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Unger, Sanford Martin

 Person

Biographical Information

Sanford Unger received his BA from Anitoch College in 1953, his MA from Cornell University in 1955, and his PhD from Cornell University in 1960. Unger served as a research scientist at the National Institutes of Health from 1960 to 1965 and Chief of Psychosocial Research at the Maryland State Psychiatric Research Center from 1965 to 1973. He also was an adjunct faculty member at Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine from 1966 to 1992. Unger has published several articles including "LSD and Psychotherapy: A Bibliography of the English-Language Literature," "Mescaline, LSD, Psilocybin, and Personality Change," "The Use of LSD: Reflections and Observations" and has co-authored articles such as "Psychedelic (LSD) Therapy of Neurotic Disorders: Short Term Effects" and "The Experimental Use of Psychedelic (LSD) Psychotherapy."

Found in 30 Collections and/or Records:

Electrical Brain Stimulation and LSD-Type Drugs: A Study Document Prepared for The National Council of the Churches of Christ by Sanford Unger for the Conference on Church Renewal, 1967

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 69, File 1, Item 11
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."

First draft of A Study of The Religious Relevance of guided Psilocybin Session by Joel Fort and Sanford Unger, 1970

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 69, File 1, Item 1
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."

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-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."

"Mescaline, LSD, Psilocybin, and Personality Change" A Review by Sanford M. Unger, 1963

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 69, File 1, Item 14
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 (et al). "Current Status of Psychedelic Research," Prepared for the American Orthopsychiatric Association Meetings (photocopy), March 20 - 23, 1967

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 2, File 18, Item 16
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.

Savage, Charles (et al). "Therapeutic Applications of LSD," Prepared for the Third Annual Conference of Friends of Psychiatric Research, Inc (photocopy), March 30, 1967

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 2, File 18, Item 17
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.

Savage, Charles. "Research with Psychedelic Drugs," Psychedelic Drugs (reprint), 1969

 Item — Box: 10, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 2, File 18, Item 18
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...

"Stereospecific Actions of DOET (2,5-Dimethoxy-40Ethylamphetamine) in Man" by Solomon H. Snyder, Sanford Unger, Robert Blatchley, and Charles Barfknecht, 1974

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 69, File 1, Item 8
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 Current Scientific Status of Psychedelic Drug Research by Sanford M. Unger, 1964

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 69, File 1, Item 10
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" 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.

"The Psychedelic Use of LSD: Reflections and Observations" by Sanford Unger, 1969

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 69, File 1, Item 15
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."

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.

Unger, Sanford, Albert Kurland, John W. Shaffer, Charles Savage, Sidney Wolf, Robert Leighy, O. Lee McCabe, and Harry Shock. "LSD-Type Drugs and Psychedelic Therapy," Research in Psychotherapy. Vol. 3 (reprint), 1968

 Item — Box: 11, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 1, Series 3, Sub-Series 2, File 20, Item 5
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.

Unger, Sanford et al. "On the Therapeutic Use of High-Dose LSD Sessions (Psychedelic Psychotherapy)." Rough Draft, undated

 Item — Box: 7, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSP 70, Series 4, File 8, Item 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.