Foreword; 1. First meeting of the founders; 2. Madame Blavatsky in America; 3. Philadelphia phenomena; 4. Madame Blavatsky's second marriage; 5. Spiritualism; 6. Oriental disapprobation; 7. Dr. Slade; 8. Theosophical Society proposed; 9. Formation of the Theosophical Society; 10. Baron de Palm; 11. The first cremation in America; 12. Putative author of 'Art Magic'; 13. 'Isis unveiled'; 14. Different hypotheses; 15. Apparent possession by foreign entities; 16. Definition of terms; 17. Re-incarnation; 18. Early days of the Society; 19. Conflicting views; 20. Conflicting views continued; 21. New York headquarters; 22. Various phenomena described; 23. Precipitations of pictures; 24. Projection of the double; 25. Swami Dyánand; 26. Madame Blavatsky at home; 27. Illusions; 28. Character sketch of Madame Blavatsky; 29. Madame Blavatsky becomes an American citizen. Formation of the British Theosophical Society. Last days in New York. The founders sail for India; Index.
This volume (1895) traces the founding and early history of the Theosophical Society in America in the 1870s.