Guide to the Irvin D. Yalom Papers SC0598

Daniel Hartwig & Jenny Johnson
Department of Special Collections and University Archives
October 2010
Green Library
557 Escondido Mall
Stanford 94305-6064
specialcollections@stanford.edu

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Language of Material: English
Contributing Institution: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Title: Irvin D. Yalom papers
Creator: Yalom, Irvin D.
source: Yalom, Irvin D.
Identifier/Call Number: SC0598
Identifier/Call Number: 6927
Physical Description: 24.25 Linear Feet 35 boxes
Date (inclusive): 1959-2015
Abstract: This collection contains both papers and books. The papers constitute the smaller portion of the collection and include miscellaneous notes; proposal for a bereavement study; correspondence, largely letters received, 1971-2008; draft of his article on Hemingway and a letter from C. T. Lanham regarding it, 1967; a lecture; articles and clippings; and programs from his public presentations. The books include both English and foreign language editions.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Irvin D. Yalom, 2000-2015.

Information about Access

This collection is open for research.

Ownership & Copyright

All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

Cite As

Irvin D. Yalom Papers (SC0598). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

Biographical/Historical Sketch

Irvin D. Yalom is Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Emeritus, at Stanford University.

Description of the Collection

This collection contains both papers and books. The papers constitute the smaller portion of the collection and include miscellaneous notes; proposal for a bereavement study; correspondence, largely letters received, 1971-2008; draft of his article on Hemingway and a letter from C. T. Lanham regarding it, 1967; a lecture; articles and clippings; and programs from his public presentations. The books include both English and foreign language editions.

Subjects and Indexing Terms

Group psychotherapy
Bereavement -- Psychological aspects.
Yalom, Irvin D.
Yalom, Irvin D.
Lanham, C. T. (Charles Trueman)
Hemingway, Ernest, 1899-1960

 

Papers 1590783

box 1, folder 1

Notes for book [unspecified title] 1590881

box 1, folder 2

Notes for bereavement study 1590879

box 1, folder 3

Group III observer notes (Irv – Sunday) 1590877

box 1, folder 4

Weekend Experience Study, General Impressions by Gary Bond, May 31, 1975 1590875

box 1, folder 5

After the Patient Dies: A Study of Bereavement, 1985-87 (correspondence, budget materials, some notes) 1590873

box 1, folder 6

Bellagio Center, 1986-87 (correspondence and bereavement project description) 1590871

box 1, folder 7

Supervision for Nick Ney's alcohol group, 1986 1590869

box 1, folder 8

Workshop invitations, 1986-89 1590867

box 1, folder 9

Signed permissions 1590865

box 1, folder 10

Correspondence, Sept.-October, 1988 1590863

box 1, folder 11

Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego (typescript article) 1590861

box 1, folder 12

Lecture, "The Hypnotic Relationship and Interpersonal Honesty," 1966 1590859

box 1, folder 13

Publications with articles by Yalom, 1959-1976 1590857

box 2, folder 1

Articles (1 of 2) 1590855

box 2, folder 2

Articles (2 of 2) 1590853

box 2, folder 3

Reviews and articles 1590851

box 2, folder 4

Clippings 1590849

box 2, folder 5

Photographs 1590847

box 2, folder 6

Miscellaneous items 1590845

box 2, folder 7

Programs, announcements, and brochures from public presentations, 1970s 1590843

box 3

Books by Yalom: 1590831

box 3

Lying on the Couch (in English, Hebrew) 1590841

box 3

When Nietzsche Wept (in Hebrew, German, English, Danish, Finnish, Turkish, Romanian, Czech) 1590839

box 3

Love's Executioner (in German, Finnish, Danish, French, Swedish, English, Italian) 1590837

box 3

Everyday Gets a Little Closer; a Twice-Told Therapy (in German, Italian) 1590835

box 3

Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy (in German, English) 1590833

box 4

Books by Yalom: 1590821

box 4

Lying on the Couch (in Turkish, German, Norwegian, Spanish, Danish, English) 1590829

box 4

Mama and the Meaning of Life (in English, Spanish, Norwegian) 1590827

box 4

Inpatient Group Psychotherapy (in Turkish, English) 1590825

box 4

The Yalom Reader (in Spanish, English) 1590823

box 4

Others: 1590815

box 4

Current Psychotherapies, ed. Raymond J. Corsini and Danny Wedding, with chapter by Yalom 1590819

box 4

Volumes in the Jossey-Bass Library of Current Clinical Technique (Irvin D. Yalom, general editor) 1590817

box 5

Books by Yalom: 1590803

box 5

Everyday Gets a Little Closer; a Twice-Told Therapy (in Turkish, Hebrew, Spanish) 1590813

box 5

Love's Executioner (in English) 1590811

box 5

Existential Psychotherapy (in German, Turkish, Spanish, Danish) 1590809

box 5

Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy (in Italian, [Slavic language], German, Spanish) 1590807

box 5

Encounter Groups: First Facts (in English) 1590805

box 6

Books by Yalom: 1590787

box 6

When Nietzsche Wept (in Portuguese, Danish, Spanish, German, Italian) 1590801

box 6

Love's Executioner (in Chinese, Hebrew, Polish, English, Japanese, Spanish) 1590799

box 6

Love's Executioner (audio book, read by Yalom) 1590797

box 6

Existential Psychotherapy (in English) 1590795

box 6

Everyday Gets a Little Closer; a Twice-Told Therapy (in English) 1590793

box 6

Video tapes (14) of group sessions 1590791

box 6

Video tape of Yalom reading from Lying on the Couch at Border's Bookstore in San Francisco, 1996 1590789

 

unspecified 1590785

General note

Collection also includes two boxes of restricted files, mostly transcripts from therapy sessions.
 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2001-1361590753

box 1, folder 1

Clippings 1590781 1970-99

box 1, folder 2

Email printouts 1590779 June 1998-June 2000

box 1, folder 3

Email printouts 1590777 August 2000-March 2001

box 1, folder 4

Introduction Carl Rogers' book A Way of Being [photocopy] 1590775 1995

box 1, folder 5

Invitation to teach at University of Rochester 1590773 1967

box 1, folder 6

Photographs 1590771 1952-ca. 1995

box 1, folder 7

Reprint, "The Use of Small Interactional Groups in the Teaching of Psychiatry" 1590769 1965

box 1, folder 8

Syllabus, "Death in Literature and Psychology," taught by Irvin and Marilyn Yalom 1590767 1975

box 1, folder 9

Inside Therapy [advance uncorrected proofs] 1590765

box 1, folder 10

Love's Executioner 1590763

box 1, folder 11

Momma and the Meaning of Life 1590761

box 1, folder 12

Treating Adolescents [Yalom was general editor for the series] 1590759

box 1, folder 13

Readings in Existential Psychology & Psychiatry [no article by Yalom] 1590757

box 2

Contains translations of The Yalom Reader, Love's Executioner, Lying on the Couch, Momma and the Meaning of Life, and When Nietzsche Wept 1590755

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2002-0761590667

box 1, folder 1

Anderson, Lorraine, "Author Insight: Irvin D. Yalom," 1989 1590751

box 1, folder 2

Articles and reviews (1 of 2) 1590749

box 1, folder 3

Articles and reviews (2 of 2) 1590747

box 1, folder 4

Certificates 1590745

box 1, folder 5

Group Psychotherapy Convention, Jamaica, 1984 – itinerary 1590743

box 1, folder 6

Hemingway – draft of article 1590741

box 1, folder 7

Hemingway – letter from C. T. Lanham, 1967 1590739

box 1, folder 8

Inpatient Group Therapy – correspondence regarding the book, 1983 1590737

box 1, folder 9

Letters received from readers, 2001-2002 1590735

box 1, folder 10

Miscellaneous correspondence, 1971-78 1590733

box 1, folder 11

Miscellaneous notes 1590731

box 1, folder 12

Miscellaneous reviews of Yalom's books, typescript copies 1590729

box 1, folder 13

"Personal Histories" – rejection letters, 1988 1590727

box 1, folder 14

Photographs 1590725

box 1, folder 15

Roth, Jeff, "The Compatibility of Two Theories of Depression: Beck's Cognitive Model and Yalom's Existential Model," student paper, 2000 1590723

box 1, folder 16

Rubin, Simon Shimshon, "Ethical Dilemmas, Good Intentions, and the Road to Hell: A Clinical-Ethical Perspective on Yalom's Depiction of Trotter's Therapy," ca. 2000 1590721

box 1, folder 17

Workshops, classes, etc., – programs, 1974-81 1590719

box 1, folder 18

Workshops, classes, etc., – programs, 1982 1590717

box 1, folder 19

Workshops, classes, etc., – programs, 1983-84 1590715

box 1, folder 20

Workshops, classes, etc., – programs, 1985-86, 2001 1590713

box 1, folder 21

Workshop evaluation 1590711 1977

box 1, folder 22

Workshops, correspondence regarding 1590709 1983-85

box 1, folder 23

Workshops – Evaluation Research Associates 1590707 1985-86

box 1, folder 24

Galleys for Greek edition of When Nietzsche Wept 1590705

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2004-0471590611

box 1, folder 1

Correspondence 1590665 March – August 2002

box 1, folder 2

Correspondence 1590663 Sept. – Oct. 2002

box 1, folder 3

Correspondence 1590661 Jan. – April 2003

box 1, folder 4

Correspondence 1590659 June – Sept. 2003

box 1, folder 5

Correspondence 1590657 Oct. – Dec. 2003

box 1, folder 6

Correspondence 1590655 Jan. – Feb. 2004

box 1, folder 7

Book info 1590653

box 1, folder 8

Programs: Mastering Counseling Skills 1590651 2002-2004

box 1, folder 9

Clippings and articles 1590649

box 1, folder 10

Photograph 1590647 circa 1960

box 1

Yalom, Eksistentiel psykoterapi [Danish translation of The Gift of Therapy] 1590645

box 1

Yalom, Terapiens essens [Danish translation] 1590643

box 1

Yalom, [Greek translation of Love's Executioner] 1590641

box 2

Yalom, Und Nietzsche Weinte 1590639

box 2

Yalom & Elkin, Jeden Tag ein bibschen naher 1590637

box 2

Yalom, [Russian translation of Momma and the Meaning of Life] 1590635

box 2

Yalom, El don de la terapia [Spanish translation of The Gift of Therapy] 1590633

box 2

Yalom, The Gift of Therapy 1590631

box 2

Yalom, [Japanese or Chinese translation of The Gift of Therapy] 1590629

box 2

Yalom, Bagislanan Terapi [translation of The Gift of Therapy] 1590627

box 2

Yalom, Chvala psychoterapie [Yugoslavian translation of The Gift of Therapy] 1590625

box 2

Yalom, Terapins gava [Danish translation of The Gift of Therapy] 1590623

box 2

Yalom, [Greek translation of Religion and Psychiatry] 1590621

box 2

Yalom, Terapiens gave [Swedish translation of The Gift of Therapy] 1590619

box 2

Yalom, Terapiens essens [Danish translation of The Gift of Therapy] 2nd copy 1590617

box 2

Yalom, [Greek translation of Lying on the Couch] 1590615

box 2

Yalom, [Hebrew translation of Momma and the Meaning of Life] 1590613

 

Audio Tapes: 1590697

box 1

Evolution of Psychotherapy, "The Therapists use of Self: How Nietzche Might Have Invented Psychotherapy," Hamburg, July 1994 1590703

box 1

Evolution of Psychotherapy, conversation hour, Hamburg, July 1994 1590701

box 1

Excerpts from Momma and the Meaning of Life, read by Irvin D. Yalom 1590699

 

Books: 1590673

box 1

Momma and the Meaning of Life [Swedish translation 1999] 1590695

box 1

Theorie und Praxis der Gruppenpsychotherapie 1590693

box 1

The Gift of Therapy; an Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients [uncorrected proof 2002] 1590691

box 1

The Gift of Therapy; an Open Letter to a New Generation of Therapists and Their Patients [German translation 2002] 1590689

box 1

When Nietzsche Wept [Greek translation 2001] 1590687

box 1

When Nietzsche Wept [Russian translation] 1590685

box 1

Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy [Chinese translation 2001] 1590683

box 1

Inpatient Group Psychotherapy [Chinese translation 2001] 1590681

box 1

Yalom and Elkin, Every Day Gets a Little Closer; a Twice-Told Therapy [German translation 2001] 1590679

box 1

Breuer and Freud, Studies on Hysteria. The definitive edition with a new forward by Irvin D. Yalom. 2000 1590677

box 1

Salgado, Susana, Y el Papa Lloro, en Recoleta. Buenos Aires, 1999 1590675

box 2, folder 1

Scrapbook of clippings, copies of letters, programs, and other items pertaining to Yalom's work and writings, 1970-84, with emphasis on encounter groups 1590671

box 2, folder 2

Mounted ad for Lying on the Couch 1590669

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2005-3521590593

box 1, folder 1

Catalog, Harper Collins 1590609

box 1, folder 2

Correspondence (received) 1590607 003-2004

box 1, folder 3

Correspondence (received) 1590605 2005

box 1, folder 4

"Lettre ouverte à une nouvelle génération de psychothéerapeutes et à leurs patients" – typescript 1590603

box 1, folder 5

Programs 1590601 2004-2005

box 1, folder 6

Reviews, articles, etc. 1590599

box 2

Foreign editions of The Schopenhauer Cure, Lying on the Couch and The Gift of Therapy 1590597

box 3

Foreign editions of Love's Executioner, The Yalom Reader, Existential Psychotherapy, and When Nietzsche Wept, and the 2003 English paperback edition of When Nietzsche Wept 1590595

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2006-1721590579

box 1, folder 1

Articles about Yalom 1590591 2006

box 1, folder 2

ABC Radio National, "The Schopenhauer Cure" 1590589 2005

Physical Description: 1 optical disc(s) (cd)
box 1, folder 3

Certificate 1590587 1989

box 1, folder 4

Clippings and announcements of appearances, 2005-2006 1590585

box 1, folder 5

Correspondence 1590583 2005-2006

box 2

Translations of his books: The Schopenhauer Cure, Religion and Psychiatry, Lying on the Couch, Love's Executioner, and When Nietzsche Wept 1590581

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2007-1461590553

box 1, folder 1

Boston University School of Medicine, Class of 1956 Fiftieth Reunion Newsletter, 2006 1590577

box 1, folder 2

Email 2006 1590575

box 1, folder 3

Email Jan.-June 2007 1590573

box 1, folder 4

Foreign language press (Portuguese) on play based on Yalom's When Nietzsche Wept, 2006 1590571

box 1, folder 5

Invitation to Yalom's talk at Turning Point of Tampa, Sept. 18, 2006 1590569

box 1, folder 6

Letters 2006-07 1590567

box 1, folder 7

Program from Berkeley Public Library Foundation's Authors Dinner (features quote from Yalom book), 2007 1590565

box 1, folder 8

Reviews of the German edition of The Schopenhauer Cure, 2006 1590563

box 1, folder 9

Yalom in American magazine 2006-07 1590561

box 10, folder 1

Yalom in foreign language magazines 2006-07 1590559

box 2

Foreign language translations of Yalom's books 1590557

box 2 os

Oversized magazine in Portuguese (Revista) with interview of Yalom 2006 1590555

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2007-1881590541

box 1, folder 1

Correspondence received 2007 1590551

box 1, folder 2

Yalom, "Afterword," ca. 2003 1590549

box 1

Cable guide to "El dia que Nietzsche lloro" 1590547

box 1

Russian translation of The Schopenhauer Cure 1590545

box 1

Greek translation of Momma and the Meaning of Life 1590543

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2007-3291590529

box 1

Two folders of email, letters, reviews, advertisements, flyers, 1993-2007; and two foreign magazines, 2007 1590539

box 2

Translations of his books: The Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, Momma and the Meaning of Life, The Gift of Therapy, Love's Executioner, and Existential Psychotherapy 1590537

box 2

Four award certificates/plaques 1979-2005 1590535

box 2

Two posters (not in English) 1590533

box 3

Mounted poster [bookstore display?] about his book Lying on the Couch 1590531

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2008-0351590517

box 1

Understanding Group Psychotherapy with Irvin Yalom, M.D. Volume I: Outpatients (psychotherapy.net, 2006) 2 DVD set with instructor's manual 1590527

box 1

Understanding Group Psychotherapy with Irvin Yalom, M.D. Volume II: Inpatients (psychotherapy.net, 2006) 2 DVD set with instructor's manual 1590525

box 1

Understanding Group Psychotherapy with Irvin Yalom, M.D. Volume III: An Interview (psychotherapy.net, 2006) with instructor's manual [1 DVD] 1590523

box 1

The Gift of Therapy, A Conversation with Irvin Yalom, M.D. (psychotherapy.net, 2006) with instructor's manual [1 DVD] 1590521

box 1

Irvin Yalom: Live Case Consultation (psychotherapy.net, 2006) with instructor's manual [1 DVD] 1590519

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2009-1971590495

box 1

Letters and email 1590515 2007-2008

box 1

Responses from participants at Yalom workshop 1590513 2008

box 1

Introduction to Yalom by Fotini Tsalikoglou (Athens) 1590511 May 2005

box 1

Facebook print-out (Irvin D. Yalom Fans) 1590509 April 2008

box 1

Miscellaneous items (including book review, notices, conference program) 1590507

box 1

Irvin Yalom: Live Case Consultation (Psychotherapy.net) with instructor's manual 1590505 2005

Physical Description: 1 optical disc(s) (dvd)
box 1

Magazines, clippings, and other examples of press coverage 1590503

box 1

Hardback copy of his book Staring at the Sun 1590501

box 2

Paperback copies of Staring at the Sun and On Psychotherapy and the Human Condition 1590499

box 2

Translations of his books: Love's Executioner, The Schopenhauer Cure, Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, Staring at the Sun, Momma and the Meaning of Life, Every Day Gets a Little Closer, Existential Psychotherapy, and Religion or Psychotherapy [possibly a translation of a journal article] 1590497

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2010-0051590473

box 1, folder 1

Ads, programs, announcements 1590493

box 1, folder 2

American Psychiatric Association 162nd Annual Meeting program, 1590491 2009

box 1, folder 3

Clippings, articles from the Internet 1590489

box 1, folder 4

Email 1590487 2009

box 1, folder 5

Letters received 1590485 2008-09

box 1, folder 6

Reviews of Yalom's books 1590483

box 1, folder 7

Tieche, Gary, screenplay of Lying on the Couch, 1999 1590481

box 2

Magazines with Yalom interviews and articles 1590479

box 2

Yalom, The Gift of Therapy, Harper paperback edition 2009 1590477

box 2

Foreign translations of: The Schopenhauer Cure, Staring at the Sun, I'm Calling the Police – A Tale of Repression and Recovery, Love's Executioner, Religion and Psychiatry, Lying on the Couch, Existential Psychotherapy, Theory and Practice of Group Psychotherapy, When Nietzsche Wept, and Every Day Gets a Little Closer 1590475

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2011-5371862981 1973-2011

box 1, folder 1

Articles re: Yalom 1862983 2006, 2009

box 1, folder 2

Correspondence 1862985 2009-2011

box 1, folder 3

Photographs 1862987 1973, 2010

box 1, folder 4

"Those We Are" documentary project 1862989

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2013-0132077143 2011-2012

box 1, folder 1

Printed email correspondence 2077155 2011-2012

box 1, folder 2

Book reviews 2077157 2011-2012

box 2

"The Spinoza Problem," Jewish Public Library, Montreal, Canada 2077149 2012 May 23

Physical Description: 1 optical disc(s) (dvd)
box 3

"The antennas of our time" 2077151

Physical Description: 1 optical disc(s) (dvd)
box 4

Interview on Paris TV, "Les Mots du Minuit" 2077153 2012 Jun

Physical Description: 1 optical disc(s) (dvd)
 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2015-0012311643

box 1, folder 1

Incoming Letters 2311674 2008

box 1, folder 2

Incoming Letters 2311675 2009

box 1, folder 3

Incoming Letters 2311676 2012

box 1, folder 4

Incoming Letters 2311677 2013

box 1, folder 5

Incoming Letters 2311678 2014

box 1, folder 6

Incoming Letters 2311679 undated

box 1, folder 7

Theodore Roosevelt High School Rough Rider class of 1949 reunion 2311680 circa 1979

box 1, folder 8

Illinois Group Psychotherapy Society workshop with Yalom 2311681 1984 Mar 23

box 1, folder 9

Buchkultur featuring article about Yalom 2311682 2012 Aug/Sept

box 1, folder 10

Yalom as teacher, mentor and friend. The National Psychologist. 2311683 2013 Nov/Dec

box 1, folder 11

Ich hatte so viel Gluck im Leben. Psychologies. 2311685 2014

box 1, folder 12

Tales of sound and fury: healing the angry and those who hurt. Symposium at Cantor. 2311686 2014 Jan 23

box 1, folder 13

Love, literature and marriage. Event at Pen American Center West. 2311687 2014 Feb 15

box 1, folder 14

The Shopenhauer Cure, film adaptations 2311688

box 1, folder 15

KQED Forum with Yalom 1.12311689 2002 Mar 7

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
box 2, folder 1

Conferences/Events 2013-2015

box 2, folder 2

Articles 2012-2015

box 2, folder 3

Photographs 2012

box 2, folder 4

Letters and cards 1978-2015

box 2, folder 5

Email correspondence 2012-2013

box 2, folder 6

Email correspondence 2014-2015

box 2, folder 7

How I Write - Irvin Yalom 2013

 

Additional Papers ARCH-2015-0332320698 1963-2014

box 1

California Book Awards 2320699 1993

Physical Description: 1 audiocassette(s)
box 1

Love's Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy 2320700 2013

Love's Executioner and Other Tales of Psychotherapy: 2013

Physical Description: 1 optical disc(s) (cd)
box 1, folder 1

Awards 2320701 1963, 2010

box 1, folder 2

Correspondence 2320702 1968, 2014

box 1, folder 3

Press 2320703 1990-2014

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2017-190

box 1

Correspondence with publishers 2015-2015

 

Additional Papers Accession ARCH-2018-186

Box 1, Folder 1

Correspondence 1990-2018

Box 1, Folder 2

"An Evaluation of Trauma-Focused Group Psychotherapy" Accession ARCH-2018-186 1993

Box 1, Folder 3

Reprints/Publications

Box 1, Folder 4

Editorial Notes

Box 1, Folder 5

N.F.L. 1997

Box 1, Folder 6

Love's Executioner

 

Additional Papers ARCH-2019-087

Box 1, Folder 1

Irvin D. Yalom Papers

Box 1, Folder 2

Greece 2005

Box 1, Folder 3

Magazines

Box 1, Folder 4

Letters