William H. Dunn Papers

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William H. Dunn papers
Creator: Dunn, William Harold, 1889-1955
Call Number: D.445
Dates: 1898-2011
Physical Description: 1.25 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Table of Contents:

Biographical/Historical Note
Scope and Content
Subject(s)
Processing Information
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Access
Use
Citation
Content List
Collection Overview
Title: William H. Dunn papers
Creator: Dunn, William Harold, 1889-1955
Call Number: D.445
Dates: 1898-2011
Physical Description: 1.25 Cubic feet
Language(s): Materials are in English
Repository: Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester

Biographical/Historical Note
Dr. William Harold Dunn (1898-1955) was a member of the University of Rochester Class of 1923. He received his MD from Harvard in 1927 and served as a lieutenant colonel in the Army Medical Corps during World War II, seeing action in the Southwest Pacific and earning the Legion of Merit. Dunn was then employed as a consultant during the Nuremberg Trials. One of his duties was the clinical assessment of suspected Nazi war criminals, including the infamous Rudolf Hess. In civilian life Dr. Dunn was an associate professor of Clinical Psychology at the Medical College in New York and associate attending psychiatrist at The New York Hospital.

Scope and Content
The papers contain many interesting documents related to Dunn's work at Nuremberg, as well as many papers and articles he wrote throughout his career. Articles and other material related to Hess and the Third Reich were added by Frederick Dunn after his father's death.

Subject(s):
Germany
War criminals
Records (Documents)
Photographs
Dunn, William Harold, 1889-1955
Hess, Rudolf, 1894-1987
Nuremberg Trial of Major German War Criminals (Germany : 1945-1946)
Processing Information
Processed by Eileen Fay.Immediate Source of Acquisition
The William H. Dunn Papers were donated in November 2011 by his son, Dr. Frederick Dunn, through local relative Richard LeRoy.Access
The William H. Dunn papers is open for research use. Researchers are advised to contact Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation prior to visiting. Upon arrival, researchers will also be asked to fill out a registration form and provide photo identification.Use
Reproductions are made upon request but can be subject to restrictions. Permission to publish materials from the collection must currently be requested. Please note that some materials may be copyrighted or restricted. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other case restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the collections. For more information contact rarebks@library.rochester.eduCitation
[Item title, item date], William H. Dunn papers, D.445, Rare Books, Special Collections, and Preservation, River Campus Libraries, University of Rochester
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Content List
Box 1, Folder 1Dr. Karl Abraham, Psychoanalytische Studien zu Charakterbildung, 1925
Box 1, Folder 2Articles and papers, 1940-1990
Box 1, Folder 3Alan Bullock, "Hitler", 1962
Box 1, Folder 4Clippings, 1954-2011
Box 1, Folder 5Correspondence, 1937-1990
Box 1, Folder 6Franklin DuBois, "Hitler and His Medical Problems", circa 1940s
Box 1, Folder 7Franklin Ebaugh, "The Care of the Psychiatric Patient in General Hospitals (American Hospital Association), 1940
Box 1, Folder 8S. Ferenczi and Otto Rank, Entwicklungsziele der Psychoanalyse, 1924
Box 1, Folder 9Rudolf Hess, 1984-1992
Box 1, Folder 10The International Journal of Psycho-Analysis, July-October 1955
Box 1, Folder 11Journal of the Hillside Hospital, July 1954
Box 1, Folder 12Luckerath, "Differential Diagnosis Between Dementia Praecox and Hysteria", 1911
Box 1, Folder 13Miscellaneous
Box 1, Folder 14Nazi war criminals, 1946
Box 1, Folder 15Newton D. Baker General Hospital, 1946
Box 1, Folder 16Photographs, 1898-circa 1940s
Box 2, Folder 1Proceedings of the Neuropsychiatric Conference of the Sixth Service Command, 1945
Box 2, Folder 2Report of the Payne Whitney Psychiatric Clinic, 1953
Box 2, Folder 3TB Med: War Department Technical Bulletin, March 1944-October 1945
Box 2, Folder 4"The Value of the Human Being: Contemporary Relevance of the German Medical Experience, 1918-1945", 1992
Box 1, Folder 5Vidonian Club, 1935-1941
Box 2, Folder 6Dunn - undated, unpublished papers
"Kraepelin and Dementia Praecox"
"Paranoia"
"Paraphrenia"
"Psychotherapy in Private Practice"
"Rejection and the Chronic Patient"
"Selection and Preparation of Patients"
Box 2, Folder 7"A Basic Course on the Neuroses", no date
Box 2, Folder 8Dunn, "Conversion Hysteria", no date
Box 2, Folder 9Dunn, "The Mental Health Opportunity in the General Hospital", no date
Box 2, Folder 10Dunn, "Nazi Aggression and Authoritarianism", no date
Box 2, Folder 11Dunn, "Traumatic Neurosis", 1929
Box 2, Folder 12Dunn - 1930 papers
"Neurotic Disassociation and Schizophrenic Splitting"
"Stuporous Conditions in Manic-Depressive Psychoses"
Box 2, Folder 13Dunn, "Problems in Differential Diagnosis", 1934-1935
Box 2, Folder 14Dunn, "Other Roads to War", 1936
Address to an audience of psychiatrists.

Box 2, Folder 15Dunn, "An Evaluation of the Biochemical Approach to Psychoses", 1939
Box 2, Folder 16Dunn - Army Service Forces papers, 1945
Box 2, Folder 17Dunn, "Problems of the Returning Soldier", 1946
Box 2, Folder 18Dunn, "The Readjustment of the Mentally Deficient Soldier", 1946
Box 2, Folder 19Dunn, "Some Observations on Psychosomatic Medicine", circa 1947
Box 2, Folder 20Dunn, "The Hospital in the Community", 1949
Box 2, Folder 21Dunn, "Mental Hygiene in a General Hospital", 1949
Box 2, Folder 22Dunn, "Mental-Health Opportunities in the General Hospital", 1951
Box 2, Folder 23Dunn, "History-Taking and the Doctor-Patient Relationship", 1952
Box 3, Folder 1Nuremberg Trial transcript, July 26, 1946
Box 3, Folder 2Nuremberg Trial transcript (copy)


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