Schur, Max

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  • 1897, Sept. 27: Born, Stanislau, Poland (Austro-Hungarian Empire)
  • 1915 - 1916 : Attended Sigmund Freud's introductory lectures on psychoanalysis at Vienna Psychoanalytic Institute, Vienna, Austria
  • 1915 - 1920 : Attended University of Vienna Medical School, Vienna, Austria
  • 1921: Received doctor of medicine degree, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • 1922 - 1938 : Austrian equivalent of resident, adjunct, and associate physician in the department of medicine, Vienna Polyclinic Hospital, Vienna, Austria
  • 1925 - 1930 : Analysand of Dr. Ruth Mack-Brunswick Received formal training in psychoanalysis
  • 1928 - 1939 : Personal physician of Sigmund Freud
  • 1932: Associate member, Vienna Psychoanalytic Society, Vienna, Austria
  • 1938: Immigrated to England with Sigmund Freud to attend to his illness
  • 1939: Immigrated to United States
  • 1947 - 1951 : Assistant clinical professor of psychiatry, New York University, New York, N.Y.
  • 1951 - 1968 : Assistant clinical professor and professor of psychiatry, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center
  • 1966: Published The Id and the Regulatory Principles of Mental Functioning. New York: International Universities Press
  • 1968: Clinical professor emeritus of psychiatry, State University of New York, Downstate Medical Center, Brooklyn, N.Y.
  • 1969, Oct. 12: Died, New York, N.Y.
  • 1972: Posthumous publication of Freud: Living and Dying. New York: International Universities Press

From the guide to the Max Schur Papers, 1923-1974, (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Bertram D. Lewin papers, 1883-1974 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Sigmund Freud Papers, circa 6th century B.C.-1998, (bulk 1871-1939) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
creatorOf Max Schur Papers, 1923-1974 Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Anna Freud Papers, 1880-1995, (bulk 1946-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Heinz Hartmann and Dora Hartmann Papers, 1928-1974, (bulk 1944-1974) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Richard Beer-Hofmann correspondence, 1882-1967. Houghton Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Beer-Hofmann, Richard, 1866-1945 person
correspondedWith Bonaparte, Marie, Princess, 1882-1962 person
correspondedWith Buber, Martin, 1878-1965 person
associatedWith Bullitt, William C. (William Christian), 1891-1967 person
associatedWith Erikson, Erik H. (Erik Homburger), 1902-1994 person
correspondedWith Freud, Anna, 1895-1982 person
correspondedWith Freud, Ernst L., 1892-1970 person
associatedWith Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939 person
correspondedWith Hartmann, Dora, 1902-1974 person
correspondedWith Hartmann, Heinz, 1894-1970 person
correspondedWith H. D. (Hilda Doolittle), 1886-1961 person
correspondedWith Jones, Ernest, 1879-1958 person
correspondedWith Lewin, Bertram D. (Bertram David), 1896-1971 person
correspondedWith Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 person
associatedWith Pichler, Hans, 1877-1949 person
correspondedWith Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975 person
associatedWith United Restitution Organization. corporateBody
correspondedWith Zweig, Arnold, 1887-1968 person
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German Americans




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