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The entire contents of The Gerald Heard Official Website (geraldheard.com) are copyrighted by The Barrie Family Trust, All Rights Reserved. Permission must be obtained for usage of any text or images appearing on The Gerald Heard Official Website. To obtain permission for usage of Gerald Heard materials please contact:

The Barrie Family Trust
P.O. Box 252
Nevada City, CA 95959

To obtain permission to use other materials, please contact the appropriate copyright holder. The Barrie Family Trust is not responsible for the content of external Internet sites.

Gerald Heard Materials

Copyright of all published Gerald Heard books and certain other published Gerald Heard materials that are not in the public domain, and copyright of all unpublished Gerald Heard materials held in archival collections worldwide is owned by The Barrie Family Trust, the legal custodian of the Estate of Gerald Heard and literary executor of Gerald Heard. For usage of all aforementioned Gerald Heard materials, permission must be obtained from The Barrie Family Trust via Harold Ober Associates in New York.

In addition, many archival collections that own Heardian materials require that permission must be obtained from them to access these materials. For usage of published Gerald Heard articles and other published Gerald Heard materials for which the copyright is not owned by The Barrie Family Trust, permission must be obtained by the respective copyright owner.

For usage of all unpublished Gerald Heard materials held in archival collections worldwide that is considered "fair use" (U.K. "fair dealing"), permission must still be obtained from Harold Ober Associates, which alone will make the final determination based on the nature and context of usage, in accordance with U.K. Copyright Service "fair use" guidelines, or in accordance with U.S. Copyright Office "fair use" guidelines. ("Fair use"/"fair dealing" includes all noncommercial purposes such as commentary, criticism, research, and scholarship.) A liberal policy will be maintained regarding usage of Gerald Heard materials in scholarly publications.

Requests to quote from Gerald Heard's works, both published and unpublished, should be directed to:

Harold Ober Associates, Inc.
425 Madison Avenue
New York, N.Y. 10017
Telephone: 212-759-8600
Fax: 212-759-9428

Contact Harold Ober Associates

Please provide:

  1. the exact material you wish to quote;

  2. the name of the book in which the material will be quoted;

  3. the territory (i.e., U.K. and commonwealth, U.S.A., world) wherein the book will be published.

  4. an approximate print run.

Famous American sculptor Antonio Salemme

working on bust of Gerald Heard, 1950.

Salemme's 1951 "Portrait of Gerald Heard" can be viewed at the Antonio Salemme Foundation's website.

"We have to discover, by remaining in His Presence, the nature and will of Him whom we approach."
Prayers and Meditations, 1949



The Barrie Family Trust expresses warm gratitude to the following individuals, businesses, and organizations for their assistance with The Gerald Heard Official Website: Mike O'Grady, original site designer; Margaret O'Grady and Dennis Foster of O'Grady Photography for photograph digitizations; the Archivists at Gonville and Caius College, and at King's College, Cambridge; Scinto Graziano, LLP; the Law Offices of Roxane R. Fritz; Deborah E. Griffiths; Edwin Komen, Esq.; the Reference Librarians of the Nevada County Library at Grass Valley and at Nevada City, California; John Roper; Nathalie Sato and Alice Sebrell of Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center; Elias Savada; Rona Tuccillo of TimePix; the UCLA Library Department of Special Collections; the Vedanta Society of Southern California; and Woodson Research Center, Rice University.

For the 2009 Blue Dolphin reissue of A Taste For Honey, The Barrie Family Trust is especially grateful to Dr. Marilyn Rye of Fairleigh Dickinson University and Dr. Karen E. Waldron of College of the Atlantic for their invaluable assistance. We are equally grateful to and most appreciative of Elizabeth Foxwell, author and Managing Editor of CLUES: A Journal of Detection, for her expertise and inestimably helpful resourcefulness.

Particular thanks are due to Stawell Heard, Jr. for his unfailing support, and tireless, skillful assistance.

Heard Family Coat of Arms prepared by Stawell St. Leger Heard, 1968.

Unless otherwise noted all photographs are by Jay Michael Barrie, most of which are Copyright © 2002 The Barrie Family Trust. Photographs of Heard Family Coat of Arms, "Gerald Heard II" by Glyn Philpot, dust jackets, album covers, and bust of Gerald Heard are by John Roger Barrie, Copyright © 2002 The Barrie Family Trust. Photographers of uncredited photographs are either undetermined or unknown.

Efforts have been made to contact all copyright owners. If any copyright owner has not been properly identified or acknowledged, they are asked to contact The Barrie Family Trust.

The Barrie Family Trust
P.O. Box 252
Nevada City, CA 95959