History

Childhood and Youth (1871-1890)

1871
May 19th – Born in Boston, MA.
1884
Russell pays his way into five years of art school by working in various capacities as a musician.
1885
14years old – death by Black Diptheria destroying his throat – recovers by cosmic illumination informing him of
the self-healing principle.

Walter Russell The Artist (1890-1920)

1894
Russell marries Helen Andrews.
1895
Russell assumes directorship of The Twilight Club.
1897-1898
Russell is Art Editor of Colliers Weekly, becomes a correspondent for Collier’s and Century, during the Spanish War.
1891
Walter Russell turns the age of 20
“Russell covered the Spanish-American War during the battle for Cuba.”
1900
Completes an allegorical painting entitled The Might of Ages – first exhibited in the Turin International Art Exposition, winning honourable mention from Italy, then exhibited throughout Europe, winning him many honours from France, Belgium and Spain, including membership to the Spanish Academic of Arts and Letters, Toledo.
1903
Commissioned by The Ladies’ Home Journal to find and paint 12 most beautiful children in the United States of America.
1905
Walter becomes a horse breeder.
1908
Walter Russell designs, as an architect, a building. Alwyn Court
1909
Walter Russell designs, as an architect, a building. 44West 77th Gothic House
1911
Walter Russell turns the age of 40
1900-1914
Russell mainly paints portraits of children. Principal instructors in art: Albert Munsell and Ernest Major of Boston, Howard Pyle of Philadelphia and Jean Paul Laurens from the Academy Julian in Paris.
1914-
Russell mainly paints portraits of notables, writes books and builds numerous big buildings, some of which still exist. Together with other sculptors, architects and painters he conceived the principle of co-operative ownership
for flats in New York.

Walter Russell The Enlightened (1921-1946)

May of 1921
Walter Russell at the age of 49 years old experiences a 39 day and night period of illumination, writing down 40,000 words sent to him from the Light of Cosmic Consciousness – later published as The Message of the Divine Iliad
1921
Walter Russell paints The Octave Wave.
1921
Walter Russell turns the age of 50
1922
Dr. Henry Norris Russell “checks the first astronomical charts” by Walter Russell
Exact Date Unkown
Dr. H.H. Sheldon places a laboratory at the disposal of Walter Russell, at The New York University – in order to demonstrate his hydrogen discoveries.
“I set up a demonstration laboratory in a university to prove that the elements are not different substances but are differently conditioned pressures of motion – and that the structure of the atom is based upon the gyroscopic principle. — NYU University, see 1922..”
Exact Date Unkown
A. Cressy Morrison separates oxygen from nitrogen – causing The Union Carbide Company to change its basis for producing hydrogen from coal gas instead of the electrolytic process.
Exact Date Unkown
Nikola Tesla and Walter Russell meet and discuss his cosmology. (this must have happened between 1921 and 1943)
“Russell himself evidently exerted considerable energy for years urging the research labs of Union Carbide, Westinghouse, General Electric and others to verify his atomic findings.”
1921-1946
Russell and “other notable figures of his time” found The Twilight Club, their efforts culminating in notable service organizations like “The Rotary Club”, The Lions Club, The Boy Scouts of America, and many others. The Twilight Club stood up for a right of education, for minimum wages, controlled advertising and much more, getting big support from Adolph Ochs, the owner of the New York Times at that time.
1926
Russell publishes his two Periodic Tables of Elements.
Russell publishes The Russell Genero-Radiative Concept. (claim, published in 1930, walter-russell.de)
1927-1939
Walter Russell’s Lecture Series to Executives and Employees of I.B.M. (12 years) THINK: The First Principle of Business Success
1927
The Westinghouse Lamp Company provides Russell with full use of its facilities for gas transmutations -
including their spectrum analyses.
Russell takes up sculpting, at the age of 56, his first work being a bust of Thomas Edison.
Russell publishes The Universal One
July 21, 1930
The New York Times publishes an article of Russell’s, where he challenges the Newtonian theory of gravitation
1931
Walter Russell turns the age of 60
January 30th, Walter Russell lives in the 450 East 50th Street, New York, N.Y.
January 30th, H.H. Sheldon, from the Department of Physics of New York University, sends a letter to Walter Russell
1934
Walter Russell publishes The Sculptor Searches for Mark Twain’s Immortality
Walter Russell sculpting the Mark Twain Memorial
1936
Russell lectures at The Astrologer’s Guild of America in June 1936 – published later as The Electric Nature of the Universe – a compact depiction of his Cosmology. (USP 1991)
Russell publishes The Self-Multiplication Principle, an excerpt from a talk.
Russell writes a draft of an IBM presentation, entitled United Industry for Universal Peace, for Thomas J. Watson, Sr. – Published in 2003 in THINK: The First Principle of Business Success
1939
Russell lecture “Space and the Hydrogen Age”, May 13th – at the annual convention of The Eastern Electronic Association (Hotel Pennsylvania, New York – published by USP October 1989).
1941
Walter Russell turns the age of 70
The American Academy of Sciences confers a doctorate to Walter Russell – (after several laboratories isolate the elements which he had foreseen: Deuterium, Tritium, Neptunium and Plutonium.
1942
Walter Russell works on the sculpture of Franklin Delano Roosevelt.
1943
Russell writes “A Letter to a Friend” (Robert) (later published in Caring for your Physical and Spiritual
Health)
1944
Russell publishes The Immortality of Man
Russell publishes “Power Through Knowledge” – in the essay he coins the term “New Age” “…this New Age philosophy of the spiritual re-awakening of man…”

Walter and Lao Russell (1946-1963)

1946
Russell gives a talk, adapted into The Fifth Kingdom Man, by USP in 1991
June – Russell gives a talk, adapted into Genius Inherent in Everyone by USP in 1994
Russell gives a talk. Segments adapted into The Secret of Working Knowingly with God, Published by USP
in 1993
Glenn Clark publishes The Man Who Tapped the Secrets of the Universe.
1947
Russell publishes The Secret of Light.
1948
Russell marries Daisy Stebbing (Lao Russell)
Walter & Lao Russell go on a honeymoon, whereupon Walter draws Landscape 1 and Landscape 2
Russell publishes The Message of the Divine Iliad Part 1.
1949
Russell publishes The Message of the Divine Iliad Part 2.
Russell publishes The Book of Early Whisperings (sometimes placed as published in 1920)
Founded The University of Science and Philosophy – a home-study university, in Swannanoa, where the Russell paintings, sculptures and historical documents were on display for 50 years.
1950
Walter & Lao Russell publish The Home Study Course
1950s
Walter Russell gives a series of lectures in the mid 1950s to classes he conducted at Swannanoa. USP releases Final Lecture Series
Walter Russell is unable to repeat his transmutation experiment while at Swannanoa in the 1950’s, according to
scientist Dr. Shigeo Okubo, who was working with him. – For some reason not explained.
1951
Walter Russell turns the age of 80 – The Lecturer
Address by Dr. Walter Russell At Portsmouth, Va. Armed Forces Day Celebration, May 19th, 1951, on his 80th birthday – in front of highly ranked members of the U.S. Military – talk is published as The Dawn of a New Day in Human Relations in 1991 by USP
Russell lecture Caring For Your Physical and Spiritual Health – adapted from a talk given at Swannanoa in August, 1951 (published by USP in 1994)
1953
Russell publishes The Russell Home Study Course in Universal Law, Natural Science and Living Philosophy
13th February, An Open Letter to The World of Science – sent to 350 members of our National Academy of Science and Royal Society of London, 100 Universities and 300 leading newspapers.
Russell conducts a lecture series, part of which has been released as Living a Cosmic Life of the Mind. “…answers to questions from participating students. With the immediacy of spontaneous replies, the responses capture Walter Russell’s wit, wisdom, and depth of understanding of scientific and philosophical questions.”
1954
Walter & Lao Russell publish Scientific Answer to Human Relations
August: Walter & Lao Russell publish “Newsletter of the University of Science and Philosophy”: “It will not take many years to utterly destroy the… encircling protective walls which surround this planet and protect the earth from burning up by the sun’s hot rays,”.
1955
Walter & Lao Russell publish The World Crisis – Its Explanation and Solution
Lao Russell publishes God Will Work With You But Not For You
1956
Walter & Lao Russell publish The One-World-Purpose
Walter Russell talks to a group of students at Swannanoa, explaining the far-reaching effects of the efforts of the poet-philosophers who established the Twilight Club and the University of Science and Philosophy’s historic connection with that inspired group. {Consult the history of the University in The Twilight Manifesto) Released by USP as The Twilight Club Story
1957
Russell revises, in co-authorship with Lao Russell, the Home Study Course
Russell publishes, in co-authorship with Lao Russell, Atomic Suicide
1958
Walter Russell draws the scientific diagram “The Science of the Future is based upon God – the Creator”
Walter Russell draws the scientific diagram ”Nature’s Method of Creating Power” Gravity Amplifying Compression Cubes which constitute the Nine Octaves of the Elements.
Walter Russell draws the scientific diagram “The Cube and the Sphere are the Sole Working Tools of Creation”.
1959
Fall – General Chapman, Colonel Fry, Major Sargent, Major Cripe, and others from NORAD in Colorado Springs, attend a meeting at Swannanoa, at the invitation of Walter Russell. At the meeting Russell explains the workings of a device he proposes to build, to take advantage of the vacuum state energy, and the twodirectional movement of energy from gravitation, (generation), to radiation, (degeneration). During the following year, Russell, his wife, Lao, and their assistants build the device. The prototype consists of two sets of dual and magnetically-sexed coils.
1959-1962
Walter Russell draws man scientific drawings explaining science and radiation
1962
Russell revises, in co-authorship with Lao Russell, the Home Study Course . (3rd edition)
1963
Walter Russell, shortly before his death, paints his last painting called Last Painting.
May 18th – Russell is still editing “A New Concept of the Universe: A Brief Treatise on the Russell Cosmogony”
May 19th – Walter Russell re-folds (passes on) (92th Birthday, death in Waynesboro VA)

After Walter Russell’s Refolding (1993- today)

1966
Lao Russell publishes Love – a Scientific and Living Philosophy of Love and Sex.
1971
Secret of Light 2nd edition.
1972
Lao Russell publishes Why You Cannot Die! Reincarnation Explained.
May 1988
Lao Russell re-folds into the universe (passes on)
1989
USP releases A New Concept of the Universe
October – USP releases Space and the Hydrogen Age
1990
USP “Russell Group” published a quarterly magazine called Fulcrrum: The Science Journal of The University of Science And Philosophy

More to come…

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