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Oskar Diethelm Library

Oskar Diethelm Library

DeWitt Wallace Institute of Psychiatry: History, Policy and the Arts
Weill Cornell Medical College
525 East 68th Street, Box 140
New York, NY 10065, United States
Founded in 1936, the Oskar Diethelm Library houses, preserves, and provides access to printed books and serials, archives and manuscripts, photographs, prints, sound and video recordings, and other ephemera and is part of Weill Cornell Medical College's DeWitt Wallace Institute of Psychiatry: History, Policy, & the Arts. The library’s rare book collection contains approximately 35,000 titles dating back to the 15th century dealing with psychiatry, psychology, psychoanalysis, mesmerism, spiritualism, phrenology, witchcraft and related topics. World-renowned individuals and organizations are also represented in the approximately 1500 linear feet of archives, including Donald W. Winnicott, Thomas Salmon, and the American Psychoanalytic Association.

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Alfred Freedman MD Papers, 1936 - 2011 6.26 linear feet (15 boxes)

Freedman, Alfred M.
This collection contains the papers of Alfred M. Freedman, who was president of the American Psychiatric Association when the board of trustees changed the listing of “homosexuality” to “sexual orientation disturbance” in the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders II (DSM-II). The collection has 10 series: Abuse of Psychiatry, Death Penalty, Ethics, Treatment of the Mentally Ill, Subject Files, Organizations, Writings, Correspondence, Photographs, and Memorabilia.
American Psychoanalytic Association
The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) Records at the Oskar Diethelm Library include materials from the 1920s through 1996, including correspondence, memoranda, meeting minutes, surveys, reports, press clippings, audio and video recordings, and publications generated by the officers, committee chairmen, and members of APsaA.
American Psychosomatic Society
This collection the records of the American Psychosomatic Society. The collection has 8 series: Psychosomatic Medicine Journal, Annual Meetings, Governance, Research Activities, Membership, Financial Operations, Printed Material, and Administrative Files.

Arthur Carr PhD Collection, 1960 - 1988 .21 linear feet (1 box)

Carr, Arthur C.
The collection is comprised of letters and photographs from four individuals sent to Arthur Carr and a reel-to-reel audiotape of an interview by Arthur Carr with the adult Little Hans, Herbert Graf. The collection has no series and needs to be reprocessed.

Barbara Sapinsley Papers, 1954 - 1994 5 boxes (2.09 linear feet)

Sapinsley, Barbara
This collection contains Barbara Sapinsley papers for her book on Elizabeth Ware Packard published in 1991, The Private War of Mrs. Packard: The Dramatic Story of a Nineteenth-Century Feminist. The collection has 3 series: Research Files, Book Manuscript and Publication, and Correspondence.