Correspondence, diaries, records of consultation, drafts and typescripts of lectures, articles and papers, and personal papers, of and relating to Dr William Ronald Dodds Fairbairn
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Ronald Fairbairn was born in Edinburgh in 1889 and educated at Merchiston Castle School and the Universities of Edinburgh, Manchester, Kiel and Strasbourg. During the First World War he served as a Territorial in the Royal Garrison Artillery with postings in Egypt and Palestine. He was Assistant Physician at the Royal Edinburgh Hospital for Mental Diseases from 1923-1924 and subsequently forged a career in medical psychology. He produced numerous psychological publications. He married, firstly, Mary Ann Gordon (d. 1952) and, secondly, Marion Frances Archer. He died on 31 December 1964.
- Creation: 1896-2006.
- Fairbairn, William Ronald Dodds, psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, 1889-1964. (Originator, Person)
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1-2 : Correspondence
3-58 : Engagement diaries
59-68 : Records of consultations
69-72 : Account books
73-74 : Address books
75-81 : Lectures, papers and articles
82: Copies of correspondence
83-91 : Personal papers
92 : Legacy
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Presented, 2012, by the family of W R D Fairbairn, through the good offices of Caro Birtles, Gloucestershire.14 May 2012
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