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Copy of letter from Walter Pahnke to Lewis Hancoff, March 28, 1969

 Item — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 103, File 1, Item 3

Scope and Contents

From the Collection: The Collection on Belle Hancoff (1968-2011; 1 folder) contains copies of typed and written notes of Belle Hancoff's two LSD sessions under the guidance of Walter Pahnke and music therapist, Helen Bonny. It also includes a letter from Walter Pahnke to Belle’s son, Lewis Hancoff, about Belle’s prognosis. The collection also includes written recollections by Belle’s other son, Stephen Hancoff, primarily in response to Alexander Zaitchik's article "Flashback! Psychedelic Research Returns" on, which is also in the collection.


  • March 28, 1969

Language of Materials

From the Collection: Collection material is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


From the Collection: 0.20 Cubic Feet (One half-width letter size manuscript box.)


Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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West Lafayette Indiana 47907 United States