Guide to the Papers of Gail C. Nelson, 1976 - 1991Manuscript MS-1090

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Title:

Guide to the Papers of Gail C. Nelson, 1976 - 1991

Call Number:

Manuscript MS-1090

Collection Dates:

1976 - 1991

Size of Collection:

8 boxes (12 linear feet)

Abstract:

Gail Carol Nelson. Health/Education Administrator. Contains papers related to Nelson's doctoral dissertation on alcoholics and their spirituality.

Access to Collection:

Unrestricted

Use & Access

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Unrestricted

Publication & Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Introduction to the Collection

Contains notes, drafts of a dissertation, correspondence, diagrams, research data, forms filled out by participants in research, and poetry. The papers document Nelson's doctoral work at the University of Minnesota with alcoholics and their spirituality, entitled "Alcoholics in Recovery: Spiritual and Cultural Revitalization."

Biography

Gail Carol Nelson. PhD, University of Minnesota, 1990. Associate Director of the Dartmouth Center on Addiction, Recovery and Education.

Box & Folder List

Box: 1, Dates: undated, 1984-1990

Contains notes, drafts and annotated chapters related to Nelson's University of Minnesota thesis "Practicing Peace in Recovery With A.A."

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Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • Folder: 1, Notes, Undated
  • Folder: 2, Handwritten Poems, Undated
  • Folder: 3, Notes & Misc., Undated
  • Folder: 4, Concluding Poem, Undated
  • Folder: 5, Prologue, Undated
  • Folder: 6, CV Pattern and Poem, Undated
  • Folder: 7, CI Add, 1984
  • Folder: 8, Poetry Notes and Papers, Undated
  • Folder: 9, CV Notes, Undated
  • Folder: 10, Research & Notes, Undated
  • Folder: 11, Notes & Diagrams, Undated
  • Folder: 12, Gone Through Quotes, Undated
  • Folder: 13, L-D, Undated
  • Folder: 14, S-N, Undated
  • Folder: 15, Dualism, Undated
  • Folder: 16, Thesis Notes, 1989
  • Folder: 17, Practicing Peace, 1990
  • Folder: 18, Notes, 1987-1988
  • Folder: 19, 250 Words, Undated
  • Folder: 20, Copy Chapter One Given to Brad , Undated
  • Folder: 21, Copy: Chapter Two Given to BT, Undated
  • Folder: 22, C3 Submitted to Brad (added to C2), Undated
  • Folder: 23, Copy of Chapter Four Given to Brad, Undated
  • Folder: 24, Photos, Undated
  • Folder: 25, People Practicing Peace, 1989
  • Folder: 26, Copy of Chapter 6 Given to Brad, Undated
  • Folder: 27, Copy Parts I+II Given to BT, Undated
  • Folder: 28, Chapter Six, Undated
  • Folder: 29, Alcoholics in Recovery, 1990
  • Folder: 30, Alcoholics in Recovery (2nd Copy), 1990

Box: 2, Dates: 1987-1990

Contains data from a spirituality study conducted by Nelson among alcoholics, note cards with sample questions for the study, a copy of "Alcoholics in Recovery", and two copies of "Practicing Peace in Recovery with A.A."

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 3, Dates: circa 1987

Contains demographic forms filled out by participants in Nelson's study.

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Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 4, Dates: undated, 1979-1989

Contains notes, clippings, poetry related to new age spirituality and alcoholism as well as materials related to Nelson's thesis on alcohol and spirituality including a copy of "Alcohol, Addicts and Anomalies?: Confluence, Coherence and the way of A.A."

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 5, Dates: undated, 1980-1990

Contains a copy of "Practicing Peace in Recovery With A. A.", Nelson's Doctoral thesis; a copy of "Alcoholics In Recovery" as well as notes and data from Nelson's study of alcoholics

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 6, Dates: undated, 1987, 1989

Contains a copy of Nelson's PhD dissertation, "Practicing Peace in Recovery with A. A." , as well as notes and data from her study with alcoholics.

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 7, Dates: circa 1991

Contains copy of "Alcoholics in Recovery", 2 copies of excerpts from "Alcoholics in Recovery", 2 copies of "practicing Peace in Recovery with Alcoholics Anonymous" and data and notes from Nelson's study of Alcoholics

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

Box: 8, Dates: circa 1988-1990

Contains draft copies of "Practicing Peace: Individuals and Community in Discovery and Freedom", "Alcoholics in Recovery", "Practicing Peace: In Recovery with A.A."

Access Restrictions

Unrestricted

Box Contents

  • There is no folder listing for this box.

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