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A Library Guide to Jung's Collected Works

Explore Jungian psychology resources available from the Pacifica Graduate Library

Reference publications on Alchemy

Print dictionaries available from the library:

Jung on Alchemy

Jung's books on Alchemy within the Collected Works:

Alchemical images from Jung's CW, Vol. 13

Additional resources on Alchemy

Print books available from the library:

Anderson, D. (2018). The alchemy of play. Psychological Perspectives, 61(2), 241–256.


Cavalli, T. F. (2016). The alchemical Osiris: From Ra to radium. Psychological Perspectives, 59(1), 46–70.


Chadwick, E. (2010). The emergence of gold in alchemy and in Jungian analysis. Harvest, 2010, 107–121.

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Fischer, T. (2011). The alchemical rare book collection of C. G. Jung. International Journal of Jungian Studies, 3(2), 169–180.

       Brill Journals

Fontelieu, S. (2015). Metaphorical use of alchemy’s retort, prima materia, and the philosopher’s stone in psychotherapy. Journal of Jungian Scholarly Studies, 10, 1–14.

       Open Access

Fordham, M. (1960). The Relevance of analytical theory to alchemy, mysticism, and theology. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 5(2), 113.


Gad, I. (1999). Alchemy: The Language of the Soul. Psychological Perspectives 39(1), 92–103. 1960). The Relevance of analytical theory to alchemy, mysticism, and theology. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 5(2), 113.

       EBSCO E-Journals

Haaning, A. (2014). Jung’s quest for the Aurora consurgens. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 59(1), 8–30.


Henderson, J. L. (1978). Practical application of alchemical theory. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 23(3), 248.

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Holt, D. (1987). Alchemy: Jung and the historians of science. Harvest, 33, 40–60.

       Library Archives

Hubback, J. (1983). Depressed patients and the coniunctio. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 28(4), 313–327.


Jaffé, A. (1967). The influence of alchemy on the work of C. G. Jung. Spring, 1967, 7–26.

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Odorisio, D. M. (2014). The alchemical heart: A Jungian approach to the heart center in the Upaniṣads and in Eastern Christian prayer. International Journal of Transpersonal Studies, 33(1), 27–38.

       ATLA Religion

Odorisio, D. M. (2015). Patañjali’s Yoga Sūtras and the alchemical process of individuation. Philosophy East & West, 65(4), 717–730.

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Odajnyk, V. W. (1990). Images of the goal in east and west. Psychological Perspectives, 22(1), 43–74.

       Taylor & Francis

Robertson, R. (2017). Alchemy as a psychological model. Psychological Perspectives, 60(2), 240–254.


Shamdasani, S. (2012). After Liber Novus. Journal of Analytical Psychology, 57(3), 364–377.


Zabriskie, B. D. (1995) Exiles and orphans: Jung, Paracelsus, and the healing images of alchemy. Quadrant, 26(1-2), 9-32.

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