concept: the belief that...
Dates: 1850-1980; Other: 1890 - 1915; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2014

"The Seven Spirits of God" Drawing by Cyrus R. Teed

 File — Box 63: Series 3, Folder: 22
Identifier: 3
Scope and Contents From the Collection:

Consists of publications produced by the Koreshan Unity (notably The Flaming Sword and American Eagle), Koreshan Unity members’ records, personal papers, photographs, correspondence, monographs, sheet music, musical instruments, paintings, and personal belongings and writings, as well as scholarship and research produced on the Koreshan Unity, and documentation post the property being managed by the Florida State Parks, 1850-1999.

Dates: 1850-1980; Other: 1890 - 1915; Other: Date acquired: 08/01/2014