File contains a wide array of communications to and from Alexander Leighton and Jane Murphy, ranging from handwritten letters to email printouts. Correspondents seem to include friends, work acquaintances, and residents of Digby County (possible study respondents?).
File contains an 1841 land grant to Isidore Theboult for land in Digby. Also includes correspondence between members of the Hardy family in Massachusetts and Digby, and two newspapers from Massachusetts and Nova Scotia with mentions of the Hardy family.
File contains correspondence, memoranda, study plans, and analytical reports related to the Foreign Morale Analysis Division. Documents specifically relate to psychological study of Japanese civilians and prisoners of war.
Subseries contains documents related to the Japanese-American resettlement study and the Japanese bombing surveys. Also contains correspondence, reports, and memoranda related to the Foreign Morale Analysis Division and psychological warfare.
File contains correspondence and memoranda regarding grant no. MH 12892-05 for the psychiatric disorder and socio-cultural environment study. Also contains budget documents, datasets, and application forms.
File contains applications for and correspondence regarding several grants, numbered MH 12892-06, MH-08180-02S1, MH 08180-01, and MH 02307-01. Also contains application feedback, project plans, and appendices.
File contains manuscripts for unpublished papers: "Barriers to the care of mental illness," "Antecedents of the mental health movement in Atlantic Canada : some implications for today," "The psychobiological orientation," and "Psychiatric diagnosis in life science perspective" by Alexander Leighton. Also includes related correspondence and review feedback forms.
File contains several versions of Alexander Leighton's curricula vitae and biographical notes. Also contains correspondence, article title lists, library request documents, and some of Leighton's published articles.
Series contains materials related to the development of Alexander Leighton's book on the prevention of mental illness. Documents include manuscripts, correspondence, research notes, and copies of past publications.
File contains correspondence regarding Alexander Leighton's book "The Governing of Men." Also contains several periodicals containing reviews of the book, such as Baptist Adult Union Quarterly, Saturday Review of Literature, The Prison World, and the Rudge Memorandum. Also contains 2 photos : b&w; 8 x 10in and smaller.
File contains letters concerning the book "The Navaho Door" by Alexander Leighton and Dorothea Leighton, a 1945 copy of the New York Times Book Review covering Leighton's book "The Governing of Men," a bundle of abstracts from the American Philosophical Society's AGM in 1952, a bulletin on teaching English to the Navajo, and a proposal for a retirement commemoration conference for Alexander Leighton. Also includes some of Alexander Leighton's reports and articles: "Pilot study of cultural items in medical diagnosis," "Mental health in Canada: working toward a better future," "Cornell southwestern program: a summary report on five years 1948-1953," and "Interview with the editor of a small town paper."
File contains a manuscript titled "The Cherry Carnival" submitted to a competition at Princeton, which later became part of the Isaiah Wilson stories. Also contains correspondence regarding the manuscripts and notes on Hezekiah Williams.