Series WMG - Papers of Willy Mayer-Gross (1889-1961)


Date Range1922 - c. 1956
Quantity159 cm, 19 boxes and notebooks
ProvenanceMaudsley Hospital
AccessPartially closed
Related Series
Part of

10  Private papers


Inventory Listing

WMG-01 Scrapbook, correspondence and notes

Includes correspondence concerning Mayer-Gross' 'Clinical Psychiatry' and medical planning research; scrapbook of press cuttings concerning the diagnosis of schizophrenia; and correspondence and notes concerning, and drafts of, his work entitled 'Mental Health in a Rural Area', based on a survey carried out in Dumfrieshire. Clinical data on individual patients are contained in Mayer-Gross' notes concerning this survey, as are two papers on insulin therapy.
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-; drug therapy; letter writing.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Control Box 14a
Date range 1938 - 3 January 1955, 1938 and 1941-1954    Quantity 15 cm, 1 box
Formats General Correspondence, Drafts, News Clippings, Notebooks, Loose Notes and Published Papers or Articles
Access Partially closed until 1 January 2034
Inventory Identifier WMG-01 Series Box Number C12/4 Series WMG
WMG-02 Notes, papers and photographs

Includes notes in German relating to Mayer-Gross' lectures, seminars and papers at Heidelberg, notes, notebooks and drawings by and on an individual patient treated by Mayer-Gross, photographs and negatives of catatonic patients at Grierson House and elsewhere,
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-; psychophysiology; Heidelberg, Germany.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Control Box 15
Date range 1928 - 1954, 1928-1937 and 1954    Quantity 15 cm, 1 box
Formats Drafts, Notebooks, Loose Notes, Published Papers or Articles, Photographic Film Negatives, Loose Photographic Prints and Drawings
Access Partially closed until 1 January 2021
Inventory Identifier WMG-02 Series Box Number C12/4 Series WMG
WMG-03 Notes and correspondence

Includes notes on individual patients at Maudsley and Tooting Bec Hospitals and poetry by an individual patient of Mayer-Gross.
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Control Box 16
Date range c. 1930 - 1945, c1930-c1939    Quantity 15 cm, 1 box
Formats Drafts and Loose Notes
Access Partially closed until 1 January 2024
Inventory Identifier WMG-03 Series Box Number C12/4 Series WMG
WMG-04 Notes and correspondence

Includes notes on individual patients at Maudsley and Tooting Bec Hospitals, and notes (some in German) on schizophrenia, clinical and child psychiatry.
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Control Box 17
Date range c. 1934 - c. 1948, c1934-c1939    Quantity 15 cm, 1 box
Formats General Correspondence and Loose Notes
Access Partially closed until 1 January 2024
Inventory Identifier WMG-04 Series Box Number C12/4 Series WMG
WMG-05 Notes and correspondence

Includes notes concerning and manuscripts of Mayer-Gross' 'Clinical Psychiatry', notes and notebook on taste, shock and other therapies, and a folder of clinical charts.
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-; electroconvulsive therapy.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Control Box 18
Date range c. 1933 - c. 1939    Quantity 15 cm, 1 box
Formats Drafts, Notebooks, Loose Notes and Charts
Inventory Identifier WMG-05 Series Box Number C12/5 Series WMG
WMG-06 Notes and correspondence

Includes correspondence concerning the Joseph Porton Trust, of which Mayer-Gross was a board member, lectures and case material used in teaching (including notes on and by individual patients of Mayer-Gross at Crichton Royal Infirmary, Dumfrieshire), and other papers.
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-; medical education; letter writing.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Control Box 19
Date range c. 1 January 1950 - c. 31 December 1958    Quantity 15 cm, 1 box
Formats General Correspondence, Drafts and Loose Notes
Access Partially closed until 1 January 2036
Inventory Identifier WMG-06 Series Box Number C12/5 Series WMG
WMG-07 Notes, forms and correspondence

Includes clinical record forms from many psychiatric institutions, mostly blank (but including notes on an individual patient), and instructions on how to fill them out, papers and notes by Mayer-Gross on a day hospital at Birmingham, dark adaptation in psychotics, retrograde amnesia, hypoglycaemia, glutamic acide, and the incidence of neurosis in managers and military officers.
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-; medical records; MILITARY PERSONNEL; outpatients; memory disorders.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Control Box 20
Date range c. 1940 - c. 1956    Quantity 15 cm, 1 box
Formats Drafts, Reports, Loose Notes and Forms
Access Partially closed until 1 January 2034
Inventory Identifier WMG-07 Series Box Number C12/5 Series WMG
WMG-08 Notes and correspondence

Includes notes on individual patients at Maudsley and Tooting Bec Hospitals, drafts and papers on subjective illness, depersonalisation and other research projects, and temperature charts of patients with hypoglycaemia.
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Control Box 21
Date range c. 1931 - c. 1950, c1931-c1937    Quantity 15 cm, 1 box
Formats General Correspondence, Drafts, Reports, Loose Notes and Charts
Access Partially closed until 1 January 2022
Inventory Identifier WMG-08 Series Box Number C12/5 Series WMG
WMG-09 Notes and correspondence

Includes correspondence concerning a survey of British psychiatric institutions to locate 'idiots savants' - intellectually disabled patients with one or several special abilities - including notes on individual patients; notes (in German) on depression, schizophrenia and other topics, including notes on individual German patients; notes and correspondence concerning Mayer-Gross' paper on Meduna's hyperglycaemic factor; correspondence, notes and notebook on experimental treatment with LSD and mescaline (including notes on and by individual patients).
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-; intellectual disabilities; human experimentation; drug evaluation; letter writing.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Control Box 22
Date range c. 1921 - c. 1954    Quantity 15 cm, 1 box
Formats General Correspondence, Drafts and Loose Notes
Access Partially closed until 1 January 2039
Inventory Identifier WMG-09 Series Box Number C12/5 Series WMG
WMG-10 Notes and correspondence

Includes items (wooden alphabet and numerals, pictures and captions) used in psychological testing, photograph of patient using these items, report on a conference on Child Research in Psychopharmacology, papers on apraxia, Mayer-Gross' manuscript 'Dublin paper', correspondence, press cuttings and papers on child psychiatry, correspondence of Mayer-Gross in German, and writing and drawings by individual patients of Mayer-Gross at Crichton Royal Infirmary suffering from schizophrenia.
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-; letter writing.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Control Box 23
Date range 1927 - 1958    Quantity 15 cm, 1 box
Formats General Correspondence, Drafts, Reports, News Clippings, Loose Notes, Published Papers or Articles, Apparatus and/or Equipment and Loose Photographic Prints
Access Partially closed until 1 January 2034
Inventory Identifier WMG-10 Series Box Number C12/5 Series WMG
WMG-11 Notebook

In German, relating to the work of Mayer-Gross at Heidelberg.
This item contains references to: Gross, Willy Mayer-; Heidelberg, Germany.

Creator Maudsley Hospital
Date range 5 September 1922 - 23 January 1923    Quantity 1 cm, 1 notebook
Formats Notebooks
Inventory Identifier WMG-11 Series Box Number C12/6 Series WMG

Published by the Bethlem Museum of the Mind, 14 May 2014
Listed by Colin Gale
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