Dyer D. Lum (1839-1893)

Works by Dyer D. Lum

  • Dyer D. Lum, “Cure Meslier,” The Boston Investigator 27, no. 5 (May 27, 1857): 2.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Infidels Should Avow Their Sentiments,” The Boston Investigator 27, no. 11 (July 8, 1857): 1.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “The First Christians,” The Boston Investigator 27, no. 36 (December 30, 1857): 1.
  • [letter] – Boston Investigator, (Boston, MA) Wednesday, November 14, 1860; pg. 237; Vol. 30, Issue 30;
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Axioms,” The Boston Investigator 30, no. 31 (November 21, 1860): 242.
  • [notice of Voltaire translation received] – Boston Investigator, (Boston, MA), 30, 32; November 28, 1860; pg. 254
  • [notice of second (partial) Voltaire translation received] – Boston Investigator, (Boston, MA) Wednesday, 30, 38; January 09, 1861; pg. 302.
  • “Personals,” Banner of Light. June 23, 1867, p. 4.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “The Natural Evolution of Consciousness, and Its Correlation to Physical Forces,” Banner of Light 21 no. 1 (March 23, 1867): 3.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “You Must Be Born Again,” Banner of Light 22 no. 2 (September 26, 1867): 1.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Man and His Moral Responsibility,” Banner of Light 22 no. 23 (February 22, 1868): 1-2.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “The Problem of Ages,” Banner of Light 23 no. 23 (August 22, 1868): 2; 23 no. 24 (August 29, 1868): 3; 23 no. 25 (September 5, 1868): 1; 23 no. 26 (September 12, 1868): 2; 24 no. 1 (September 19, 1868): 3; 24 no. 2 (September 26, 1868): 3; 24 no. 3 (October 3, 1868): 2; 24 no. 4 (October 10, 1868): 2; 24 no. 5 (October 17, 1868): 1-2.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “The Natural History of Religion,” Banner of Light 25 no. 12 (June 5, 1869): 2; 25 no. 13 (June 12, 1869): 2; 25 no. 14 (June 19, 1869): 2; 25 no. 15 (June 26, 1869): 2; 25 no. 16 (July 3, 1869): 2; 25 no. 17 (July 10, 1869): 2; 25 no. 18 (July 17, 1869): 2; 25 no. 19 (July 24, 1869): 2; 25 no. 20 (July 31, 1869): 1-2; 25 no. 21 (August 7, 1869): 2; 25 no. 22 (August 14, 1869): 3; 25 no. 23 (August 21, 1869): 2; 25 no. 24 (August 28, 1869): 3. [13 installments]
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Liberal Christianity and Sabbath-Breaking,” Banner of Light 26 no. 21 (February 5, 1870): 2.
  • Dyer D. Lum,”Consanguineous Marriages,” Banner of Light 27 no. 3 (April 2, 1870): 2.
  • A ‘Bodhisat’, “Salvation through Buddha,” Banner of Light 27 no. 9 (May 14, 1870): 2.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Is This the Despair of Science?,” Banner of Light 27 no. 14 (June 18, 1870): 2.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Mediumship—The True and the False,” Banner of Light 27 no. 16 (July 2, 1870): 2.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Pre-Adamite Egypt and Rev. Dr. Thompson,” Banner of Light 27 no. 23 (August 20, 1870): 1-2.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Correction,” Banner of Light 27 no. 25 (September 3, 1870): 4.
  • The Need of Personal Development. The Index. April 29, 1871. 135.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Cephas B. Lynn and Spiritualism,” Banner of Light 29 no. 12 (June 3, 1871): 8.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “A. T. Foss’s Lectures in Portland,” Banner of Light 30 no. 13 (December 9, 1871): 3.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “The Mills of the Gods Grind Slowly,” Banner of Light 31 no. 4 (April 6, 1872): 2. [poem]
  • Dyer D. Lum, “The Twilight of History,” Banner of Light 31 no. 5 (April 13, 1872): 1-2. pp. 1,2
  • Dyer D. Lum, “The Derivation of Language, Banner of Light 31 no. 14 (June 15, 1872): 3.
  • H. N. S., “A Rejoinder,” Banner of Light 31 no. 16 (June 29, 1872): 3.
  • Mental Health vs. Mediumship. The Index. December 21, 1872. 410.
  • The Spiritual Delusion – 1873 – [Stanford, LOC?]
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Buddhism Notwithstanding,” The Index 6, no. 279 (April 29, 1875): 194-196.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Buddhism Notwithstanding,” The Index 6, no. 280 (May 6, 1875): 206-208.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Prognostications,” The Index 6, no. 296 (September 9, 1875): 429.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Current Literature—Analysis of Religious Belief,” The Radical Review 1, no. 2 (August 1877): 357-361.
  • “Order and Progress,” Evolution” October(?), 1877
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Current Literature—The Conflict between Labor and Capital,” The Radical Review 1, no. 4 (February 1878): 786-789.
  • “Currency Reform,” Evolution” March(?), 1878
  • “Capital and Labor,” Evolution” March(?), 1878
  • Utah and Its People – 1882
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Wendell Phillips’s Grave,” Liberty 3, no. 11 (June 20, 1885): 1.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Priest—King—Burgher—Serf,” Liberty 3, no. 15 (October 3, 1885): 1.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Christian Socialism,” Liberty 3, no. 18 (November 28, 1885): 5.
  • Sonnets: “Gold” and “Progress” – Liberty, 3, 19 (December 12, 1885, #71), 1.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Cleveland’s Official View of Polygamy,” Liberty 3, no. 20 (December 26, 1885): 5.
  • Freedom (poem)Liberty, 3, 20 (#73) 5.
  • Sonnets: “Church and State,” “Our Country” and “Revolution” – Liberty, 3, 22 (January 23, 1886, #74), 5.
  • “This World’s Trinity” [poem]. Lucifer the Light-Bearer. February 05, 1886
  • “Vox Populi, Vox Dei” [poem]. Lucifer the Light-Bearer. February 19, 1886
  • Modern ApostlesLiberty, 3, 24 (February 20, 1886, #76), 1.
  • Sonnets: “Order” and “The Constitution” – Liberty, 3, 24 (February 20, 1886, #76), 1.
  • “Evolution or Revolution.” Lucifer the Light-Bearer. March 26, 1886. 1.
  • “To the President” [poem]. Lucifer the Light-Bearer. March 26, 1886. 1.
  • The Nature of Rights. The Alarm. April 3, 1886, p.2
  • “Emancipation” [poem]. Lucifer the Light-Bearer. April 09, 1886
  • “Rights of Man” [poem]. Lucifer the Light-Bearer. April 09, 1886
  • Mormon and CaesarLiberty, 4, 1 (April 17, 1886, #79), 5.
  • The Beast of Communism” – ‘Liberty, 4, 2 (May 1, 1886, #80), 5.
  • [Samuel Putnam, in Utah, references Lum] – Boston Investigator, (Boston, MA) Wednesday, June 02, 1886; pg. 3
  • Eighteen Christian CenturiesLiberty, 4, 3 (May 22, 1886, #81), 5.
  • Eighteen Christian CenturiesLiberty, 4, 4 (June 19, 1886, #82), 2.
  • Mr. Lum Finds Liberty WantingLiberty, 4, 4 (June 19, 1886, #82), 5.
  • The Knights of LaborLiberty, 4, 4 (June 19, 1886, #82), 7.
  • Mormon Co-operationLiberty, 4, 5 (July 3, 1886, #83), 5.
  • Eighteen Christian Centuries” – Liberty, 4, 7 (July 31, 1886, #85), 2.
  • [Samuel Putnam, in Utah, references Lum] – Boston Investigator, (Boston, MA) August 04, 1886; pg. 3
  • To Readers of the “Alarm”Liberty, 4, 10 (October 30, 1886, #88), 1.
  • Eighteen Christian CenturiesLiberty, 4, 10 (October 30, 1886, #88), 2.
  • Pen Pictures of the Prisoners” – Liberty, 4, 15 (February 12, 1887, #93), 1.
  • ExplanatoryLiberty, 4, 18 (March 26, 1887, #96), 5.
  • Anarchists Listen to the Siren SongLiberty, 4, 20 (April 23, 1887, #98), 1.
  • False Friends of Individual LibertyLiberty, 4, 23 (June 18, 1887, #101), 4-5.
  • Theoretical MethodsLiberty, 4, 25 (July 16, 1887, #103), 5.
  • Still in the Doleful DumpsLiberty, 4, 26 (July 30, 1887, #104), 5.
  • CapitalLiberty, 5, 3 (September 10, 1887, #107), 5.
  • [A Laborer, “What Anarchy Is” (response to Lum)] – Boston Investigator, (Boston, MA) Wednesday, November 23, 1887
  • The Great Trial of the Chicago Anarchists – 1886 – [1]
  • Social Problems of Today: or, the Mormon Question in its Economic Aspects – 1886
  • Land, Labor, and Taxes in the Last CenturyCatholic World, Volume 45, Issue: 270, Sept 1887, pp. 801-815
  • A Poem to Angela Heywood, President of the Penis Trust (Marriage)The Word, September 1889, p.3
  • The Economics of Anarchy – 1890 – []
  • The Fiction of Natural RightsLiberty. VI, 25 (February 15, 1890) 1.
  • [Letter to Moses Harman], Lucifer the Light-Bearer, New Series 8 no. 24 (January 9, 1891): 3.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Two Views of Reform,” Lucifer the Light-bearer, New Series, 8 no. 26 (January 31, 1891): 3.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Ecce Moloch!,” Lucifer the Light-bearer, New Series, 8 no. 27 (February 6, 1891): 1.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “To Hell with Her,” Lucifer the Light-bearer, New Series, 8 no. 35 (April 10, 1891): 3.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “The Character Spook,” The Twentieth Century ??, no. ?? (May 14, 1891): 7-8.
  • Philosophy of Trade Unions – 1892 []
  • Concerning “Ists” and “Ites”The Twentieth Century, February 11, 1892, 13.
  • The Whip-Poor-Will [poem] – The Twentieth Century, April 7, 1892, 2.
  • The River [poem] – The Twentieth Century, June 2, 1892, 7.
  • The Knight and His Esquire [poem] – The Twentieth Century, July 14, 1892, 14.
  • Be ThyselfThe Twentieth Century, September 1 1892. 7-9.
  • Agnostic TheismThe Twentieth Century, November 10 1892. 3-5.
  • Agnostic TheismThe Twentieth Century, November 17 1892. 6-8.
  • Jacques Bonhomme’s Vision [fiction] – The Twentieth Century, December 29 1892. 11-12.
  • Trades-Unions and PoliticsThe Twentieth Century, ??, 1893, 4.
  • Poem [poem] – The Twentieth Century, April 13 1893, ??.
  • [“Resolution” of Chicago Secular Union, on news of Lum’s death] – Boston Investigator, (Boston, MA) Wednesday, April 26, 1893; pg. 6
  • “Heresy!” [poem]. Lucifer the Light-Bearer. August 17, 1901
  • “Speak thy Thought!” [poem]. Lucifer the Light-Bearer. August 31, 1901
  • Dyer D. Lum, “The Ballot,” Mother Earth 12, no. 2 (April 1917): 63. (poem)
  • Dyer D. Lum, “The Fiction of Natural Rights,” Mother Earth 8, no. 8 (October 1913): 245-?.
  • Dyer D. Lum, “Nirvana,” Mother Earth 11, no. 8 (October 1916): 626. (poem)

Works about Dyer D. Lum

  • Them Steers, “Lum Te Tum Tum” (poem) (1890)
  • Lizzie M. Holmes, “In Memoriam. Death of Dyer D. Lum,” Lucifer the Light-bearer, New series 10 no. 20 (April 21, 1893): 2.
  • Voltairine de Cleyre, “Dyer D. Lum” (Freethinkers’ Magazine, 1893)
  • Voltairine de Cleyre, “Economics of Dyer D. Lum” (1893)
  • Voltairine de Cleyre, “Dyer D. Lum” (1894)
  • Voltairine de Cleyre, “Events are the True Schoolmasters” (1907)

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