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Anesthetic Inspiration manuscript

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 192
Scope and Contents Contains John S. Hannon's unpublished manuscript, "Anesthetic Inspiration".

Stanislav Grof papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 1
Abstract This collection contains writings that document the career and research interests of psychiatrist and author Stanislav Grof. It consists primarily of published research articles and clippings discussing the therapeutic effects of psychoactive substances as well as some first-hand accounts of transcendental experiences.

Stephen Hancoff papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 103
Abstract This collection documents Belle Hancoff’s two LSD sessions guided by Walter Pahnke along with the help of Helen Bonny, as well as Pahnke’s discussion of Belle Hancoff’s battle with cancer in a letter to Lewis Hancoff. Stephen Hancoff discusses his mother’s illness in a response to Alexander Zaitchik’s article "lashback! Psychedelic Research Returns," and he also mentions his relationship to William Richards and Stanislav Grof.

Milan Hausner booklet

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 76
Scope and Contents The Milan Hausner collection contains a photocopy of his self-published booklet on LSD therapy in Czechoslovakia entitled "Psyche In Statu Nascendi, LSD Behind the Iron Curtain, Czechoslovakia, 1954-1974".

Abram Hoffer correspondence

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 88
Abstract This collection contains one letter from Abram Hoffer to Ralph Metzner, in which Hoffer gives Metzner permission to use his Berkely LSD paper.

Albert Hofmann correspondence and other materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 89
Abstract The Albert Hofmann correspondence and other materials contains correspondence with Ralph Metzner and Rolf von Eckartsberg, a photocopy of Hofmann's patent for LSD, photographs of Hofmann, a brochure for U.C. Santa Cruz Symposium (1982), and clippings on Hofmann.

Hollywood Hospital program and lecture notes

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 90
Abstract The collection contains carbon copies of panel talks presented by doctors at the 1957 LSD-25 program at Hollywood Hospital.

Aldous Huxley papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 83
Scope and Contents This collection contains three letters.  Two letters concern Huxley’s novel Island, and are addressed to L. Rust Hills, who was the fiction editor at Esquire magazine from 1956 until 1963. One letter concerns the clinical availability of LSD and references the pharmaceutical companies that were manufacturing LSD, mescaline, and psilocybin in 1961.

Jean Millay papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 63
Scope and Contents The Jean Millay papers (1964-2001; 0.2 cubic feet) contains a DVD of the 2001 film The Psychedelic Experience by Millay and Allen Willis and an article by Millay. The collection also documents Millay's friendship with Timothy Leary and contains photocopies of pictures, correspondence, and an article on Leary.

Howard Lotsof correspondence and other materials

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 91
Abstract This collection contains correspondence between Howard Lotsof and David Soloman. It documents Lotsof's work with ibogaine as well as other psychotropic drugs. The collection also contains and article on ibogaine that was suggested to Lotsof by Ralph Metzner along with an ibogaine bibliography from CIBA Pharmaceutical Company and a clipping concerning Lotsof's research.

Maryland Psychiatric Research Center LSD Professional Training Program Study files

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 170
Abstract This collection contains clinical evaluations and personal narratives documenting LSD sessions administered during The Maryland Psychiatric Research Center's professional training program.

Ralph Metzner collection

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 56
Abstract This collection contains articles and publications collected by Ralph Metzner that explore different aspects of the progression of psychoactive substance research, including scientific research, politics, and religion.

Psychoactive Substances Research Collection scholarly articles

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 60
Scope and Contents This collection contains photocopies and reprints of published scholarly articles by those involved in psychoactive substances research.

William Richards papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 67
Abstract The William Richards papers is a collection of articles and article reprints by William Richards. The articles discuss the use of LSD, DPT, psilocybin, and other entheogens for treating cancer patients and alcoholism, as well as for the study of religious and spiritual experiences. There is also a CD of a Sixty Minutes interview concerning LSD with Richards and a summary of the interview written by Richards.

Charles Savage papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 70
Abstract The Charles Savage papers documents his professional and personal life focusing on his research concerning the therapeutic use of LSD and marijuana, his stay and research in West Africa, and his involvement with Spring Grove State Hospital, Maryland Psychiatric Research Center, and Friends of Psychiatric Research. The collection contains personal manuscripts, articles, grant applications, patient notes, and correspondence.

Sanford Unger papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: MSP 69
Abstract 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 contains the correspondence between Aldous and Laura Huxley and Sanford Unger, as well as a DVD of "LSD: The Spring Grove Experiment."

William Richards collection of Helen Bonny materials

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 77
Scope and Contents The William Richards collection of Helen Bonny materials (1976-2010; 0.25 cubic feet) continas a photocopy of Bonny's PhD thesis, a photograph (1998), and a photocopy of her obituary.

William Richards collection of Walter Pahnke papers

 Collection — Box: Box 1
Identifier: MSP 68
Scope and Contents William Richards Collection of Walter Pahnke papers (1952-1972; 0.2 cubic feet) contains materials that document the life and works of Walter Pahnke. Article reprints, a listing of his publications, a photograph of Pahnke, a summary of his doctoral thesis, his CV from 1970, an account of his first LSD experience, a poem by his wife, personal manuscripts, and his obituary are included in the collection.