Gitelson, Maxwell, 1902-1965

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Psychiatrist and psychoanalyst.

From the description of Maxwell Gitelson papers, 1918-1965 (bulk 1930-1965). (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 70980100

Biographical Note

  • 1902, Mar. 6: Born, Vitebsk, Russia
  • 1907: Immigrated to the United States and settled in Albany, N.Y.
  • 1919: Naturalized United States citizen
  • 1925: B.S., New York State College of Forestry, Ithaca, N.Y.
  • 1930: M.D., Syracuse University, Syracuse, N.Y.
  • 1930 - 1931 : Internship, General Hospital, Syracuse, New York
  • 1931 - 1932 : Psychiatric internship, New York State Psychiatric Institute and Hospital, New York, N.Y.
  • 1932 - 1933 : Joint fellowship in psychiatry, Institute for Juvenile Research and Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1933 - 1936 : Staff psychiatrist, Institute for Juvenile Research, Chicago, Ill. Psychiatrist, Illinois Department of Public Welfare, Division of Criminology
  • 1935 - 1940 : Trained in psychoanalysis under Franz Alexander and N. Lionel Blitzsten, Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1936: Married Frances Hannett
  • 1936 - 1939 : Chief of staff, Institute for Juvenile Research, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1936 - 1942 : Assistant Professor of Criminology, College of Medicine, University of Illinois
  • 1939 - 1946 : Director of Psychiatric Services, Michael Reese Hospital, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1941 - 1943 : Member, Advisory Commission, Department of Public Welfare, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1943 - 1944 : Member, Advisory Commission on Mental Hygiene, Illinois Bureau of Public Welfare Commissioners
  • 1946 - 1965 : Private practice in psychiatry and psychoanalysis with Frances Hannett Gitelson
  • 1953 - 1955 : Chairman, Board on Professional Standards, American Psychoanalytic Association
  • 1955 - 1956 : President, American Psychoanalytic Association Member, steering committee, Survey of Psychoanalytic Education
  • 1956 - 1965 : Director, Sigmund Freud Archives
  • 1959 - 1960 : President, Chicago Psychoanalytic Society, Chicago, Ill.
  • 1961 - 1965 : President, International Psycho-Analytical Association
  • 1965, Feb. 3: Died, Chicago, Illinois

From the guide to the Maxwell Gitelson Papers, 1918-1965, (bulk 1930-1965), (Manuscript Division Library of Congress)

Archival Resources
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
correspondedWith Alexander, Franz, 1891-1964 person
correspondedWith Alinsky, Saul David, 1909-1972 person
associatedWith American Psychoanalytic Association. corporateBody
associatedWith American Psychoanalytic Association. American Psychoanalytic Association records. corporateBody
correspondedWith Barrett, William G. person
correspondedWith Barrett, William G. person
correspondedWith Bettelheim, Bruno person
correspondedWith Bonaparte, Marie, Princess, 1882-1962 person
correspondedWith Brenner, Charles, 1913-2008 person
correspondedWith Eissler, K. R. (Kurt Robert), 1908-1999 person
correspondedWith Freud, Anna, 1895-1982 person
correspondedWith Godin, André person
correspondedWith Godin, André person
correspondedWith Greenson, Ralph R. (Ralph Romeo), 1911-1979 person
correspondedWith Grinker, Roy R. (Roy Richard), 1900-1993 person
correspondedWith Hartmann, Heinz, 1894-1970 person
correspondedWith Hendrick, Ives, 1898-1972 person
correspondedWith Hoffer, Willi person
correspondedWith Hoffer, Willi person
associatedWith International Psycho-Analytical Association. corporateBody
associatedWith International Psycho-Analytical Association. International Psycho-Analytical Association records. corporateBody
correspondedWith Jones, Ernest, 1879-1958 person
correspondedWith King, Pearl, 1918- person
correspondedWith Knight, Robert P. (Robert Palmer), 1902-1966 person
correspondedWith Kohut, Heinz person
correspondedWith Kohut, Heinz person
correspondedWith Kubie, Lawrence S. (Lawrence Schlesinger), 1896-1973 person
correspondedWith Lewin, Bertram David, 1896- person
correspondedWith Menninger, Karl A. (Karl Augustus), 1893-1990 person
correspondedWith Ritvo, Samuel person
correspondedWith Schechter, Marshall D. person
correspondedWith Schechter, Marshall D. person
correspondedWith Spitz, René A. (René Arpad), 1887-1974 person
correspondedWith Steinberg, Louis person
correspondedWith Steinberg, Louis person
correspondedWith Zetzel, Elizabeth Rosenberg, 1907-1970 person
correspondedWith Zilboorg, Gregory, 1890-1959 person
Place Name Admin Code Country
Illinois--Chicago
Subject
Psychoanalysis--Illinois--Chicago--Societies, etc
Psychoanalysis--Societies, etc
Psychoanalysis--Study and teaching
Psychoanalysis
Psychoanalysts--Training of
Psychiatry
Psychoanalysis--Standards
Occupation
Psychiatrists
Psychoanalysts
Activity

Person

Birth 1902

Death 1965

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