Dreikurs, Rudolf, 1897-1972

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Psychiatrist and educator.

From the description of Papers of Rudolf Dreikurs, 1911-1973 (bulk 1937-1972). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 71130998

Biographical Note

  • 1897, Feb. 8: Born, Vienna, Austria
  • 1918: Married Stephanie Koch (divorced 1934)
  • 1923: M.D., University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • 1933: Published Einführung in die Individual-psychologie. Leipzig: S. Hirzel
  • 1937: Immigrated to the United States
  • 1940 - 1941 : Editor, Individual Psychology News
  • 1941 - 1951 : Editor, Individual Psychology Bulletin
  • 1942 - 1968 : Professor of psychiatry, Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, Ill.
  • 1943: Married Sadie Garland
  • 1946: Published The Challenge of Marriage. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce
  • 1948: Published The Challenge of Parenthood. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearce
  • 1950 - 1971 : Founder and director, Alfred Adler Institute, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1952 - 1956 : Editor, American Journal of Individual Psychology
  • 1957: Published Psychology in the Classroom. New York: Harper
  • 1964: Published with Vicki Soltz Children: The Challenge. New York: Duell, Sloan & Pearceth
  • 1971: Published Social Equality; the Challenge of Today. Chicago: Regnery
  • 1972, May 25: Died, Chicago, Ill.

From the guide to the Rudolf Dreikurs Papers, 1911-1973, (bulk 1937-1972), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Wilson, Joy Diane. A proposed eight-week in-service program in Dreikurian principles of child psychology for parents of junior high students / by Joy Diane Wilson. Seattle Pacific University Library, SPU Library
referencedIn Papers of NOW officers, 1970-1977 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Abraham Aaron Roback papers, 1909-1965. Houghton Library
creatorOf Dreikurs, Rudolf, 1897-1972. Papers of Rudolf Dreikurs, 1911-1973 (bulk 1937-1972). Library of Congress
creatorOf Rudolf Dreikurs Papers, 1911-1973, (bulk 1937-1972) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adler, Alfred, 1870-1937. person
associatedWith Alfred Adler Institute of Chicago. corporateBody
associatedWith Chicago Medical School corporateBody
associatedWith Community Child Guidance Centers, Inc. corporateBody
associatedWith Community Child Guidance Centers of Chicago. corporateBody
associatedWith Elizabeth Coxe Spalding person
associatedWith Frankl, Victor. person
correspondedWith Frankl, Viktor E. (Viktor Emil), 1905-1997 person
associatedWith Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964. person
associatedWith Kelley, George A. person
correspondedWith Kelly, George, 1905-1967 person
associatedWith Maslow, Abraham H. (Abraham Harold) person
associatedWith Moreno, J. L. (Jacob Levy), 1889-1974. person
associatedWith Morgenthau, Hans J. (Hans Joachim), 1904-1980. person
correspondedWith Roback, A. A. (Abraham Aaron), 1890-1965 person
correspondedWith Rogers, Carl R. (Carl Ransom), 1902-1987 person
associatedWith Washburne, Carleton, 1889- person
associatedWith Welles, Sumner, 1892-1961. person
associatedWith Wilson, Joy Diane. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
United States
Adlerian psychology
Child psychology
Social psychology
Psychiatric clinics
Group psychotherapy
Group counseling
Child guidance clinics--Illinois--Chicago


Birth 1897-02-08

Death 1972-05-25




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