The papers of Jungian analyst J. Marvin Spiegelman document his training (including a Ph.D. in Clinical and Social Psychology
 from UCLA, and his work leading to the Analyst’s Diploma  from the C.G. Jung Institute in Zürich, Switzerland),
psychotherapy practice in Beverly Hills, teaching and mentoring activities, professional relationships and activities, and
publication record. This includes his journal articles and books, with extensive manuscript files and drafts for
The Tree: A Jungian Journey—Tales in Psycho-Mythology (1974) and its sequel a decade later,
The Quest: Further Adventures in the Unconscious (1984). The collection also includes Spiegelman’s own psychological tests during training and analysis, extensive handwritten
and illustrated dream diaries, active imagination notes, and correspondence (including with author Henry Miller and eminent
Jungian psychologists Marie-Louise von Franz and James Hillman). Manuscripts of lectures, articles, and unpublished works
by Spiegelman and his peers can also be found in the collection.
J. Marvin Spiegelman (b. May 26, 1926 in Los Angeles) and attended UCLA, receiving his Associate’s degree in 1944 and then
serving in the Navy during World War II (U.S. Naval Reserve and U.S. Merchant Marine, Cadet-Midshipman and Able-Seaman; service
ribbons in three theaters of war). After the war in 1946 he returned to UCLA, receiving his Bachelor of Arts (June 1948),
his Master of Arts in Psychology (June 1950), and finally his PhD in Clinical and Social Psychology (1952). While at UCLA
he taught as a Teaching Assistant in the Psychology Dept. and worked as a Research Assistant in the Anthropology Department.
From 1951-1953 he was a Clinical Psychology Trainee at the Veteran’s Administration (working at hospitals and clinics in Los
Angeles and Fresno). In 1953 he married his wife of over 60 years, Ryma Silberstein; together they had two children, Joshua
(1959) Tamar (1962).
10.0 linear ft.
(19 boxes, 2 half boxes, 1 flat box, and 1 record carton)
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