The Hilde Bruch, MD papers contains reprints, books, office files, patient records. The arrangement includes office files, patient records dating from the 1940's, correspondence from colleagues as well as hundreds of letters from lay persons acquainted with Dr. Bruch's work on eating disorders. The collection equals 56 cubic feet consisting of 84 boxes. Details of the collection available via its finding aid.

There are reprints from colleagues, correspondence with publishers, family and friends. They also detail in the life history of an individual, the personal and cultural crises precipitated by exile from Nazi Germany, and the struggle of women for greater participation in science and medicine, both significant phenomena in the history of this century. Additional interviews can be found at Historical A/V from the TMC: 1973-1991.

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