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Saul Hofstein papers, 1939-1994

Summary Information

Abstract

The research files of Saul Hofstein and his files from the Otto Rank Association.

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0604
Bib ID 4078395 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Hofstein, Saul, 1916-
Title Saul Hofstein papers, 1939-1994
Physical Description 23 linear feet (23 linear feet 23 boxes)
Language(s) English .
Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Arrangement

Arrangement

Series I: Subject Files; Series II: Otto Rank Association Subseries II.1: Otto Rank Association Membership and Meetings; Subseries II.2: Photographs and Diploma; Subseries II.3: Cassette Tapes; Subseries II.4: Books

Description

Scope and Content

Manuscripts, correspondence, mimeographed reports and seminar papers, documents, reprints of articles, clippings, pamphlets, and other printed materials relating to psychology, social work and social work education. There are files relating to Hofstein's teaching and professional associations and committees and materials concerning psychological testing and psychiatric treatment in the army during World War II.

In addition, there is a substantial amount of material realting to the Otto Rank Association, including metting notes, photographs, audio recordings.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located off-site. You will need to request this material at least three business days in advance to use the collection in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

The Rare Book and Manuscript Library does not currently have the capacity to allow patrons access to audio cassettes, reel-to-reel tapes, film, analog records, and videotapes. If you need access to this type of material, please contact Access Services to discuss the possibility of reproduction or reformatting.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Saul Hofstein papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Related Rank Collections at the Rare Book and Manuscript Library:

Otto Rank Papers

Otto Rank Association Records

Virginia P. Robinson Papers

Jessie Taft Papers

E. James Lieberman Papers

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Papers processed HR 05/--/1986.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2013-10-09 Ead version published by Patrick Lawlor

2019-05-20 EAD was imported spring 2019 as part of the ArchivesSpace Phase II migration.

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Clinical psychologists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Clinical psychology Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Otto Rank Association Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychology, Military Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rank, Otto, 1884-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social service Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social work education Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Social workers Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Wurzweiler School of Social Work Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

Clinical psychologist with the U.S. Army from 1941 to 1946; Supervisor of Children's and Youth Services at Jewish Community Services of Long Island from 1946 to 1956; Assistant Director of the Infants Home of Brooklyn from 1956 to 1958; an instructor of social work at several institutions from 1952 to 1966; and associate professor at the Wurzweiler School of Social Work of Yeshiva University since 1966.