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A. E. Bennett, Psychiatry Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: RG-20-11-01

Scope and Contents

The Bennett papers document roughly the fifty years of Bennett's academic career and his research and publications related to his interests in neuropsychiatry, alcoholism and it's effects on the brain, and the use of curare as medicine. Documents include correspondence, exhibit photographs, articles written by Bennett and materials associated with his professional activities.


  • Majority of material found within 1926-1978



5.00 Boxes

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Related Publications

Bennett, A.E. and Avis B. Purdy. Psychiatric Nursing Technic. Philadelphia, F. A. Davis Company, 1940.

______________, Eugene A. Hargrove, and Bernice Engle. The Practice of Psychiatry in General Hospitals. Berkeley, University of California Press, 1956.

______________. Fifty Years in Neurology and Psychiatry. New York, Intercontinental Medical Book Corp. [1972]

_______________. Alcoholism and the Brain. New York: Stratton Intercontinental Medical Book Corp., c1977.

Related Materials

Related Material and Resources:

Additional material on Bennett's curare research may be found at the Arthur E. Guedel Memorial Anesthesia Center and Archives in San Francisco, California. This collection includes Bennett's fifteen minute black and white silent film of the Gill Merrill expedition to Ecuador for curare. It also includes photographs and correspondence from and to Bennett about curare techniques.

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Repository Details

Part of the Archives & Special Collections, University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries Repository

Archives & Special Collections
University of Nebraska-Lincoln Libraries
P.O. Box 884100
Lincoln NE 68588-4100 United States