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1959 trip to Nigeria

File contains documents relating to Alexander Leighton's 1959 trip to Nigeria. Includes a photograph, several bundles of research notes, schedules, graphic materials, and patient medical notes. Includes an article from the New York Times on the Nigerian election, and no. 10 of the Western Nigerian Illustrated quarterly publication featuring an article about psychiatric treatment at the Aro Hospital. Also includes an envelope labelled 'thought disorder pills' containing five spherical pills.

1965 - 1966 re-abstracting Yoruba manual

File consists of a re-abstracting manual for the Yoruba study data to update the research goal to compare urban and rural mental health and limit bias in analysis. File also includes respondents' answers to health surveys and a memo regarding evaluation of Yoruba abstracts.

A review : Nova Scotia mental health system and changes required

Item is an undated review of the current Nova Scotia mental health system, as well as an outline of required changes to the system, compiled by Alexander Murchison in the early 1970s. The item provides a brief outline of present mental health programs and facilities in the province — the Cape Breton Mental Health Centre in Sydney, the Eastern Counties Mental Health Centre in Antigonish, the Pictou County Mental Health Centre in New Glasgow, the Cumberland County Mental Health Centre in Amherst, the Cobequid Mental Health Centre in Truro, the Funday [sic] Mental Health Centre in Wolfville, the Digby-Annapolis Mental Health Centre in Digby, the program at the Yarmouth Regional Hospital, and the South Shore Mental Health Centre in Bridgewater — as well as mental and public hospital services — Nova Scotia Hospital, Abbie J. Lane Memorial Hospital, Halifax County Hospital, and Kings County Hospital — and provides recommendations on how to improve the province-wide program addressing mental health. Item contains a few inked and whited-out corrections.

A study of resistance to psychiatric epidemiological interviewing among the Yoruba / by Zebulon C. Taintor

File contains documents relating to Taintor's study and two drafts of the full study text. Includes mental and physical health surveys and datasets, interview fieldnotes, and statistics and calculations. Also contains a letter from Laurel Hodgden regarding the usability of the data.

Alexander Leighton and Jane Murphy fonds

  • MS-13-86
  • Fonds
  • 1837-2020, predominant 1904-2008

Fonds contains records created and collected primarily by Alexander H. Leighton, with some by Jane Leighton Murphy. Documents span from Leighton's studies at Princeton, Cambridge, and Johns Hopkins univerities, through his government employment in World War II, and his teaching career at Cornell, Dalhousie, and Harvard. The majority of records are related to the 1961 Cornell-Aro Mental Health Research Project and the 1963 Study on the Role of Women, both based in Nigeria, and the Stirling County Study, based in Nova Scotia. Record types include correspondence, manuscripts, grant applications, reports, photographs and slides, medical and academic records, method and guidebooks, reviews, offprints and publications, teaching and course materials, and surveys and interview transcripts.

A sous-fonds contains records documenting the migration of Alexander Leighton's parents from Ireland to the United States and their subsequent life in Philadelphia. The sous-fonds contains extensive correspondence between extended family members over the course of a century, as well as photographs, diaries, wills, family trees, memoirs, and Alexander Leighton's personal correspondence.

Murphy, Jane Leighton

Analysis of hemoglobin data

File contains notes on medical data relevant to hemoglobin. Includes lists of Sahli percentages and charts comparing averages. Also includes a memo regarding summary data from random village hemoglobin samples.

Beaver study correspondence

File is loosely organized into two sections: Nova Scotia beaver and Norway beaver. Both sections contain correspondence to and from government officials, biologists, academics, and industry consultants regarding research for and publication of Alexander Leighton's study on beaver mental characteristics. The Norway section also contains excerpts from Norwegian newspapers. There is also a set of handwritten notes titled "Outline for study of the Beaver: D. Cross & A.H. Leighton."
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