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Document Details


Title: Reminiscences of Karl Murdock Bowman
RLIN number: NXCP87-A23
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: Columbia University. Oral History Research Office
Collection: Individual Interview List Oral History Project
Description: Medical education and early practice; psychiatric treatment for soldiers, 1917-1919; Jungian and Freudian influences; Boston Psychopathic Hospital, Harvard Medical School, Bellevue Hospital; American Psychiatric Association: president, 1944-1945, internal politics, use of shock treatment; chemical and organic aspects of mental disease; relation of law to mental disorders: RESEARCH ON ALCOHOLISM, SEXUAL DEVIATION, NARCOTICS; Leopold-Loeb trial; Langley Porter Clinic, 1941-1956. Recollections of teachers, students, and colleagues.
Extent: Transcript: 102 leaves
Restrictions: Access: Open. Permission required to cite, quote, and reproduce. Contact repository for information.
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1968 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Bowman, Karl Murdock, 1888-1973
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 1888
Speaker occupation: Psychiatrist
Age at speaking: 80
Document date: 1968
Interviewer: Mills, Alden B.
Locations discussed: North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Interviews; North America; Psychiatrists; Psychiatry; United States
Topics discussed - Other terms: American Psychiatric Association; Bowman, Karl Murdock, 1888-1973
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0017978-13421