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LSD (Drug)

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Scope Note: Semisynthetic derivative of ergot (Claviceps purpurea).

Found in 14 Collections and/or Records:

Anesthetic Inspiration manuscript

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: MSP 192
Scope and Contents This manuscript, written by John Hannon, is an unpublished, forty page account of the author's experiences while experimenting with nitrous oxide.  Hannon compares his experiences while using nitrous oxide to those while under the influence of cannabis, LSD, ketamine, and psilocybin.  He also provides some historical context for the use of hallucinogenics and experiences while under their influence.
Dates: circa 1995

Gary Fisher papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 84
Scope and Contents The Gary Fisher papers contains a notebook of Fisher's anecdotes including recollections of his colleague Joyce Martin, patient notes pertaining to LSD psychotherapy treatments for children suffering from mental illness, articles and reports, his doctoral thesis, academic transcripts, his curriculum vitae, correspondence, and photographs.
Dates: 1948 - 2000

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.
Dates: 1931 - 2014; Majority of material found within 1950 - 1980

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.
Dates: January 9, 1967

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.
Dates: 1948 - 2006

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.
Dates: 1959; Other: Date acquired: 2011-06-01

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.
Dates: 1961

Jean Millay papers

 Collection — 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.
Dates: 1964-2001; Other: Majority of material found in 1964-1980; Other: Date acquired: 03/12/2009

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.
Dates: 1957-2010; Majority of material found within 1964

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.
Dates: 1970 - 1974

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.
Dates: 1958 - 2008; Majority of material found within 1960 - 1990

Psychedelic Summit "50th Anniversary Celebration of LSD" video recording

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSP 203
Scope and Contents The Psychedelic Summit VHS tape captures the fiftieth anniversary celebation of Albert Hofmann's discovery of LSD. The Summit took place in Santa Cruz, California from April 16th to April 18th, 1993, and featured nearly fifty talks from distinguided individuals on the therapeutic value of LSD. Footage inludes a dinner in Santa Cruz, a Psychedelics and Cannabis exposition at the Unitarian Church in San Francisco, and a rave in Golden Gate Park. Speakers include Bruce Eisner, Island Group; Dr....
Dates: 1993; Other: Date acquired: 09/03/2017

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.
Dates: 1956-2010

William Leonard Pickard papers

 Unprocessed — Box 1
Identifier: 20200501