Horney, Karen, 1885-1952

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Karen Danielson Horney was born in Hamburg, Germany, on September 16, 1885. She received her medical degree in 1909 from the University of Berlin. In the same year she married Oskar Horney, a Berlin attorney, from whom she was divorced in 1937. From 1914 to 1918 Karen Horney studied at the Berlin-Lankwitz Psychoanalytic Institute, and it was during this time that she participated with Sigmund Freud in discussions on psychological analysis by non-physicians. Dr. Horney left Germany for the United States in 1932, and became the associate director for the Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis. From 1934 to 1941, she was on the teaching staff of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. In 1941 Dr. Horney was one of the founders of the American Psychoanalytic Institute, and helped start the Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis. She died in New York on December 4, 1952.

From the guide to the Karen Horney papers, 1899-1999, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Karen Danielson Horney was born in Hamburg, Germany, on September 16, 1885. She received her medical degree in 1909 from the University of Berlin. In the same year she married Oskar Horney, a Berlin attorney, from whom she was divorced in 1937. From 1914 to 1918 Karen Horney studied at the Berlin-Lankwitz Psychoanalytic Institute and, it was during this time, that she participated with Sigmund Freud in discussions on psychological analysis by non-physicians. Dr. Horney left Germany for the United States in 1932, and became the associate director for the Chicago Institute of Psychoanalysis. From 1934 to 1941, she was on the teaching staff of the New York Psychoanalytic Institute. In 1941 Dr. Horney was one of the founders of the American Psychoanalytic Institute, and helped start the Association for the Advancement of Psychoanalysis. She died in New York on December 4, 1952.

From the description of Karen Horney papers, 1899-1999 (inclusive), 1899-1974 (bulk). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702121352

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referencedIn New York Psychoanalytic Society. Historical records, 1911-1984, 1911-1946 (bulk) Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Karen Horney papers, 1899-1999 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Paul Tillich. Papers, 1886-1994 Andover-Harvard Theological Library
creatorOf Horney, Karen, 1885-1952. Karen Horney papers, 1899-1999 (inclusive), 1899-1974 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Korzybska, Mira Edgerly, 1872-1954. Mira Edgerly Korzybska papers, ca.1850-1960. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Max Lerner papers, 1927-1998 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Taft, Jessie, 1882-1960. Papers, 1888-1961, 1920-1961. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Papers, 1766-1962 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
referencedIn Papers, 1920-1995. Houghton Library, , Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Paul Federn Papers, 1864-1975, (bulk 1895-1950) Manuscript Division, Library of Congress
referencedIn Dummer, Ethel Sturges, 1866-1954. Papers, 1766-1962 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Jessie Taft Papers, 1888-1961, 1920-1961. Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Cora Alice Du Bois papers, 1869-1988 (inclusive), 1912-1985 (bulk) Tozzer Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University
referencedIn Lerner, Max, 1902-2001. Max Lerner papers, 1927-1992 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Letters and documents. Hollins University, Wyndham Robertson Library
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Birth 1885-09-16

Death 1952-12-04

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