The collection contains interviews with former directors and other individuals significant to the foundation and early history of the National Institute of Mental Health. Dr. Eli A. Rubenstein conducted the interviews between the years 1975-1978 as background for an intended book about the institute.
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Gift of James Pittman (NIMH), 1999. Accession 1999-039.