Papers documenting Betty Grover Eisner's career in clinical psychology and experimental use of LSD and other drugs. Includes
narrative reports and audio recordings of drug therapy sessions, articles and conference papers, book manuscripts, journals,
legal documents, journals, personal and professional correspondence, and other materials.
Betty Grover Eisner (1915-2004), a clinical psychologist best known for her experiments with LSD and other psychoactive drugs,
was born Helen Elizabeth Grover in Kansas City, MO. After completing high school in Kansas City, she attended Stanford University
and earned a B.A. in political science in 1937. She volunteered with the Red Cross during World War II, then spent a year
in the late 1940s traveling Europe, Asia, and Africa with her first husband, fellow Stanford graduate Will Eisner. She documented
their trip in a series of columns published in the
Los Angeles Times.
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With the exception of Series 2 and the world trip materials in Series 1, access to the collection is restricted according
to the Department's
Access to Health Information of Individuals Policy. Please contact the University Archivist for more information.