Rare Book & Manuscript Library

E. James Lieberman papers, 1949-1996

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: Ms Coll/Lieberman,MS#0780
Bib ID 4078538 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Lieberman, E. James, 1934- ; Taft, Jessie, 1882-1960
Title E. James Lieberman papers, 1949-1996
Physical Description 3 linear feet (8 boxes)
Language(s) English .

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.



Arranged in four series.


Scope and Content

Correspondence, manuscripts, seminar papers, tape cassettes, and printed materials. The collection includes the first and final drafts of Lieberman's Acts of Will; The Life and Work of Otto Rank (New York: The Free Press, 1985), as well as his research files for the book. There is also a heavily annotated ms. translation by J. J. Taft of Rank's Daybooks (Diaries). Other correspondence, conference papers, lecture notes, and inscribed books have been added.

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

This collection is located on-site.

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.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); E. James Lieberman 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

Saul Hofstein Papers

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of E. James Lieberman, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1992, 1996& 1997.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed 06/02/1988.

Papers Processed HR 01/17/1993.

1 printed article Processed HR 08/13/1997.

2 inscribed books Processed HR 08/19/1997.

Trans. of Seelenglaube. Processed HR 06/23/2000.

Revision Description

2009-06-26 File created.

2013-10-14 Ead file created 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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Articles Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Audiocassettes Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Correspondence Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Drafts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
First drafts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts for publication Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Proceedings (reports) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID


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American Psychological Association Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychiatrists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychiatry Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychoanalysis -- Biography Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychoanalysis -- Societies, etc Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychoanalysts Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Psychologists Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Rank, Otto, 1884-1939 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Translations Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical sketch

E. James Lieberman (1934-), psychiatrist and authority on the psychotherapist Otto Rank, 1884-1939.