Solnit, Albert J.

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Albert J. Solnit was born on August 26, 1919, in Los Angeles, California. He completed his undergraduate education and medical training at the University of California, Berkeley and served as a psychiatrist in the U. S. Army Air Forces before coming to Yale University in 1948. In 1960, he was named professor of pediatrics and psychiatry. Solnit served as director of the Child Study Center (1966-1983) and was a tireless advocate for the needs of children. He chaired the Connecticut Advisory Council on Children and Youth Services and was commissioner of the Connecticut State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (1991-2000). He served as managing editor of "The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child" and wrote important books on family law and psychology and child custody and placement issues. Solnit died as the result of a car accident on June 21, 2002.

From the guide to the Albert J. Solnit papers, 1952-2001, (Manuscripts and Archives)

Albert J. Solnit was born on August 26, 1919, in Los Angeles, California. He completed his undergraduate education and medical training at the University of California, Berkeley, and served as a psychiatrist in the United States Army Air Forces before coming to Yale University in 1948. In 1960, he was named professor of pediatrics and psychiatry. Solnit served as director of the Child Study Center (1966-1983) and was a tireless advocate for the needs of children. He chaired the Connecticut Advisory Council on Children and Youth Services and was commissioner of the Connecticut State Department of Mental Health and Addiction Services (1991-2000). He served as managing editor of ©The Psychoanalytic Study of the Child♯ and wrote important books on family law and psychology and child custody and placement issues. Solnit died as the result of a car accident on June 21, 2002.

From the description of Albert J. Solnit papers, 1952-2001 (inclusive). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 702165548

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creatorOf Albert J. Solnit papers, 1952-2001 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn The Hadassah Medical Organization Papers in the Hadassah Archives, 1918-2009 Hadassah the Women's Zionist Organization of America, Inc.
referencedIn Phyllis Greenacre Papers, 1903-1999, (bulk 1955-1985) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Erik H. and Joan M. Erikson papers, 1925-1985 (inclusive) 1960-1980 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Bornstein, Berta, 1898-1971. Berta Bornstein papers, 1933-1971 (bulk 1945-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Solnit, Albert J. [Letter, 1977 Dec. 22 : to William F. McCurdy]. Saint Vincent College, Saint Vincent Library
referencedIn Berta Bornstein Papers, 1933-1971, (bulk 1945-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Erik H. and Joan M. Erikson papers, 1925-1985 (inclusive) 1960-1980 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Greenacre, Phyllis. Phyllis Greenacre papers, 1903-1999 (bulk 1955-1985). Library of Congress
referencedIn [Al Solnit and Fred Rogers] [picture]. Saint Vincent College, Saint Vincent Library
referencedIn The Hadassah Medical Organization Papers in the Hadassah Archives, 1918 - 2009 Hadassah
creatorOf Solnit, Albert J. Albert J. Solnit papers, 1952-2001 (inclusive). Yale University Library
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correspondedWith Bornstein, Berta, 1898-1971. person
correspondedWith Erikson, Erik H. (Erik Homburger), 1902-1994 person
correspondedWith Greenacre, Phyllis. person
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associatedWith Rogers, Fred. person
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