The Windholz papers consist of notes, patient sessions, discussions with analysts, manuscripts and reprints authored by him,
manuscripts and reprints collected and inscribed to him, transcripts of graduate student seminars, administrative papers and
miscellaneous documents. The materials in the collection span the dates 1942 to 1986 and provide an overview of work done
on consensual analysis by Windholz and his contemporaries.
Emanuel Windholz was born on March 13, 1903 in Hronec, Czechoslovakia. He was the youngest of five children in a Jewish family.
His father, Pinkus Windholz, owned a grocery store in the village of Hronec. Emanuel was recognized as a bright child. At
age seven, he was sent away from home to get his education attending Catholic schools. While still in the Gymnasium, Windholz
began reading Freud. He completed his basic education in Kremnika, Slovakia on July 10, 1920 and took one course at Masaryk
University Medical School in Brno, Czechoslovakia. He then went on to attend Charles University in Prague, where he studied
medicine from 1921-26.
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