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Harvard Psilocybin Project records

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 98
The Harvard Psilocybin Project memos, reports and meeting minutes (1 folder; circa 1961-1962) documents the therapeutic use of psilocybin on inmates at the Concord Prison with Ralph Metzner, Richard Alpert, George Litwin, James Ciarlo, Mike Kahn, Gunther Weil, and Timothy Leary. Provenance: This collection of mimeographed papers are from the Timothy Leary Archives and were given by the Executors of the Leary Estate (Futique) to Michael Horowitz in partial payment for his performing an appraisal of the Leary Archives in 2008.

Dates

  • circa 1961-1962
  • Other: Majority of material found in 1961-1962
  • Other: Date acquired: 09/10/2012

Creator

Extent

1.00 folders

Abstract

The Harvard Psilocybin Project memos, reports and meeting minutes (1 folder; circa 1961-1962) documents the therapeutic use of psilocybin on inmates at the Concord Prison with Ralph Metzner, Richard Alpert, George Litwin, James Ciarlo, Mike Kahn, Gunther Weil, and Timothy Leary.

Source of Acquisition

Flashback Books Canada (Michael Horowitz)
Method of Acquisition Purchased from Flashback Books Canada (Michael Horowitz)

Existence and Location of Originals

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Title
Harvard Psilocybin Project records
Status
in_progress
Author
Kristin Leaman
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard

Repository Details

Part of the Purdue University Archives and Special Collections Repository

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