- Existence: June 14, 1929 - August 02, 2017
Jean Millay was born on June 14, 1929. She earned an Associate of Arts degree (with honors) from Sacramento City College in 1948, a BA from the University of California, Berkeley in 1962, and a PhD in Human Science from the Saybrook Institute in 1978. She also completed a General Secondary Teaching Credential and Special Credential in Art from the University of California in 1963. Millay acted as the art director for the development of interactive educational software at DynEd International before her retirement and created the computer art for interactive educational programs for Picodyne Corporation and later DynEd International. She, along with Dean Brown and Tim Scully, created INTEGRATION, the first biofeedback stress management game for the IBM pc in 1984. She is known for her collaboration with Allan Willis in filming The Psychedelic Experience, winner of the 1965 San Francisco International Film Festival and the Harold L. Zellerbach Foundation Award. Millay served as the president of the Parapsychology Research Group in San Francisco for six years and co-invented the stereo brain wave biofeedback light sculpture with Tim Scully, which was demonstrated at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York in 1972. She has written books and articles including Multidimensional Mind: Remote Viewing in Hyperspace with a foreword by Stanley Krippner; she edited Silver Threads alongside Dean Brown and Beverly Kane and Radiant Minds by Russell Targ and Dean Radin. Millay passed away on August 2, 2017.
Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:
File — Folder: 2
Identifier: Folder 2
Scope and Contents Photocopied photograph from the 1964 Big Sur, Esalon Conference Photocopied photograph of Timothy Leary, possibly in his 80s Photocopied photograph of Jean Millay and Timothy Leary when he was at Vacaville Prison, 1973 Article written by Timothy Leary in Playgirl Postcard to Jean Millay from Timothy Leary Letter from Wesley Hiler to Dr. Krippner about Jean Millay's edited tapes of conversations she had with Timothy Leary in Vacaville Prison
Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 63
Scope and Contents The Jean Millay papers (1964-2001; 0.2 cubic feet) contains a DVD of the 2001 film The Psychedelic Experience by Millay and Allen Willis and an article by Millay. The collection also documents Millay's friendship with Timothy Leary and contains photocopies of pictures, correspondence, and an article on Leary.
Dates: 1964-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1980; Other: Date acquired: 03/12/2009