Repository Guide to the Personal Papers Collections of
Alan Mason Chesney Medical Archives
Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions
The Jerome Frank Collection
Jerome Frank by Udel and Solomon; black and white photograph.
Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine
Date Range of Collection
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Jerome Frank was born in New York City. He received his A.B. in 1930, his A.M. in 1932, his Ph.D. in 1934, and his M.D. in 1939, all from Harvard University. He trained at the Henry Phipps Psychiatric Clinic of the Johns Hopkins Hospital from 1940 to 1943 and joined the faculty of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in 1940. His research ranged from topics in psycho-therapy to faith healing, the psychology of leadership, and nuclear war. Frank served as president of the American Psychopathological Association and the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues and received various awards and honors for his contributions.
Scope and Content
The Jerome Frank Collection spans his career at Johns Hopkins. It contains professional and patient correspondence, case notes, patient records, student records, teaching notes, a dissertation, manuscripts, reprints, committee records, reports, guidebooks, appointment books, publications, slides, and audiocassettes. These documents represent Frank's contributions to the Johns Hopkins University as a clinician, teacher, and researcher. His involvement with the Physicians for Social Responsibility and their efforts to control the proliferation of nuclear weapons is also documented.
Policy on Access and Use
This collection may contain some restricted records. Materials pertaining to patients, students, employees, and human research subjects, as well as unprocessed collections and recent administrative records, carry restrictions on access. For more information about the policies and procedures for access, see Policy on Access and Use.
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