1960-1971; approximately 14,000 items
This collection contains case histories, clippings, printed materials, and correspondence relating to psychedelic drugs, other drugs, the underground press, and aspects of the youth culture in the 1960s.
1930-1996; 31 linear feet
The Weston La Barre papers include correspondence, publications, lectures, committee materials, teaching materials, photographs, audio recordings and scrapbooks. La Barre's professional interests included cultural anthropology, religion, psychedelic drugs such as peyote, and psychology.
1893-1984; 340 linear feet
This collection consists of primarily correspondence and research files on topics including extrasensory perception, psychokinesis, displacement analysis, the Psychical Research Foundation, and parapsychology research. Correspondents include J.B. Rhine, Hereward Carrington, Aldous Huxley, Julian Huxley, Joseph Jastrow, C.G. Jung, William McDougall, and Henry Margenau.
1931-1986; 28 linear feet
This collection contains correspondence, notes, memoranda, lists, notebooks, diaries, translations, drafts, typescripts, proofs, illustrations, maps, charts, stamps, artifacts, original art work, film, audio tapes, video tapes, photographs, negatives, slides, and mounted exhibit materials relating to Tina and Gordon Wassons' ethnomycological research as well as to RGW's literary and political interests.
Julio Santo Domingo Collection
This collection includes rare books, manuscripts, posters, photographs, audio material, and popular and underground cultural ephemera that documents psychoactive drugs and their physical and social effects. The collection includes scientific and medical works on cannabis, hashish, opium, coca, peyote, LSD, anesthetics and various derivatives. The bulk of the collection explores drug use by individuals and the influence such use and users had on their society, with emphasis on the 19th and 20th centuries in America and France.
Al Hubbard materials
Assorted digitized documents pertaining to Al Hubbard who was instrumental in raising awareness of the therapeutic properties of LSD in the 1950s.
1926-2001; 50 linear feet
The collection consists of Tyler's publications in various forms (manuscripts, reprints, and original copies), some correspondence, and personal and professional materials, such as curriculum vitae, bibliographies, clippings, and memorabilia. The bulk of the collection is subject files, predominantly on various medicinal plants/herbs, which literally run A-Z.
1916-1963; 6 linear feet
This collection contains correspondence and other materials pertaining to Tranter's medical studies on the effects of hallucinogenic drugs.
1910-2009; 263 linear feet
The Timothy Leary papers contain records created and accumulated by Leary over his entire life, as well estate records created after his death. The papers comprehensively document his life and activities: as a child, student, professional psychologist, lecturer and researcher at Harvard, unaffiliated psychedelic guru, prisoner, escapee, exile, and futurist.
The collection includes Joseph Campbell’s lecture tapes, artifacts, and his personal library (catalogued separately). There are approximately 1,200 audio taped lectures and video tapes from during the decades he taught at Sarah Lawrence College, Eranos, Esalen, and elsewhere. The approximately 650 audio tape cassettes of Campbell’s public lectures reveal the scope of his interests in comparative mythology, religious studies, the hero’s journey, Indian mythology, the literature of James Joyce and Thomas Mann, and the psychologies of Sigmund Freud and C.J. Jung.
Abram Hoffer papers
Abram Hoffer was a Canadian psychiatrist who researched extensively in schizophrenia, orthomolecular medicine, and other alternative therapies. This collection contains records created, accumulated, and used by him over the course of his career. It includes correspondence, patient files, appointment and personal diaries, subject files, conference and meeting materials, clippings, manuscripts, photographs, an audio/visual materials.
Humphrey Osmond papers: assorted publications
1927-2002; 10 linear feet
This collection contains papers documenting Betty Grover Eisner's career in clinical psychology and experimental use of LSD and other drugs. Includes narrative reports and audio recordings of drug therapy sessions, articles and conference papers, book manuscripts, journals, legal documents, journals, personal and professional correspondence, and other materials.
1990-2011; 16 linear feet
The Huston Smith papers contains materials that document Smith’s personal and professional life, including correspondence, photographs, awards, lectures and presentations, genealogical information, as well as published materials.
1910-1987; 43 cubic feet
The Sidney Cohen Collection includes subject files covering Cohen's professional research, correspondence files from his teen years until close to his death in 1987, biographical information documenting education and government service, audio tapes of LSD conferences from the late 1950s and early 1960s, articles and manuscripts, and files from LSD and mescaline experiments Cohen conducted with Gerald Heard.
1921-1993; 112 linear feet
Daniel X. Freedman studied the effects of LSD at the National Institute of Mental Health in the late 1950s. This collection consists of correspondence, class syllabi, lectures, notes, grant applications, laboratory notebooks and data, manuscripts and typescripts of publications, lectures, speeches, interviews, publications, notes of committee meetings and draft reports, patient case notes and correspondence, newspaper and magazine clippings, awards, photographs, and audiotapes.
1935-1971; 20.5 linear feet
Collection consists of Heard's manuscripts of published and unpublished books, correspondence, sixteen boxes of tape recordings of Heard's lectures, lecture notes, articles, books from Heard's library, photographs, and ephemera related to Heard's interests in parapsychology, Vedanta, philosophy, and religion. Includes manuscripts by others as well as an oil painting of Heard by Aldous Huxley (1933).
1925-2007; 50 linear feet
The Aldous Huxley papers portion of the collection consists correspondence between Aldous Huxley and publishers Harper & Row, personal correspondence, holographic notes, literary manuscripts and personal effects. The materials in the collection that comprise the personal papers of Laura Archer Huxley include personal correspondence, holographic and typewritten notes, manuscripts, collected articles, clippings, and interviews. This collection also contains photographs and audiovisual recordings of both Aldous Huxley and Laura Archera Huxley.
Neuroscience History Archives
The Neuroscience History Archives at the UCLA Brain Research Institute collects primary source materials pertaining to twentieth-century American neuroscience. Materials within the Collection comprise the personal papers of significant neuroscientists including Daniel X. Freedman, Percieval Bailey, John Field, Robert Galambos, John D. Green, Gilbert Van Tassel Hamilton, Rafael Lorente de Nó, and Horace Winchell Magoun.
1960-1999; 7 boxes
This collection contains correspondence, manuscripts, and research materials for Graboi's publication, One Foot in the Future: A Woman's Spiritual Journey. Subjects include hallucinogenic drugs, with a focus on LSD.
1968-1980; 18 linear feet
This collection contains correspondence, notes, reports, research proposals and other materials of Ardath H. Emmons, Vice President for Research and Graduate Studies at the University of Missouri. It includes materials relating to LSD experiments at Missouri Institute of Psychiatry.