Wickes, Frances G. (Frances Gillespy), 1875-1967

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Author and psychologist. Born Frances Gillespy.

From the description of Frances G. Wickes papers, 1896-1996 (bulk 1913-1968). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70979929

Biographical Note

  • 1875, Aug. 28: Born, Lansingburgh, N.Y.
  • 1880s: Moved to California with father and grandmother Returned to Lansingburgh, N.Y.
  • 1890s: Graduated from Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, N.Y. Worked in New York settlement projects Began child study group, Lansingburgh, N.Y.
  • circa 1902: Married Thomas Wickes (separated 1910; died circa 1947)
  • 1906: Birth of son, Eliphalet Wickes (died 1926)
  • circa 1907 - 1910 : Lived in California and Alaska
  • circa 1915: Taught in New York and served as consulting psychologist
  • 1915 - 1924 : Wrote plays, stories, and verse for children
  • 1920s: Studied at C. G. Jung-Institut, Zurich, Switzerland
  • 1927: Published The Inner World of Childhood. New York: D. Appleton and Co.
  • 1938: Published The Inner World of Man. New York: Farrar & Rinehart.
  • 1946: Published Receive the Gale. New York: D. Appleton-Century.
  • 1950s: Conducted seminars at Jungian institutes in Zurich, Switzerland; London, England; and New York, N.Y.
  • 1963: Published The Inner World of Choice. New York: Harper and Row.
  • 1967, May 5: Died, Peterborough, N.H.

From the guide to the Frances G. Wickes Papers, 1896-1996, (bulk 1913-1968), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith Adler, Gerhard, 1904- person
associatedWith Analytical Psychology Club of New York. corporateBody
associatedWith C.G. Jung-Institut (Zürich, Switzerland) corporateBody
associatedWith Chang, Chung-Yuan, 1907- person
associatedWith Charteris, Gay. person
associatedWith Charteris, Martin, Sir. person
associatedWith Dangerfield, George, 1904-1986. person
associatedWith Frances G. Wickes Foundation. corporateBody
associatedWith Goodrich, Chauncey Shafter, 1920- person
associatedWith Graham, Martha. person
associatedWith Hogle, George. person
associatedWith Jones, Robert Edmond, 1887-1954. person
associatedWith Jung, C. G. (Carl Gustav), 1875-1961. person
associatedWith Luhan, Mabel Dodge, 1879-1962. person
associatedWith Marks, Harriet E. person
associatedWith Murray, Henry A. (Henry Alexander), 1893-1988. person
associatedWith New York Psychology Group. corporateBody
correspondedWith Rukeyser, Muriel, 1913-1980. person
associatedWith Welty, Eudora, 1909-2001. person
associatedWith Wickes, Eliphalet, d. 1926. person
associatedWith Wickes, Thomas. person
associatedWith Wickes, Thomas. person
associatedWith Wood, Charles Erskine Scott, 1852-1944. person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Jungian psychology
African American churches
African Americans--Religion
Child psychology
African American churches--Mississippi--Jackson


Birth 1875

Death 1967



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