Brill, A.A. (Abraham Arden), 1874-1948

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Psychiatrist, author, lecturer, and translator of Sigmund Freud.

From the description of A.A. Brill papers, 1888-1994 (bulk 1908-1948). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979877

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  • 1874, Oct. 12: Born, Kanczuga, Austria
  • 1889: Immigrated to the United States
  • 1901: Ph.B., New York University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1903: M.D., College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1903 - 1907 : Assistant physician, New York State Hospital, Central Islip, Long Island, N.Y.
  • 1907 - 1908 : Studied with Pierre Marie in Paris, France, and Eugen Bleuler in Zurich, Switzerland Met Sigmund Freud in Vienna, Austria, and obtained permission to translate his writings into English
  • 1908: Married Kittie Rose Owen (died 1963) Entered private practice in New York, N.Y., the first psychoanalyst to practice in the United States
  • 1908 - 1914 : Clinical assistant, Department of Neurology and Psychiatry, Vanderbilt Clinic, New York, N.Y.
  • 1909: Translated and published Sigmund Freud's Selected Papers on Hysteria and Other Psychoneuroses. New York: Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease Publishing Co.
  • 1911: Founder and first president, New York Psychoanalytic Society, New York, N.Y.
  • 1912: Published Psychoanalysis, Its Theories and Practical Application. Philadelphia: W. B. Saunders Co.
  • 1919: Major, consultant psychiatrist, Medical Reserve Corps, United States Army
  • 1921: Published Fundamental Conceptions of Psychoanalysis. New York: Harcourt, Brace.
  • 1925 - 1934 : President, New York Psychoanalytic Society, New York, N.Y.
  • 1927: Appointed lecturer, College of Physicians and Surgeons, Columbia University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1943: Delivered the Thomas William Salmon Memorial Lectures, New York Academy of Medicine, New York, N.Y.
  • 1944: Published Freud's Contribution to Psychiatry. New York: W. W. Norton & Co.
  • 1946: Published Lectures on Psychoanalytic Psychiatry. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc.
  • 1948, Mar. 2: Died, New York, N.Y.
  • 1949: Posthumous publication of Basic Principles of Psychoanalysis. New York: Doubleday

From the guide to the A. A. Brill Papers, 1888-1994, (bulk 1908-1948), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Frank, Marion Sanger. Marion Sanger Frank and A. A. Brill Papers 1844-1960 [Bulk Dates: 1913-1945]. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962. Mabel Dodge Luhan collection, 1885-1984. Yale University Library
creatorOf Brill, A. A. (Abraham Arden), 1874-1948. A.A. Brill papers, 1888-1994 (bulk 1908-1948). Library of Congress
referencedIn Trigant Burrow papers, 1875-1984 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Burrow, Trigant, 1875-1950. Trigant Burrow papers, 1875-1984 (inclusive), 1903-1950 (bulk). Yale University Library
creatorOf Brill, A. A. (Abraham Arden), 1874-1948. Correspondence with Theodore Dreiser and Robert Elias, 1918-1947. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf A. A. Brill Papers, 1888-1994, (bulk 1908-1948) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Abraham Aaron Roback papers, 1909-1965. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Lewis, Nolan Don Carpentier, 1889-. Papers of Nolan Don Carpentier Lewis, 1897-1978 (bulk 1922-1958). Library of Congress
creatorOf Brill, Abraham. Carlyle and Dickens, social co-workers. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Mabel Dodge Luhan collection, 1885-1984 Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Paul Federn Papers, 1864-1975, (bulk 1895-1950) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Jelliffe, Smith Ely, 1866-1945. Smith Ely Jelliffe papers, 1882-1977 (bulk 1885-1944). Library of Congress
referencedIn Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962. Mabel Dodge Luhan collection, 1885-1984. Yale University, Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library
referencedIn Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Sigmund Freud papers, circa 6th century B.C.-1998 (bulk 1871-1939). Library of Congress
referencedIn Kenton, Edna, 1876-1954. Edna Kenton letter to Philip Mueller [manuscript], 1920 July 28 University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Marion Sanger Frank and A. A. Brill Papers, 1844-1960, [Bulk Dates: 1913-1945] Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
referencedIn Sigmund Freud Papers, circa 6th century B.C.-1998, (bulk 1871-1939) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Nolan D. C. Lewis Papers, 1897-1978, (bulk 1922-1958) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Smith Ely Jelliffe Papers, 1882-1977, (bulk 1885-1944) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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Relation Name
correspondedWith Adler, Alfred, 1870-1937 person
correspondedWith Bleuler, Eugen, 1857-1939 person
associatedWith Brill family. family
associatedWith Brill family. family
associatedWith Brill, Kittie Rose. person
associatedWith Brill, Kittie Rose. Kittie Rose Brill papers. person
associatedWith Burrow, Trigant, 1875-1950. person
associatedWith Elias, Robert Henry, 1914- person
correspondedWith Federn, Paul. person
associatedWith Frank, Marion Sanger. person
associatedWith Frank, Marion Sanger. person
correspondedWith Freud, Anna, 1895-1982 person
associatedWith Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939 person
correspondedWith Jelliffe, Smith Ely, 1866-1945 person
correspondedWith Jones, Ernest, 1879-1958 person
associatedWith Kenton, Edna, 1876-1954. person
associatedWith Lewis, Nolan Don Carpentier, 1889- person
associatedWith Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962. person
associatedWith New York Psychoanalytic Society. corporateBody
correspondedWith Roback, A. A. (Abraham Aaron), 1890-1965 person
correspondedWith Van Loon, Hendrik Willem, 1882-1944 person
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Psychoanalysis--United States--Societies, etc
Psychoanalysis
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Birth 1874-10-12

Death 1948-03-02

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