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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 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

This collection is arranged in 2 series.

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.

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You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

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

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Dr. Saul Hofstein, l986.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Papers: Source of acquisition--Hofstein, Dr. Saul. Method of acquisition--gift; Date of acquisition--01/--/1986.

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.

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Series I: Subject Files



Box 1 Administration


Box 1 Adolescence


Box 1 Adoption


Box 1 Aging


Box 1 Aggression


Box 1 Aid to dependent children


Box 1 American Association of Psychiatric Social Workers


Box 1 Association for the Aid of Crippled Children - Queens


Box 1 Rehabilitation Program


Box 1 Aphasia


Box 1 Aptekar, Herbert


Box 1 Automation



Box 2 Bibliography


Box 2 Black experience


Box 2 Blind and visually limited


Box 2 Brain


Box 2 Brain damage


Box 2 Case materials - family therapy


Box 2 Case materials - special


Box 2 Case records for teaching



Box 3 Casework



Box 4 Child guidance


Box 4 Child health


Box 4 Child welfare


Box 4 Child welfare - bibliography


Box 4 Child welfare - foster home placement


Box 4 Child welfare - institutions


Box 4 Child welfare - recording


Box 4 Children


Box 4 Children - attitude toward adults


Box 4 Children - disadvantaged


Box 4 Children - guardianship


Box 4 Children - emotionally disturbed


Box 4 Civil defense


Box 4 Civil rights


Box 4 Civilian Conservation Corps



Box 5 College revolt, etc.


Box 5 Communication


Box 5 Community action


Box 5 Community mental health


Box 5 Community social work


Box 5 Community social work.- course


Box 5 Consumer price index


Box 5 Council of Jewish Federations and Welfare Funds, Inc.


Box 5 Council on Social Work Education


Box 5 Counseling


Box 5 Courts and crime


Box 5 Day care


Box 5 Diagnosis - assessment


Box 5 Drug abuse



Box 6 Education


Box 6 Employment and income


Box 6 Epilepsy


Box 6 Evaluation guides


Box 6 Familial responsibility


Box 6 Family


Box 6 Family planning


Box 6 Family processes


Box 6 Fathers


Box 6 Field instruction


Box 6 Finger painting


Box 6 Group process


Box 6 Group work


Box 6 Guidance


Box 6 Guidance - elementary schools


Box 6 Handicapped - children


Box 6 Handicapped - employment


Box 6 Health care


Box 6 Health legislation


Box 6 Health services



Box 7 Hearn, Gordon


Box 7 Helping process


Box 7 Heredity


Box 7 Homemaker services


Box 7 Homosexuality


Box 7 Intermarriage


Box 7 Israeli social work


Box 7 The Jew in American Society - course


Box 7 Jewish Communal & Social Organization - course


Box 7 Jewish community centers


Box 7 Jewish education


Box 7 Jewish Family and Children's Service


Box 7 Jewish poor


Box 7 Jewish Social Philosophy


Box 7 Jewish social research


Box 7 Jews - Sephardic


Box 7 Juvenile delinquency



Box 8 Labor, labor relations


Box 8 Labor relations, social work


Box 8 Labor statistics


Box 8 Maternal and infant care


Box 8 Medical social work


Box 8 Medicare


Box 8 Mental health


Box 8 Mental health - bibliography


Box 8 Mental health - community


Box 8 Mental health - prevention


Box 8 Mental hospitals


Box 8 Mental illness


Box 8 Military - case materials


Box 8 Military - emergency services


Box 8 Military - induction process


Box 8 Military - neuropsychiatric clinic - consultation service


Box 8 Military - neuropsychiatric clinic - group therapy


Box 8 Military - neuropsychiatric clinic - head trauma


Box 8 Military - neuropsychiatric clinic - malingering


Box 8 Military - neuropsychistric clinic - misc.


Box 8 Military - neuropsychiatric clinic - morale


Box 8 Military - neuropsychiatric clinic - psychodynamics



Box 9 Military - neuropsychiatric clinic - psychoneuroses


Box 9 Military - neuropsychistric clinic - psychopath


Box 9 Military - neuropsychiatric clinic - reconditioning center


Box 9 Military - neuropsychiatric clinic - selection


Box 9 Military - neuropsychiatric clinic - treatment and therapy


Box 9 Military - psychiatric material


Box 9 Military - psychiatry


Box 9 Military - psychoses


Box 9 Military - tests


Box 9 Military - tests - Army General Classification Test


Box 9 Military - tests - Army Individual Test


Box 9 Military - tests - Clerical Aptitude Test


Box 9 Military - tests - induction


Box 9 Military - vocational guidance and counseling



Box 10 Mobilization for Youth


Box 10 Multiple Sclerosis


Box 10 National Association of Social Workers


Box 10 National Committee on Social Work in Defense Mobilization


Box 10 National Social Welfare Workers Movement


Box 10 New York City. Community Mental Health Board


Box 10 New York City. Developing New York City's Human Resources


Box 10 New York State Welfare Conferences


Box 10 Nursing homes



Box 11 Parent education


Box 11 Play


Box 11 Police


Box 11 Poverty


Box 11 Pregnancy


Box 11 Private practice


Box 11 Private practice - committee material (N.A.S.W.)


Box 11 Private practice - statements - chapters


Box 11 Private practice - Statements - individual and organization



Box 12 Private practice - National Association of Social Workers


Box 12 Psychiatric and social services at the Nassau County Jail


Box 12 Psychiatric education for physicians


Box 12 Psychiatric clinics


Box 12 Psychology


Box 12 Psychotherapy - socio-cultural aspects


Box 12 Public welfare



Box 13 Recreation and leisure


Box 13 Research


Box 13 Retardation


Box 13 Schizophrenia - childhood


Box 13 School social work


Box 13 Science


Box 13 Social action


Box 13 Social policy


Box 13 Social security


Box 13 Social welfare organization


Box 13 Social work


Box 13 Social work - definition



Box 14 Social work education


Box 14 Social work education - admissions


Box 14 Social work education - undergraduate


Box 14 Social work manpower statistics


Box 14 Temporary care


Box 14 Urban crisis


Box 14 Vision


Box 14 Waiting lists

Series II: Otto Rank Association


Subseries II.1: Otto Rank Association Membership and Meetings



Box 15 Finances, 1981-89., (9 folders)


Box 15 An Invitation to Become a Member of The Otto Rank Association, 1966., (1 folder)


Box 15 General Ledger, 1967-83, (1 folder)


Box 15 Investments prior to, 1983, (1 folder)


Box 15 First Meeting of the Otto Rank Association, 5 November 1966., (1 folder)


Box 15 Otto Rank Association meeting, 13 May 1967, (1 folder)


Box 15 Otto Rank Association meeting, 26 October 1968., (2 folders)


Box 15 Otto Rank Association meeting, 25 October 1969, (1 folder)


Box 15 Otto Rank Association planning for meeting, 1970, (1 folder)


Box 15 Otto Rank Association meeting, 17-18 October 1970, (1 folder)



Box 16 Otto Rank Association meeting, 23 October 1971, (1 folder)


Box 16 Otto Rank Association meeting, 28 October 1972, (1 folder)


Box 16 Otto Rank Association meeting, 27 October 1973, (1 folder)


Box 16 Otto Rank Association planning for meeting, 1973, (1 folder)


Box 16 Otto Rank Association occasional letter with quotations (Not Used), 1973, (1 folder)


Box 16 Otto Rank Association meeting, 16 March 1975, (1 folder)


Box 16 Otto Rank Association meeting, 16 March 1977, (1 folder)


Box 16 Otto Rank Association meeting -- Notes and remarks, 21 October 1978, (1 folder)


Box 16 Otto Rank Association meeting, 20 October 1979.--Notes, remarks, and correspondence, 20 October 1979, (1 folder)


Box 16 Otto Rank Association meeting, 18 October 1980.--Notes, remarks, and correspondence., 18 October 1980, (1 folder)


Box 16 Royalties, 1982-84, (1 folder)


Box 16 Membership List on sheets of labels., (1 folder)


Box 16 Occasional Letter, 1969-76., 1969-76, (1 folder)


Box 16 Savings Accounts (Closed)-- 2 small books., (1 folder)


Box 16 Tax Withholding, 1980-82., 1980-82, (1 folder)


Box 16 Federal Quarterly Tax Reports, 1973-79., 1973-79, (1 folder)


Box 16 State Tax for PA, 1971-81., 1971-81, (1 folder)


Box 16 Public Relations.--Pamphlet., (1 folder)


Box 16 Termination, 1982-91., 1982-91, (1 folder)


Box 16 University Microfilms International, 1986-87., 1986-87, (1 folder)


Box 16 Workman's Compensation, 1983., 1983, (1 folder)



Box 17 AMS Press. Publication of Dr. faatz's book, 1983., 1983, (1 folder)


Box 17 Conferences on Rank (Non ORA), 1985.--Pamphlet, 1985, (1 folder)


Box 17 ORA Board, 1985.--List, 1985, (1 folder)


Box 17 ORA Bank Statements, 1986-87., 1986-87, (1 folder)


Box 17 ORA Branches (General), 1983-84., 1983-84, (1 folder)


Box 17 ORA Branches. Coordinating Council, 1983., 1983, (1 folder)


Box 17 ORA Branches. Greater Washington, 1979-86., 1979-86, (1 folder)


Box 17 ORA Branches. New York, 1982-84., 1982-84, (1 folder)


Box 17 ORA Branches. North carolina, 1983-85., 1983-85, (1 folder)


Box 17 ORA Columbia University, 1983-95., 1983-95, (1 folder)


Box 17 Hofstein correspondence-misc., 1983., 1983, (1 folder)


Box 17 Hofstein correspondence-Anita Faatz., 1968-97., 1968-97, (1 folder)


Box 17 Hofstein correspondence-Jake Heckler re. Anita Faatz., 1985., 1985, (1 folder)


Box 17 Hofstein correspondence-Dr. E. James Lieberman, 1994., 1994, (1 folder)


Box 17 Hofstein correspondence-Jobert J. McDonnell re. Termination, 1983., 1983, (1 folder)


Box 17 Hofstein correspondence-Virginia Robinson, 1967., 1967, (1 folder)


Box 17 Hofstein correspondence-Gunther Stuhlmann, 1982-86., 1982-86, (1 folder)


Box 17 Hofstein correspondence-Helen Rank Velfort (Otto Rank's daughter), 1983., 1983, (1 folder)


Box 17 Cancelled checks and statements,, 1982-83., 1982-83, (1 folder)


Box 17 Otto Rank -- General articles, 1980s., 1980s, (1 folder)


Box 17 Manuscript copy of Virginia Robinson's work: "Jessie Taft - A Professional Biography"., (1 folder)



Box 18 Folder 1 Cards (3), 1974-75., 1974-75


Subseries II.2: Photographs and Diploma

(255 photographs and 1 diploma).


Box 18 Ph.D. Diploma for Virginia Pollard Robinson from the University of Pennsylvania, 1959


Box 18 Folder 2-17 Photographs taken at various Otto Rank Association meetings and events, 1971-83., 1971-83, (254 photographs)


Box 18 Folder 18 Photograph of Virginia Robinson, Kenneth Pray, and Jessie Taft.


Subseries II.3: Cassette Tapes

(57 carrette tapes and 1 reel-to-reel tape).

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.


Box 18 Tape of October 1969 meeting (Granville Hicks, Miriam Waddington, and Annais Nin)., (1 reel-to-reel BASF tape)



Box 19 Cassette tapes of ORA meetings and events, 1960s-1970s, (24 tapes)



Box 20 Cassette tapes of ORA meetings and events, 1970s, (18 tapes)



Box 21 Cassette tapes of ORA meetings and events, 1970s, (15 tapes)


Subseries II.4: Books



Box 22 Journal of the Otto Rank Association , June 1966-Summer 1983, (30 issues)


Box 22 Counseling and Proptective Service as Family Case Work: A Functional Approach. Jessie Taft, Editor, 1946


Box 22 Family Casework and Counseling A Functional Approach. Jessie Taft, Editor, 1948


Box 22 Method and Skill in Public Assistance. Rosa Wessel, Editor, 1938


Box 22 Journal of Social Work Process , 1953-69, 10 issues.


Box 22 The Developement of a Professional Self. by Virginia P. Robinson, 1978


Box 22 A Changing Psychology in Social Case Work. by Virginia P. Robinson, 1939


Box 22 The Dynamics of Therapy in a Controlled Relationship. by Jessie Taft, 1962


Box 22 The Dynamics of Therapy in a Controlled Relationship. by Jessie Taft, 1933


Box 22 Modern Education. by Otto Rank, 1932


Box 22 J.-M. Charcot 1825-1893 His Life-His Work. by Georges Guillain, 1959


Box 22 Social Case Work With Children. Edited by Jessie Taft, 1940



Box 23 Journal of Social Work Process. , 1955-58, (4 issues)


Box 23 A Functional Approach to Family Case Work. Edited by Jessie Taft, 1944


Box 23 Training for Skill in Social Case Work. Edited by Virginia P. Robinson, 1942


Box 23 Public Assistance Problems in Pennsylvania.


Box 23 A Case Work Approach to Sex Delinquents. Edited by Rosa Wessel, 1947


Box 23 Functional Case Work in a Medical Setting. Edited by Edith M. Cressman, 1944


Box 23 The Experience of the Individual in Public Assistance. by Pauline Miller, 1947


Box 23 The Role of the Baby in the Placement Process , 1946


Box 23 The Day Nursery Care as a Social Service , 1943


Box 23 Jessie Taft Therapist and Social Work Educator. Edited by Virginia P. Robinson, 1962


Box 23 Social Change and Social Work Practice. by Fred Berl, 1988


Box 23 The Developement of a Professional Self. by Virginia P. Robinson, 1978


Box 23 The Dynamics of Casework and Counseling. by Herbert H. Aptekar, 1955


Box 23 Basic Concepts in Social case Work. by Herbert H. Aptekar, 1941


Box 23 The Nature of Choice. by Anita J. Faatz, 1985


Box 23 The Nature of Choice in Casework Process. by Anita J. Faatz, 1953


Box 23 The Theory and Practice as a Single Reality. by Ruth Gilpin, 1963


Box 23 A Comparison of Diagnostic and Functional Casework Concepts, Edited by Cora Kasius, 1950


Box 23 Beyond Psychology. by Otto Rank, 1941


Box 23 Diagnosis and Process in Family Counseling. by M. Robert Gomberg and Frances T. Levinson, 1951


Box 23 Achievement of Responsible Behavior Through Group Work Process. Edited by Helen U. Phillips, 1950


Box 23 Psychotherapy with Children. by Frederick H. Allen, 1942


Box 23 Training for Skill in Social Case Work. Edited by Virginia P. Robinson, 1942


Box 23 The Dynamics of Supervision under Functional Controls. by Virginia P. Robinson, 1949


Box 23 Supervision in Social Case Work. by Virginia P. Robinson, 1936


Box 23 The Nature of Policy in the Administration of Public Assistance. by Anita J. Faatz, 1943


Box 23 Social Work in a Revolutionary Age. by Kenneth L.M. Pray, 1949