P21-G - Biographer's papers


Reference

P21-G

Date Range1960 - 1986
Quantity1 folder
ProvenancePayne, Sylvia (1880-1976) doctor and psychoanalyst
Description

Level of description: Series
Language of materials: English

Material collected by Michael Parsons for a proposed biographical chapter about Sylvia Payne (apparently unpublished).


Inventory Listing

P21-G-01 Letters from Sylvia Payne to James Strachey

Level of description: File
Language of materials: English

Two letters, discussing Payne's proposed book on the history of the British Psychoanalytical Society, with comments on the characters of Ernest Jones and James Glover as well as details about Payne's own life. Also included is a photocopy of the second letter, with very brief annotations.

Creator Payne, Sylvia (1880-1976) doctor and psychoanalyst
Date range 1967 - c. 1986 (dates of originals/copy)    Quantity 3 items
Inventory Identifier P21-G-01 Box Number 139 Series P21-G
P21-G-02 Correspondence with Kenneth and John Payne

Level of description: File
Language of materials: English

Includes a short newspaper obituary of Kenneth Payne, who died in 1988.

Creator Payne, Sylvia (1880-1976) doctor and psychoanalyst
Date range 1986 - 1988    Quantity 5 items
Inventory Identifier P21-G-02 Box Number 139 Series P21-G
P21-G-03 Notes from Margaret Little and Marion Milner

Level of description: File
Language of materials: English

One letter to and from Margaret Little, plus notes apparently taken during a meeting with her. Also similar notes regarding Marion Milner, plus a photocopy of typed comments by Milner about Payne.

Creator Payne, Sylvia (1880-1976) doctor and psychoanalyst
Date range 1986 (original date of Milner's notes is unknown)    Quantity 6 items
Inventory Identifier P21-G-03 Box Number 139 Series P21-G
P21-G-04 Material provided by Pearl King

Level of description: File
Language of materials: English

Photocopies of handwritten notes by Pearl King about Sylvia Payne, some dated 1976. Also photocopies of the following material, including some apparently copied from these archives: minutes of the Society (1924-1927); Payne's paper 'What do we expect from psycho-analytical treatment?' (1960) with handwritten comments by King; a paper by Marion Milner for a discussion of an unidentified paper by Payne (1960); tributes by colleagues published in the Society's Bulletin (1976).

Creator Payne, Sylvia (1880-1976) doctor and psychoanalyst
Date range 1960 - 1986    Quantity 7 items
Inventory Identifier P21-G-04 Box Number 139 Series P21-G

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