Contains 9 Collections and/or Records:
File — Box: 1, Folder: 2
Identifier: MSP 67, File 2
Scope and Contents This file contains "Implications of LSD and Experimental Mysticism" by Walter N. Pahnke and William A. Richards, "LSD-Assisted Psychotherapy with Terminal Cancer Patients" by Walter H. Pahnke, M.D., Ph.D. Albert A. Kurland, M.D., Louis E. Goodman, M.D., and William A. Richards, S.T.M. (Psychology), "Psychedelic Drug-Assisted Psychotherapy with Persons Suffering from Terminal Cancer" by William A. Richards, "DPT as an Adjunct in Brief Psychotherapy with Cancer Patients" by William A. Richards,...
Dates: 1966 - 1980
File — Box: 1, Folder: 3
Identifier: MSP 67, File 3
Scope and Contents This file containsRichards, William A., “Navigation Within Consciousness: Insights from Four Decades of Psychotherapy Research with Imagery, Music, and Entheogens.” Journal of the Association for Music and Imagery 9 (2003-2004): 27-39,Richards, William A., “Entheogens in the Study of Religious Experiences: Current Status.” Journal of Religion and Health 44, no. 4 (Winter 2005): 377-389,Griffiths, R. R., W. A. Richards, U. McCann, R. Jesse, “Psilocybin can...
Dates: 2003 - 2014
Clipping: "Sacred Intentions: Inside the Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Studies" by Michael M. Hughes magazine article, October 8, 2008
File — Box: 1, Folder: 5
Identifier: MSP 67, File 5
Scope and Contents File includes: Hughes, Michael M. "Sacred Intentions: Inside the Johns Hopkins Psilocybin Studies," [Baltimore] City Paper, October 8, 2008, pages 14-20 includes discussion with Richards on his research on the use of psilocybin with patients.
Dates: October 8, 2008
File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 67, File 7
Scope and Contents This file includes two folders that consist of materials related to Timothy Leary's Research Group at Harvard University in addition to the International Federation for Internal Freedom (IFIF) and the League for Spiritual Discovery. Materials include the text of a lecture by Timothy Leary; articles, reprints, photocopies about or authored by Timothy Leary and other colleagues; Research Program on Consciousness- Altering Substances, Newsletter No. 1, February 1962; International Federation for...
Dates: 1962 - 1976
"LSD,” produced by Marion Golden, CBS 60 Minutes, interview featuring Dan Rather, William Richards, terminal cancer patient Kenneth Pugh, and Pugh’s family and Richards' remarks and summary of interview, 1976 - 2011
File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 67, File 8
Scope and Contents This file contains a film reel and DVD-R of a video of a Sixty Minutes interview with Dan Rather concerning the use of psychedelic medicine in a terminally ill cancer patient. The video recording is 11 minutes in length. Additionally, remarks and a summary of the interview have been provided by Richards from 2011.
Dates: 1976 - 2011
File — Box: 1, Folder: 1
Identifier: MSP 67, File 1
Scope and Contents This folder includes a letter from Richards from 2009 describing the materials he donated.
File — Box: 1, Folder: 6
Identifier: MSP 67, File 6
Scope and Contents This file includes Richards' personal copy of the book "Die Experimentelle Psychose" by Hanscarl Leuner published in 1962. The text is entirely in German.
Manuscript by Charles Savage: "A Review of LSD and Alcoholism" by Ludwig, Levine, and Stark., undated
File — Box: 1, Folder: 4
Identifier: MSP 67, File 4
Scope and Contents This file contains an unpublished review written by Charles Savage titled "A Review of LSD and Alcoholism" by Ludwig, Levine, and Stark.
Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 67
Scope and Contents The William Richards papers is a collection of articles and article reprints written by William Richards and other colleagues including Stanislav Grof and Walter Pahnke. The articles discuss the use of LSD, DPT, psilocybin, and other psychedelics for treating terminal cancer patients and alcoholism, as well as for the study of religious and spiritual experiences. A collection of writings and clippings related to Timothy Leary and his research at Harvard University are also included. There is...
Dates: 1962 - 2014