BARBORKA, Geoffrey Avery. Chicago 6.9.1897 — 30.9.1982. U.S. Theosophist. Son of Vaclav B., a Theosophis with Czechoslovakian origin, grew up in Theosophical headquarters in Point Loma, California. High School and College there, graduated 1920, then studies at the local Theodśophical University (B.A. 1929, M.A. 1935) beside work as journalist. In 1941 moved to Oak Park, Illinois, in 1962 back to California. Married 1938 Helen Ila Beale.
Publications: Pearl of the Orient: Bhagavad-Gita for Western World. 191 p. 1968.
– A Glossary of Sanskrit terms. 76 p. Calif. 1972, 5th printing 1980.
– Several theosophical books (i.al. H.P. Blavatsky, Tibet and Tulku).
Sources: publications and photo in blavatskyarchives.com/barborkabib.htm; two photos and more details in www.theosophy.wiki.