Albert J. Solnit papers 1952-2001


Albert J. Solnit papers 1952-2001

The papers consist of Solnit's resource and writings files concerning subjects of prime interest to him, such as child development, parenting, adoption, and custody. The papers also include audio and video recordings of Solnit's lectures and photographs.

9 linear feet


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Solnit, Albert J. (person)

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 Counc...