Kris, Ernst, 1900-1957

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Psychoanalyst, educator, and art historian.

From the description of Ernst Kris papers, 1893-1999 (bulk 1940-1956). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70984470

Biographical Note

  • 1900, Apr. 26: Born, Vienna, Austria
  • 1922: Ph.D., art history, University of Vienna, Vienna, Austria
  • 1922 - 1938 : Associate curator, Kunsthistorisches Museum, Vienna, Austria
  • 1924: Entered analysis with Helene Deutsch
  • 1927: Married Marianne Rie (died 1980)
  • 1927 - 1938 : Member, Institute of Psychoanalysis, Vienna, Austria
  • 1929: Published Meister und Meisterwerke der Steinscheidekunst in der Italienischen Renaissance. Vienna: Anton Schroll & Co.
  • 1930 - 1938 : Member of faculty and training analyst, Institute of Psychoanalysis, Vienna, Austria
  • 1932 - 1938 : Joint editor, Imago, Zeitschrift für psychoanalytische Psychologie
  • 1933: Published article on Austrian sculptor, Franz Xaver Messerschmidt, “Ein geisteskranker Bildhauer” (“A Psychotic Sculptor of the Eighteenth Century”)
  • 1937: Awarded Croix de Chevalier, Légion d'honneur (France)
  • 1938: Emigrated from Austria to London, England
  • 1938 - 1940 : Lecturer and psychologist, Institute of Psycho-analysis, London, England
  • 1939 - 1940 : Senior research officer conducting analysis of German radio propaganda, British Broadcasting Corp. Monitoring Service
  • 1940: Immigrated to the United States and settled in New York, N.Y. Visiting professor, New School for Social Research, New York, N.Y.
  • 1941: Visiting professor, College of the City of New York, New York, N.Y.
  • 1941 - 1944 : Codirector, Research Project on Totalitarian Communication, New York, N.Y.
  • 1943: Lecturer, New York Psychoanalytic Institute, New York, N.Y.
  • 1944: Appointed managing editor, Psychoanalytic Study of the Child Published with Hans Speier, et al., German Radio Propaganda. London: Oxford University Press
  • 1946: Became a naturalized citizen of the United States
  • 1950: Organized longitudinal study of child development with Milton J. E. Senn, Child Study Center, Yale University, New Haven, Conn.
  • 1952: Published Psychoanalytic Explorations in Art. New York: International Universities Press
  • 1954: Edited with Princess Marie Bonaparte and Anna Freud Origins of Psychoanalysis: Letters to Wilhelm Fliess, Drafts and Notes, 1887-1902, introduction by Kris. New York: Basic Books, Inc.
  • 1957, Feb. 27: Died, New York, N.Y.
  • 1975: Posthumous publication of Selected Papers of Ernst Kris. New Haven: Yale University Press

From the guide to the Ernst Kris Papers, 1893-1999, (bulk 1940-1956), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Kris, Ernst, 1900-1957. Ernst Kris papers, 1893-1999 (bulk 1940-1956). Library of Congress
referencedIn Greenacre, Phyllis. Phyllis Greenacre papers, 1903-1999 (bulk 1955-1985). Library of Congress
referencedIn Kronold, Edward, 1899-1993. Edward Kronold papers, 1950-1957. Library of Congress
referencedIn Siegfried Bernfeld Papers, 1854-1975, (bulk 1930-1953) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bornstein, Berta, 1898-1971. Berta Bornstein papers, 1933-1971 (bulk 1945-1970). Library of Congress
creatorOf Ernst Kris Papers, 1893-1999, (bulk 1940-1956) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Anna Freud Papers, 1880-1995, (bulk 1946-1982) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Berta Bornstein Papers, 1933-1971, (bulk 1945-1970) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Bernfeld, Siegfried, 1892-1953. Siegfried Bernfeld papers, 1854-1975 (bulk 1930-1953). Library of Congress
referencedIn Freud, Anna, 1895-1982. Anna Freud papers, 1880-1995 (bulk 1946-1982). Library of Congress
referencedIn Speier, Hans. Hans Speier papers, 1922-1989. University at Albany, University Libraries
referencedIn Phyllis Greenacre Papers, 1903-1999, (bulk 1955-1985) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Paul Federn Papers, 1864-1975, (bulk 1895-1950) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
referencedIn Procter-Gregg, Nancy. Nancy Procter-Gregg papers, 1956. Library of Congress
referencedIn Hartmann, Heinz, 1894-1970. Heinz Hartmann and Dora Hartmann papers, 1928-1974 (bulk 1944-1974). Library of Congress
referencedIn Freud, Anna, 1895-1982. Papers, 1880-1988 (bulk 1946-1982). Library of Congress
referencedIn Heinz Hartmann and Dora Hartmann Papers, 1928-1974, (bulk 1944-1974) Library of Congress. Manuscript Division
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Abrams, Mark, 1906- person
correspondedWith Bernfeld, Siegfried, 1892-1953. person
correspondedWith Bing, Gertrud person
correspondedWith Bing, Gertrud person
correspondedWith Bonaparte, Marie, Princess, 1882-1962 person
correspondedWith Bornstein, Berta, 1898-1971. person
correspondedWith Cassirer Bernfeld, Suzanne person
correspondedWith Deutsch, Felix, 1884-1964 person
correspondedWith Deutsch, Helene, 1884- person
correspondedWith Deutsch, Helene, 1884- person
correspondedWith Eissler, K. R. (Kurt Robert), 1908-1999 person
correspondedWith Eissler, Ruth Selke, 1906- person
correspondedWith Federn, Paul. person
correspondedWith Fenichel, Otto person
correspondedWith Fenichel, Otto person
correspondedWith Ficke, Gladys person
associatedWith Fliess, Wilhelm, 1858-1928. person
correspondedWith Freud, Anna, 1895-1982. person
associatedWith Freud, Sigmund, 1856-1939. person
correspondedWith Glover, Edward, 1888-1972 person
correspondedWith Gombrich, E. H. (Ernst Hans), 1909-2001 person
correspondedWith Greenacre, Phyllis. person
correspondedWith Greenacre, Phyllis. person
correspondedWith Hartmann, Dora, 1902-1974 person
correspondedWith Hartmann, Heinz, 1894-1970. person
correspondedWith Hoffer, Willi person
correspondedWith Hoffer, Willi person
correspondedWith Jones, Ernest, 1879-1958 person
correspondedWith Kronold, Edward, 1899-1993. person
correspondedWith Kubie, Lawrence S. (Lawrence Schlesinger), 1896-1973 person
correspondedWith Leites, Nathan, 1912-1987 person
correspondedWith Lorand, Sándor, 1892- person
correspondedWith Mann, Thomas, 1875-1955 person
correspondedWith McLeod, Enid person
correspondedWith Mead, Margaret, 1901-1978 person
correspondedWith Procter-Gregg, Nancy person
correspondedWith Rapaport, David person
correspondedWith Rapaport, David person
associatedWith Research Project on Totalitarian Communication. corporateBody
correspondedWith Sachs, Hanns, 1881-1947 person
correspondedWith Salt, John Scarlett Alexander, 1905- person
correspondedWith Saussure, Raymond de, 1894-1971 person
correspondedWith Senns, Milton J. E. person
correspondedWith Speier, Hans person
associatedWith Speier, Hans. person
correspondedWith Spitz, René A. (René Arpad), 1887-1974 person
correspondedWith Trilling, Lionel, 1905-1975 person
correspondedWith Wheeler-Bennett, John Wheeler, Sir, 1902-1975 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Subject
Psychoanalysis
Infant psychology
World War, 1939-1945--Propaganda
Radio in propaganda
Adolescent psychology
Psychoanalysis and the arts
Propaganda, German
Occupation
Art historians
Psychoanalysts
Educators
Activity

Person

Birth 1900-04-26

Death 1957-02-27

German,

English

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