Draft manuscripts of an article, ‘Observations on the Nature of Hysterical States’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn; with related correspondence and manuscript notes. Edit

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Component Unique Identifier
MS.50201
Level of Description
File
Language
English

Dates

  • 1953. (Creation)

Extents

  • 0.00 linear metres (Whole)
    106 folios.

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  • Language of Materials

    English

  • Scope and Contents

    The papers are arranged chronologically.

    1953.

    Letter, 1953, of O Alldridge, as Assistant Secretary of the Authors’ Club, to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The letter would appear to relate to arrangements concerning accommodation for Fairbairn in connection with a meeting of the Medical Section of the British Psychological Society, 28 October 1953. At the meeting Fairbairn read his paper, ‘Observations on the Nature of Hysterical States’. Folio 1.

    Manuscript notes, ?1953, of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn on hysteria and hysterical states. Included are notes written by some of his private patients. Folios 2-31.

    Carbon copy, 1953, of a summary by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn of his paper ‘Observations on the Nature of Hysterical States’. Folios 32-34.

    Amended draft manuscript, 1953, comprised of typescript and manuscript, of an article, ‘Observations on the Nature of Hysterical States’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The draft article is based on a paper that was read by Fairbairn at a meeting of the Medical Section of the British Psychological Society, 28 October 1953. The manuscript has been heavily amended by Fairbairn. It is probable that the typescript section of the manuscript is the original paper read by Fairbairn. Folios 35-66.

    Manuscript notes and correspondence, 1953, concerning the paper, ‘Observations on the Nature of Hysterical States’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn, as read to the Medical Section of the British Psychological Society, 28 October 1953. Folios 67-79.

    Folios 67-71. Manuscript notes, ‘Paper to Medical Section B.P.S.’, of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn.

    Folios 72-74. Letter, 2 November 1953, of Eric Trist to William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn.

    Folios 75-77. Letter, 27 November 1953, of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn to Eric Trist in reply to Trist’s letter to Fairbairn of the 2 November 1953 (folios 69-71).

    Folios 78-79. Draft or unsent letter, 27 November 1953, of William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn to Paula Heimann.

    Amended typescript, 1953, of the ‘shortened version’ of the article ‘Observations on the Nature of Hysterical States’, by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn. The typescript has been corrected by Fairbairn. Folios 80-102.

    Original folders.

    Folder, annotated by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn: ‘XVII i Paper on Hysteria Original Version (Superseded)’. Folios 1-66 were originally enclosed by the folder. Folios 103-104.

    Folder, annotated by William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn: ‘XVII iii “Observations on the Nature of Hysterical States” (Shortened Version)’. Folios 80-102 were originally enclosed by the folder. Folios 105-106.

  • Bibliography

    ‘Observations on the Nature of Hysterical States’ is printed in: `British Journal of Medical Psychology`, volume 27, number 3 (1954) pages 106-125; and, `From Instinct to Self: Selected Papers of W R D Fairbairn`, volume 1, edited by E Fairbairn Birtles and D Scharff (Jason Aronson, 1994).

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