Papers of Hildegard Nagel, 1868-1985 (inclusive) 1868-1886 (bulk)
- Majority of material found within 1868-1886
Language of Materials
.42 linear feet (1 file box)
Following her graduation from Bennett College in Millbrook, New York, Nagel worked with a psychoanalyst at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, where she met her lifelong friend, Ellen Thayer, a magazine editor. A student of Carl Jung and Gerhard Adler, Nagel spent most of her professional life as a psychiatric social worker in New York City. She was a member of the C.G. Jung Foundation for Analytical Psychology and served as president of the Analytical Psychology Club of New York. An editor, translator, and writer, Nagel helped to disseminate Jungian ideas in this country, publishing a critique of Jung's essay, "Answer to Job," as well as other papers delivered to the Analytical Psychology Club of New York. Nagel died on February 16, 1985, in Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The papers of Hildegard Nagel were given to the Schlesinger Library by Charles Nagel, Jr., Hildegard Nagel's half brother, in October 1986; copies of articles by Hildegard Nagel in the Kristine Mann Library of the Analytical Psychology Club of New York were made at the request of Charles Nagel and given to the Schlesinger Library in August 1986.
By: Anne Engelhart
- Nagel, Hildegard, 1886-1985. Papers of Hildegard Nagel, 1868-1985 (inclusive), 1868-1886 (bulk): A Finding Aid
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