Letters of, to or concerning William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn relating to his publication ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’. Edit

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MS.50105
Level of Description
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Language
English

Dates

  • 1951-1955. (Creation)

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  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    156 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    Correspondence, 1951-1955, between William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn and various publishers relating to the publication of ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’.

    The correspondence has been arranged alphabetically by publisher, and by date under each publisher.

    ‘The British Journal of Medical Psychology’.

    Letter, 1951, of John D Sutherland, Editor of the ‘The British Journal of Medical Psychology’, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn concerning permission to reproduce articles in ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’. Folio 1.

    ‘British Medical Journal’.

    Letter, 1951, of H A Clegg, Editor of the ‘British Medical Journal’, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn concerning permission to reproduce articles in ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’. Folio 2.

    Cambridge University Press.

    Correspondence, 1953, between R W David, Manager of Cambridge University Press, and William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn concerning permission to reproduce articles in ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’. Folios 3-6.

    ‘The Edinburgh Medical Journal’.

    Letter, 1951, of D Murray Lyon, Editor of ‘The Edinburgh Medical Journal’, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn concerning permission to reproduce articles in ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’. Folio 7.

    ‘International Journal of Psycho-Analysis’.

    Letters, 1951, of W Hoffer, Editor of the ‘International Journal of Psycho-Analysis’, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn concerning permission to reproduce articles in ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’. Folios 8-9.

    Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd.

    The letters are arranged by date.

    Letters, 1951-1952, of John Harvard-Watts, Director of Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folios 10-10a.

    Letter, 1952, of Norman Franklin, of Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folio 11.

    Letter, 1952, of Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folio 12.

    Letter, 1953, of Colin Franklin, of Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folio 13.

    Letters, 1954, of John G Carter, director of Routledge and Kegan Paul Ltd, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folios 14-16.

    Folio 15. List of misprints, 1954, compiled by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn for inclusion in the American edition of his book, ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’. The list was sent to the publisher by Fairbairn on the 12 February 1954.

    Tavistock Publication, Ltd.

    Correspondence, 1951-1955, between John Harvard-Watts, director of Tavistock Publication, Ltd, and William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn concerning the publication of ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’. Folios 17-68.

    Folios 44-45. Leaflet, [circa 1952], advertising ‘The Changing Culture of a Factory’, by Elliott Jacques. The leaflet was sent to Fairbairn as an example of the planned advertising for his book, ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’. The leaflet was forwarded as an enclosure to John Harvard-Watts’ letter to Fairbairn of the 24 April 1952 (folio 43).

    Correspondence and related papers, 1953-1954, concerning a claim of defamation by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn against ‘The Listener’ resulting from an unfavourable review of his publication ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’.

    The papers are arranged by date.

    Typescript, [1953]: ‘Review in “The Listener”, March 12th 1954 [i.e. 1953]’. The review is of ‘Psychoanalytic Studies of the Personality’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. Folios 69-71.

    Correspondence and enclosures, 1953-1954. Folios 72-156.

    The correspondents are:

    Fairbairn, William Ronald Dodds;

    Hempsons Solicitors, London, acting for The Medical Defence Union Limited and William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn;

    Inglis, Orr and Bruce, solicitors, Edinburgh;

    ‘The Listener’, The Editor;

    ‘Mairi’, Broadcasting House, London;

    Medical Defence Union Limited, letters of and to the Secretary and Assistant Secretary;

    Sutherland, John (‘Jock’) Derg.

    Enclosures.

    Folio 107. Extract of evidence, [1954], from the case of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn against the ‘The Listener’. The extract was forwarded as an enclosure to Hempsons Solicitors’ letter to Fairbairn of the 13 July 1954 (folio 106).

    Folios 117-118. Carbon copy of a typescript, [1954]: “Plaintiff’s [William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn] evidence”.

    Folios 123-124. Typescript copy of a letter, 1954, of J Wilson McCagie to A S Bruce, Inglis, Orr and Bruce Solicitors, providing character testimony in support of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. McCagie’s letter relates to folio 121.

    Folios 127-131. Carbon copy of a typescript precognition, 1954, of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The copy was forwarded as an enclosure to the letter of Inglis, Orr and Bruce, solicitors, to Fairbairn of the 17 August 1954 (folio 126).

    Folios 144-145. Carbon copy of a typescript of a draft statement, 1954, of Jock Sutherland in support of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The statement was forwarded as an enclosure to Sutherland’s letter to Fairbairn of the 22 September 1954 (folio 143).

  • Related Materials

    MSS.50194-50199, drafts and proofs of `Psychoanalytic studies of the personality`.

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