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Subseries SS0007 - Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)

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CA ACU ARC F0152-S0005-SS0007


Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)


  • 1955-1969 (Creation)

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19 cm of textual records

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The Sub-series consists of Dr. Lewis’ research into the therapeutic effects of Lysergic Acid Diethylamide or LSD. Records include drafts of articles, correspondence, research data and notes, protocols for experimentation and a copy of the article “Therapy with Lysergic Acid Diethylamide” co-authored with Dr. Bruce Sloane. Records also include patient reactions to LSD, including experiences related by Raymond Prince.

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The Sub-series is arranged alphabetically by file title.

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RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS: The files “Funkenstein data sheets – LSD series” and “LSD – Correspondence,” must be screened for patient information prior to access.

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For related records on Raymond Prince and transcultural psychiatry, see Series V, Subseries 4 and Sub-series 5 and Series VII, Sub-series III.

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