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Menninger clinical staff in Topeka, Kansas

Informal photographs of staff members taken by William Simpson, M.D. in the Stone Conference Room.

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Menninger Clinic Neurology class, 1952, Topeka, Kansas

D. Bernard Foster, M.D., is teaching psychiatric residents in a neurology class. The Menninger Clinic is a facility for mental-health treatment, education, research, and prevention. It was started in 1919 in Topeka, Kansas, by Dr. Charles F. Menninger and his two sons, Karl and William. . Menninger was a key training hospital from the early days and became the largest training center in the country after World War II.

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Freudian Follies at the Menninger Clinic, Topeka, Kansas

After four years of training in psychiatry, the Menninger psychiatric residents put on a show spoofing the program, the clinic, the faculty, psychiatric and psychoanalytic theory and the whole world. These black and white photographs show some of the silly fun over the years.

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A child psychiatry case conference at Menninger Clinic

This photograph shows a case conference at the Children's Divisionof the Menninger Clinic. The staff shown are M.D. Escudero, Arthur Mandelbaum, Ila Simon, Dr. Dorothy Fuller, and Dr. and Mrs Cotter Hirschberg. The Menninger Clinic philosophy of treatment was the bio-psycho-social approach. This philosophy of treatment integrated medical, psychodynamic, developmental, and family systems to treat the total health of patients.

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Industrial mental health at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

This is a photograph of Dr. Harry Levinson and Charlton Price who were part of the Industrial Mental Health Division. The Menninger Clinic is a facility for mental-health treatment, education, research, and prevention. It was started in 1919 in Topeka, Kansas, by Dr. Charles F. Menninger and his two sons, Karl and William. It grew into a recognized center for the treatment of mental illness, teaching about mental health, and research in the field. It was located in Topeka, Kansas, from 1925 to 2003 and is now in Houston, Texas.

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Bernard Hall, M.D.

A photograph of Dr. Bernard Hall lecturing the Menninger School of Psychiatry residents in the x-ray conference room at the Veterans Administration Hospital in Topeka, Kansas.

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Industrial mental health division of the Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kansas

This photograph of Dr. Harry Levinson shows him interviewing men at the Henry Manufacturing Co. as part of his work in the Industrial Mental Health Division. The Menninger Clinic is a facility for mental-health treatment, education, research, and prevention. It was started in 1919 in Topeka, Kansas, by Dr. Charles F. Menninger and his two sons, Karl and William. It grew into a recognized center for the treatment of mental illness, teaching about mental health, and research in the field. The Industrial Mental Health Division was part of the Preventive Psychiatry Department.

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Historic Psychiatry original miscellaneous documents

These are a variety of handwritten and typed letters, lectures, autographs, news clippings, biographical information, images and sketches, court documents, and other documents related to the history of psychiatry. These documents are housed in four boxes and the folders within are arranged alphabetically by surname or title, and they are included in the larger collection of historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives. Authors come from such fields as medicine, religion, prison and other reform and advocacy movements, politics, the military, etc. The documents themselves sometimes provide significant information, and sometimes they were collected because their authors were significant historical figures. Some of the individuals found in Box 1 include James Mark Baldwin, Ludwig Binswanger, Eugen Bleuler, Jean-Martin Charcot, Elizabeth Fry, Oliver Wendell Holmes, and Carl Jung. Some of the individuals found in Box 2 include Alfred Adler, Robert Frost, and Washinton Irving. This box also includes a 68-page handwritten notebook by Dr. W.W. Reed entitled "Reminiscenses About the Treatment of the Insane." Some of the individuals found in Box 3 include Amariah Brigham and Frederick van Eeden. This box also includes a correspondence file (1883-1888) on Ellen Kehoe, a patient at the Worcester Lunatic Hospital in Massachusetts, and a series of drawings from the 1920s and 1930s by a Belgian patient suffering from paranoia named Andreas at the Kankakee State Hospital in Illinois. The drawings were donated by Dr. J.B. Gier, formerly of the Topeka Veteran's Administration Hospital, who knew the patient and encouraged his work. Box 4 includes a miscellaneous folder regarding insane asylums and contains legal documents, postcard images, and receipts for services. Languages include English, German, French and Italian, and transcriptions or translations follow some of the documents.

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Anna Freud correspondence

Freud, Anna, 1895-1982

These are handwritten and typed letters, mostly outgoing, from Anna Freud to Karl Menninger, Rudolph Ekstein, May D. Lee, and other Menninger Foundation staff. Anna Freud was the youngest child of psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud. Topics include publishing and requesting reprints, visits (or apologizing for not visiting), professional organizations and conferences, comments and critiques on writings, family deaths, and greeting cards. Anna Freud came to the Menninger Clinic in Topeka on multiple occasions during the 1960s. These papers are part of the historic psychiatry material in the Menninger Archives.

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William Claire Menninger, M.D., at the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas

A portrait of Dr. Will Menninger in his office at the Menninger Clinic. Dr. Will, his father Dr. C.F., and his brother Dr. Karl, formed a group psychiatry practice in 1919. The Menninger Clinic as a sanitarium was established in 1925 with the purchase of a farm house and admittance of 12 patients. Their philosophy was that mental illness could be treated with an integrated medical, psychodynamic, and developmental approach for the total health of patients. Dr. Will is known as one of the key influences in the development of a psychiatric guide which later became known as the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders.

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