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Guide to the Robert Langs Papers
HPA Mss 21  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Administrative Information
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Robert Langs Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1987
    Collection Number: HPA Mss 21
    Creator: Langs, Robert, 1928-
    Extent: .3 linear feet (1 box)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Del Norte
    Abstract: Manuscript and galley proofs for psychiatrist Langs's 1987 book A Primer of Psychotherapy.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Robert Langs Papers. HPA Mss 21. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Donated by Robert Langs, ca. 1988.


    Robert Langs, M.D., (b. 1928) is the creator of the communicative approach (CA). He is an American psychiatrist and psychoanalyst, analytically trained in a classical Freudian psychoanalytic institute in New York City, who is known today as an important psychoanalytic revolutionary and revisionist.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection contains Manuscript and galley proofs for Langs's 1987 book A Primer of Psychotherapy.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.