Drafts and typescripts of articles and papers by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn: ‘The Study of Mental Abnormality: Prolegomena to the Establishment of a National Laboratory for this Purpose’; ‘Dissociation and Repression’; and, notes for tutorials and lectures by Fairbairn. Edit

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Component Unique Identifier
MS.50173
Level of Description
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Language
English

Dates

  • 1928-circa 1930. (Creation)

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  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    79 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The articles and lectures are arranged chronologically. Where material concerning a particular work spans two or more years the papers are placed by the earliest date.

    1928.

    ‘The Study of Mental Abnormality: Prolegomena to the Establishment of a National Laboratory for this Purpose’.

    Annotated typescript, 1928, of an article, ‘The Study of Mental Abnormality: Prolegomena to the Establishment of a National Laboratory for this Purpose’, contributed to the ‘British Medical Journal’ (March, 1928). The typescript has been corrected by Fairbairn. Folios 1-13.

    ‘Dissociation and Repression’.

    Draft typescript, 1928, of ‘Dissociation and Repression’, by Fairbairn. The typescript has been corrected by Fairbairn. Folios 14-27.

    Typescript, 1928, of ‘Dissociation and Repression’, by Fairbairn. The typescript has been corrected by Fairbairn. The typescript also includes a retrospective note, 1951, by Fairbairn, reflecting on how his approach to the subject has changed in the intervening years (folio 45). Folios 28-45.

    Tutorials.

    Notes, 1928, mostly in manuscript but with some in typescript, of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn concerning Freud’s ‘The Ego and the Id’. Folios 46-60.

    The notes would appear to have been prepared for tutorials given by Fairbairn at the Psychology Department, University of Edinburgh, November 1928.

    Folios 46-47 loosely enclosed folios 48-60.

    1928-circa 1930.

    Lectures.

    Notes, [circa 1928-circa 1930], mostly in typescript but with some in manuscript, of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn concerning lectures on the nervous system. The typescripts have been corrected by Fairbairn. Folios 61-79.

    The notes would appear to have been prepared for lectures or tutorials given by Fairbairn at the Psychology Department, University of Edinburgh.

  • Bibliography

    The article, ‘The Study of Mental Abnormality: Prolegomena to the Establishment of a National Laboratory for this Purpose’ (folios 1-13) is printed in: `British Medical Journal`, volume 1, number 3508 (31 March, 1928) pp 566-568 and, `From Instinct to Self: Selected Papers of W R D Fairbairn`, volume 2, edited by E Fairbairn Birtles and D Scharff (Jason Aronson, 1994).

    Notes of Fairbairn concerning Freud’s ‘The Ego and the Id’ (folios 48-60) are referenced in `From Instinct to Self`, volume 2, Birtles and Scharff (Jason Aronson, 1994).

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