Osborn, Edward Collet (1909–1957)
British publicist and parapsychologist. He was born on November
4, 1909, at Irvingdean, Sussex, England and later studied
at Giggleswick School, Yorkshire. Osborn was active in the
Society for Psychical Research for the last decade of his life
(1947–57). During this time he served on the council and edited
the Journal. He also edited the society’s Proceedings
(1951–57). Osborn worked with the publishing company of
Benn, and from 1932, with the Royal Institute of International
Affairs. He died March 27, 1957, in London.
Sources
Osborn, Edward Collet. ‘‘The Woman in Brown, an Investigation
of an Apparition.’’ Journal of the Society for Psychical
Research (1939).
Osborn, Edward Collet, and C. C. Evans. ‘‘An Experiment
in the Electro-Encephalography of Mediumistic Trance.’’ Journal
of the Society for Psychical Research (1952).