Archives and Special Collections
Subseries SS0007 - Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
CA ACU ARC F0152-S0005-SS0007
Lysergic acid diethylamide (LSD)
- 1955-1969 (Creation)
Level of description
Extent and medium
19 cm of textual records
Name of creator
Immediate source of acquisition or transfer
Content and structure area
Scope and content
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.
Appraisal, destruction and scheduling
System of arrangement
The Sub-series is arranged alphabetically by file title.
Conditions of access and use area
Conditions governing access
RESTRICTIONS ON ACCESS: The files “Funkenstein data sheets – LSD series” and “LSD – Correspondence,” must be screened for patient information prior to access.
Conditions governing reproduction
Language of material
Script of material
Language and script notes
Physical characteristics and technical requirements
Allied materials area
Existence and location of originals
Existence and location of copies
Related units of description
For related records on Raymond Prince and transcultural psychiatry, see Series V, Subseries 4 and Sub-series 5 and Series VII, Sub-series III.