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- Cappon, Daniel
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15 lantern slides : 0.6 x 10 cm
ca. 120 slides and other graphic material
14 audio reels
1 audio recording : dictabelt
1 audio disc : 45 rmp
2 audio discs: 31 cm
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Arranged into the following series:
S 1. Minutes, 1951-1966. Consists of minutes of committee meetings including the University of Toronto, Department of Psychiatry, Board of Teachers, 1951-1963; the Outpatient Department, 1957-1963; as well as material from the fourth year medical class of the department, including class lists, timetables, etc.
S 2. Correspondence and papers, 1951-1970. Includes copies of papers written by Cappon on various topics in psychology, including perception, fantasy and body illness, anorexia nervosa, sexuality, as well as psychological reactions to external stimuli (war, nuclear war, death). In addition, there are research notes, observational data and related material for experiments and studies that Cappon was conducting. The record series also contains correspondence with colleagues, and grant applications to several agencies (National Health, Canadian Defense Research Board, U.S. Office of Naval Research, Ontario Mental Health Foundation, etc).
S 3. Studies, 1950-1970. Contains material including patient files for a study of stuttering; questionnaires, administrative instructions, case histories, clinical notes and data, and control files for a study on Dreams and Death. There is also material for a study on Perception, including graphs, data, questionnaires, tables, work sheets, data organized by subject type (stewardesses, student nurses, male schizophrenics), and related material.
S 4. Audio-visual materials, 1952-1964. Consists of glass plate transparencies, slides (colour and black and white), photographs and films, as well as audio tape reels, phonograph recordings, and dictaphone recordings of patient interviews, discussions, and lectures detailing research results of Cappon's studies in the fields of dreams, perception, morphology of fantasy, and death, the textual details of which are described in S 3 above.
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2002/04/04 Awaiting review by the Data Collection Archivist
2003/04/15 Shannon MacDonald. Added URL for online finding aid. Updated wording in accruals.
2009/06/15 Michael Moir. Updated record to reflect Cappon's death.
2014/07/22 Migrated to AtoM.
2020/03/29 KCP. Added access point(s).
2020/04/14 Elizabeth Corbett-Nicholson. Post-migration metadata clean-up. Addition of GMD and accession numbers. Published description and generated finding aid.