Letters of, to or concerning William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn: correspondents with surnames from Balint to Guntrip. Edit

Summary

Component Unique Identifier
MS.50100
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1927-1974. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    151 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The letters are arranged alphabetically by correspondent, and by date under each name.

    Balint, Michael.

    Correspondence, 1955, including copies of letters, between Michael Balint and William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Also included is a copy of a letter, 1955 (folios 2-5), of Fairbairn to John Sutherland. Folios 1-12.

    Begg, Norman D.

    Letter, 1952, of Norman D Begg, Director, European Regional Office of the World Health Organisation, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The letter concerns an invitation to attend the second planning meeting on WHO activities relating to the psychobiological development of the child, 26 to 30 January 1953. Folios 13-33.

    Folio 15. List, 1952, of persons invited to attend the second planning meeting on WHO activities relating to the psychobiological development of the child.

    Folios 16-33. Transcript, 1952, of the first planning conference on WHO activities relating to the psychobiological development of the child, 30 June to 1 July 1952.

    Bowlby, John.

    Letter, 1952, of John Bowlby to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The letter concerns an invitation to attend the second planning meeting on WHO activities relating to the psychobiological development of the child, 26 to 30 January 1953. Folio 34.

    Brierley, Marjorie.

    Correspondence, 1942, between Marjorie Brierley and William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folios 35-51.

    Folios 36-44. Copy, 1942, of an article ‘Some Observations on the Concept – Internal Object’, by Marjorie Brierley. The article was forwarded as an enclosure to Brierley’s letter to Fairbairn of the 6 March 1942 (folio 13).

    Folio 51. Extract, 1942, of a revised reference from Marjorie Brierley’s article, ‘Some Observations on the Concept – Internal Object’. The extract was forwarded as an enclosure to Brierley’s letter to Fairbairn of the 7 October 1942 (folio 28).

    Capes, Hilda Mary.

    Copy of a letter, 1954, of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn to Hilda Mary Capes. Folios 52-54.

    Crozier, William.

    Letter, 1930, of William Crozier to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folio 55.

    Dafashy, Dr.

    Picture postcard, 1959, of Dr Dafashy to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folio 56.

    Darroch, Jane.

    Letters, 1939, 1957, of Jane Darroch to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folios 57-64.

    Folios 58-63. Manuscript, 1939, “Account of the Film ‘Juarez’”, by Jane Darroch. The account was forwarded as an enclosure to Darroch’s letter to Fairbairn of the 15 July 1939 (folio 57).

    Dickinson, Susan.

    Letter, 1956, of Susan Dickinson, of the ‘British Journal of the Philosophy of Science’, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folio 65.

    ‘Edinburgh Medical Journal’.

    Publisher’s book review request proforma, 1936, from the Editor of the ‘Edinburgh Medical Journal’ to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folio 66.

    Fraser, Andrew A.

    Letter, 1927, of Andrew Fraser to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folio 67.

    Glover, Edward.

    Letters, 1942-1944, of Edward Glover to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The letters would appear to concern Glover’s growing disillusionment with, and subsequent resignation from, the British Psychoanalytical Society. Folios 68-111.

    Folios 70-72. Agenda, 1942, for an extraordinary meeting of the British Psychoanalytical Society. The agenda would appear to have been forwarded as an enclosure to Glover’s letter to Fairbairn of the 19 February 1942 (folios 68-69).

    Folios 76-83. Transcript, [1942] of a meeting of the British Psychoanalytical Society. The transcript would appear to have been forwarded as an enclosure to Glover’s letter to Fairbairn of the 11 June 1942 (folio 75).

    Folios 89-94. Memorandum, 1942, sent by Melanie Klein to members of the British Psychoanalytical Society. The memorandum was forwarded as an enclosure to Klein’s letter to Fairbairn of the 23 July 1942 (folio 88).

    Folios 101-106. Copy, 1944, of Glover’s comments on the training committee of the British Psychoanalytical Society. The comments were forwarded as an enclosure to Glover’s letter to Sylvia Payne of the 1 February 1944 (folios 99-100).

    This sequence also includes copies of correspondence, 1942, between Sylvia Payne and Melitta Schmideberg (folios 86-87); letter, 1942, of Melanie Klein to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn (folio 88) and copies of correspondence, 1944, between Edward Glover and Sylvia Payne (folios 95-100; folios 107-111).

    Business papers, 1944, of the British Psychoanalytical Society concerning Edward Glover and his resignation from the Society. Folios 112-119.

    Folios 112-114. Copy of the rules of the British Psychoanalytical Society.

    Folios 115-119. Minutes, 1944, of the meeting of the British Psychoanalytical Society relating to Edward Glover’s resignation.

    Guntrip, Henry (‘Harry’).

    Correspondence, 1954-1962 and undated, between Harry Guntrip and William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folios 120-144.

    Folios 122-125. Copy, [circa 1955], of an article, ‘A Comment on Terminology’, by Harry Guntrip. The article would appear to have been forwarded as an enclosure to Guntrip’s letter to Fairbairn of the 18 September 1955 (folio 121).

    Folios 140-142. Copy, 1962, of an article, ‘A Short Note on Castration’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The article was forwarded as an enclosure to Fairbairn’s letter to Guntrip of the 17 March 1962 (folios 137-139).

    Correspondence, 1974, between Harry Guntrip and John D Sutherland. The letters concern a biography of Fairbairn written by Sutherland. Folios 145-151.

  • Bibliography

    Folios 45-47 are printed in `From Instinct to Self: Selected Papers of W R D Fairbairn`, volume 2, edited by E Fairbairn Birtles and D Scharff (Jason Aronson, 1994).

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