Abraham, Karl, 1877-1925

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From the description of Karl Abraham papers, 1908-1925. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70981209

Biographical Note

  • 1877, May 3: Born, Bremen, Germany
  • 1901: M.D., University of Freiburg, Freiburg, Germany
  • 1901 - 1904 : Assistant, Berlin Municipal Asylum, Berlin, Germany
  • 1904 - 1907 : Assistant to Eugen Bleuler, Burghölzli Hospital, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1907: Met Sigmund Freud Established a psychoanalytic practice, Berlin, Germany
  • 1909: Published Traum und Mythus, eine Studie zur Völkerpsychologie. Leipzig: F. Deuticke
  • 1910: Founding member of the International Psycho-Analytic Association Founder and first president of the Berlin Psychoanalytic Society, Berlin, Germany
  • 1912: Founding member of the “Committee,” a group composed of Freud’s closest associates who consulted regularly on issues relating to Freud and the psychoanalytic movement
  • 1914 - 1918 : Wartime military service as a surgeon in Berlin, Germany, and later as chief physician of a hospital psychiatric unit in Allenstein, Germany
  • 1924: Elected president, International Psycho-Analytic Association Published Verusch einer Entwicklungsgeschichte der Libido auf Grund der Psychoanalyse seelischer Störungen. Leipzig: Internationaler Psychoanalytischer Verlag
  • 1925, Dec. 25: Died, Berlin, Germany

From the guide to the Karl Abraham Papers, 1908-1925, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Lewin, Bertram David, 1896-. Papers of Bertram David Lewin, 1883-1974 (bulk 1927-1970). Library of Congress
referencedIn Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. Sigmund Freud papers, circa 6th century B.C.-1998 (bulk 1871-1939). Library of Congress
referencedIn Otto Rank Papers, 1903-1988, [Bulk date 1903-1940] Columbia University. Rare Book and Manuscript Library,
creatorOf Abraham, Karl, 1877-1925. Karl Abraham papers, 1908-1925. Library of Congress
referencedIn Deutsch, Helene, 1884-1982. Papers of Helene Deutsch, 1922-1992 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Rank, Otto, 1884-1939. Papers, 1903-1988, 1903-1940. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Sigmund Freud Papers, circa 6th century B.C.-1998, (bulk 1871-1939) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Karl Abraham Papers, 1908-1925 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bertram D. Lewis Papers, 1883-1974, (bulk 1927-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
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correspondedWith Andreas-Salomé, Lou, 1861-1937 person
correspondedWith Bleuler, Eugen, 1857-1939 person
correspondedWith Deuticke, Franz person
correspondedWith Deuticke, Franz person
associatedWith Deutsch, Helene, 1884-1982. person
correspondedWith Fliess, Wilhelm, 1858-1928 person
correspondedWith Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. person
correspondedWith Hall, G. Stanley (Granville Stanley), 1844-1924 person
associatedWith International Psycho-Analytical Association. corporateBody
correspondedWith Jones, Ernest, 1879-1958 person
correspondedWith Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961 person
associatedWith Lewin, Bertram David, 1896- person
correspondedWith Rank, Otto, 1884-1939 person
correspondedWith Reik, Theodor, 1888-1969 person
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Birth 1877-05-03

Death 1925-12-25





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