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Guide to the S.R. Slavson Papers
 MC 141

Elmer Holmes Bobst Library
70 Washington Square South
New York, NY, 10012
(212) 998-2641

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Descriptive Summary

Creator: Slavson, S. R., (Samuel Richard), 1891-
Title: S.R. Slavson Papers
Dates [inclusive]: 1905-1981
Abstract: S .R. Slavson was a prominent psychologist and leading figure in the development and study of group psychotherapy. These papers document the development of Slavson's career and offer a look into the nascent stages of group psychotherapy, particularly in the Group Therapy Department of the Jewish Board of Guardians, but also in various other social service agencies. The collection also contains considerable material relating to the founding of the American Group Psychotherapy Association, and personal materials which deal with Slavson's early interest in creative writing, socialism and labor activism.
Quantity: 15.0 linear feet
Call Phrase: MC 141