Kurzbeschreibung Nachlass Else Frenkel-Brunswik


Der Nachlass Else Frenkel-Brunswik ist ein Teilnachlass, der dem "Archiv für die Geschichte der Soziologie in Österreich" von zwei ehemaligen Mitarbeiterinnen Frenkel-Brunswiks, Nanette M. Heiman und Joan Grant, geschenkt wurde. Es handelt sich dabei um Dokumente aus dem Büro des Forschungsprojekts "The Authoritarian Personality" von Else Frenkel-Brunswik.

Die archivalische Aufbereitung des Nachlasses erfolgte im Rahmen des Projekts Nr. P8831-Soz. des Fonds zur Förderung der wissenschaftlichen Forschung, Wien, durch Dietmar Paier und Reinhard Müller, die Katalogisierung durch Reinhard Müller.

Der Nachlass ist in sechs Abteilungen gegliedert:
  1. Else Frenkel-Brunswik: Korrespondenz; 260 Blatt
  2. Else Frenkel-Brunswik: Typoskripte. 1931-1958; 749 Blatt
  3. Else Frenkel-Brunswik: Interviews, Materialien, Abstracts, Lebenslauf und Schriftenverzeichnis; 195 Blatt
  4. Nanette Heiman und Joan Grant: Abstracts zu einer Bibliografie der Arbeiten von Else Frenkel-Brunswik; 92 Blatt
  5. Else Frenkel-Brunswik und Egon Brunswik: Gedruckte Arbeiten; 616 Blatt
  6. Typoskripte anderer Personen; 178 Blatt


Die Abteilung 1 enthält 171 Briefe von beziehungsweise an Gordon Willard Allport, American Association for the Advancement of Sciene, Michael Argyle, Solomon Elliott Asch, Stuart J. Bagealey, Gustav Bally, Laura Barrett, Frances Baxter, Christian Bay, Nancy Bay, David Cromwell Beardslee, Gustav Bergmann, Siegfried Bernfeld, Eskil Björklund, Kenneth Boulding, Howard Brand, Egon Brunswik, Eugene Burdick, Business Press Inc., Igor Alexander Caruso, Richard Christie, Fanchon Coffey, Hubert Coffey, Leon Cohen, Preston S. Cutler, Henry Philip David, Margaret Dennes, William Ray Dennes, Hubertus Carl Johannes Duijker, John C. Eberhart, Hans Jurgen Eysenck, Herbert Feigl, Leon Festinger, Samuel Flowerman, George McClelland Foster, Marguerite Foster, Philipp G. Frank, Liselotte Frankl, Victor Emil Frankl, Else Frenkel-Brunswik (geborene Frenkel), Carl Joachim Friedrich, Eugene Louis Gaier, John William Gardner, Chadbourne Gilpatric, Margaret Gordon, Joan Grant (geborene Havel), Ulf Greber, Louis Guttman, Vernon Hamilton, Edward Yarnall Hartshorne, Nanette Heiman, James Henderson, Ernest Ropiequet Hilgard, Hilde Himmelweit, Hans Hoff, Bradford Hudson, Harold Ellis Jones, David Katz, Clark Kerr, Rufus Bernhard von KleinSmid, Otto Klineberg, Clyde Kluckhohn, David Krech, Margaret Krech, Ernst Kris, Lawrence Schlesinger Kubie, Harold Dwight Lasswell, Paul Felix Lazarsfeld, Martin Lean, John Barger Leighly, Max Levin, Daniel Jacob Levinson, Morton Levitt, Storer B. Lunt, Cecil Alec Mace, Erskine McKinley, Jon Marcussen, Abraham Maslow, Margaret Mead, Bruce Lee Melvin, John Decatur Messick, Daniel Robert Miller, James Grier Miller, Alexander Mitscherlich, Robert W. Morrow, Orval Hobart Mowrer, Gardner Murphy, Henry Alexander Murray, Paul Mussen, Aarne Naess, Norges Almenvitenskapelige Forskningsråd, Charles Edwin Odegaard, Harald Opstad, Talcott Parsons, Jean Piaget, Leo Postman, Glenn Virgil Ramsey, David Rapaport, Suzanne Kate Reichard, Norman Reider, Philip Blair Rice, Jerome Richfield, David Riesman, Erik Rinde, Carl Ransom Rogers, Ephraim Rosen, Arthur Rosenthal, Saul Rosenzweig, Arthur Max Ross, Fillmore Hargrave Sanford, Irving Sarnoff, Robert Sears, Leslie Schaffer, David Shakow, Åse Grude Skard, Burrhus Frederic Skinner, Social Science Research Council, Wilhelm Solms-Rödelheim, Charles Leslie Stevenson, John B. Stout, Guy Edwin Swanson, Percival Mallon Symonds, Raymond Leech Taylor, Edward Chace Tolman, Ralph Winfred Tyler, Anne F. Vollmar, Albert Wellek und E. Koster Wickman. An anderer Stelle des Nachlasses befindet sich noch ein Brief von Else Frenkel-Brunswik an Ross Stagner.

Die Abteilung 2 enthält vor allem Typoskripte der meisten, später im Druck erschienenen Arbeiten von Else Frenkel-Brunswik, meist in Früh- und Vorvarianten: Lebenslauf, Leistung und Erfolg. Biographische Kurven. Erste Fassung des Kongreßvortrags [1931] (12 Blatt), Introduction. [Um 1940] (8 Blatt), Wishes and Duties. [Um 1940] (17 Blatt), Self-Rating of Achievements Of Outstanding Personalities. [Um 1941] (4 Blatt), Many authors have complained the lack of relationship [...]. 1941 (8 Blatt), Program of study. [Um 1942] (4 Blatt), A study of children's attitudes towards outgroups. [Um 1948] (18 Blatt), Patterns of Social and Cognitive Outlook in Children and Family. (Paper prepared for the Meetings of the American Orthopsychiatric Ass[ociatio]n, February 1950.) [1950] (14 Blatt), Relations between psychology and psychoanalysis. (Abstract of paper presented at the Thirteenth International Congress of Psychology.) [1951] (2 Blatt), Prejudice in Children. 1951 (7 Blatt), [...] enough to allow us to distinguish the façade from the underlying realities. [Um 1951/52] (7 Blatt), Insertion to Introduction [... 195?] (9 Blatt), A few semi-systematic notes on the theory of the: Organizational system. [195?] (1 Blatt), Plan for research on values. 1953 (9 Blatt), Environmental controls and the impoverishment of thougt. Prepared for the Conference on Totalitarianism, American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Boston, March, 1953. 1953-1954 (18 Blatt), (Address of Dr. Else Frenkel-Brunswik, panel discussion "Problems of Retirement," American Psychiatric Association, Committee on Medical Rehabilitation, meeting of May 7, 1953, Statler Hotel, Los Angeles.). [1953] (6 Blatt), Psychodynamics and cognition. 1953 (21 Blatt), Difficulties in applying psychoanalytic theory to research. [Um 1953/54] (14 Blatt), Social and psychological correlates of political behavior. [Um 1953/54] (24 Blatt), Confidential memorandum on certain scientific work, institutions and personnel in Europe and Israel. [Um 1954] (25 Blatt), List of Persons and Institutions. [Um 1954] (10 Blatt), Social tensions and the inhibition of thought. [1954] (15 Blatt), Tentative plans for work at the Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences. [1954] (4 Blatt), Further explorations by a contributor to "The authoritarian personality". [1954] (63 Blatt), Meaning of Psychoanalytic Concepts and Confirmation of Psychoanalytic Theories. Reprinted from The Scientific Monthly, Vol. 79, No. 5, November, 1954. 1954 (13 Blatt), The present status of psychoanalytic theory. 1954 (17 Blatt), Objective verification of psychoanalytic hypotheses. [1954?] (22 Blatt), Some theoretical and empirical aspects of the problem of values. Paper read at Social Science Faculty Colloquium, March 15, 1955. [1955] (30 Blatt), An Evaluation of the First Year's Activities at the Center for Advanced Studies in the Behavioral Sciences. [1955] (7 Blatt), A proposal for a Center of Integrated Studies. [1955] (5 Blatt), A Proposal For a Center of Integrated Studies. Draft 2. [1955] (4 Blatt), Differential patterns of social outlook and personality in family and children. [Um 1955] (44 Blatt), Perspektiven der psychoanalytischen Theorie. [1958] (26 Blatt).

Die Abteilung 3 enthält a) sieben "Interviews on the problem of values" von Else Frenkel-Brunswik mit Psychologen (unter anderem mit Lipot Szondi und Ulf Greber. 1956/57; 46 Blatt); b) Materialien zu "Lebenslauf, Leistung und Erfolg" (6 Blatt), "Miscellaneous notes on personality" (51 Blatt) und Diverses (28 Blatt), darunter Conference with Erik Homburger Erikson. 10. Mai 1947 (2 Blatt) und Dokumente zum Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences 1954-1955 (7 Blatt), c) Abstracts ihrer eigenen Werke von Else Frenkel-Brunswik (26 Blatt); d) drei Exemplare eines Lebenslaufs und Schriftenverzeichnisses von Else Frenkel-Brunswik aus dem Jahr 1957 (38 Blatt).

Die Abteilung 4 enthält zwei Sammlungen von Abstracts, die von Nanette Heiman und Joan Grant für eine Bibliografie der Arbeiten von Else Frenkel-Brunswik für den Sammelband "Selected Papers. Edited by Nanette Heiman and Joan Grant", New York 1974, verfasst wurden.

Die Abteilung 5 enthält 21 gedruckte Arbeiten von Else Frenkel-Brunswik sowie ein Buch von Egon Brunswik.

Die Abteilung 6 enthält 12 verschiedene Typoskripte 12 anderer Personen: Theodore Stevenson Baer: American Academy of Arts and Sciences Conference on Totalitarianism. Discussion at the afternoon session, Saturday, 7 March 1953. [1953] (9 Blatt); Theodore Stevenson Baer: American Academy of Arts and Sciences Conference on Totalitarianism. Discussion at the evening session, Saturday, 7 March 1953. [1953] (6 Blatt); Reinhard Bendix: Notes on the study of prejudice in children. [1951] (6 Blatt); Gustav Bergmann: Psychoanalysis and the Unity of Science. Else Frenkel-Brunswik, Reprinted from the Proceedings of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, vol. 80, pp. 271-359. Published by the Academy. Boston, 1954. [1954] (5 Blatt); Egon Brunswik: Outline of history of psychology. Organizational schemes and suggestions, chronological tables, statistical trend analyses. For course at University of California. Revised. 1944 (31 Blatt); Erik Homburger Erikson: Psychoanalytic notes on the paper "Prejudice in children" by Else Frenkel-Brunswik, Ph.D. [1951] (8 Blatt); Ernest R[opiequet] Hilgard: Psychoanalysis and the psychology of learning. Lecture prepared for: San Francisco Psychoanalytic Society. December 13, 1954. [1954] (24 Blatt); Clark Kerr / Eugene Burdick: A proposal for an Institute for Integrated Studies in the Social Sciences. [1955] (6 Blatt); Daniel Jacob Levinson: A biography of Else Frenkel-Brunswik. Preliminary version of an article to appear in the forthcoming International Encyclopedia of the Social Sciences. [196?] (9 Blatt); David Goodman Mandelbaum: Notes on the study of prejudice in children. [1951] (4 Blatt); Gardner Murphy: Psychology and the knowledge of man. Bicentennial Conference V "The Unity of Knowledge" October 27-30, 1954. Not for publication or quotation. [1954] (40 Blatt); Jurgen Ruesch: Conformance in psychiatry. [1958] (20 Blatt).

Besondere Kenntnisse: Fast alle Dokumente des Nachlasses sind in englischer Sprache verfasst.


Graz, im Dezember 1996
Reinhard Müller

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