Series List and Summary Descriptions


S-A Society & Institute minutes and related papers
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Minutes and related papers for Council meetings, business meetings and AGMs of the British Psychoanalytical Society and minutes and related papers for Board meetings, business meetings and AGMs of the Institute of Psychoanalysis. These include annual reports of the Institute/Society and papers concerning the Extraordinary Business Meetings held during the Society's Controversial Discussions.

Some material in this series is currently available only to members of the Society.

Date Range: 1919 - 2007, majority 1919-1972   Quantity: 15 boxes + 16 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-A-01 Early minutes and correspondence
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Minutes of all meetings of the Society between 1919 and 1928, plus early correspondence between officers of the Society.

Date Range: 1919 - 1936, 1919-1930; 1936   Quantity: 2 volumes + 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-A-02 British Psychoanalytical Society: Council Meetings
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Minute books. Only the first volume is currently available to researchers; later volumes are available only to members of the Society.

Date Range: 1930 - 1964   Quantity: 3 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-A-03 British Psychoanalytical Society: Business Meetings & AGMs
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Minute books and attendance books.

Date Range: 1928 - 1995   Quantity: 4 volumes + 3 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-A-03-A British Psychoanalytical Society: Business Meetings & AGM minutes
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Only the first two volumes are currently available to researchers; later volumes are available only to members of the Society.

See also S-A-06-B for copies of reports submitted at AGMs.

Date Range: 1928 - 1965   Quantity: 3 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-A-03-B British Psychoanalytical Society: Business Meetings & AGM attendance books
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Volume containing signatures of attendees at meetings.

Date Range: 1952 - 1995   Quantity: 1 volume
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-A-03-C British Psychoanalytical Society: papers concerning Extraordinary Business Meetings
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers regarding various Extraordinary Business Meetings, including those held during the Controversial Discussions.

Date Range: 1937 - c. 1959, some items undated   Quantity: 3 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-A-04 Institute of Psychoanalysis: Board Meetings
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Minute books. Only the first three volumes are available to researchers; later volumes are available only to members of the Society.

Date Range: 1925 - 1963   Quantity: 4 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-A-05 Institute of Psychoanalysis: Business Meetings and AGMs
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Minute books. Only the first two volumes are available to researchers; later volumes are available only to members of the Society.

See also S-A-06-B for copies of reports submitted at AGMs.

Date Range: 1925 - 1972   Quantity: 3 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-A-06 AGM papers and annual reports
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers regarding the Annual General Meetings of the Institute and Society, arranged together as there are sometimes joint arrangements and notices for these meetings. Only the published annual reports are currently catalogued past 1965.

Date Range: 1924 - 2007   Quantity: 14 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-A-06-A AGM agenda and related papers
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Agenda, occasional copies of minutes and notices concerning the nomination and election of officers, members of the Council and members of committees.

Date Range: 1924 - 1960   Quantity: 3 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-A-06-B AGM and other annual reports
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Reports presented to Annual General Meetings by officers of the Society and Institute; also included are occasional officers' reports presented at other times.

See also S-A-03 and S-A-05 for minutes of the AGMs.

Date Range: 1926 - 1960   Quantity: 3 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-A-06-C Published annual reports
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Printed annual reports of the Institute of Psychoanalysis (including the London Clinic of Psychoanalysis) and British Psychoanalytical Society.

Date Range: 1932 - 2007   Quantity: 9 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-A-06-D Bound published annual reports
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Bound copies of the decennial report of the London Clinic of Psychoanalysis/Institute of Psychoanalysis (1936) and annual reports of the Institute, Society & Clinic.

Date Range: 1932 - 1965   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-A-07 Board & Council papers
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Miscellaneous agendas and correspondence.

Date Range: 1930 - 1958, 1930-1939; 1948-1949; 1952-1955; 1958   Quantity: 2 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-B Scientific matters
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Minutes and other records of Scientific Meetings of the Society, including papers related to the Controversial Discussions. Also papers related to research activities within the Society and Institute and to the Clinical Essay Prize.

Date Range: 1920? - 1988, 1920?-1968; 1977-1983; 1988   Quantity: 8 boxes + 5 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-B-01 Scientific meetings
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Minutes and attendance books for Scientific Meetings, plus related papers including material concerning scientific aspects of the Controversial Discussions.

Audio recordings of some Scientific Meetings can be found in S-P-01-A.

Date Range: 1927 - 1963   Quantity: 2 boxes + 5 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-B-01-A Scientific Meetings: minutes
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Records of meetings at which scientific papers are presented and discussed. In general, these include the name of the speaker, the title of the paper and the names of the discussants but not extensive details of the paper or discussion.

Date Range: 1929 - 1963   Quantity: 3 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-B-01-B Scientific Meetings: attendance books
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Volume containing signatures of attendees at meetings.

Date Range: 1946 - 1961, 1946-1950; 1955-1961   Quantity: 2 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-B-01-C Scientific Meetings: notices and lists
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Information about papers presented at scientific meetings.

Date Range: 1927 - 1951   Quantity: 2 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-B-01-D Scientific Meetings: Controversial Discussions
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Material related to the series of scientific discussions on controversial issues held at Scientific Meetings of the Society between 1943 and 1944, including copies of the papers and transcripts of the discussions.

Date Range: c. 1942 - c. 1944   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-B-02 Research
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to research activities within the Society, including questionnaires on training and professional activities, applications for research grants and the development and operation of the Research Committee.

Date Range: c. 1920 - 1966, c1920-c1943; 1954-1966   Quantity: 6 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-B-03 Essay prizes
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers relating to the establishment of the Clinical Essay Prize through the Lionel Penrose Trust and to the submission and judging of competition entries. Also included are bound copies of prize-winning essays.

For reasons of confidentiality, some material in this series is currently closed.

Date Range: 1932 - 1988, 1932-1968; 1977-1983; 1988   Quantity: 5.5 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-B-03-A Clinical Essay Prize: correspondence and entries
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

The first file contains papers regarding the establishment and conditions of the prize under the Lionel Penrose Trust, plus prize regulations. The following files contain papers regarding the submission and judging of entries (including occasional correspondence regarding the terms of the Trust deed) and/or the essays submitted. Records are not held for all of the years in which the prize was awarded.

Lists of prize-winners can be found in files 01 and 12, although these lists may be inaccurate.

For reasons of confidentiality, currently only file 01 and the list of prize-winners in file 12 are open to researchers.

Date Range: 1932 - 1988, 1932-1933; 1941-1959; 1967-1968; 1977-1983; 1988   Quantity: 1.5 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-B-03-B Clinical Essay Prize: winning essays
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Bound copies of winning entries for the Clinical Essay Prize competition.

Date Range: 1936 - 1964   Quantity: 4 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-C Publications
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Records of the Publications Committee and a 1936 Committee on Plagiarism, plus files of correspondence, contracts and other papers concerning the publication of psychoanalytic texts; also papers concerning the publication of the International Journal of Psychoanalysis.

Date Range: 1920 - 1965   Quantity: 7 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-C-01 Publications Committees
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Minutes of the Publications Committee, plus related material. Also papers concerning a Committee on Plagiarism in 1936.

Date Range: c. 1923 - 1965   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-C-01-A Publications Committee: minutes
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

A note after the final entry in the first volume indicates that the next set of minutes (1955-1957) has been lost.

Date Range: 1923 - 1965, 1923-1954; 1957-1963   Quantity: 2 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-C-01-B Publications Committee: related papers
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Typescript of a translation of a text by Sandor Ferenczi.

Date Range: c. 1923   Quantity: 1 item
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-C-01-C Committee on Plagiarism
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers concerning a committee which investigated charges against John Rickman.

Date Range: 1936   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-C-02 General publications papers
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Correspondence, contracts and other papers regarding the publication of psychoanalytic texts, including the Psycho-analytical Epitomes in the 1930s and the translation of The Standard Edition of the Complete Works of Sigmund Freud from the late 1940s onwards. Only material dated up to 1960 has so far been catalogued; further material will be added to this series in due course. Also included are records concerning publishers' accounts (George Allen & Unwin Ltd and the Hogarth Press) and royalties for the works of Sigmund Freud.

Additional material concerning the Standard Edition, including drafts and further correspondence, can be found in the James & Alix Strachey collection (ref. P17).

Date Range: 1920 - 1960   Quantity: 5.5 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-C-02-A General publications papers
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Material concerning the publication of psychoanalytic texts, including the works of Sigmund Freud and other noted analysts, by publishers including Allen & Unwin and the Hogarth Press. Included are correspondence, contracts and other papers concerning the International Psychoanalytical Library, the Psychoanalytic Epitomes series and the translation of The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud by James Strachey et al.

Date Range: 1920 - 1960   Quantity: 23 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-C-02-B Accounts and royalties
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Publishers' accounts (George Allen & Unwin Ltd and the Hogarth Press), plus papers regarding royalties paid for the works of Sigmund Freud.

Date Range: 1925 - 1959   Quantity: 10 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-C-03 International Journal of Psychoanalysis
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Primarily papers concerning arrangements with publishers/printers and memoranda concerning the management of the Journal.

Earlier papers related to the IJPA, mainly regarding subscriptions and finances, can be found with the records of the International Psychoanalytical Press (see S-M-01-B-02). Also, correspondence in the Ernest Jones collection (ref. P04-C) includes discussions of IJPA matters, particularly his correspondence with Sigmund Freud (ref. P04-C-C-11 & 12).

Date Range: 1928 - c. 1959, 1928-1935; 1940-1948; 1951-c1959   Quantity: 5 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-D Training & membership
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English, French

Records regarding the Training Committee, Membership Panel and Child Welfare Committee; general files of correspondence and other papers concerning training issues (including material related to the Controversial Discussions); information about training courses; records of training and membership; and a small amount of material concerning external organisations.

Please note that most information related to individual candidates is currently closed, including most committee minutes.

See also S-M-01-B-03 for papers relating to the International Training Commission of the IPA and S-M-03-02 for papers concerning the coordination of European Training Committees.

Date Range: c. 1923 - 1995   Quantity: 13 boxes + 5 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-D-01 Committees
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Minutes and related papers for the Training Committee and Membership Panel; also papers of a Child Welfare Committee in the 1940s.

Date Range: 1926 - 1974   Quantity: 5 volumes + 2 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-D-01-A Training Committee: minutes
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Surrogate versions only for items 02-03.

Date Range: 1926 - 1962   Quantity: 4 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Closed

 

S-D-01-B Training committee: related papers
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Miscellaneous loose agenda and minutes.

Date Range: 1936 - 1957   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Closed

 

S-D-01-C Membership Panel: minutes
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

See also S-D-04-B, which contains the membership papers submitted to this panel.

Date Range: 1956 - 1974   Quantity: 1 volume
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Closed

 

S-D-01-D Membership Panel: related papers
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Reports and memoranda on membership procedures.

Date Range: 1952 - 1960   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-D-01-E Child Welfare Committee papers
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers of a committee appointed to consider the part which the Institute could take in the training and education of workers interested in child welfare; included is a small amount of material concerning related organisations.

A Medical Committee was established at the same time to consider proposals for the post-war organisation of the medical profession; records of this committee can be found in the John Bowlby collection (ref. P25).

Date Range: c. 1942 - 1944   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-D-02 General training papers
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English, French

Correspondence and other papers concerning matters including training policy and teaching arrangements. Also included are papers regarding training issues considered during the Controversial Discussions in the early 1940s.

To protect student confidentiality, so items which identify individuals have been placed in a separate file at the end of the sequence and are not available to researchers.

Date Range: c. 1923 - c. 1959   Quantity: 3 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-D-03 Training course information
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Training prospectuses of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, plus syllabus outlines and reading lists.

Date Range: c. 1930 - 1995   Quantity: 2 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-D-03-A Training prospectuses
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Leaflets and booklets providing information about training offered by the Institute of Psychoanalysis.

Date Range: c. 1930 - 1995, c1930-c1934; 1945-1971; 1973-1976; 1980-1987; 1995   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-D-03-B Syllabuses and reading lists
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Included are some circular notices sent to students. To protect student confidentiality, only anonymised versions of some items are available to researchers.

Date Range: c. 1940 - c. 1959   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-D-04 Training and membership records
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Registers of training analysts and students; correspondence regarding membership; and membership papers submitted by training candidates.

Date Range: 1929 - 1979   Quantity: 7 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-D-04-A Training registers
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Two registers, one listing early training work carried out by analysts and a later volume showing student registrations.

Date Range: 1929 - 1966   Quantity: 2 volumes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Closed

 

S-D-04-B Membership correspondence
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Correspondence concerning admittance to or resignation from membership of the Society, including letters from European psychoanalysts who moved to the UK during the 1930s.

Date Range: 1926 - 1938   Quantity: 2 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-D-04-C Membership papers
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers presented by candidates for membership of the British Psychoanalytical Society. This material may only be accessed and/or photocopied with the written permission of the author or, where the author is deceased, the Honorary Archivist.

See also S-D-01-D for reports and memoranda on membership procedures (minutes of the Membership Panel, S-D-01-C, are not available to researchers).

Date Range: 1949 - 1979   Quantity: 8 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-D-05 Training involving external organisations
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers regarding training issues involving external organisations, including agreements for the provision of training.

See also records of the Child Welfare Committee in this collection (S-D-01-E) and the Medical Committee in the John Bowlby collection (ref. P25-A-03), which include information concerning the post-war organisation of training.

Date Range: c. 1944 - c. 1956   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-E Members
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English, German, French, Spanish

Records concerning Society members (and some overseas analysts) and professional issues.

Material related to the qualification and admission of members can be found in series S-D.

Date Range: 1924 - 1998   Quantity: 2 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-E-01 Member lists
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Lists of members of the British Psychoanalytical Society.

Date Range: 1924 - 1956, 1924; c1939; 1956   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-E-02 Member birthdays and deaths
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English, German, French, Spanish

Papers concerning the 75th birthday of Sigmund Freud and birthdays of other members; also notices of deaths of members, plus obituaries and other tributes.

Date Range: 1931 - 1998   Quantity: 4 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-E-02-A Member birthdays
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

A notice regarding the 75th birthday of Sigmund Freud, plus letters of congratulations sent to members.

Date Range: 1931 - 1983, 1931; 1978-1983   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-E-02-B Member death notices and tributes
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English, German, French, Spanish

Tributes and notices concerning the deaths of Society members and foreign analysts.

Date Range: 1933 - 1998   Quantity: 3 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-E-03 Associate Members
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers regarding various meetings and groups of associate members.

Date Range: c. 1951 - c. 1955   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-E-04 Professional practice issues
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Files covering the following subjects: the relationship between lay and medical analysts; members' subscriptions; insurance cover and the Benevolent Fund Committee; the Professional Practice Committee; and the issue of jury service exemption for lay analysts.

Date Range: 1929 - 1960, 1929; 1946; 1950-1960   Quantity: 5 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-E-05 Ethics
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

A single memorandum on ethics; further accruals to the series are expected.

Date Range: 1953   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-F London Clinic of Psychoanalysis
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Papers related to the general operation and management of the Clinic, including the Child Department; also records of the Clinic's activities during the Second World War, the treatment of National Health Service patients and an appeal for funds to improve facilities for child patients.

Some records contain patient information and are therefore closed to researchers.

Date Range: c. 1926 - 1960   Quantity: 3 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-F-01 Committee minutes
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Minutes of Staff Meetings; further accruals to this series are expected.

Date Range: 1926 - 1927   Quantity: 1 volume
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-F-01-A Staff Meetings
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Minutes of the staff of the London Clinic of Psychoanalysis.

Date Range: 1926 - 1927   Quantity: 1 volume
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-F-02 General clinic files
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to the operation and management of the London Clinic of Psychoanalysis.

To protect patient confidentiality, some items have been placed in a separate file at the end of the sequence and are not available to researchers.

Date Range: c. 1926 - 1960   Quantity: 4 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-F-03 Patient lists and records
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Lists of early Clinic patients (1926-1944), plus records of child patients (1946-1955).

Date Range: 1926 - 1955   Quantity: 1 folder + 9 electronic folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-F-04 War emergency organisation
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers regarding arrangements for the operation of the Clinic during the Second World War; includes patient records, which are closed to researchers.

See also S-N-02-01 for papers relating to the Ministry of Health survey into neurosis among the civil population.

Date Range: 1939 - c. 1941   Quantity: 4 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-F-05 National Health Service
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Correspondence, memoranda and other papers related to the treatment of NHS patients at the London Clinic of Psychoanalysis.

Date Range: 1946 - 1959   Quantity: 3 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Closed

 

S-F-06 Child Department appeal for funds
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers regarding proposals and funding applications for increased accommodation and improved facilities for the Clinic's Child Department.

Records concerning changes to the Clinic's premises can be found in S-J-03-B; see also S-H-04 for records of a previous appeal for funds for the Institute and Clinic and S-B-02-03 concerning a previous proposal for research funding.

Date Range: 1954 - 1960   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-G Legal and constitutional records
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Papers concerning the foundation and legal operation of the Institute of Psychoanalysis, including articles of association and registers of directors, plus general files, mainly containing records concerning changes to the constitution of the Institute.

Also included are papers regarding the rules of the British Psychoanalytical Society and amendments to these rules.

Date Range: 1924 - 1960   Quantity: 3 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-G-01 Memoranda and Articles of Association
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

See S-G-03 for papers related to amendments to these documents.

Date Range: 1924 - 1950   Quantity: 4 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-G-02 Registers of Directors or Managers
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Records of the directors of the Institute of Psychoanalysis.

Date Range: 1925 - 1959   Quantity: 3 items
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-G-03 General legal files
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

With the exception of the first file, the majority of the papers relate to changes to the constitution of the Institute of Psychoanalysis. A memorandum dated Jul 1952 (ref. S-G-03-07) provides a useful overview of changes up to this date.

Date Range: 1926 - 1957, 1926-1927; 1945-1954; 1957   Quantity: 13 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-G-04 Society Rules and Procedures
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Rules of the British Psychoanalytical Society prior to 1954 and papers relating to a committee (1954-1956) and a working party (1957-1960) established to consider amendments to these rules.

Date Range: 1930 - 1960   Quantity: 3 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-H Financial records
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Records related to the financial administration of the Institute of Psychoanalysis and London Clinic of Psychoanalysis.

Date Range: 1920 - 1960   Quantity: 4 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-H-01 Balance sheets and accounts
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Balance sheets and accounts for the Institute of Psychoanalysis.

Date Range: 1920 - 1960   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-H-02 General financial papers
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Chronological files containing papers related to the Institute's financial activities, including investments and financial planning and reporting.

Date Range: 1920 - 1960   Quantity: 2 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-H-03 Gifts, bequests and other funds
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to gifts and bequests made to the Institute of Psychoanalysis and London Clinic of Psychoanalysis, plus records relating to other funds managed by the Institute.

Date Range: 1930 - 1956   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-H-03-A Gifts
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Correspondence related to donations received by the Institute of Psychoanalysis.

Date Range: 1930 - 1947   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-H-03-B Bequests
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers regarding bequests made to the Institute of Psychoanalysis and London Clinic of Psychoanalysis.

Date Range: 1943 - 1956   Quantity: 5 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-H-03-C Other funds
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

One item related to the Ella Sharpe Memorial Fund; also papers related to a public appeal for funds for the Institute and Clinic.

Date Range: 1947 - 1952   Quantity: 3 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J Administrative records
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Records related to the administration of the Institute and its staff, premises, library and archives.

Date Range: 1926 - 1960   Quantity: 4 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-01 Administration
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Memoranda on filing, plus minutes of Administrative Meetings.

Date Range: 1950 - 1958   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-02 Staff
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers regarding the Institute's caretaking and secretarial staff, plus papers relating to a Committee on Executive Structure and Staffing.

Date Range: 1928 - c. 1957   Quantity: 2 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-02-A Caretakers and secretarial staff
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers regarding the terms and duties of the Institute's staff.

Date Range: 1928 - c. 1957   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-02-B Committee on Executive Structure and Staffing
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Report and memoranda arising from the work of this committee.

Date Range: 1956 - 1957   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-03 Property & premises
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to the management of the premises of the Institute of Psychoanalysis and of rental properties.

Date Range: 1926 - 1960   Quantity: 2.5 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-03-A Committees
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers of the House Committee.

Date Range: 1950 - 1954   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-03-B Institute premises
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers concerning the Institute's properties, including legal documents and material concerning the management and maintenance of the properties, with associated architects' plans.

Records regarding associated rented properties (36a Gloucester Place and 34 Weymouth Mews) can be found in S-J-03-C.

Date Range: 1926 - 1960   Quantity: 10 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-03-C Rental premises
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers regarding the management of rented properties. See also S-J-03-B for documents which pertain to both 63 New Cavendish Street and 34 Weymouth Mews.

Date Range: 1930 - 1959, 1930-1933; 1945-1959   Quantity: 5 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-04 Library
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Minutes of the Library Committee, plus papers regarding the running of the library.

Date Range: 1928 - 1959   Quantity: 4 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-04-A Library Committee
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Minute book and loose minutes.

Date Range: 1934 - 1957   Quantity: 2 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-04-B General library files
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Reports, memoranda, notices, correspondence and lists concerning the management and development of the library.

Date Range: 1928 - 1959   Quantity: 2 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-J-05 Archives
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

One item only, a memorandum proposing the appointment of an Honorary Archivist. Further accruals to this series are expected

Date Range: 1951   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-K Officers' records
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

This material is not yet catalogued.


Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-L Public relations, public lectures & events
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Papers concerning public relations, public lectures (including the Ernest Jones Lecture) and special events, congresses and conferences held by the Society.

Date Range: 1926 - 1979   Quantity: 4 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-L-01 Public relations
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Letters and a memorandum regarding public relations issues.

See also a speech given by Adrian Stephen on public relations (S-A-03-C-02) and the public relations memorandum of the Professional Practice Committee (S-E-04-04).

Date Range: 1926 - 1958, 1926; 1958; plus two undated items   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-L-02 Public lectures
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Records concerning the Institute's programmes of public lectures and the Ernest Jones Lecture.

Date Range: 1926 - 1979   Quantity: 2 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-L-02-A Public lectures
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Records of public lectures held by the Institute of Psychoanalysis, including papers related to the organisation of the Freud Centenary Lectures.

Date Range: 1926 - 1958?   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-L-02-B Ernest Jones lectures
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Correspondence and other papers regarding arrangements for the Ernest Jones Lectures, given by external speakers.

Recordings of some of these lectures can be found in series S-P-02-B.

Date Range: 1946 - 1979   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-L-03 Events, congresses and conferences
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers concerning anniversaries and celebrations of the British Psychoanalytical Society, as well as IPA Congresses and other conferences and meetings organised by the Society.

Audio and film recordings of some of these events can be found in series S-P.

Date Range: 1939 - 1988   Quantity: 2 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-L-03-A Anniversaries & celebrations
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to anniversary celebrations, the Sigmund Freud Centenary events and the commissioning of a statue of Sigmund Freud.

Photographs related to these events can be found in the photograph collection (ref. PH).

Date Range: 1939 - 1988   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-L-03-B IPA Congresses
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Records regarding the organisation of conferences held under the auspices of the British Psychoanalytical Society and the Institute of Psychoanalysis. The papers include congress programmes, minutes and reports of the organising committees and related correspondence and administrative material.

Material concerning other IPA congresses can be found in S-M-01-C and also in the papers of Ernest Jones (ref. P04-B-B-03). Also, audio and film recordings of IPA congresses can be found in S-P-03.

Date Range: 1953 - 1976   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-L-03-C Other conferences and meetings
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to meetings with analysts visiting from overseas and a conference of European branches of the IPA.

Date Range: 1948 - 1952   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-M External relations: other psychoanalytical organisations
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English, German, French, Spanish

Papers related to the International Psychoanalytical Association and its constituent organisations, as well as to European psychoanalytic organisations and projects. Also included is material concerning the emigration and resettlement of European psychoanalysts prior to and during the Second World War.

Some material may not be photocopied for copyright reasons.

Date Range: 1910? - 1991   Quantity: 6 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-M-01 International Psychoanalytical Association
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English, German, French, Spanish

Statutes of the IPA, plus general correspondence and subject files concerning IPA activities; also records related to the International Psychoanalytic Congresses, primarily programmes.

Some material may not be photocopied for copyright reasons.

Additional papers related to the IPA can be found amongst the papers and correspondence of Ernest Jones (ref. P04-B & P04-C).

Date Range: 1910? - 1991   Quantity: 3 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-M-01-A IPA statutes and constitution
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Copies of IPA statues and related papers.

Date Range: c. 1910 - 1957, 1910?-1920?; 1948-1957   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-M-01-B IPA general files
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English, German

General correspondence and reports, plus lists of members and papers related to the Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag, the International Training Commission (Internationalen Unterrichtskommission), the Bibliographical Centre for Psycho-Analysis and the Research Committee.

Some material may not be photocopied for copyright reasons.

Date Range: 1920 - 1959   Quantity: 2 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-M-01-C IPA Congresses
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English, French, German, Spanish

Mostly Congress programmes, plus occasional papers regarding arrangements.

Material concerning other IPA congresses can be found in S-L-03-B and also in the papers of Ernest Jones (ref. P04-B-B-03). Also, audio and film recordings of IPA congresses can be found in S-P-03.

Date Range: 1949 - 1991   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-M-02 IPA constituent organisations
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English, German

Papers related to the development and activities of psychoanalytic societies, institutes and study groups overseas. See also S-M-01-B-01 for reports submitted by societies to the IPA.

Correspondence concerning the Indian Psychoanalytical Society can be found in the papers of Ernest Jones (ref. P04-C-B-10).

Date Range: 1910 - 1965   Quantity: 2 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-M-03 European organisations and collaborations
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English, French, German

Papers related to the Conference of European Psychoanalysts in 1947 and the coordination of European training committees.

Date Range: 1947 - 1960   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-M-04 Emigration of European psychoanalysts
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to the emigration and resettlement of European psychoanalysts prior to and during the Second World War.

Some material may not be photocopied for copyright reasons.

See S-D-04-B for letters related to the appointment of émigrés as members of the British Psychoanalytical Society. Related material can also be found in the correspondence of John Rickman (ref. P03-C-A-03) and Ernest Jones (ref. P04-C) and in the records of the Ernest Jones Rehabilitation Fund (ref. P33).

Date Range: c. 1933 - c. 1943   Quantity: 4 folders
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-N External relations: non-psychoanalytical organisations
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Papers on the British Medical Association's investigation into psychoanalysis in the late 1920s; also papers related to submissions made by the Institute of Psychoanalysis to official investigations or committees on aspects of mental health.

Date Range: 1921 - 1975?   Quantity: 2 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-N-01 Professional bodies
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to the investigation and recognition of psychoanalysis by the British Medical Association.

Date Range: 1921 - 1942, 1921-1929; 1940; 1942   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-N-02 Government inquiries and committees
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to submissions made by the Institute of Psychoanalysis to official investigations or committees on aspects of mental health.

Further papers related to the Royal Commission on Capital Punishment and the Committee on Homosexual Offences and Prostitution can be found in the William Gillespie collection (ref. P16-D).

Date Range: 1943 - 1975?   Quantity: 2 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-P Audio-visual material
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English, Spanish

Audio and video material, including recordings of meetings, conferences, lectures and events of the British Psychoanalytical Society; International Psychoanalytical Congresses; oral history interviews; and some miscellaneous material.

A project has been completed to transfer all video and reel-to-reel recordings to digital format. This was funded by money from the Pearl King Archives Trust.

Non-members will be able to to view/listen to material at the Library of the Institute of Psychoanalysis. Members can either come to the Library or borrow a lending copy for one week.

It may be possible to make copies at a charge.

Date Range: 1961 - 2006   Quantity: 15 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 

S-P-01 British Psychoanalytical Society meetings
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Recordings of Scientific Meetings and Applied Section Meetings.

DO NOT PRODUCE ORIGINALS - PRODUCE SURROGATES.

Date Range: 1964 - 1994, 1964-1974; 1994   Quantity: 9.5 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Closed

 

S-P-01-A Scientific Meetings
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English
Date Range: 1964 - 1994, 1964-1974; 1994   Quantity: 9 boxes (c95 reels + 1 video)
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-P-01-B Applied Section Meetings
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Audio recordings of Applied Section meetings and related events.

Date Range: 1968 - 1972   Quantity: 0.5 boxes (5 reels)
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-P-02 British Psychoanalytical Society conferences, lectures and events
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Audio and video recordings of Ernest Jones lectures, Introductory Lectures and various events and celebrations held by the Society.

Related material can be found in series S-L.

Date Range: 1963 - 2006, 1963-1966; 1993-2006; some items undated   Quantity: 1.5 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-P-02-A Events and celebrations
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Related papers can be found in series S-L-03.

Date Range: 1963 - 2006, 1963; 1966; c1993-2006   Quantity: 1 box
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-P-02-B Ernest Jones lectures
Level of description: Sub-sub-series Language of materials: English

Related papers can be found in series S-L-02-B.

Date Range: 1964 - 2001, 1964; 1980; 1982; 2001   Quantity: 0.5 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-P-02-C John Hunter Padel, Introductory Lectures
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English
Date Range: 1967
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-P-03 Congresses
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Further material related to International Psychoanalytical Congresses can be found in S-L-03-B and S-M-01-C.

Date Range: 1961 - 2005, 1961; 1969; 1991; 2005   Quantity: 2 boxes
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-P-03-A IPA Congress, Edinburgh, 1961
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Many of the discs in this sub-series have a handwritten 'Guide to Tape Content' giving names of speakers and opening words or other means of identification.

Date Range: 1961
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-P-03-B IPA Congress, Rome, 1969
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

The Congress was held at the Hilton Hotel from 30 July to 3 August 1969.

Date Range: 1969
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-P-03-C Other congresses
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis

 

S-P-04 Oral histories
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

These are recordings of a series of interviews conducted mostly in the 1990s by Prof Peter Fonagy and Dr Ricardo Steiner.

Date Range: 1983 - 2005
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Closed

 

S-P-05 Miscellaneous recordings
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English, Spanish
Date Range: 1930 - 1999
Provenance: British Psychoanalytical Society & Institute of Psychoanalysis
Access: Partially closed

 


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