WHO WE ARE
We are the people who…identify, catalogue, digitize, and preserve astrological and related research, writing, recordings, and videos to promote continued availability of such important research & knowledge for the education of current & future generations.
Imagine a worldwide catalogue of astrological treasures at your fingertips. We’re working on it.
You can help!
HOW DID IT ALL START
On a beautiful afternoon in 2018, in Philadelphia, Georgia Stathis and Christeen Skinner agreed to collaborate on a project that would aim to protect and preserve material of interest to astrologers. At the time, we were acutely aware that many of our age group was passing on and that there was no convenient depository for their archived material. We knew that our aim would have appeal to our colleagues on the Board of the Urania Trust – as it did and which manifested in a grant which, combined with other generous donations, enabled the project to get underway.
The Alexandria iBase Project (AIP) gained legal status in October 2015.
Our enthusiasm has been matched by others – most notably by Anne Beversdorf, our librarian, now looking after cataloguing with Anna Grzeszkiewicz (Anna G) and Enid Newberg from Kepler who’s administrative and technical talents are hugely appreciated. Further input through the years came from Patty Lance Little, Alexander White, Tamara McGillivray, Babs Kirby, Sheri Horn Hassan, Debra Wilson and Demetrius Bagley and so many more people. This goodwill together with growing connections with the American Federation of Astrologers and with the Astrological Association of Great Britain has resulted in a growing catalogue some of which are available for free download (as e-books). Other astrological networks have offered various forms of support such as ISAR, Mountain Astrologer and the many families of astrologers who want to know where their loved ones’ research and writings will go.
There is much – much, more work for us to do. We are grateful for the verbal support received at the various conferences and can assure you that if we haven’t followed up by contacting you yet, that is only because we are trying to work out the best way of using your talents and skills.
We would like to welcome you warmly to this website and ask you please to contact us (if we don’t know you already) if you can offer any help, advice or, better skill, make financial donation in the form of monies and in-kind donations or in planning to gift AIP when you are planning your estate.