About the records

Title Hannah Ries collection (P13)
Date Range 1938 - 1959
Creator Ries, Hannah (c1886-c1975) psychoanalyst
Extent 1 box
Repository Archives of the British Psychoanalytical Society
Abstract Typescript manuscripts, patient drawings and a single postcard received by Hannah Ries.

Administrative Information

Administrative/biographical history

Please follow the link from the creator name (above).

Archival history/source of acquisition

The history of these papers is not known. The psychoanalytic papers and patients' drawings were discovered in 2005 amongst membership papers held by the Institute of Psychoanalysis library, whilst the postcard was at some point added to the archives' correspondence collection. The items were gathered as a single collection in 2006.

Content and structure

Scope and Content

Typescript manuscripts on various psychoanalytic themes, as well as patient drawings and a single postcard received by Hannah Ries.


No further accruals are expected.

System of arrangement

The material is arranged into three series as follows:
  • P13-A - Psychoanalytic writings
  • P13-B - Patients' drawings
  • P13-C - Postcard to Hannah Ries from 'Eva' and 'Leo'

Conditions of access and use

Access conditions

Open for consultation by bona fide researchers, subject to prior arrangement with the archivist and the signing of a reader's undertaking form. Please note that any material from the Bulletin of the British Psychoanalytical Society is available only to members, students and guests of the Society. Access to the patient drawings in series P13-B is limited to items where the patient cannot be identified.

Reproduction conditions

Photocopying is carried out at the discretion of the archivist and according to the archivesí photocopying policy, which is available on request. Copies of material still in copyright can be supplied for research use only. Written permission must be obtained from the archivist to publish or reproduce any material held in the archives. It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearance from the copyright holder.

Language(s) of materials

German, English

Finding aids

The collection catalogue is published online and a printed copy is available.

Allied materials

Related materials

Correspondence related to Hannah Ries' emigration to the UK can be found amongst the records of the Society (ref. S). There is also one letter from Hannah Ries in the collection of letters to Marjorie Brierley (ref. P18).

Publication note

No known publications based on this material.



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