Pietro Castelnuovo-Tedesco Papers
Papers are the personal materials belonging to Dr. Tedesco, and include business records, and subject files.
- Majority of material found within 1975-1998
- Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Pietro (Person)
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Conditions Governing Use
Copyright is retained by History of Medicine Collections, Eskind Biomedical Library, Vanderbilt University.
Biographical / Historical
Dr. Pietro Castelnuovo-Tedesco, a nationally recognized psychoanalyst, was born and raised in Florence, Italy. His father was acclaimed composer Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco. He came to Nashville in 1975 as the James G. Blakemore Professor of Psychiatry at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine.
Dr. Castelnuovo-Tedesco also served as a training and supervising analyst at the St. Louis Psychological Institute, was president of the American College of Psychoanalysts (1990-91), and was a member and fellow of several other psychiatric associations.
Dr. Castelnuovo-Tedesco was known for two works which greatly influence psychological principles today--The Twenty Minute 'Hour,' a book about psychotherapy techniques for physicians, and Dynamic Psychiatry, a collection of his works on psychoanalysis, psychosomatic medicine, and psychiatry. He died in Nashville on January 24, 1998. He was 73.
6.42 Cubic Feet (Five Paige boxes) : Materials consist mainly of subject and research files, correspondence, and lecture notes. There is a possiblity of clinical files being contained within these groupings that will need to be removed during processing.
Language of Materials
Papers and materials beloging to Dr. Pietro Castelnuovo-Tedesco documenting his clinical and teaching activities. Dr. Castelnuovo-Tedesco served as as the James G. Blakemore Professor of Psychiatry at the Vanderbilt University School of Medicine from his appointment in 1975 until his death in 1998.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection was donated in 1998 by his widow Lisbeth Castelnuovo-Tedesco.
The materials are in good condition.
- Pietro Castelnuovo-Tedesco Papers
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