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Ernest Jones Rehabilitation Fund
Personal papers
Correspondence collections
Manuscript collections

Press cuttings

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Catalogues available online!

The Archives of the British Psychoanalytical Society has recently completed a long-term cataloguing and repackaging project, funded by a grant awarded by the Wellcome Trust.

We are pleased to announce that our catalogues can now be browsed online.  Full details of our collections are available below.

If you would like to consult any of this material, please contact Joanne Halford ( quoting the relevant catalogue numbers.



Records of the British Psychoanalytical Society and Institute of Psychoanalysis (S)

These include minute books and administrative records of the BPAS and the Institute of Psychoanalysis and other material, including records related to:

  • The BMA Committee on psychoanalysis
  • The emigration of European analysts prior to and during the Second World War and the activities of members during the war
  • The Controversial Discussions
  • The publication of psychoanalytic works, including The Standard Edition of the Complete Works of Sigmund Freud
  • Contributions to official investigations/enquiries on aspects of mental health

See catalogue - click here.



Ernest Jones Rehabilitation Fund (P33)


Records of a fund established to assist psychoanalysts leaving Austria after the Nazi invasion of 1938 and which later provided support to colleagues in communist regimes, including sending relief parcels to analysts in Hungary.


See catalogue - click here.



Personal papers

We hold papers related to the following psychoanalysts, including manuscripts, professional records, correspondence, diaries, photos and personal/biographical material:

John Bowlby (P25)

Alexis Brook (P37)

Marion Burgner (P27)

C D Daly (P06)

Marjorie Franklin (P05)

Tom Freeman (P36)

William Gillespie (P16)

Mervin Glasser (P38)

W S Inman (P11)

Susan Isaacs (P19)

Ernest Jones (P04)

John Klauber (P24)

Tom Main (P07)

Marion Milner (P01)

Sylvia Payne (P21)

John Rickman (P03)

Hannah Ries (P13)

Joan Riviere (P02)

Clifford Scott (P28)

Karin Stephen (P14)

James and Alix Strachey (P17)



Correspondence collections


Letters to Ignacio Matte Blanco (P31)

Letters to Marjorie Brierley (P18)

Letters from Edward Glover to Thelma Lebeaux (P08)

Letters to David Holbrook (P20)

Correspondence between Wolfgang Loch and Michael and Enid Balint (P29)

Letters from Roger Money-Kyrle to Dorothy Fanshawe (P09)

Letters to the Schwarz family (P15)

Letters to Heinrich Winnik (P10)



Manuscript collections

Manuscripts, transcripts and offprints (M)

Anonymous account of treatment with D W Winnicott (P32)



Press cuttings

A rich collection of cuttings covering many significant events in psychoanalytic history and reflecting public perceptions of psychoanalysis. The cuttings were microfilmed through our grant from the Wellcome Trust.

See catalogue - click here.


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