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Hypnotism: Topics in Chronicling America

Search Strategies & Selected Articles

The links below provide access to a sampling of articles from historic newspapers that can be found in Chronicling America. You can further explore the topic of "Hypnotism" using the following search strategies:

  • Use the following terms in combination, proximity, or as a phrase:
    hypnosis, hypnotism, mesmerism, medicine, crime, hypnotic, catalepsy
  • It is important to use a specific date if looking for articles for a particular event in order to narrow your results. To narrow your results for this topic, search between 1887 and 1921.
  • Be prepared to use specific search requests in order to narrow down the large amount of hypnotism articles.

Selected Articles from Chronicling America