Oral History Workshop Recordings, 1975-2010


Descriptive Summary
Creator The American Psychoanalytic Association
Title: Oral History Workshop Recordings,
Dates: 1975-2010
Quantity: about 240 items
Abstract The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) was founded in 1911 and is the oldest national psychoanalytic society. It is a professional organization for psychoanalysts, focusing on education, research, and membership development. The organization holds annual meetings and provides workshops related to various historical topics within psychoanalysis. This collection consists of the audio cassettes from these workshops, with transcripts available when noted. The workshops’ topics relate to specific regions and the description of individual contributions to psychoanalysis during the nineteenth century. Also included are some audio cassettes and transcripts of the History and Archives Committee meetings.
Identification: MS-N029
Languages: Description is in English

Historical Note

The American Psychoanalytic Association (APsaA) was founded in 1911 and is the oldest national psychoanalytic society. It is a professional organization for psychoanalysts, focusing on education, research, and membership development. The organization holds annual meetings and provides workshops related to various historical topics within psychoanalysis. This collection contains audio cassettes from the Oral History workshops. Oral History Transcript collection includes some of the respective transcripts, while the American Psychoanalytic Association Records contains related papers and meeting correspondence. BPSI Archives shares these materials with the archives of the New York Psychoanalytic Society and Institute. Please consult a full list of the workshops and feel free to send your inquires to both library@bpsi.org and Nellie Thompson, PhD, Curator of NYPSI Archives.


Scope and Content

The workshops include topics related to specific regions and the description of individual contributions to psychoanalysis during the nineteenth century.

Collection Arrangement

Items arranged chronologically.

 


Restrictions

Restrictions to Access

If you wish to access any records in the BPSI Archives, please email library@bpsi.org or call 617-266-0953 x 104.

Copyright Notice

Please contact The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute for copyright information.

 


Index Terms

Useful subject terms:

Names:

Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939

Menninger, Karl A. (Karl Augustus), 1893-1990

Spitz, René A. (René Arpad), 1887-1974

Organizations:

American Psychoanalytic Association

Canadian Psychoanalytic Society

New York Psychoanalytic Institute

Subjects:

Politics and culture — Europe

Politics and culture — Latin America

Psychoanalysis

St. Elizabeths Hospital (Washington, D.C.)

 


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], in the Oral History Workshop Transcript Records, The Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute, Boston, MA, USA.

Acquisitions Information

Donated by The American Psychoanalytic Society to Sanford Gifford, Director of the Boston Psychoanalytic Society and Institute in 2009.

Processing Information

Processed by Olga Umansky, 2009

Encoded by Amanda Zwolsky, March 2010

Updated by Alyssa Staples, July 2014

 


Description of the Collection

Oral History Workshop #2. New York City, December, 1974
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #3: Psychoanalysis Comes to the West Coast. Los Angeles, May 1, 1975
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #4: Americans Trained Abroad: European Refugee Psychoanalysis. New York, December 18, 1975
Minutes by Else Pappenheim. Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #5. May, 1976
Location of workshop currently unknown.

 

Oral History Workshop #6: European Refuge Psychoanalysts. December, 1976
Location currently unknown.

 

Oral History Workshop #7. May, 1977
Location of workshop currently unknown.

 

Oral History Workshop #8: Research in the US, New York City, December, 1977

 

Oral History Workshop #9. Atlanta, 1978
Transcript available.

 

Home Care Conference. March 5, 1980
Location currently unknown.

 

Oral History Workshop #14: Psychoanalysis at the Menninger Foundation. Puerto Rico, May 7, 1981
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #16: The Psychoanalysis at Austen Riggs. Stockbridge, Boston, May 13, 1982
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #18. Phildelphia, undated.
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #20: Emigré Analysts on the West Coast: Fenichel, Simmel and Berfeld. San Deigo, May 3, 1984
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee, New York City, December 19. 1984
Committee Meeting prior to Workshop at the Waldorf Astoria on 12/20/84.

 

Oral History Workshop #21: Politics and Analysis in Vienna before 1938. Waldorf Astoria, New York, December 20, 1984
Transcript available. Audio is only a portion of the workshop, digitized from cassettes 2+4.

 

History and Archives Committee Meeting. Denver, May 15, 1985
Committee meeting before the Oral History Workshop in Denver in 5/26/85.

 

Oral History Workshop #22. Denver, May 16, 1985
Film of the Workshop available on CD.

 

History and Archives Committee Meeting. New York City, December, 1985
Committee meeting before the Oral History Workshop in NYC on 12/19/85.

 

Oral History Workshop. New York City, December 19, 1985
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee Meeting. May, 1986
Location currently unknown.

 

History and Archives Committee Meeting. New York City, December 17, 1986
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop #25 on 12/19/86.

 

Oral History Workshop #25. New York City, December 19, 1986
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. Chicago, May 5, 1987
Presumably, there was an Oral History Workshop in Chicago after this meeting. No tape or audio at this time.

 

History and Archives Committee Meeting. New York City, December 16, 1987
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop #27 on 12/17/87.

 

Oral History Workshop #27: René Spitz at 100, His Life and Work. Starlight Roof, New York, December 17, 1987
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. Montreal, May 4, 1988
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in Montreal on 5/5/88.

 

Oral History Workshop #28: The History of Canadian Psychoanalytic Society, The First Two Decades. Montreal, May 5, 1988
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. New York City, December 14, 1988
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in New York, 12/15/1988.

 

Oral History Workshop #3?. New York City, December 15, 1988
Exact number of workshop unclear. Four cassettes.

 

Annual Reports in Library, History and Archives, 1988

 

History and Archives Committee. San Francisco, May 3, 1989
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in SanFrancisco, 5/4/89.

 

Oral History Workshop. San Francisco, May 4, 1989
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. New York City, December 13, 1989
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in New York, 12/14/1989.

 

Oral History Workshop #31. New York City, December 14, 1989
  Transcript available.
History and Archives Committee. New York City, May 9, 1990
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in New York, 5/10/90.

 

Oral History Workshop #32: History of Psychoanalysis in New York, Part II, New York, May 10, 1990
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. Miami, December 5, 1990
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in Miami, 12/6/90.

 

Oral History Workshop #33. Miami, December 6, 1990

 

Oral History Workshop #34. New Orleans, May 3, 1991 

Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. New York City, December 18, 1991
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in New York, 12/19/91.

 

Oral History Workshop # 35. New York City, December 19, 1991
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. Washington D.C, April 29, 1992
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in Washington D.C, 4/30/1992.

 

Oral History Workshop #36: Psychoanalysis in the Baltimore-Washington Area, Washington, DC, April 30, 1992
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #37: Psychoanalysis in Latin American, New York, December 16-20, 1992
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #38: Psychoanalysis in San Francisco: The First 25 Years, 1940-1965, San Francisco, May 19, 1993
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. New York City, December 15, 1993
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in New York City, 12/16/93.

 

Oral History Workshop #39. New York City, December 16, 1993
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop. Philadelphia, May 19, 1994
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop: Women in Psychoanalysis I, New York City, December 15, 1994

 

Val’s Workshop: Novermber 13, 1995
Unsure of the content of this workshop. Likely, “Val’s” stands for “Valenstein’s” workshop.

 

History and Archives Committee. New York City, December 13, 1995
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in New York City, 12/14/95.

 

Oral History Workshop: Women in Psychoanalysis II, New York City, December 14, 1995
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. Los Angeles, May 1, 1996
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in LA, 5/2/1996.

 

Oral History Workshop. Los Angeles, May 2, 1996
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. Philadelphia, May, 1996
Exact date of meeting unknown.

 

Oral History Workshop: Women in Psychoanalysis III, New York City, December 19, 1996
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #45: Psychoanalysis in San Diego, San Diego, May 15, 1997
Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee meeting. New York, December 17, 1997
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in NY, 12/18/97.

 

Oral History Workshop #46. New York City, December 18, 1997
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #47. Toronto, May 28, 1997
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop: Women in Psychoanalysis IV, New York City, December 17, 1998
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #49. Washington, D.C, May 13, 1999

Transcript available.

 

History and Archives Committee. New York City, December 15, 1999
Committee meeting before Oral History Workshop in NYC 12/16/99.

 

Oral History Workshop. New York City, December 16, 1999
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop. Chicago, May 10, 2000
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop: Women in Psychoanalysis V, New York City, December 14, 2000
Transcript available.

 

E. Lahn’s Service. December 7, 2001
Not a workshop.

 

Oral History Workshop #54. New York City, December 20, 2001
Transcript available.

 

Psychoanalysis Study Group: March 18, 2002
Content unknown.

 

Oral History Workshop #55: Reunificiation of Philadelphia Psychoanalytic Society, Philadelphia, May 16, 2002
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #56: Psychoanalysis & Creativity, Part I, New York, January 1, 2003
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #57. Boston Park Plaza, June 19, 2003
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #58. New York, January 22, 2004
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #59. APA Gold Room, San Francisco, June 24, 2004

 

Oral History Workshop #60. New York, January 20, 2005
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #62. January 19, 2006
Transcript available. Location unknown.

 

Oral History Workshop #63. Washington D.C, June 15, 2006
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #64. New York, January 18, 2007
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #65. Denver, June 21, 2007

 

Oral History Workshop. Atlanta, June 19, 2008

 

Oral History Workshop #68. New York City, January 15, 2009
Transcript available.

 

Oral History Workshop #69. New York, January 14, 2010

 

History and Archives Committee. San Francisco, May 19, 2010

 

History and Archives Committee meeting, Los Angeles, undated

 

History and Archives Committee. New York, undated

 

History and Archives Committee Meeting of APsaA, not dated

 

History and Archives Committee Meeting, not dated.
Tape says “Letter to Feder, Sterba.”

 

Unknown Workshop, not dated
Not enough descriptive information. 8 cassettees.