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Series II: National Institute of Mental Health Records, 1884-1982 [series]:

This series contains records which document Dr. Brown's tenure at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), a division of the Department of Health, Education and Welfare (DHEW). Dr. Brown began working at NIMH as a staff psychiatrist at the Mental Health Study Center of NIMH in 1960. He held increasingly more responsible positions at NIMH leading to his appointment as Director in 1970.

The series has been divided into two subseries: Special Topics and Program and Policy Records, to reflect their contents and the original order of the records. Note that some of the same topics are covered in both of the subseries in the NIMH Series.

 
Subseries 1: Special Topics [subseries]:

This subseries contains records maintained by Dr. Brown throughout his career at NIMH on selected special topics. The bulk of the records date from 1959 through 1974. The records include correspondence, internal memoranda, reports, congressional testimony, legislative materials, meeting minutes and notes, press releases, published articles, and clippings. Folders are arranged alphabetically by topic.

Topics in this series often relate to Dr. Brown's special assignments or federal commission appointments made either by the Secretary of DHEW or the President of the United States. Dr. Brown was appointed Special Assistant for Drug Abuse Prevention to the Secretary of DHEW, beginning soon after his appointment as Director of NIMH in 1970. Consequently, a significant portion of records in this series falls under the topic of drug abuse prevention and documents Dr. Brown's efforts to combat drug abuse at the federal level. As drug abuse became a major national issue in the early 1970s, DHEW became the lead agency in 1971 with Dr. Brown as chairman of a White House Inter-Agency Task Force established to coordinate federal drug abuse prevention programs. Documents regarding federal efforts to combat drug abuse include a group of Decisions Papers on drug abuse prevention from the President's Domestic Council; White House Inter-Agency Task Force reports on drug abuse prevention and narcotic addiction; Food and Drug Administration's methadone regulations; and a report to Congress prepared by DHEW titled "Marihuana and Health" in 1971.

Notable among the records regarding drug abuse prevention are statements of, and briefing materials for, DHEW and Department of Justice officials who testified at a series of congressional hearings on the topic from 1969 through 1971. A sample of the legislation covered in these records includes the Drug Abuse Education Act of 1969, the Drug Abuse and Narcotics Crime Control Act of 1969, and the Narcotic Rehabilitation Act of 1970. In addition, records in the series from NIMH's Narcotic Addiction and Drug Abuse Division, Anti-Drug Abuse Media Project, Clinical Research Center in Kentucky, and the Center for Studies of Narcotic and Drug Abuse document the agency's efforts at instituting drug abuse prevention programs.

Although NIMH's efforts to fight alcohol abuse and alcoholism were closely aligned with drug abuse prevention programs, the series contains fewer records on the topic of alcoholism. Records regarding alcoholism cover DHEW's strategy for implementing the Comprehensive Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse Act of 1970, the National Advisory Committee on Alcoholism, and an alcoholism treatment program for federal employees.

Dr. Brown became Chief of the Community Mental Health Facilities Branch of NIMH in March 1964 soon after the passage of the Community Mental Health Center's (CMHC) Act of 1963. Records on the topic of Community Mental Health Centers include mostly background materials on the CMHC's Act, including congressional testimony, legislative history, regulations, a section-by-section analysis, drafts, criticisms, cost projections, and a general history. Also of interest are reports and background material on NIMH's Mental Health Study Center (MHSC), a community mental health center established in Prince George's County, Maryland, in 1948. In 1965, the MHSC became a model study program for a comprehensive CMHC after passage of the CMHC's Act. Other notable records on CMHCs, include a "Workbook for Developing CMHCs," CMHC grant program guidelines, background material on the Hill-Burton Construction Program, and a 1966 DHEW report titled "Current Status of CMHC Program."

Other significant records cover violence, children, St. Elizabeth's Hospital, criminal justice, poverty, and the USSR. Records on the topic of violence cover Dr. Brown's membership on the President's Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence (Eisenhower Commission) after urban riots and the assassinations of Martin Luther King and Robert Kennedy occurred in 1968; and an NIMH study commissioned by the National Advisory Mental Health Council to study mass violence. Regarding the topic of children and mental health is a 1969 report titled "A Summary of Recommendations" by the Joint Commission on the Mental Health of Children. Records on the topic of "St. Elizabeth's Hospital" (SEH), which concern the transfer of SEH from NIMH control to the District of Columbia, contain historical documentation on facilities which housed the criminally insane at SEH. Materials from meetings of the Advisory Committee to the National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice address the topic "criminal justice." The demands of the "Poor People's Campaign" in 1968 to DHEW and DHEW's responses are found under the topic "poverty." Reports of the Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration's Women's Council, DHEW are listed under the topic "alcoholism." Transcriptions of Dr. Brown's interviews with participants in the U.S.-USSR Joint Committee for Health Cooperation may be found under the topic "USSR."

7 1
Abortion (1970)
 
Aging [subseries]:
7 2
Clippings, 1971
7 3
Hearings on Aging-Statement by Dr. Brown before Senate Committee on Labor, Subcommittee on Aging, June 1976
7 4
NIH-National Advisory Council on Aging, 1975
7 5
NIMH-Program on Aging, Options Paper, 1977
 
Alcoholism [subseries]:
7 6
Alcoholic and Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Amendments of 1968, Secretary's Briefing Book, 1968
7 7-9
Comprehensive Alcohol Abuse and Alcohol Prevention, Treatment, and Rehabilitation Act of 1970
 
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare(DHEW)
7 10
Employee Alcoholism Treatment and Rehabilitation Policy, April 1970
 
Health Services and Mental Health Administration (HSMHA)
7 11
Employee Alcoholism Treatment Program, May 1972
7 12
Implementation of the Comprehensive Alcoholism and Alcohol Abuse Act of 1970
8 1
National Advisory Committee on Alcoholism, 1970
8 2
National Advisory Council on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism, membership, January 1973
8 3
National Center for the Prevention and Control of Alcoholism, 1960
 
National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism
8 4
General, 1970-1973
8 5
Director and Branch Chief Appointments, 1970-1971
8 6
NIMH-DOT (Dept. of Transportation), National Highway Safety Bureau, Memo of Understanding, December 1970
 
Behavior Modification [subseries]:
8 7
DHEW, Secretary's Briefing, 1974
8 8
Press Conference, July 1975
8 9
Bicentennial, 1976
 
CHAMPUS (Office of the Civilian Health and Medical Programs of the Uniformed Services) [subseries]:
8 10
General, 1974-1976
 
Hearings (1976)
8 11
Statement by Dr. Brown Before Senate Committee on Government Operations, Subcommittee on Permanent Investigations, June 1976
8 14
Statements by Dr. Langsley and Dr. Pugh Before Senate Committee on Government Operations, Subcommittee on Permanent Investigations, June 1976
8 13
Select Committee on Psychiatric Care and Evaluation(SCOPCE)
 
Children [subseries]:
9 1
Can-Do-It (Children Action Now for the Development of Options in Treatment), 1978
9 2
Child and Maternal Health Policy Board, 1975
9 3
Child Youth Advisory Group, 1975
9 4
Clippings, 1967
9 5
DHEW, Office of Child Development, 1969
9 6
DHEW, U.S. Office of Education (USOE)-NIMH Joint Planning Committee, Child Advocacy Programs, 1970
 
Head Start
9 7-8
Advisory Committee, 1969
9 9-10
Reports, 1965-1969
 
Joint Commission on Mental Health of Children
9 11
General
9 12-13
Report, April 1969
10 1-2
Report, April 1969
10 3
Maternal and Child Health Amendments of 1971
 
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
10 4-5
Child Mental Health Committee, 1970-1971
10 6
Child Mental Health Research Grants, 1972
10 7
Child Mental Health Research Press Conference, November 1972
10 8
Child Mental Health Services Program Prospectus, 1965
10 9
Child Mental Health Services Work Group, December 1975
10 10
Consultation and Special Services Branch-"American Children and Their Families in Overseas Communities and Schools", June 1966
11 1
Infant Mental Health Study Program, November-December, 1966
11 2
NIMH-NICHD (National Institute of Child Health and Human Development) Joint Proposal, Report to House Appropriations Committee "Emotional And Intellectual Development of the Child", March 24, 1977
11 3
White House Conference on Children, April 3, 1970
 
Community Mental Health Centers (CMHCs) [subseries]:
 
Articles
11 4
"Community Mental Health Centers: President's Commission on Mental Health Overview" (S. Sharfstein, 1979)
11 5
"Whatever Happened to Community Mental Health?" (D. Musto, 1975)
11 6-7
Background and Reference ("Green Gospel" Binder), ca. 1967
11 8
Budget Testimony for 1972
11 9
Clippings, 1967-1968
 
Community Mental Health Center's (CMHC's) Act of 1963
11 10
Background Materials
11 11
Briefing Book for Secretary
11 12
Briefing Book-Questions and Answers (Black Book)
11 13
Comments
11 14
Cost Projections
11 15
Criticisms (Hoch Response)
11 16
Drafts
11 17
Hill-Burton Construction Program, 1965-1966
12 1-2
Legislative History
12 3
Public Health Service (PHS), NIHM-DHMF (Div. of Hospital and Mental Facilities)Authority, Felix-Graning Meeting Materials, 1964
12 4
Regulations
12 5
Section-by-Section Analysis
12 6
Testimony by DHEW Secretary before Senate Labor and Welfare Committee, Sept. 4, 1963
 
Amendments
12 7
Amendments of 1967
12 8-9
Amendments of 1969, Briefing Book
13 1
Amendments of 1975, Section-by-Section Analysis
13 2
Narcotic Addict Amendments of 1968, Transfer of Civil Commitment Authority, Briefing Book
13 3
Staffing Grant Amendments, Briefing Book, 1965
13 4
Community Mental Health Center's (CMHC's) Legislation-Statement by B. Jones (DHEW) Before House Committee on Interstate Commerce, Subcommittee on Health and Safety, July 10, 1963
13 5
Congressional Inquiries, 1970
13 6
Construction of CMH Facilities-Planning, Financing, Legal Mechanisms, May 1962
 
Department of Health, Education and Welfare (DHEW)
13 7
Presentation by Secretary to Governors, "Current Status of CMHC Program", June 30, 1966
13 8
Presentation by Secretary to Governors, "Current Status of CMHC Program" -Unused Material, June 30, 1966
13 9
Public Health Service (PHS), Management Study Team, Briefing Materials, 1975
 
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Community Services Branch (CSB), Mental Health Study Center (MHSC)
14 1-2
Demonstration Comprehensive Mental Center, 1965-1966
14 3-4
Reports, 1948-1962
14 5
Trip Reports, 1960
14 6
Financing of CHMC's Briefing Paper, 1970
14 7
Grant Programs Guidelines, 1966
14 8
Impoundment of Grant Funds, 1973
14 9
Information Packet, 1964
14 10
Legislative Initiative, July 1964
14 11
Mental Health Services Program Division, CHMC's Support Branch, Community Support Section Report, December 1969
14 12
Planning Grants Proposal (Draft), 1962
15 1-2
Research Utilization Branch, Workbook for Developing CHMCs, 1962-1963
15 3
North Dakota Public Welfare Board, State Department of Health, Memorandum of Understanding, February 16, 1968
15 4
Rehabilitative Services (Soundview-Throgs Neck Comprehensive MHC), 1969
15 5
Special Report, November 1969
 
Criminal Justice [subseries]:
 
Criminal Justice, Department of Justice (DOJ), Law Enforcement Assistance Administration (LEAA)
15 6
Clippings, 1974
15 7
Justice System Improvement Act of 1978
15 8
National Institute of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Directorship, September-November 1974
 
National Institute of Law Enforcement and Criminal Justice (NILECJ) Advisory Committee Meetings
15 9
September 28, 1974
15 10
January 31-February 1, 1975
15 11
July 11, 1975
15 12
November 20-21, 1975
15 13
February 20, 1976
15 14
September 30, 1976
15 15
February 9-10, 1977
15 16
April 6, 1977
15 17
May 1977
16 1
October 6, 1977
16 2
January 12-13, 1978
 
National Criminal Justice Referral Service, 1975-1976
16 4
Program Plan FY 1978-1979
16 5
"Studying the Police" (G. Caplan, 1976)
 
National Institute of Mental Health
16 6
Joint Sponsorship of Research Proposal, "Effects of Institutional Isolation", May 1974
16 7
Liaison Committee, 1970-1971
16 8-9
State Criminal Justice Planning Agencies, July-August 1970
17 1
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Cooperation, Mental Health Litigation, 1974-1975
17 2
Parole Outcomes Report, 1968
17 3
Penal Institutions, Clippings
17 4
Sex Offenders Chapter, ca. 1948
 
Dilatin [subseries]:
17 5
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), Psychopharmacology Research, 1966-1970
17 6-8
Study Reports and Articles, 1966-1967
 
Drug Abuse Prevention [subseries]:
 
Articles
17 9
"Criteria for a Socially Sanctioned Drug" (M. Huxley, August-September 1970
17 10
"The Current Drug Scene" (S. Yolles, February 1970)
17 11
"Drug Use and Treatment Programs for Drug Dependent People in New England (New England Economic Research Foundation, November 1969)
17 12
"Heroin Maintenance for Narcotic Addicts Issues and Evidence" (B. Brown and L. Koran, July 1972)
17 13
"Marihuana" (L. Greenspoon, November 1969)
17 14
"Psychiatrists, Marijuana, and the Law: A Survey" (P. Lowinger, March 1970)
17 15
Clippings, Marijuana and LSD, 1970
17 16
Congressional Black Caucus, Drug Abuse Prevention Recommendations, April 1971
18 1
Congressional Inquiries, 1970
 
Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (DHEW)
18 2
Division of Operations Analysis, "Report of A Study on the Narcotics Problem and the PHS Hospitals", July 1965
18 3
HSMHA, Methadone Maintenance, 1970, 1972
18 4
Medical Leadership and Drug Abuse Conference, December 7, 1971
18 5
Medical Leadership and Drug Abuse Meeting, January 5, 1973
18 6-7
Report to Congress, "Marijuana and Health", January 31, 1971
18 8
"Secretary Richardson's Drug Abuse Issue Briefing", August-September 1970
 
Special Assistant to the Secretary for Drug Abuse Prevention
18 9
Information Memorandum I, February 12, 1971
18 10
Information Memorandum II, April 23, 1971
18 11
Narcotic Addiction and Drug Abuse Treatment Programs Evaluation, April 14, 1972
18 12
Department of Justice (JOJ), Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (BNDD), Marijuana Reports, December 1970
18 13
Drug Abuse Council, News Release
 
Executive Office of the President, February 1975
19 1
Commission on Marijuana and Abuse, 1970-1971
19 2
Domestic Council Decision Paper on Narcotic Addiction and Drug Abuse, March 19, 1971
19 3
Domestic Council Decision Paper on Narcotic Addiction and Drug Abuse, DHEW Response, March 19, 1971
19 4
Domestic Council Decision Paper on Narcotic Addiction and Drug Abuse, DOJ Response, March 30, 1971
19 5-6
Federal Agencies Drug Use Programs Report, May-June 1971
19 7
Interdepartmental Task Force No. 1, Preliminary Draft Report, "Marijuana and Dangerous Drugs", May 1969
 
Inter-Agency Task Force on Drug Abuse Prevention
19 8-9
General, October-November, 1970
19 10
"Alternative Programs and Levels of Federal Involvement Responding To The National Problems of Narcotic Addiction and Drug Abuse" "Approaches to a National Policy and Program on Narcotics and Drug Abuse", November 30, 1970
20 1
"Approaches to a National Policy and Program on Narcotics and Drug Abuse" Drafts, December 11, 1970
20 2-3
"Approaches to a National Policy and Program on Narcotics and Drug Abuse" Paper, December 23, 1970
20 4
Comments on Task Force Report on Narcotics and Drug Abuse, December, 1970
20 5
Staff Report, March-April 1971
20 6
National Drug Abuse Strategy Council, DHEW Participation, ca. 1972
20 7
NIMH Statement on Drug Abuse, October 1970
 
Special Action Office for Drug Abuse Prevention(SAODAP)
20 8-9
General, 1971-1972
20 10
Methadone Treatment Policy Review Board, January, July 1973
20 11
National Clearinghouse for Drug Abuse Information (NCDAI), Program Management Information System (PROMIS), January-April 1972
20 12
White House-DHEW-DOJ Meeting Notes, June 21, 1971
20 13-14
First National Treatment Alternatives to Street Crimes Conference, September 11, 1973
21 1
Food and Drug Administration, Methadone Regulation, Propose Final Order, January 1971
 
Ford Foundation
21 2
General, 1970
21 3
National Commission on Drug and Narcotic Abuse, Preliminary Report, June 1968
21 4
National Commission on Drug Abuse and Social Change, Proposal, 1969
21 5-7
"Summary of Findings, Conclusions, and Recommendations of the Drug Abuse Survey Project, Appendix A, B, & C", November 1970
21 8
Government Accounting Office (GAO) Draft Report to Congress, "Limited Impact of Federal Programs For Treating and Rehabilitation Addicts", April 1971
21 9
Hastings Committee Paper, ca. 1972
21 10
House Select Committee on Narcotics Abuse and Control, 1976-1977
21 11
Interface, Inc., D.C., October 1968-April 1969
 
Legislation
21 12
Comprehensive Drug Abuse Prevention and Control Act of 1970
21 13
Controlled Dangerous Substance Act of 1969
21 14
Drug Abuse Education Act of 1969, Statement by K. Besterman (NIMH, Div. of Narcotic Addiction and Drug Abuse) Before Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Special Subcommittee on Alcoholism and Narcotics, August 27, 1970
21 15-17
Drug Abuse Hearings (H.R. 13742 and H.R. 17463), Statement by Dr. S. Egeberg (DHEW) Before the House Ways and Means Committee, July 20, 1970
22 1
Drug Abuse Hearings (H.R. 17463), Statement by Attorney General John Mitchell Before the House Ways and Means Committee, July 20, 1970
22 2
Drug Abuse and Narcotic Crime Control Act of 1969 (S. 3071), Statement by Dr. S. Egeberg (DHEW) Before Senate Committee on the District of Columbia, December 1969
22 3
Drug Abuse Office and Treatment Act of 1972 (Titles IV and V, P.L. 92-555), Implementation Plan, 1972
22 4
Drug Dependence Hearings, Testimony by Dr. Brown on NIMH Drug Abuse Research Before House Select Committee on Crime, June 3, 1971
22 5-6
Drug Dependence Hearings, Testimony by Vernon Wilson (HSMHA) and Bertram Brown Before the Senate Labor Committee, Subcommittee on Alcoholism And Narcotics, May 7, 1971
22 7
Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Act of 1966 (H.R. 17269)
22 8
Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Act of 1970 (H.R. 17269), Statements by G. Hicks, P. Rodino, and Dr. Brown Before House Judiciary Committee, Subcommittee No. 4
22 9
P.L. 91-513, NIMH Responsibilities, 1971
22 10
S. 3562, Statement by Dr. M. Miller (NIMH) Before Senate Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, Special Subcommittee On Alcoholism and Narcotics, March 24, 1970
22 11
Senate Committees and Subcommittees,, November 8, 1971
22 12
Uniformed State Controlled Dangerous Substances Act, Statement by the Attorney General Before the White House Governors' Conference, December 3, 1969
22 13
Massachusetts Comprehensive Drug Rehabilitation Act (Attorney General Elliot L. Richardson), December 1968; November 1969
22 14
NATO, Committee for Challenges to Modern Society (CCMS) Drug Rehabilitation Projects, 1971-1972
 
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
22 15
General, 1970-1971
23 1
Center for Studies of Narcotic and Drug Abuse, Division of Special Mental Health Problems, Special Reports, December 1967-January 1968)
23 2
Clinical Research Center, Lexington, KY, 1970
23 3
Communications Office, Anti-Drug Abuse Media Project, February-March 1972
23 4
Consumers Affairs Office, "Prohibit or Limit Media Advertising of Drugs", December 1970
23 5
Departmental Committee on Drug Abuse, March-June 1970
23 6
District of Columbia Narcotics Treatment Agency Grant Application, February-June 1970
23 7
Drug Abuse Research Projects, March-April 1971
23 8
Forth Worth Clinical Research Center Closing, 1969-1971
23 9
LSD Research, August-December 1975
23 10
Legislative Services Branch, "Narcotic and Drug Abuse Legislative Information," ca. 1970
 
Narcotic Addiction and Drug Abuse Division
23 11
General, October 1968)
23 12
Candidate for Director, April 23, 1971
23 13
Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Branch (NARB), James McHugh Investigation, May-June 1972
23 14
Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Branch (NARB), Program Evaluation, 1971-1972
23 15
Narcotic Addict Rehabilitation Branch (NARB), "The Role of NIMH in the Field of Drug Abuse Treatment and Rehabilitation," (L. Chatham, February 16-17, 1971
23 16
State Abuse Drug Abuse Education Programs, ca. 1970
23 17
NIMH-HSMHA, Lead Agency, Drug Abuse Programs, February-May, 1971
23 18
President Nixon's Address to the American Medical Association, ca. 1971
23 19
Presidential Message Outline, "Combatting Narcotic Addiction and Drug Abuse," ca. May 1971
23 20
Presidential Remarks, Custom Inspection Procedures at JFK Airport, March 20, 1972
24 1
UN Commission on Narcotic Drugs (Geneva, Switzerland, October 1971
24 2
UN Conference on Psychotropic Drugs (Vienna, Austria, January-February 1971
24 3
White House Committee on the Treatment and Prevention of Drug Addiction and Drug Austria, Report, ca. 1970
24 4
White House Radio Executives Conference, Remarks by Dr. Brown, October 14, 1970
24 5
World Health Organization Meeting (Geneva, Switzerland, February 23, 1972
24 6
World Health Organization, NIMH Network for Information on Psychotropic Drugs and Drugs Of Abuse, 1973
24 7
Family Planning, 1970
24 8
Indians [Native Americans], APA Task Force on Indian Affairs, 1973
 
Manpower and Training [subseries]:
24 9
American Psychiatric Association (APA) White Paper, "The Crisis in Psychiatric Manpower: Toward a National Psychiatric Manpower Policy," January 1977
24 10
Article, "Proposals for New Initiatives in NIMH's Services Manpower Policy," January 1977
24 11
Health Services Personnel Act of 1967
 
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
24 12
Ad Hoc Committee on Training, 1969-1971
24 13
Manpower and Training Programs Division, 1976
 
Mental Health Career Development (MHCD)
24 14
Psychiatric Members Profiles, July 1970
24 15
Conference, February 1972
25 1
Conference, February 1973
25 2
Mental Health Training Committee, October 1964
25 3
Services Manpower Task Force, 1975
 
Public Health Service (PHS)
25 4
Continuing Education and Training Committee, 1966-1968)
25 5
National Service Plan, 1969-1970
 
Medicare [subseries]:
25 6
APA Standards, 1965
 
Social Security Amendments of 1965 (H.R. 6675
25 7
General
25 8
Mental Health Advisory Groups
25 9
Work Group on Standards for Hospitals and Extended Care Facilities, Psychiatric Hospitals
 
Minorities-NIMH, Center for Minority Group Health Programs [subseries]:
25 10
General
25 11
Press Release, November 1970
 
National Advisory Mental Health Council (NAMHC) [subseries]:
25 12
General, 1974
25 13
75th Meeting, Crisis in Child Mental Health, September 29-30, 1969
26 1
79th Meeting, September 14-15, 1970
26 2-3
100th Meeting, September 16-18, 1975
26 4
101st Meeting, December 1-3, 1975
26 5
106th Meeting, December 6-7, 1976
26 6-7
109th Meeting, May 23-25, 1977
27 1
110th Meeting, September 7-9, 1977
27 2
Council Membership Recommendations, 1967
 
Director's Reports
27 3
March 19, 1973
27 4
September 10, 1973
27 5
March 15, 1976
27 6
Executive Committee Meetings, February 25, 1971
27 7
Kennedy Assassination, Condolences Telegram, November 22, 1963
27 8
National Association of State Mental Health Directors, 1977
27 9
Rescission Issues, December 10, 1974
 
White Paper
27 10
Drafts and Background, 1970
27 11
Policy Meeting Discussion, September 1970
27 12
[Untitled], ca. 1970
 
Poverty [subseries]:
27 13
Anacostia Human Services Project Proposal, September 27, 1968)
27 14
DHEW, Center for Community Planning, Pilot Neighborhood Centers Project, 1967
28 1-2
Poor People's Campaign Demands to DHEW, 1968
28 3
Urban Coalition on Program Development, Advisory Committee on Community Conflict and Change, 1968
28 4
Primary Prevention-Meetings, 1969
28 5
Psychosurgery-Statement of Dr. Brown Before the Subcommittee on Health, Committee on Labor and Public Welfare, U.S. Senate, February 23, 1973
 
Religion and Psychiatry [subseries]:
28 6
NIMH, Training Grant Applications, 1956-1962
28 7
Pastoral Counseling, 1962-1963
28 8
St. Johns University, Mental Health Institute, 1958-1962
28 9
Sex in Space
 
Sexism [subseries]:
28 10
APA Convention Notes, September 1974
28 11
Bibliographies, 1962-1974
28 12
DHEW, "ADAMHA [Alcohol, Drug Abuse and Mental Health Administration] Women's Council Research Committee: Report and Recommendations," October 1975
29 1
DHEW, ADAMHA Women's Council, Second Annual Report, 1973-1975
 
National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH)
29 2
Extramural Research Division, Behavioral Sciences Research Branch, Social Sciences Section, Workshop on the Role of Women, June 16-17, 1971
29 3-4
"Sexism and Mental Health," Editorial Advisory Group, 1973-1975
29 5
"Sexism and Mental Health," Editorial Advisory Group Selection, 1973-1974
29 6
Society for Psychotherapy Research Annual Meeting, Research on Psychotherapy with Women Workshop, June 1974
 
Saint Elizabeth's Hospital (SEH) [subseries]:
29 7
Annual Reports, 1949-1961, 1968
29 8
Awards Ceremony, May 1973
 
[Criminally Insane Patients], John Howard Pavilion
29 9-10
Historical Excerpts, 1884-1968
29 11
Monthly Reports, 1959-1960
29 12
Monthly Reports, 1961
30 1
Congressional Budget Justification, 1972
30 2
Congressional Testimony, House Committee on the District of Columbia, Statement by Dr. Brown, April 28, 1975
30 3
Directorship, Dr. Watson Appointment, East Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute Materials, 1976
 
DHEW
30 4
"Secretary's Advisor Group on the Future of SHE: Final Report", May 1964
30 5
Secretary for Health, Issues Analysis, April 1977
30 6
Secretary's Tour, Background Materials, June 1977
30 7
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals, 1975-1976
 
Litigation
30 8
General, 1975-1976
 
Peele v. Califano
30 9
General, 1976-1978
30 10
Clippings, 1976-1978
30 11
Program and Management, Background Documents [folder 1], 1975-1977
31 1-2
Program and Management, Background Documents [folder 2-3], 1975-1977
31 3
National Commission for the Protection and Human Subjects (HEX) Visit, 1975
 
NIMH
31 4
"Director's Statement on St. Elizabeth's Hospital," 1969
31 5-6
Transfer to D.C., 1967, 1969-70
31 7
Transfer to D.C., 1976-77
32 1
SMR Meeting and SEH Awards Ceremony, June 23, 1970
32 2
Suicide-Center for Studies of Suicide Prevention
 
U.S.S.R. [subseries]:
 
Articles
32 3
"The Characteristics of the Process of Comparison in Schizophrenics," (T.K. Meleshko, 1966), 1966
32 4
"The Characteristics of Statistical Organization of Speech Process in Schizophrenics," (V.P. Kritskaya, 1966), 1966
32 5
Mental Retardation in the Soviet Union, 1962-1964
32 6
Articles Regarding Soviet Psychiatry, 1962-1980
32 7
Bibilographies Regarding Soviet Psychiatry, 1960-1972
32 8
Clippings, 1971-1973
32 9
Dissidents, Colloquium Paper, 1964
32 10
Georgia Academy of Sciences, Symposium on the Unconcious, 1975-1976
32 11
Mental Health Services, 1958-1978
32 12
NIMH, Psychiatric Research Institute USSR, Consultant Reports (J. Holland) [folder 1 of 2], 1972-73, 1976
33 1
NIMH, Psychiatric Research Institute USSR, Consultant Reports (J. Holland) [folder 2-3], 1972-73, 1976
33 2
Schizophrenia Studies, 1972-1980
 
U.S.S.R.-U.S. Joint Committee for Health Cooperation
33 3
Interviews, 1977-1978
33 4
NIMH Delegation Travel Materials, 1972
 
Violence [subseries]:
33 5
General, 1967-1968
33 6-8
American Bar Association, Commission on Correctional Facilities and Services, National Pretrial Diversion Service Center [folder 1-3 of 4], 1973-1976
34 1
American Bar Association, Commission on Correctional Facilities and Services, National Pretrial Diversion Service Center [folder 4 of 4], 1973-1976
 
Articles
34 2-4
"The Problem of Individual Violence: A Review of Some Major Issues and Concerns," (S. Shab and G. Weber), 1968
34 5
"Toward an Understanding of Mass Violence" (NIMH Staff), August 1967
34 6
Clippings, 1963-1967
 
Legislation
34 7
Hearings on Terrorism, Statement by Dr. Brown Before House Committee on Internal Security re: NIMH Research, August 15, 1974
34 8
Hearings on T.V. Violence, Statement by Dr. Brown Before the Senate Committee on Commerce, Subcommittee on Communications re: NIMH Research, April 3, 1974
34 9
National Commission on the Causes and Prevention of Violence (Eishenhower Commission), June-November 1968
 
NIMH
34 10
Crime and Delinquency Center, 1968
35 1
Individual Violence Studies, 1968
35 2-3
Lemberg Center for Studies of Violence, Research, 1968
35 4
Research Contract Proposal, Brain Disease and Violent Behavior (Sweet Project), 1968
35 5
Role of the Community Mental Health Centers in Civil Disturbances Meeting, 1968
35 6-7
Urban Ghettos and Mass Violence Programs, 1968
35 8
President's Commission on Civil Disorders, NIMH Staff Committee on Civil Disorders
35 9
T.V. Violence
 
SUBSERIES 2: PROGRAM AND POLICY RECORDS [subseries]:

This subseries contains records which document Dr. Brown's responsibilities for developing and implementing program and policies while he held important leadership positions at NIMH. The bulk of the records date from 1966-1975 and largely cover his duties as Associate Director for Mental Health Service Programs in 1966, Deputy Director from 1967-1970, and Director of NIMH from 1970 through 1978. The records include correspondence, internal memoranda, reports, legislative material, meeting minutes, notes, organizational charts, press releases, published articles and clippings. The folders are arranged alphabetically by program or policy topic, and thereafter chronologically within the folder.

Notable among Dr. Brown's records as NIMH Director are his monthly reports and director's memoranda, budget justifications, and 5-Year Forward Plans for NIMH covering 1977 through 1983. The forward plans focused on improving the country's mental health care system, preventing mental illness, cutting costs, overseeing several reorganizations of NIMH, and coordinating a Presidential transition in 1968. They also contain records pertaining to Dr. Brown=s participation in small staff focus groups that discussed upcoming planning challenges. This series also contains special reports and records Dr. Brown maintained on research grant requests. Topics covered in the special reports cover a wide-range of important mental health policy issues including aging, child mental health, crime and violence, mental health emergency services, community mental health centers, and mental health financing. Attached to this report is Addendum B which provides a list of reports arranged alphabetically by topics covered to aid in locating reports.

Other important policy issues and administrative topics covered in the records include the administration of NIMH's regional offices, First Lady Roslyn Carter's mental health initiatives, federal-state cooperation in delivering mental health services, and equal employment and affirmative action policies at NIMH. NIMH's development of policies to advance women into the field of psychoanalysis and recruit minorities for leadership at NIMH during Dr. Brown's tenure is a prominent issue covered by the NIMH personnel records. Another program initiative in which Dr. Brown played a significant leadership role at NIMH was the promotion of a more effective partnership between State and Federal governments through his work with the Federal-State Relations Committee, an intergovernmental organization established to advance local governmental control in the late 1960s and early 1970s.

Records pertaining to Dr. Brown's termination in 1978 by Joseph Califano, the Secretary of Health Education and Welfare, are also included in this series.

163 1
Aide memoires, draft and official, 1970-1974; n.d
36 1
Airlie House Meeting, 1966
36 2
Alcohol, Drug Abuse, and Mental Health Administration, 1977-1980
36 3
American College of Neuropsychopharmacology, 1970
36 4
American Orthopsychiatric Association, 1977
 
Awards [subseries]:
36 5
Awards, 1977
36 6
Fleming Awards Ceremony, 1973
36 7
Honor Awards Ceremony, 1972
36 8
Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting, 1973
36 9
Board of Scientific Counselors Meeting-Building 36, 1975
 
Budget [subseries]:
36 10
1966-1969
36 11
Appropriations, 1946-1964
36 12
Appropriation Estimate, undated
36 13
Appropriation Estimate, ca. 1968
36 14
Congressional Justification for 1972 Budget, 1971
36 15
DSMHP Preliminary Budget, 1969
37 1
Justification of Appropriations Estimates for Committee on Appropriations FY 1975 Volume IV, c. 1974
37 2
Planning and Projections, 1969-1970
37 3
Preliminary Estimates, 1970-1971
37 4
Clinical Facilities Section Activities Summaries, 1965
 
Clippings [subseries]:
37 5-7
Clippings, 1966-1970
37 8
Grant to Montgomery County Medical Society from Health Fund Foundation, 1966
37 9
John Sherman, 1974
37 10
Termination, 1978
 
Community Mental Health Centers [subseries]:
37 11
General, 1962-1966
37 12
Grant Program, 1966
37 13
Los Angeles County, Briefing Material, 1977
37 14
Massachusetts Community Service Centers Construction Act, 1966
37 15
Muskie Subcommittee Intergovernment Relations, General, 1964
38 1
Muskie Subcommittee Intergovernment Relations, Mental Health Activities NIMH Responses
38 2
Muskie Subcommittee Intergovernment Relations, Narcotics NIMH Responses
38 3
Staffing, 1963
38 4
Staffing Bill House Rule 2985 Briefing Book for Secretary Black Book, undated
38 5
Community Organization and Services to Improve Family Living, 1968
38 6
Confidential Files, undated
38 7
Consultants to the Office of the Director, undated
38 8
Correspondence, 1962-1970
38 9
Council on Mental Health Background, 1969
 
Director's Memoranda [subseries]:
38 10
July 1970
38 11
May 1972
38 12
June 1972
38 13
October 1972
38 14
September 1973
38 15
Overseas Notes, 1972
38 16
State of the States, 1973
38 17
District of Columbia Corrections Study, 1968
38 18
Federal-State Mental Health Committee, 1972-1973
 
Federal-State Relations Committee [subseries]:
38 19
General, 1966
38 20
Governor's Conference, 1967
 
First Lady's Initiatives [subseries]:
38 21
1976-1977, 1982
39 1
1977
39 2
Foreign Medical Graduates in the United States, 1973
39 3
Freedom of Information Act, 1974-1975
 
Health, Education, and Welfare Department [subseries]:
39 4
Assistant Secretary for Health and Scientific Affairs Merlin K. Dual, 1971
 
Secretaries
39 5
Cohen, Wilbur, 1968-1969
 
Richardson, Elliot
39 6
Camp David Retreat, 1971
39 7
Community Mental Health Centers Grant Briefing, 1969-1970
39 8
Correspondence, 1969
39 9
Health Services and Mental Health Administration [Confidential Phone Conversation], 1970
39 10
Health Services and Mental Health Administration-Management Conference, 1970
39 11
Los Angeles Trip, 1971-1977
39 12
Management Conference Briefing Materials, 1970
39 13
Meeting with National Assn of Mental Health, 1971-1974
39 14
Policy Development and Implementation, 1971
39 15
Speeches, 1970-1972
40 1
Speeches, 1970-1972
40 2
Staff Meeting, 1973
40 3
Health Options Task Force, 1970
 
Health Services and Mental Health Administration (HSMHA [subseries]:
40 4
Appropriations Hearing, 1971
40 5
Management Conference, 1971
40 6
Meeting of Acting Administrator, Principle Staff, Council and Committee Members, 1968
40 7
Strategy Meetings, 1969
40 8
Weekly Notes, [undated]
40 9
Hospital Commission, 1968
40 10
Human Services Institute, 1973
40 11
Joseph P. Kennedy Foundation, 1973-1977
 
Legislation [subseries]:
40 12
Comprehensive Health Planning and Public Health Services Amendments of 1966, S. 3008
40 13
Initiatives, 1971
40 14
Proposals Pending, 1967, 1969
40 15
Public Health Services Proposals, 1966
41 1
Social Security Amendments of 1965
41 2
Lithium Project, 1971-1974
41 3
Macro Systems, Ruth Camacho Visit, 1974
41 4
Medical Committee for Human Rights Metropolitan Washington Chapter, 1968
163 2
Meeting notes, telephone conversation notes, 1971-1977
163 4
Meeting notes, general notes, [holographic], 1972, [n.d.]
41 5
Mental Health Career Development, 1973
41 6
Mental Health Career Development Committee Meeting, 1968-1970
41 7
Mental Health Consumer and Citizen Advocacy Meeting, 1975
41 8
Montgomery County Affairs, 1969-1970
41 9
Moore Case, 1976
41 10
Multi-Source Funding and Management, 1973
41 11
National Advisory Mental Health Council
41 12
National Research Council Assembly of Life Sciences Meeting, 1975
41 13
National Science Foundation
41 14
National Task Force on Religion and Mental Health in Community, 1969
41 15
Nuremburg Indictment, 1973
163 5
Official memoranda and announcements, 1969; 1971-1980; n.d.
41 16
Peaceniks, 1967
 
Personnel [subseries]:
41 17
General, 1965-1970
41 18
BHI Survey Training Session, 1965, 1976-77
42 1
Commissioner for the Dept. of Mental Health and Mental Retardation Services-June Christmas, New York, NY, 1974
42 2
Confidentiality, 1965
42 3
Cronin, Stephen G., 1963-1967
 
Equal Employment Opportunities
42 4
General, 1971
42 5-7
Affirmative Action Plan, 1969-1975
42 8
Civil Action, 1976
42 9
Female Recruitment, 1971
42 10
Implementation Conference, 1970-71
42 11
Meeting, 1972
 
Executive Staff
42 12
Close Circuit Television Statement, 1976
43 1
Foreign Programs, 1956-1962
43 2
Kaufman, Harold L. (M.D.), 1965-1969
42 3
Ochberg, Frank M. (M.D.), 1966-1969
43 4
Office of Equal Health Opportunity, 1966
43 5
Potential Members of National Center for Health Services Research Advisory Council, 1968
43 6
Public Health Services and Surgeon General Study, 1977
43 7
Security Representative, 1967-68
 
Staff College
43 8
People, Priorities, Policies, and Programs, 1975
43 9
Personal Recommendations, 1973
43 10
Torrey, E. F., 1967-1970
 
Planning [subseries]:
43 11
Administrative Objectives, 1972
43 12
Alerting Unit Proposal and Background, 1966
43 13
Biometrics, 1961
44 1
Departmental Objectives, 1976
44 2
Design, 1966-68
44 3
Evaluation Plan Report, 1969
44 4
Five Year Plan (Advance Planning Materials) FY 1973-1977
44 5
Five Year Projections (Program and Financial Plan) FY 1971-1975
44 6
Forward Plan for FY 1977-1981
44 7
Forward Plan for FY 1978-1982
44 8
Forward Plan for FY 1979-1983
44 9
Forward Plan for FY 1979
44 10
Health Care Program Comments, 1964
44 11
Health, Education, and Welfare Reorganization, 1977-1978
44 12
Health, Education, and Welfare Reorganization-Radical Simplification and Power to the People, 1972
45 1-2
Historical Background Bearing on the Need for a Bureau of Mental Health, 1963-64
45 3
Human Resources, 1971
45 4
Long Range, 1962
45 5
Objectives, 1971-72
45 6
Office of Program Analysis, 1965
45 7
Operations Planning Branch, 1971
45 8-9
Organization Charts, 1969-1977
45 10
Panel on Goals and Objectives, 1968
45 11
Presidential Transition, 1968
45 12
Primary Prevention Program, 1975
 
Reorganization
46 1
General, 1968
46 2
General, 1973-74
46 3
Assignment of Professional Staff, 1965-66
46 4
Crisis, 1967-68
46 5
Public Health Services, General, 1966-67
46 6
Public Health Services, Implementation, 1967
46 7
Reorganization, Region III Office, 1967
 
Small Staff
46 8
General, 1965-67
47 1
General, 1968-69
47 2
Director's Opening Statements, 1968
47 3
Health Planning, 1969
47 4-7
Meetings, 1965-1966
47 8
Memos, 1969
47 9
Personnel Crisis, 1966-67
47 10
Retreat, 1969
47 11
Space Allocation, 1966
47 12
Population Crisis Committee Conference, 1966-69
47 13
President's Commission on Income Maintenance Programs, 1968
48 1
Press Conference with Dr. Brown, 1970
48 2
Public Advisory Committees, 1970
48 3
RAG Minutes, 1976
 
Regional Offices [subseries]:
48 4
General, 1967-68
48 5
Arizona, 1973-76
48 6
Maine, 1972-76
48 7
Missouri, 1967
48 8
Regional Health Director's Meeting, 1971
48 9
South Dakota, 1973
48 10
Staff Meeting, 1969-1972, 1976
48 11
[Staff Meeting Preparation], 1971
48 12
Texas, 1971
 
Reports [subseries]:
48 13
Albert Einstein College of Medicine Lincoln Hospital Mental Health Services, 1968
48 14
Alternative Approaches for the Support of Community Based Comprehensive Health Services, 1969
48 15
The Child of the 60's Mental Health Social Policy Considerations Draft, 1960
48 16
Director's Report, 1974
48 17
Drug and Alcohol Abuse, 1968-1971
49 1-3
Ecological Concepts and Mental Health Programs, n.d.
49 4
Environmental Design, 1969
49 5
Family Life, 1972
49 6
Health Syndicate, n.d.
49 7
Mental Health Disaster Assistance-Section on the Teton Dam Disaster, 1976
49 8-9
Mental Health of Urban America, 1968
49 10
Mental Health Services for Detroit, 1964
50 1
Mental Health Strategy Papers, 1971
50 2
Nader Report on Community Mental Health Centers, 1972
50 3
National Advisory Councils, 1970-71
50 4
New York State Mental Retardation Program, 1972
50 5
Organization and Governance Issue at the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH), 1978
50 6
Perkins Report on the Commissioned Corps, 1971
50 7
Programs of the Health Services and Mental Health Administration (HSMHA), 1970
50 8
Right to Treatment, n.d.
50 9
Sexism and Mental Health, 1974
 
Special Reports
51 1-5
General, 1973-74
51 2
Hospital Improvement Program, 1968
51 7
National Institute of Mental Health and Behavioral Science, 1967
51 8
Review of Literature on Civil Rights and Mass Violence, 1967
51 9
Sexual Education Protest: Another Dissident Roar or an Organized Attack?, 1969
51 10
Volume I (folder 1 of 3), 1973
52 1-2
Volume I (folders 2-3 of 3), 1973
52 3-4
Volume II, 1973
52 5
Task Force Reports Critiques, 1974
52 6
To Pull Mental Health Services Into the Mainstream of of Health Services (without Drowning), 1973-78
52 7
Topics for Director's Presentation to Mental Health Authorities, 1973
 
Travel
163 3
Geneva, Switzerland, 1974
163 3
India, [n.d.]
163 3
Switzerland, Czechoslovakia, Poland, Yugoslavia, 1973
52 8
Los Angeles, CA, 1971
52 9
Puerto Rico, 1981
52 10
Richmond, VA, 1970-73
52 11
Rubenstein, Robert to India, 1971-75
52 12
Torrey, E.F. to Hawaii, Australia, New Guinea, India and Pakistan, 1973
52 13
Willowbrook, NY, 1972
58 1-2
The Use of Human Subjects for Research by Harvey A. Stevens of Mental Health and Francis A. Enos, n.d.
53 3
Weekly Report of the Acting Director of the Division of Mental Health Service Program, 1975
 
Research Grants [subseries]:
53 4
Background, 1970
53 5
Charts, 1964-65
 
Community Mental Health Centers
53 6
Junior Village, Lowell, James, 1970
53 7
Montana, 1975
53 8
Palm Beach County, Brown's Visits, 1971-73
53 9
Community Mental Health Centers, San Francisco, CA, 1975
53 10
Cooper, Dr. Theodore, 1973-74
53 11
Discussion, 1976
53 12
Hospital Improvement Grant Program, 1963
54 1
Mental Health and Work Organization Summary Report of Cornell Occupational Mental Health Conference, 1969
54 2
Mental Health Planning Grants, 1964
54 3
Mental Health Project Grants, 1965
54 4
Miscellaneous, 1966
54 5
Planning Grants, 1962-1971
54 6
Planning Grants, 1963
54 7
Project Proposals, n.d.
54 8
Program Review Proposals, 1966
54 9
Rand-Deputy Director, 1963-68
54 10
Rand-Qualifications on Health Research, 1968
54 11
Rape Prevention Control Advisory Commission, 1976
54 12
Research Program Survey, 1961
55 1
Special Grants Committee Planning, 1963
55 2
Statistics, 1975
55 3
Toilet Training of Exceptional and Normal Children, 1970
55 4
Working Conference on Community Support Systems for Adults with Seriously Disabling Emotional Problems, 1976
55 5
Schedules, 1970-71
55 6
Social Science Training Review Committee, 1973
55 7
State of Union Message Suggestions of National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) Staff, 1969
55 8
Student Mental Health Work-Study Internships, 1967
55 9
Surgeon General's Meetings, 1966
 
Termination from Directorship of NIMH [subseries]:
55 10
Califano Press Conference, 1977-78
55 11
Clippings, 1977-79
55 12
Correspondence, 1978
55 13
[General], 1977-78
55 14
Testimonial Dinner, 1978
55 15
Vietnam Refugees, 1975