Guide to the Louis A. Gottschalk Papers

Processed by Ann Nguyen and Audrey Pearson; machine-readable finding aid created by Audrey Pearson
Special Collections and Archives
The UCI Libraries
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University of California, Irvine
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Descriptive Summary

Title: Louis A. Gottschalk papers
Date: 1946-2005
Collection Number: MS-F025
Creator: Gottschalk, Louis A. (Louis August), 1916-
Extent: 5.0 linear feet (10 boxes)
Languages: The collection is in English.
Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
Irvine, California 92623-9557
Abstract: The collection comprises books and offprints authored by Louis A. Gottschalk, founding chair of UCI's Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, and Professor Emeritus in the UCI College of Medicine.

Important Information for Researchers


The collection is open for research.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

Preferred Citation

Louis A. Gottschalk Papers. MS-F025. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Louis A. Gottschalk, 2007.

Processing History

Processed by Ann Nguyen and Audrey Pearson, 2008.

Historical Background


Dr. Louis A. Gottschalk is an internationally known pioneer in the neurosciences. He joined the University of California, Irvine in 1967 as founding chair of the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior. He became Professor Emeritus of Psychiatry and Human Behavior in the College of Medicine in 1988.

Biography/Organization History


1940 B.A., cum laude, Washington University, St. Louis, Missouri.
1943 M.D., cum laude, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, Missouri.
1948-1953 Certification, Adult and Child Psychoanalysis, Institute for Psychoanalysis, Chicago, Illinois.
1967 Becomes founding chair of UCI Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior.
1977 Ph.D., Southern California Psychoanalytic Institute.
1993 Receives the Daniel G. Aldrich, Jr. Distinguished University Service Award.
1996 Receives the UCI Medal, UCI's highest honor.
1997 Donates $1.5 million to create the Louis A. and Helen C. Gottschalk Endowed Fund in the College of Medicine.

Collection Scope and Content Summary

The collection comprises books and offprints authored by Louis A. Gottschalk, founding chair of UCI's Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior and Professor Emeritus in the UCI College of Medicine. It also includes Gottschalk's curriculum vitae, correspondence, and notes.

Collection Arrangement

This collection is arranged alphabetically by material type, then by title.

Related Collections

Related materials can be found in the following collections:
  • Louis A. Gottschalk. Collection 98. Special Collections, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee.

Indexing Terms

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


Verbal behavior.
Psychological tests.



Collection Contents


Article offprints

Box 1

Abn-Com 1948, 1960-2001

Box 2

Com-Dru 1957-2005

Box 3

Dru-Hop 1949-2003

Box 4

How-Nas 1949-1994

Box 5

Neu-Psy 1955-1990, 2001

Box 6

Psy-Sen 1950-1992

Box 7

Sho-Use 1946-1947, 1958-1986

Box 8

Use-Wha 1955-1983, 1995-2000

Box 8

Book reviews 1954-1958, 1981

Box 8-9

Books 1976-1987, 2002

Box 9-10

Correspondence, notes, and other materials 1963-1998

Box 10

Curriculum vitae undated