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At a Glance
This collection is arranged in 2 series.
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
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Restrictions on Access
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.
Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Saul Hofstein papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.
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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
Papers processed HR 05/--/1986.
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.
History / Biographical Note
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.