Michael Gomes is a long-time student of Theosophy. Currently, Mr. Gomes is the head librarian at the Emily Sellon Memorial Library in New York City. Mr. Gomes is the editor of Theosophy in the Nineteenth Century: An Annotated Bibliography, and author of The Dawning of the Theosophical Movement. He is also a contributor to the Dictionary of Gnosis & Western Esotericism. Michael acquired his expertise in researching through archival material while an assistant to the late Charles James who represented 23 museums across the United States.