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Abraham Myerson papers and family research records

Collection Identifier: H MS c425
Overview: The Abraham Myerson papers and family research records, 1908-2013 (inclusive), 1921-1974 (bulk), are primarily the product of Abraham Myerson’s professional, research, and publishing activities over the course of his career as a neurologist, practicing psychiatrist, and author in Boston, Massachusetts. The papers are arranged in two series: I. Abraham Myerson Papers, 1908-2013, undated; and II. Family Research Records, 1925-2013.

Albert Warren Stearns papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c543
Overview: The Albert Warren Stearns papers, 1912-1959, are the product of Stearns’ activities as a private practice psychiatrist, author, Dean of Tufts College Medical School, Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Correction, and officer in the medical corps of the United States Navy.

Carol C. Nadelson papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c394
Overview: The Carol C. (Cooperman) Nadelson papers are the product of Nadelson's activities as a psychiatrist and medical educator who held academic appointments at Harvard Medical School, Tufts University School of Medicine, and Simmons College, and hospital appointments at Beth Israel Hospital, Cambridge Hospital, and Children’s Hospital Boston. The collection reflects Nadelson’s work with women’s health issues, particularly women’s mental health, between the 1970s and the 2000s. Topics include the...

Edward Peirson Richardson, Jr. papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c242
Overview: The Edward Peirson Richardson, Jr. papers, 1898-1998, document Richardson's career as a neurologist and neuropathologist at the Massachusetts General Hospital and as Bullard Professor of Neuropathology at Harvard Medical School.

E.E. Southard papers

Collection Identifier: GA 81
Overview: The E.E. Southard papers, 1892-1940 (inclusive), 1905-1920 (bulk), reflect the late-career work of E.E. (Elmer Ernest) Southard (1876-1920), a neuropathologist and pathologist for the state of Massachusetts. Southard was the administrator for the first psychopathic department at the Boston State Hospital and worked with Myrtelle Canavan (1879-) and Mary Jarrett (1877-1961) to develop the field of psychiatric social work. He was also Chief Pathologist for the Massachusetts state asylum system,...

Erich Lindemann papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c219
Overview: The Erich Lindemann papers, 1885-1991 (inclusive), 1950-1974 (bulk), are the product of Lindemann’s professional, research, teaching, and publishing activities throughout the course of his career. The papers are arranged in nine series: I. Professional Appointments Files (1915-1978, undated); II. West End Research Project (1949-1975, undated); III. Professional Activities Files (1929-1974, undated); IV. Correspondence (1925-1974, undated); V. Writings and Publications (1922-1976, undated); VI....

Harry C. Solomon papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c368
Overview: Consists of transcripts of oral history interviews conducted between 1967 and 1968 with and about Harry C. Solomon (1889-1982) regarding his career as a psychiatrist and mental health reformer. The collection also includes professional records created and collected by Solomon during his early medical career, including autopsy reports from his service with the United States military in France during World War I, correspondence, manuscript drafts, and research note cards.

James Jackson Putnam papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c4
Overview: The James Jackson Putnam papers consist of records either created or collected by Putnam during his life or collected by his widow, Marian Cabot Putnam, after his death. The bulk of the collection is correspondence, most of it either from or to James Jackson Putnam. Correspondents include members of the Putnam, Morse, Shattuck, Cabot, and Jackson families as well as Sigmund Freud, Ernest Jones, Carl Jung, Boris Sidis, and Morton Prince, among other medical colleagues in the United States and...

L. Vernon Briggs papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c162
Overview: The collection reflects the professional work and the personal interests of psychiatrist and reformer Lloyd Vernon Briggs. As well as being a practicing psychiatrist, Briggs was an advocate for the reform of the asylum system in Massachusetts. He worked on reforms of the procedures for the committal of patients and the confinement of those suspected to be mentally ill, and he advocated requiring formal training for both attending physicians and attendants in psychiatric institutions. Briggs was...

Leon Eisenberg papers

Collection Identifier: H MS c196
Overview: The Leon Eisenberg papers, 1905-2009 (inclusive), 1968-2005 (bulk), are the product of Eisenberg’s activities as a psychiatrist, educator, lecturer, and contributing member of national and international organizations. Eisenberg's main areas of research were autism, attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, schizophrenia, and anxiety and depression.