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Ronald McNutt papers

 Unprocessed — Box: 1
Identifier: 2024-067

Content Description

This collection contains personal recollections and writings documenting the Ronald McNutt's interest and involvement with psychedelic research, which was initiated when he was taking a course on Altered States of Consciousness while a student at Tufts university. The collection includes: personal recollections; writings on psychedelic traditions, history, and policy; correspondence with prominent individuals in the field of psychedelic research including Walter Houston Clark, Richard Evans Schultes, and R. Gordon Wasson; images; and symposium fliers. These materials are available in both printed and born digital format.

Acquisition Type



Donated to the Purdue Archives on April 17, 2023.

Restrictions Apply


Access Restrictions

Digital files can be accessed in the Archives and Special Collections reading room. Contact archives for more details.


  • Majority of material found within 1976 - 2022



0.182 Cubic Feet (Letter size half-width manuscript box ) : Print-outs of word documents, images, and pdfs provided by the donor.

0.01 Gigabytes


Folder 1: Personal recollections and biographical info Folder 2: Correspondence Folder 3: Written recollections on "Altered States of Consciousness" course and accompanying syllabus Folder 4: Symposium fliers Folder 5: Images Folder 6: Writings on psychedelic traditions, history, and policy Folder 7: Salvador Roquet talk excerpts