P17-A - The Standard Edition of the Complete Psychological Works of Sigmund Freud



Date Rangec. 1949 - c. 1972
Quantity36.5 boxes
ProvenanceJames Beaumont Strachey (1887-1967) and Alix Strachey (1892-1973) née Sargant-Florence, psychoanalysts and translators

Level of description: Series
Language of materials: English

Materials relating to the translation, editing and publication of the Standard Edition. The works, published jointly by the Hogarth Press and the Institute of Psychoanalysis, were translated from German texts under the general editorship of James Strachey in collaboration with Anna Freud and assisted by Alix Strachey and Alan Tyson. The final volume, number XXIV, Indexes and Bibliographies, was compiled by Angela Harris (née Richards) in collaboration with Alix Strachey. Many of the draft materials and notes are undated but, in the main, the Standard Edition project was carried out between 1949 and 1966, with the exception of Volume XXIV which was published in 1974.

See also P17-F-A and P17-F-B, which contain a substantial quantity of professional and legal correspondence relating to the publication of the Standard Edition.

ArrangedEight sub-series by type, then by volume number where possible.
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P17-A-A  Early Drafts c. 1949 - c. 1966

P17-A-B  Typescript Drafts c. 1949 - c. 1966

P17-A-C  Proof Copies 1953 - 1972

P17-A-D  Published 'Working' Copies 1953 - 1966

P17-A-E  Corrections c. 1956 - c. 1969

P17-A-F  Volume XXIV, Indexes and Bibliographies c. 1967 - c. 1972

P17-A-G  Notes c. 1949 - c. 1969

P17-A-H  Newspaper Cuttings and Promotional Item 1953 - 1961

Published by the Archives of the British Psychoanalytical Society,
With support from The Wellcome Trust
Listed by Andy Blake
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