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Kurland, Albert

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1914 - December 7, 2008

Biographical Information

Albert Kurland was born in 1914, and graduated with his M.D. in 1940 at the University of Maryland. After his service as a doctor in World War II, Kurland went on to become a staff psychiatrist at Spring Grove State Hospital in 1949, director of research in 1953, director of the Maryland Psychiatric Research Center in 1969, and research professor of psychiatry at the University of Maryland School of Medicine in 1979. Kurland is also responsible for starting a non-profit organization called Friends of Psychiatric Research. He passed away on December 7, 2008.

Sources: Interview by Leo E. Hollister with Kurland; http://d.plnk.co/ACNP/50th/Transcripts/Albert%20Kurland%20by%20Leo%20E.%20Hollister.doc http://articles.baltimoresun.com/2008-12-09/news/0812080124_1_kurland-maryland-psychiatric-research-lsd

Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:

"Dipropltyptamine (DPT) as an Adjunct in the Counseling of Cancer Patients", undated

 File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 1, Sub-Series 1, File 5
Scope and Contents Co-authored with William A. Richards, John C. Rhead, Louis E. Goodman, Francesco DiLeo, and Albert A. Kurland. Signature on first page.

"DPT as an Adjunct in Psychotherapy of Alcoholics," International Pharmacopsychiatry, Vol. 8, 1973

 Item — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Item 17
Scope and Contents Co-authored with R.A. Soskin, W.A. Richards and A.A. Kurland. Three copies, one in Box 1 and two in Box 20.

Kurland, Albert A. and Sanford Unger. "The Present Status and Future Direction of Psychedelic LSD Research with Special Reference to the Spring Grove Studies.", undated

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 70, Series 4, File 6, Item 1
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains manuscripts and undated manuscripts documenting Savage’s research, as well as miscellaneous manuscripts possibly created by Savage, his patients, or his colleagues. Materials are arranged chronologically when possible. Undated materials are arranged alphabetically by the author’s last name.

Kurland, Albert A. et al. "Psychedelic Therapy (Utilizing LSD) with Terminal Cancer Patients.", undated

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 70, Series 4, File 6, Item 2
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains manuscripts and undated manuscripts documenting Savage’s research, as well as miscellaneous manuscripts possibly created by Savage, his patients, or his colleagues. Materials are arranged chronologically when possible. Undated materials are arranged alphabetically by the author’s last name.

Kurland, Albert A., Sanford Unger, and John W. Shaffer. "The Psychedelic Procedure in the Treatment of the Alcoholic Patient - A Research Program at the Spring Grove State Hospital," Prepared for Presentation at the Second Conference on the Use of LSD in Psychotherapy. (photocopy), May 8-10, 1965

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 2, File 11, Item 40
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes published and unpublished preprints, reprints, abstracts, and drafts of articles on the use of psychotropic substances as a therapeutic agent. It also includes book chapters, letters to the editor, and conference presentations.

Kurland, Albert A., Walter N. Pahnke, Sanford Unger, Charles Savage, and Louis E. Goodman. "Psychedelic Psychotherapy (LSD) in the Treatment of the Patient With a Malignancy." , April 24 - 27, 1968

 Item — Box: 6, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 70, Series 4, File 2, Item 10
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains manuscripts and undated manuscripts documenting Savage’s research, as well as miscellaneous manuscripts possibly created by Savage, his patients, or his colleagues. Materials are arranged chronologically when possible. Undated materials are arranged alphabetically by the author’s last name.

Kurland, Albert A., Walter N. Pahnke, Sanford Unger, Charles Savage, and Stanislav Grof. "Psychedelic LSD Research," Psychotropic Drugs in the Year 2000. (photocopy), 1971

 Item — Box: 20, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 2, File 11, Item 44
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes published and unpublished preprints, reprints, abstracts, and drafts of articles on the use of psychotropic substances as a therapeutic agent. It also includes book chapters, letters to the editor, and conference presentations.

Kurland, Albert (et al). "Psychedelic Therapy Utilizing LSD in the Treatment of the Alcoholic Patient: A Preliminary Report," Amer. J. Psychiat. 10 (reprint), April 1967

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 2, File 11, Item 41
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes published and unpublished preprints, reprints, abstracts, and drafts of articles on the use of psychotropic substances as a therapeutic agent. It also includes book chapters, letters to the editor, and conference presentations.

"LSD-Assisted Psychotherapy in Patients with Terminal Cancer," International Pharmacopsychiatry. 8. (reprint), 1973

 Item — Box: 20, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Item 28
Scope and Contents Co-authored with L.E. Goodman, W.A. Richards, and A.A. Kurland. Two copies.

"LSD-Type Drugs and Psychedelic Therapy" by Sanford Unger, Albert A. Kurland, John W. Shaffer, Charles Savage, Sidney Wolf, Robert Leihy, O. Lee McCabe, and Harry Shock, 1968

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 69, File 1, Item 13
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Sanford Unger papers contains several articles concerning the effects of psychedelic drugs on alcoholics and individuals suffering from neurotic disorders, as well as the implication of those drugs on religious visions and mysticism. The collection also documents the correspondence between Aldous and Laura Huxley and Sanford Unger, as well as a DVD and VHS of "LSD: The Spring Grove Experiment."

"Psychedelic (LSD) Therapy of Neurotic Disorders: Short Term Effects" by O. Lee McCabe, Charles Savage, Albert Kurland, and Sanford Unger, 1972

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 69, File 1, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Sanford Unger papers contains several articles concerning the effects of psychedelic drugs on alcoholics and individuals suffering from neurotic disorders, as well as the implication of those drugs on religious visions and mysticism. The collection also documents the correspondence between Aldous and Laura Huxley and Sanford Unger, as well as a DVD and VHS of "LSD: The Spring Grove Experiment."

Savage, Charles, O. Lee McCabe, and Albert Kurland. "LSD Therapy of Heroin Addicts: A Controlled Study." (photocopy of typed manuscript), undated

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 2, File 18, Item 21
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes published and unpublished preprints, reprints, abstracts, and drafts of articles on the use of psychotropic substances as a therapeutic agent. It also includes book chapters, letters to the editor, and conference presentations.

Scholarly writings, 1963-1971

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: Folder 1
Scope and Contents Summary of the thesis: Drugs and Mysticism An Analysis of the Relationship between Psychedelic Drug Experiences and the Mystical State of Consciousness by Walter Pahnke, 1963 “Drugs and Mysticism” by Walter Pahnke, 1966 “The Psychedelic Mystical Experience in the Human Encounter with Death” by Walter N. Pahnke, 1969 “The Experimental Use of Psychedelic (LSD) Psychotherapy” by Walter N. Pahnke, Albert A. Kurland, Sanford Unger, Charles Savage, and Stanislav Grof, 1970 “The Use of...

Shaffer, John W. Wilfried R. Freinek, Sidney Wolf, Nancy H. Foxwell, and Albert A. Kurland. "A Controlled Evaluation of Chlordiazepoxide (Librium) in the Treatment of Convalescing Alcoholics". The Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease. Vol. 137, No. 5, November 1963

 Item — Box: 5, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 70, Series 3, File 2, Item 22
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains dated and undated article reprints that Savage used for research, as well as his article reviews. Some of the article reprints are written by him, or they are articles he may have reviewed. The materials are arranged chronologically.

"The Experimental Use of Psychedelic (LSD) Psychotherapy" by Walter N. Pahnke, Albert A. Kurland, Sanford Unger, Charles Savage, and Stanislav Grof, 1970

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 69, File 1, Item 5
Scope and Contents From the Collection: The Sanford Unger papers contains several articles concerning the effects of psychedelic drugs on alcoholics and individuals suffering from neurotic disorders, as well as the implication of those drugs on religious visions and mysticism. The collection also documents the correspondence between Aldous and Laura Huxley and Sanford Unger, as well as a DVD and VHS of "LSD: The Spring Grove Experiment."

"The Experimental Use of Psychedelic (LSD) Psychotherapy," International Journal of Clinical Pharmacology, Therapy, and Toxicocology, Vol. 4, 1971

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Item 51
Scope and Contents Co-authored with Walter Pahnke, A.A. Kurland, Sanford Unger, and Charles Savage.

Tjio, J. H., W. N. Pahnke, and A. A. Kurland. "Pre- and Post-LSD Chromosomal Aberrations: A Comparative Study." (photocopy), undated

 Item — Box: 11, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 2, File 19, Item 24
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes published and unpublished preprints, reprints, abstracts, and drafts of articles on the use of psychotropic substances as a therapeutic agent. It also includes book chapters, letters to the editor, and conference presentations.

Undated Manuscripts, Authors Kurland - Prince, undated

 File — Box: 7, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 70, Series 4, File 6
Scope and Contents From the Series: Contains manuscripts and undated manuscripts documenting Savage’s research, as well as miscellaneous manuscripts possibly created by Savage, his patients, or his colleagues. Materials are arranged chronologically when possible. Undated materials are arranged alphabetically by the author’s last name.

Unger, Sanford, Albert Kurland, John Shaffer, Charles Savage, Sidney Wolf, Robert Leighy, O. Lee McCabe, and Harry K. Shock. "Psychedelic Therapy," Prepared for the Third Conference on Research in Psychotherapy (photocopy of typed manuscript), June 1966

 Item — Box: 11, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 2, File 20, Item 4
Scope and Contents From the Sub-Series: Includes published and unpublished preprints, reprints, abstracts, and drafts of articles on the use of psychotropic substances as a therapeutic agent. It also includes book chapters, letters to the editor, and conference presentations.