Series List and Summary Descriptions


P03-A Writings, lectures and broadcasts
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Papers, reviews and lecture notes by Rickman, as well as two broadcasting scripts and offprints of his published works. Also included are correspondence and other material related to his publications and papers produced by his posthumous editors.

Date Range: 1919 - c. 2003   Quantity: 4 boxes
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-A-A Writings
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Typed papers. Some are original versions (including carbon copies) and some were retyped during preparation for two posthumous volumes of Rickman's work, Selected Contributions to Psycho-Analysis, edited by W Clifford M Scott (1957, 2003) and No Ordinary Psychoanalyst, edited by Pearl King (2003). Many items have been annotated and some have been given new titles. As it is often unclear which papers were produced by or for John Rickman and which were produced by his editors, dates provided are those of the original material, unless otherwise stated. Information about dates has been taken from annotations, bibliographies and the published volumes.

Date Range: 1919 - 1951   Quantity: 2.5 boxes
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-A-B Reviews
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Reviews of published works; also included are notes on an article by John Rickman by an unidentified author.

Date Range: c. 1925 - 1945?   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-A-C Lecture material
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Mostly typed notes, prepared for various audiences.

Date Range: 1928 - 1939 (one item undated)   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-A-D Broadcasting scripts
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Scripts for two unidentified productions.

Date Range: 1947   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-A-E Offprints
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Offprints of Rickman's published papers; not a complete series.

Date Range: 1928 - 1951   Quantity: 2 folders
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-A-F Papers and correspondence related to publications
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Material regarding Rickman's work for The Lancet, an unpublished entry in the Chambers's Encyclopaedia and a project to develop a subject index of psychoanalytical literature.

Date Range: 1929 - 1951   Quantity: 3 folders
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-A-G Posthumous editors' notes
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to volumes of Rickman's papers edited by Clifford Scott and Pearl King.

Date Range: c. 1957 - c. 2003   Quantity: 1 folder
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-B Professional activities
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Files related to Rickman's work with professional, medical and military organisations.

Date Range: 1927 - 1951
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-B-A Professional bodies
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to Rickman's activities within the British Psychoanalytical Society and British Psychological Society.

Date Range: 1927 - 1951   Quantity: 4 folders
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-B-B Professional work
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Papers related to Rickman's military service during the Second World War, his post-war activities and his involvement with the Peckham Pioneer Health Centre.

Date Range: 1939 - 1951
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-C Correspondence files
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English, Hungarian, German

Correspondence, mostly professional in nature. Where possible, the subject arrangement used by Rickman has been retained, although some additional work has been carried out to restore date order. These files are arranged chronologically (P03-C-A). However, some correspondence has previously been removed from the original order and this material has been arranged as a separate sub-series, arranged alphabetically by correspondent (P03-C-B). The majority of this correspondence is related to Rickman's military service during the Second World War.

See also P03-A-E for correspondence related to Rickman's publications.

Date Range: 1920 - 1951
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-C-A Name and subject files
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English, Hungarian, German

Correspondence with colleagues and regarding professional activities, as well as letters related to the emigration of European analysts before and during the Second World War.

Date Range: 1920 - 1951   Quantity: 8 files
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-C-B Alphabetical files
Level of description: Sub-series Language of materials: English

Correspondence with colleagues and various organisations. Much of the correspondence relates to Rickman's work during the Second World War within the Emergency Medical Services (Haymeads EMS Hospital and Wharncliffe EMS Hospital) and the Royal Army Medical Corps (Northfield Military Hospital and the War Office Selection Board).

See also P03-B-B-01 and P03-C-A-04 for other material related to Rickman's military work.

Date Range: 1927 - 1951 (mostly 1940s)   Quantity: 6 files
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst
Access: Partially closed

 

P03-D Cuttings album and notebooks
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

One album of notices of the Institute of Psychoanalysis and three albums of press cuttings, one containing articles relevant to the Military Service Act 1916 and two containing articles by or about John Rickman. Also included is a notebook containing an index of sexual terms and an address book.

Date Range: 1915 - 1939 (one item undated)   Quantity: 6 volumes
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 

P03-E Photographs
Level of description: Series Language of materials: English

Professional and personal photographs of Rickman and colleagues; all black and white, except the first item.

Date Range: 1926 - c. 1951   Quantity: 16 items
Provenance: Rickman, John (1891-1951) Quaker physician and psychoanalyst

 


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