Rapaport, David

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Biographical Note

  • 1911, Sept. 30: Born, Munkács, Hungary
  • 1932: Leader in Hashomer Hatzair, a Zionist youth movement Married Elvira Strasser (died 1998)
  • 1933: Graduated with degree in mathematics and experimental physics, Royal Hungarian University, Budapest, Hungary
  • 1933 - 1935 : Worked as a surveyor in a kibbutz in Palestine
  • 1935 - 1938 : Analysand of Imre Hermann
  • 1938: Ph.D. in psychology, Royal Hungarian University, Budapest, Hungary Immigrated to the United States
  • 1939 - 1940 : Staff psychologist, Osawatomie State Hospital, Osawatomie, Kans.
  • 1940 - 1948 : Staff psychologist, research director, and administrator, Menninger Foundation, Topeka, Kans.
  • 1942: Published Emotions and Memory. Baltimore: Williams and Wilkins Co.
  • 1944 - 1948 : Consultant, United States Surgeon General's Committee on Clinical Psychology
  • 1945 - 1946 : Published with Merton Max Gill and Roy Schafer Diagnostic Psychological Testing. Chicago: The Year Book Publishers
  • 1945 - 1949 : Founder and secretary, Division of Clinical and Abnormal Psychology, American Psychological Association
  • 1946 - 1948 : Clinical professor of psychology, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kans. Consultant, Veterans Administration Hospital, Topeka, Kans.
  • 1948 - 1960 : Research associate, Austen Riggs Center, Stockbridge, Mass.
  • 1951: Published Organization and Pathology of Thought. New York: Columbia University Press
  • 1960: Published The Structure of Psychoanalytic Theory: A Systematizing Attempt. New York: International Universities Press
  • 1960, Dec. 14: Died, Stockridge, Mass.
  • 1967: Publication of Collected Papers of David Rapaport, edited by Merton Max Gill. New York: Basic Books

From the guide to the David Rapaport Papers, 1911-1997, (bulk 1948-1960), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Martin Mayman papers, 1945-1997 Bentley Historica Library University of Michigan
creatorOf David Rapaport Papers, 1911-1997, (bulk 1948-1960) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Erik H. and Joan M. Erikson papers, 1925-1985 (inclusive) 1960-1980 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Ernst Kris Papers, 1893-1999, (bulk 1940-1956) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Austen Riggs Center. corporateBody
correspondedWith Bettelheim, Bruno person
correspondedWith Burnham, John C. (John Chynoweth), 1929- person
associatedWith Erikson, Erik H. (Erik Homburger), 1902-1994 person
correspondedWith Escalona, Sibylle K. (Sibylle Korsch), 1915- person
correspondedWith Fenichel, Hanna person
correspondedWith Freud, Anna, 1895-1982 person
correspondedWith Gill, Merton M. (Merton Max), 1914-1994 person
correspondedWith Hartmann, Heinz, 1894-1970 person
correspondedWith Kris, Ernst, 1900-1957 person
correspondedWith Kubie, Lawrence S. (Lawrence Schlesinger), 1896-1973 person
associatedWith Mayman, Martin. person
correspondedWith Menninger, Karl A. (Karl Augustus), 1893-1990 person
correspondedWith Schafer, Roy person
correspondedWith Sterba, Richard F. person
associatedWith Strasser, Elvira Rapaport. Elvira Rapaport Strasser papers. 1941-1997 person
correspondedWith Wolff, Peter H. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Behaviorism (Psychology)



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