Historical Records Repositories in Other States
LIBRARY OF CONGRESS, MANUSCRIPT DIVISION
Clark, Kenneth Bancroft, 1914- . Papers, 1897-1994 (bulk 1935-1990). 168,500 items. 487 containers. 196 linear ft.
Afro-American psychologist and educator. Correspondence, memoranda, subject and project files, speeches and writings, transcripts of interviews and testimony, book drafts, minutes, reports, administrative, academic, and financial records, printed matter, and secondary background material. The bulk of the collection (1935-1990) relates to Clark's career as a psychologist and professor at the City College of New York, his contributions to the Afro-American civil rights movement and equal educational opportunities, and his various consulting firms, especially Metropolitan Applied Research Center, a group he organized in New York, N.Y., to advocate for the urban poor and disadvantaged. Topics include the psychological effects of racial discrimination and segregation, school integration, Brown v. Board of Education of Topeka, riots in Harlem, New York, N.Y., the integration of public schools in Little Rock, Ark., and the work of psychologist Otto Klineberg.
Clark's work with his wife, child psychologist Mamie Phipps Clark, with whom he founded the Northside Center for Child Development, New York, N.Y., is also documented. Other affiliations represented include Harlem Youth Opportunities Unlimited (HARYOU), Intergroup Committee on New York's Public Schools, Mid-century White House Conference on Children and Youth, National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, National Child Labor Committee, National Scholarship Service and Fund for Negro Students, Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues. Also includes records of the Central Division, Brooklyn, N.Y., of Marcus Garvey's Universal Negro Improvement Association (1922-1962). Correspondents include Gordon W. Allport, Hubert T. Delany, Alfred Lee McClung, Gardner Murphy, A. Philip Randolph, Louis L. Redding, and Elizabeth Avery Waring.
Gift, Kenneth B. Clark, 1973-1995. Finding aid available in the repository. Microfilm edition only, Addresses, reports, and additional material, no. 16,005.
Loewenstein, Rudolph Maurice. Papers, 1919-1975 (bulk 1962-1973). 10.3 linear ft.
Forms part of the repository's Sigmund Freud collection. Psychoanalyst and author; b. 1898; d. 1976. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, minutes, reports, patents, biographical information, photographs, and other materials, relating chiefly to Loewenstein's work as a psychoanalyst in the United States and his involvement in the New York Psychoanalytic Institute, New York Psychoanalytic Society, and other psychoanalytic organizations. Topics include defense mechanisms, the ego, free association, phallic passivity, psychoanalytic theory, and Sigmund Freud. Includes a draft of Loewenstein's book, Christians and Jews: A Psychoanalytic Study. Correspondents include Princess Marie Bonaparte, K.R. Eissler, Princess Eugenie, Anna Freud, Marjorie Harley, Jean Jeanès, Lawrence S. Kubie, Max Lévy-Mate, Arthur Miller, Guy de Rothschild, Raymond de Saussure, Vercors, and Loewenstein's wife, psychoanalyst Elisabeth R. Geleerd.
In English, French, and German. Gift of the Sigmund Freud Archives, Inc., 1977. Finding aid in the repository.
Niederland, William G., 1904- . Papers, 1810-1982 (bulk 1952-1982). 6.8 linear ft.
Psychoanalyst, author, and educator. Correspondence, writings, lectures, patient files, research files, and other papers, relating chiefly to Niederland's career in the field of psychoanalysis as author, clinician, and educator. Includes material relating to his work on creativity, paranoia, physical disfigurement, psychogeography, and the concept of the "survivor syndrome" developed from his study of Holocaust survivors. Also includes material relating to his private practices and positions at health facilities in New Jersey and New York, and work as a professor at Downstate Medical Center, N.Y. (1952-1977); together with minutes, case presentations, and memoranda from the New York Pyschoanalytic Institute Kris Study Group, research materials relating to Heinrich Schliemann, and artwork of Dietlind Kinzelmann with comments by Niederland. Correspondents include Jacob A. Arlow, Lotte Köhler, Bertram D. Lewin, Ella Lingens, Wolfgang Loch, and Jacques M. Quen.
Gift of William Niederland, 1982-1983, and Sigmund Freud Archives, 1987. Finding aid in the repository.
Rogers, Carl R. (Carl Ransom), 1902- . Papers, 1913-1989 (bulk 1960-1987). 59.2 linear ft.
Psychologist, psychotherapist, and educator; d. 1987. Correspondence, family papers, writings, book files, notes on workshops and other meetings, project files, academic files, research files, transcripts of psychotherapy sessions, and administrative papers, documenting Rogers's career, with the bulk of the collection relating to his association with the Center for Studies of the Person, La Jolla, Calif., and his work as a proponent of humanistic psychology, client-centered psychotherapy, the human potential movement, encounter group methods, and the interdisciplinary application of psychological principles. Also documented are his years at the Rochester Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children, Rochester, N.Y., and the Western Behavioral Sciences Institute, La Jolla, Calif., and his academic career at the University of Chicago and the University of Wisconsin--Madison. Correspondents include his children, medical educator David E. Rogers and psychologist Natalie Rogers, and his biographer, Howard Kirschenbaum. Other correspondents include Charles Devonshire, Richard Farson, Car Foster, T. Len Holdstock, William T. Powers, Orienne Strode, Gay Swenson, Reinhard Taush, and Tô Thòi Anh.
Gifts of Carl R. Rogers, 1977-1982, and Valerie Henderson, Center for Studies of the Person, La Jolla, Calif., 1988.
Motion picture films and video and sound recordings transferred to the repository's Motion Picture, Broadcasting and Recorded Sound Division. Photographs transferred to the repository's Prints and Photographs Division. Finding aid in the repository.
Wertham, Fredric, 1895-1981. Papers, 1818-1986 (bulk 1945-1975). 85.1 linear ft.
Psychiatrist and author. Correspondence, memoranda, writings, speeches and lectures, reports, research notes, patient case files, psychiatric tests, transcripts of court proceedings, biographical information, newspaper clippings, drawings, photographs, and other materials, relating chiefly to Wertham's career as psychiatrist, author, and lecturer. Topics include abused children, censorship, civil rights, the physiological effects of drugs, freedom of speech, juvenile delinquency, pornography, race relations and racism, sex crimes, violence, including that in comic books, mass media, motion pictures, and television, and violent crime. Includes materials relating to Wertham's testimony as an expert witness in desegregation cases; his work with the Lafargue Clinic, a psychiatric clinic for Afro-Americans, and the Quaker Emergency Service Readjustment Center for sexually maladjusted individuals, both in New York, N.Y.; and his art collection, particularly paintings by El Lissitzky. Also includes notes, drafts, and related materials for Wertham's major works, including Seduction of the innocent (1954); patient case file, correspondence, and writings by or about Wertham's patient, psychoanalyst Horace Westlake Frink, and correspondence between Frink and Sigmund Freud; and correspondence, writings, and other papers relating to Wertham's mentors, Emil Kraepelin and Adolf Meyer, and his Lafargue associate, Hilde Mosse.
Correspondents include Taylor Caldwell, Emil A. Gutheil, Langston Hughes, Ernest Jones, Alfred C. Kinsey, Ida Macalpine, Thomas Mann, Arthur Miller, Ella Winter, and Richard Wright.
Gift of the estate of Florence Hesketh Wertham, 1987-1988. Access restricted. Finding aid in the repository.