Harry K. Wexler papers

Abstract

The Harry K. Wexler papers (dated 1988-2009; 0.1 cubic feet; 2 folders) primarily contain photocopies of publications, reports, and other information related to his work and research on therapeutic communities and addiction, specifically the Stay'n Out and Serendipity therapeutic community programs.

Descriptive Summary

Title
Harry K. Wexler papers
Date
1988-2009 (inclusive)
Creator
Wexler, Harry K.
Extent
0.2 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Drug addiction.
Therapeutic communities
Arrangement
Collection is arranged chronologically.
Finding Aid Author
Megan Mummey
Preferred Citation
2016ms073: [identification of item], Harry K. Wexler papers, 1988-2009, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Psychologist and addiction researcher, Dr. Harry K. Wexler (1942-2016) held a PhD in psychology from Yeshiva University (1975). He practiced as a clinical psychologist for over 40 years, conducted research in addiction and therapeutic communities, and was an Assisstant Professor at NYU's Wagner Graduate School of Public Policy. He is known for his studies on the effectiveness of the therapeutic community as an addiction treament.
Scope and Content
The Harry K. Wexler papers (dated 1988-2009; 0.1 cubic feet; 2 folders) primarily contain photocopies of publications, reports, and other information related to his work and research on therapeutic communities and addiction, specifically the Stay'n Out and Serendipity therapeutic community programs.

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Harry K. Wexler publications, reports, and information on therapeutic communities and addiction, 1988-2009

  • Box MS-44, folder 1-2
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