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Writings, 1895-1983 (continued)
By Aswell
Chapter précis, 1947
Foreword, 1947
By Wertham
Chapter analyses, 1947
Introduction, 1947
General research files, 1925-1975, undated
Related materials
Advertisements, 1949, 1953
Book reviews, 1947
Correspondence with editor and publisher, 1946-1947
Bolitho, William, Murder for Profit, 1964, introduction by Wertham, 1963-1974
Brazier, Donn, creator of Titlefanzine, to whichWertham contributed essays, anecdotes, poems, vignettes, etc.
Correspondence with publisher, 1972-1981
(2 folders)
Drafts of contributions, 1964, 1974
Research materials, 1948-1977, undated
(2 folders)
Ellson, Hal, Tomboy, introduction by Wertham, 1950
BOX 178 Halleck, Seymour L., and Walter Bromberg, eds., Psychiatric Aspects of Criminology, 1968, chapter entitled "Discussion" by Wertham
Correspondence with editors, 1967
Draft by Wertham, 1967
Drafts by other contributors, 1966
Related materials, 1967
Kutash, Irwin L., ed., Violence: Perspectives on Murder and Aggression, 1978, chapter entitled "The Catathymic Crisis" by Wertham, 1937-1978 See also Container 22, Irwin, Robert, "Writings regarding the case"; and Container 159, "The Catathymic Crisis"
(2 folders)
Miscellany, 1954
Norman, Dorothy, "Youth Wants to Know" (unpublished), based on notes taken during an experimental guidance seminar for juveniles, conducted by Wertham
Correspondence, 1944-1953
Drafts, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 179 (1 folder)
Discussions of works by others
Alexander, Franz, paper on crime, 1923
Browder, Jefferson, and Russell Meyers, "Comparative Pathophysiological Alterations Produced by Increased Intraventricular Pressure," 1940
Elkish, Paula, unidentified paper, 1947
Gillman, Arthur E., "A Gang Member's Reaction to Unexpected Crime," 1957
Kernohan, J. W., and A. D. Ecker, "Arsenic As a Possible Cause of Chronic Encephalomyelitis," undated
Lambert, Charles I., et al., "The Unspecificity of the Histological Lesions of Dementia Paralytica," 1932
Lowenstein, Otto, et al., "Discussion on `Psychosomatic Problems in Ophthalmology,'" 1945
Ruotolo, Andrew K., "Dynamics of Sudden Murder," 1965-1978
Spiegel, John R., "Psychosocial Factors in Riots–Old and New," 1967-1968
Weil, Arthur, "Experimental Retinoblastoma," 1941
Letters to the editor
General, 1943-1974, undated
New Statesman (1 July 1967), 1967-1968
New York Times (1 May 1977), 1937-1978
Miscellaneous phrases and quotations
Aphorisms, 1922, undated
"Dynamic forces," 1939-1963, undated
Miscellany, 1943-1972, undated
(2 folders)
BOX 180 Psychological jargon, 1949-1979, undated
Mottos, proverbs, quotations, and sayings, 1941-1978, undated
Phrases, 1938-1978, undated
(4 folders)
Replies to critics, 1960-1973, undated
Vocabulary, 1957-1975, undated
Wit, 1957-1960, undated
Poems, 1915-1978, undated
BOX 181 Public speaking engagements
Conferences and panel discussions
2-4 May, "The Future of American Capitalist Democracy," Williams College, Williamstown, Mass., 1942-1947
22 May, forum on Soviet psychiatry sponsored by Soviet Russia Today, New York, N.Y.
1948, 19 Mar., "The Psychopathology of Comic Books" (Wertham's first public condemnation of comic books), New York Academy of Medicine, New York, N.Y., 1948, undated
1949, 22 Nov., "America's Town Meeting of the Air: Do Our Churches Offer a Sound Basis for Faith and Living?" WJZ Radio, New York, N.Y.
Correspondence, 1949-1950, undated
Drafts and transcript
Research materials, 1920, 1949, undated
1952, 7 Jan., "The Paradox of Poe" (readings from the poetry and prose of Edgar Allan Poe by Burgess Meredith with psychoanalytical commentary by Wertham), Library of Congress, Washington, D.C.
14 Mar., "Bulletin Forum: How Can We Meet the Problems of Problem Youth?" Philadelphia, Pa., 1953-1954
21 Sept., "America's Town Meeting of the Air: What Remedy for Teen-age Terror?" WABC Radio, New York, N.Y.
7-11 Apr., "Juvenile Problems: Their Prevention and Handling," Eastern District Association and American Association for Health, Physical Education and Recreation, New York, N.Y.
1 Sept., "Open Mind: Television and Children," WRCA-TV, Boston, Mass.
1958, 14 Sept., "Open Mind: Racism," WRCA-TV, New York, N.Y.
20 Apr., "Youth and the Social Crisis," World Federation for Mental Health: United States Committee, Inc., New York, N.Y.
27 Jan., forum on capital punishment, District Attorneys Association of the State of New York
1965, 17 Nov., "Sadism, Violence and Censorship," WNYC, New York, N.Y.
1968, 19 Oct., "Aggression in Our Society," Fifth Annual Arthur P. Noyes Memorial Conference, Norristown State Hospital, Norristown, Pa., 1968
1969, 15 May, "Law and the Obscenity Revolution," New York State Bar Association, Young Lawyers Section, New York, N.Y., 1969, 1974
Magazines and periodicals
1949, Nov., "What's Right and Wrong with Our Churches?" Pageant See also Container 181, 1949, 22 Nov., "America's Town Meeting of the Air"
1955, 9 May, "Psychological Fallout: Big Bombs Breed Small Ones Wielded by Criminals, Criminologist Warns," North American Newspaper Alliance
Mar., interview with Wertham by Richard Strunsky (four-part series), Labor's Daily
"American Humor Goes Sick," Esquire
1957, Jan., interview with Wertham, State of Mind, 1956-1957
1959, 2 Jan., interview with Wertham by C. Jack Stamm, Aufbau, 1958-1959
1963, Apr., "A Redbook Dialogue: Alfred Hitchcock and Fredric Wertham," Redbook
Correspondence, 1962-1963
Draft and galley proof, undated
Miscellany, 1962-1966
Research materials, 1961-1963, undated
BOX 182 1964, Feb., "Why Murder Is Contagious," McCall's, 1963-1964, undated See also Container 32, Kennedy, John F., assassination
1965, July, two-part article on suicide, Berks County Record, 1965
11 Aug., "Pornography of Violence," Playboy
27 Nov., "Why Sam Sheppard's Strange Marriage Is Working," National Enquirer
Jan.-Feb., "An End to Violence?" SKF Psychiatric Reporter, 1967, undated
15 Feb., "The Killer Stalks Our Culture: A Dialogue with Dr. Fredric Wertham," American Dialog, 1960-1967, undated
July, article on Wertham, MD
Correspondence, 1967-1969
Miscellany, 1961-1967
Research materials, 1923, 1967-1975, undated
Sept., article on violence, UAW Washington Report
18 Nov., "Mass Murderers Among Us," Record Magazine
1968, Apr., article on Benjamin Spock, National Enquirer
May, article on Benny Smith case, Los Angeles Times, 1968-1969, undated
Dec., "Ask Them Yourself," Family Weekly
Apr., "Is Exposure to Pornography Harmful to Teenagers?" Journal of the American Medical Association
6 June, "The Comics Code: Twenty Years of Self-strangulation?" (part two), Inside Comics, 1974-1975, undated
Sept., article on the affects of television on children, Blanco y Negro
1975, June, interview with Wertham, Miami Herald, 1974-1975
1977, "Violence in Cinema: An Interview with Fredric Wertham, M.D.," Fandom Unlimited #2
Correspondence, 1974-1978
Fandom Unlimited Enterprises, promotional materials, 1974-1981, undated
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