New Library Exhibit: Eric L. Berne Archive

A new library exhibit, Eric L. Berne Archive: The Birth of Transactional Analysis, marks the conclusion of the first phase of the Eric Berne Papers Processing project.

Eric L. Berne (1910-1970) was a practicing psychiatrist, lecturer and author. Best known for his development of the theory of Transactional Analysis, Berne published dozens of scholarly articles in the field of psychoanalysis and was the author of eight major books, including the bestseller Games People Play.

The Eric L. Berne digital collection, an educational portal containing more than 400 digital documents and photographs that provides information about Dr. Berne, his studies and writings is accessible at the Online Archive of California.

The Eric L. Berne Archive is housed in the UCSF Archives and Special Collections. Detailed processing and digitization for these materials were made possible by generous support from 23 Transactional Analysis associations worldwide and many individual donors through the International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA.)Please visit Archives’ blog Brought to Light for detailed information about the project.

Image: Portrait of Eric Berne, Vienna, Austria. 1968. Eric L. Berne Papers, 1904-2007, MSS 2013-19, box 15, album 1, UCSF Archives & Special Collections.

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