Scholarly Historical Publications, Presentations, and Artifacts

Introduction and Submission Guidelines

This page contains an alphabetized list of historical videos, dissertations, peer-reviewed journal articles, other published works, and in memoriams. To access full texts of some of the resources published by the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), you will need to be an AOTA member.

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This compilation of historical scholarly publications, other significant published works, and tributes to occupational therapy's deceased leaders is a work in progress. If you would like to contribute to this project, contact the OTL&LS Administrator at administrator@otleaders.org to propose works that can be considered to add to this site. An artifact release form is required for all personal artifacts that will be directly posted on the OTL&LS website. All completed forms will need to be signed, dated, and submitted to administrator@otleaders.org.

Dissertations and Theses

Peer-Reviewed Journal Articles

Aldrich, M. A., Boston, T. L., & Daaleman, C. E. (2016). Justice and U.S. occupational therapy practice: A relationship 100 years in the making. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7101100040p1 - 7101100040p5. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023085

Ambrosi, E., & Schwartz, K. B. (1995). Looking back - The profession's image, 1917-1925, part I: Occupational therapy as represented by the media. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 715-719. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.7.715

Ambrosi, E., & Schwartz, K. B. (1995). Looking back - The profession's image, 1917-1925, part II: Occupational therapy as represented by the profession. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 828-832. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.8.828

American Occupational Therapy Association. (1995). The philosophical base of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 1026. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.10.1023

Barton, I.G. (1968). Consolation House, fifty years ago. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 23, 340-345.

Bell, E. (1988). Policies: Our footprints in the past, our signposts for the future. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42, 211-213. doi: 10.5014/ajot.42.4.211

Bell, E. (1985). The changing faces of practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 637-639. doi: 10.5014/ajot.39.10.637

Bing, R. K. (1981). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Occupational therapy revisited: A paraphrastic journey. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 35, 499-518. doi:10.5014/ajot.35.8.499

Bing, R. (1984). Living forward, understanding backwards, part I. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38, 363-366. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.6.363

Bing, R. (1984). Living forward, understanding backwards, part II. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38, 435-439. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.7.435

Bing, R. K. (1992). Point of departure (a play about founding the profession). American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 27-32. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.27

Bing, R. K. (1997). "And teach agony to sing": An afternoon with Eleanor Clarke Slagle. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 220-227. doi: 10.5014/ajot.51.3.220

Bloom Hoover, J. A. (1996). Diversional occupational therapy in World War I: A need for purpose in occupations. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 50, 881-885. doi: 10.5014/ajot.50.10.881

Bockoven, J. S. (1971). Occupational therapy--A historical perspective. Legacy of moral treatment--1880's to 1910. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 25, 223-225.

Breines, E. B. (1995). Understanding 'occupation' as the Founders did. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 58, 458-460. doi: 10.1177/030802269505801102

Christiansen , C. (1991). Nationally Speaking - Research: Looking back and ahead after four decades of progress. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 391-393. doi: 10.5014/ajot.45.5.391

Christiansen, C. H. (2007). Adolf Meyer revisited: Connections between lifestyle, resilience and illness. Journal of Occupational Science, 14, 63‐76. doi: 10.1080/14427591.2007.9686586

Colman, W. (1990). Evolving educational practices in occupational therapy: The war emergency courses, 1936-1954. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44, 1028-1036. doi: 10.5014/ajot.44.1.1028

Colman, W. (1992a). Exploring educational boundaries: Occupational therapy and the multiple-entry-route system. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 260-266. doi:10.5014/ajot.46.3.260

Colman, W. (1992b). Maintaining autonomy: The struggle between occupational therapy and physical medicine. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 63-70. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.63

Colman, W. (1992c). Structuring education: Development of the first educational standards in occupational therapy, 1917-1930. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 653-660. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.7.653

Cottrell, R. P. (2007). The New Freedom Initiative - Transforming mental health care - Will OT be at the table? Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 23(2), 1-24. doi: 10.1300/J004v23n02_01

Cottrell, R. P. (2005). The Olmstead decision: Landmark opportunity or platform for rhetoric? Our collective responsibility for full community participation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59, 561-567. doi:10.5014/ajot.59.5.561

Cottrell, R.P. (2000). COTA education and professional development: A historical review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 54, 407-412. doi:10.5014/ajot.54.4.407

Creighton, C. (1992). The origin and evolution of activity analysis. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 45-48. doi:10.5014/ajot.46.1.45

Crepeau, E. B., & Wilson, L. H. (2013). Emergence of scholarship in the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67, e66–e76. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2013.006882

DeBeer , F. (1987). Major themes in occupational therapy: A content analysis of the Eleanor Clarke Slagle lectures, 1955-1985. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41, 527-531. doi:10.5014/ajot.41.8.527

Diasio Serrett, K. (1985). Another look at occupational therapy's history. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 5(3), 1-31. doi: 10.1300/J004v05n03_01

Dunne, B., Pettigrew, J., & Robinson, K. (2016). Using historical documentary methods to explore the history of occupational therapy. British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 79, 376-384. doi: 10.1177/0308022615608639

Dunton, W. (1921). The passing of the Henry B. Faville School. Maryland Psychiatric Quarterly, 10, 77-79.

Fidler, G. (1981). From crafts to competence. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 35, 567-573. doi:10.5014/ajot.35.9.567

Filder, G. S., & Gillette, N. P. (2005). Passion and perseverance. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59, 632-633. doi: 10.5014/ajot.59.6.632

Fisher, G. S. (2000). The status of occupational therapy education in the 90s'. Occupational Therapy In Health Care, 12, 1-15. doi: 10.1080/J003v12n01_01

Fleming-Castaldy, R. P. (2018). Developing occupational therapy students’ information and historical literacy competencies: An inter-professional collaborative project. Journal of the Medical Library Association, 106, 340-351. doi: 10.5195/jmla.2018.332

Foto, M. (1977). Presidential address--Wilma West: A true visionary. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 638-639. doi: 10.5014/ajot.51.8.638

Frank, G. (1992). Opening feminist histories of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 989-999. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.11.989

Friedland, J. (1998). Occupational therapy and rehabilitation: An awkward alliance. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 52, 373-380. doi:10.5014/ajot.52.5.373

Friedland, J. (2003). Muriel Driver memorial lecture: Why crafts? Influences on the development of occupational therapy in Canada from 1890 to 1930. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 70, 204-212. doi: 10.1177/000841740307000403

Friedland, J., & Rais, H. (2005). Helen Primrose LeVesconte: Occupational therapy clinician, educator and maker of history. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74(3), 131 -141. doi: 10.1177/000841740507200301

Friedland, J., & Silva, J. (2008). Evolving identities: Thomas Bessell Kidner and occupational therapy in the United States. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 62, 349-360. doi: 10.5014/ajot.62.3.349

Gilfoyle, E. M. (1984). Eleanor Clarke Slagle lectureship, 1984: Transformation of a profession. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38, 575-584. doi:10.5014/ajot.38.9.575

Gillen, G. (2013). A fork in the road: An occupational hazard? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67, 641-652. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2013.676002

Grady, A. P. (1991). Nationally speaking - Directions for the future: Opporunities for leadership. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 7-9. doi: 10.5014/ajot.45.1.7

Grant, H.K., & Labovitz, D. (1989). The Issue Is: Progress in education: 1970-1988. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 43, 193-195. doi: 10.5014/ajot.43.3.193

Gutman, S. A. (1995). Looking back: Influence of the U.S. Military and occupational therapy reconstruction aides in World War I on the development of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 256-262. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.3.256

Gutman, S. A. (1997). Occupational therapy's link to vocational reeducation, 1910-1925. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 907-915. doi: 10.5014/ajot.51.10.907

Harvey-Krefting, L. (1985). The concept of work in occupational therapy: A historical review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 301-307. doi:10.5014/ajot.39.5.301

Hinojosa, J. (2007). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Becoming innovators in an era of hyperchange. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 61, 629–637. doi:10.5014/ajot.61.6.629

Hollis, L. I. (1979). 1979 Eleanor Clarke Slagle lecture--Remember? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 33, 493-499.

Holm, M. B. (2000). Our mandate for the new millennium: Evidence-based practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 54, 575-585. doi: 10.5014/ajot.54.6.575

Hooper, B., & Wood, W. (2002). Pragmatism and structuralism in occupational therapy: The long conversation. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 56, 40-50. doi:10.5014/ajot.56.1.40

Jacobs, K. (2012). PromOTing occupational therapy: Words, images, and actions. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 66, 652-671. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2012.666001

Jaffe, E. (1985a). Nationally Speaking: Transition in health care - Critical planning for the 1990s: Part one. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 431-435. doi: 10.5014/ajot.39.7.431

Jaffe, E. (1985b). Nationally Speaking: Transition in health care - Critical planning for the 1990s, Part two. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 499-503. doi: 10.5014/ajot.39.8.499

Johnson, J. (1981). Old values—New directions: Competence, adaptation, integration. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 35, 589-598. doi:10.5014/ajot.35.9.589

Kielhofner, G., & Burke, J. (1977). Occupational therapy after 60 years: An account of changing identify and knowledge. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 31, 675-689.

Kyler, P. L. (2008). Client-centered and family-centered care: Refinement of the concepts. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 24, 100-120. doi: 10.1080/01642120802055150

Levine, R. (1986). Historical research: Ordering the past to chart our future. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 6, 259-269. doi: 10.1177/153944928600600501

Levine, R. E. (1987). The influence of the arts-and-crafts movement on the professional status of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 41(4), 248-254. doi: 10.5014/ajot.41.4.248

Levine Schemm, R. (1994). Bridging conflicting ideologies: The origins of American and British occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 48(11), 1082-1088. doi: 10.5014/ajot.48.11.1082

Lidz, T. (1985). Adolf Meyer and the development of American psychiatry. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 5, 33-53. doi: 10.1300/J004v05n03_02

Loomis, B. (1992). The Henry B. Favill school of occupations and Eleanor Clarke Slagle. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 34-37. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.34

Low, J. F. (1992). The reconstruction aides. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 38-43. doi: 10/5014/ajot.46.1.38

Mahoney, W. J., Peters, C. O., & Martin, P. M. (2016). Willard and Spackman’s enduring legacy for future occupational therapy pathways. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7101100020p1-7101100020p7. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023994

Malfitano, A.P.S., de Souza, R.G., & Lopes, R.E. (2016). Occupational justice and its related concepts: An historical and thematic scoping review. OTJR: Occupation, Participation and Health, 36, 167-178. doi: 10.1177/1539449216669133

Marshall, A., Myers, C., & Pierce, D. (2016). A century of therapeutic use of the physical environment. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 101100030p1-7101100030p10. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.023960

Marshall, E. M. (1985). Looking back. The concept of work in occupational therapy: A historical review. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 297-300. doi:10.5014/ajot.39.5.297

McDaniel, M. L. (1971). Forerunners of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 25, 41-46.

Metaxas, V. A. (2000). Eleanor Clarke Slagle and Susan E. Tracy: Personal and professional identity and the development of occupational therapy in Progressive Era America. Nursing History Review: official journal of the American Association for the History of Nursing, 8, 39–70.

Meyer, A. (1937/1985). Address in honor of Eleanor Clarke Slagle. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 5, 109-113. doi: 10.1300/J004v05n03_07

Meyer, A. (1922/1983). The philosophy of occupational therapy. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 2, 79-86. doi: 10.1300/J004v02n03_05

Mosey, A. (1971). Involvement in the rehabilitation movement. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 25, 234-236.

Mosey, A. C. (1985). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture, 1985: A monistic or a pluralistic approach to professional identity? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 504-509. doi: 10.5014/ajot.39.8.504

Nelson, D. (1997). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Why the profession of occupational therapy will flourish in the 21st century. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 51, 11–24. doi:10.5014/ajot.51.1.11

Peloquin, S. M. (1989). Moral treatment: Contexts considered. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 43, 537-544. doi:10.5014/ajot.43.8.537

Peloquin, S. M. (1991). Occupational therapy service: Individual and collective understandings of the founders, part 1. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 352-360. doi:10.5014/ajot.45.4.352

Peloquin, S. M. (1991). Occupational therapy service: Individual and collective understandings of the founders, part 2. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 733-744. doi:10.5014/ajot.45.8.733

Peloquin, S. M. (2005). Embracing our ethos, reclaiming our heart. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 59(6), 611-625. doi: 10.5014/ajot.59.6.611

Persch, A. C. (2015). Paying it forward: Honoring Jane Case-Smith for commitment to occupational therapy education and research. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 6906170010p1-6906170010p3. doi:10.5014/ajot.2015.696004

Peters, C. O. (2011). Foreword. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 27, 197-198. doi: 10.1080/0164212X.2011.597327

Peters, C. O. (2011). Powerful occupational therapists: A community of professionals, 1950-1980. Occupational Therapy in Mental Health, 27, 199-410. doi: 10.1080/0164212X.2011.597328

Peters, C., Martin, P., & Mahoney, W. (2015). The power of two: Willard and Spackman's influence on occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 69, 6911510215p1. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2015.69S1-PO6096

Pettigrew, J., Robinson, K., & Moloney, S. (2016). The bluebirds: World War I soldiers' experiences of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7101100010p1-7101100010p9. doi: 10.5014/ajot.2017.023812

Pierce, D. (1985). ASCOTA: Student Perspectives. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 39, 7-10. doi: 10.5014/ajot.39.1.7

Pizzi, M. A., & Richards, L. G. (2017). Promoting health, well-being, and quality of life in occupational therapy: A commitment to a paradigm shift for the next 100 years. American Occupational Therapy, 71, 7104170010p1-7104170010p5. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.028456

Polatajko, H. J. (1994). Dreams, dilemmas, and decisions for occupational therapy practice in a new millennium: An American perspective. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 48, 590-594. doi:10.5014/ajot.48.7.590

Polger, J. M. (2006). Muriel Driver Lecture 2006: Assistive technology as an enabler to occupation: What’s old is new again. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 73, I199-1205. doi: 10.1177/000841740607300403

Reed, K. L. (1986). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Tools of Practice: Heritage or Baggage? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 40, 597-605. doi:10.5014/ajot.40.9.597

Reed, K. L. (2019). Henry B. Favill and the School of Occupations: Origins of occupational therapy practice and education. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 33, 159-180. doi: 10.1080/07380577.2018.1553087

Reed, K. L., & Andersen, L. T. (2017). Eleanor Clarke Slagle: Facts and myths. Occupational Therapy in Healthcare, 31, 291-311. doi: 10.1080/07380577.2017.1376365

Reilly, M. (1962). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture. Occupational therapy can be one of the great ideas of 20th century medicine. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 16, 1-9. doi: 10.1177/000841746303000102

Santos del Riego, S. (2005). Occupational therapy: from the 19th to the 21st century. History and occupation concept. Rehabilitacion, 39, 179-184.

Schreeter, C. R, Drumheller, C. L., Mehbod-Owens, S. L. (2004). A model mentor: Virginia Scardina, MA, MEd, OTR/;, FAOTA. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 18, 65-80. doi: 10.1080/J003v18n03_05

Schwartz, K. B. (1990). Creating excellence in patient care. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 44, 816-821. doi:10.5014/ajot.44.9.816

Schwartz, K. B. (2009). Eleanor Clarke Slagle Lecture: Reclaiming our heritage: Connecting the founding vision to the Centennial Vision. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 63, 681–690. doi:10.5014/ajot.63.6.681

Schwartz, K. (1992). Nationally speaking: Examining the profession's legacy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 9-10. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.1.9

Schwartz, K., & Colman, W. (1988). Looking back: Historical research methods in occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 42, 239-244. doi: 10.5014/ajot/42.4.239

Shannon, P. D. (1977). The derailment of occupational therapy. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 31, 229-234.

Slagle, E. (1922). Training aides for mental patients. Archives of Occupational Therapy, 1, 11-18.

Smith, R. (2017). Technology and occupation: Past, present, and the next 100 years of theory and practice. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 71, 7106150010p1-7106150010p15. doi:10.5014/ajot.2017.716003

Spaights, E., & Krippendorf, C. E. (1967). Ten years of the American Journal of Occupational Therapy: 1956-1965. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 21, 61-63.

Strickland, L. R. (1989). Nationally speaking - Directions for the future. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 43, 634-635. doi: 10.5014/ajot.43.10.634

Thompson, M., & Blair, S. (1998). Creative arts in occupational therapy: Ancient history or contemporary practice. Occupational Therapy International, 5(1), 48-64. doi: 10.1002/oti.67

Turner, A. (2011). The Elizabeth Casson memorial lecture: Occupational therapy - A profession in adolescence? British Journal of Occupational Therapy, 74, 314-322. doi: 10.4276/030802211X13099513661036

West, W. L. (1984). A reaffirmed philosophy and practice of occupational therapy for the 1980s. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 38, 15-23. doi: 10.5014/ajot/38.1.15

West, W. L. (1992). Ten milestone issues in AOTA history. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 1066-1074. doi: 10.5014/ajot.46.12.1066

Whiteford, G., Townsend, E., & Hocking, C. (2000). Reflections on a renaissance of occupation. Canadian Journal of Occupational Therapy, 67, 61-69. doi: 10.1177/000841740006700109

Wish-Baratz, S. (1989). Bird T. Baldwin: A holistic scientist in occupational therapy's history. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 43, 257-260. doi: 10.5014/ajot.43.4.257

Wood, W. (1995). Weaving the warp and weft of occupational therapy: An art and science for all times. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 49, 44-52. doi: 10.5014/ajot.49.1.44

Woodside, H. H. (1971). The development of occupational therapy: 1910-1929. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 25, 226-230.

Yerxa, E. J. (1991). Nationally speaking - Occupational therapy: An endangered species or an academic discipline in the 21st century? American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 45, 680-685. doi: 10.5014/ajot.45.8.680

Yerxa, E. (1992). Some implications of occupational therapy's history for its epistemology, values and relation to medicine. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 46, 79-83. doi: 10.5014/ajot/46.1.79

Yerxa, E. J. (1994). Dreams, dilemmas, and decisions for occupational therapy practice in a new millennium: An American perspective. American Journal of Occupational Therapy, 48, 586-589. doi: 10.5014/ajot.48.7.586

Yerxa, E. J., Clark, F., Jackson, J., Pierce, D., & Zemke, R. (1990). An introduction to occupational science, a foundation for occupational therapy in the 21st century. Occupational Therapy in Health Care, 6(4), 1-17. doi: 10.1080/J003v06n04_04

Additional Significant Publications

A Brief History of the Philadelphia School of Occupational Therapy (1918-1981)

A Statement of Basic Philosophy, Principle, and Policy (in AJOT, 1949/1963)

Jane Addams (1919): Proceedings of N.S.P.O.T.

American Red Cross (1917): How the Red Cross will Restore War's Battered Victims to Usefulness

AOTA (1990) - New AOTA Program Targets Minority Affairs and Brian K. Gibbs - A Challenge to Minority Practitioners

Lori T. Andersen: Eleanor Clarke Slagle self-guided walking tour of places of interest in Hobart, NY

Boston School of OT (1926): Creed and Pledge

Marjorie Hair Burton (1930): Plans of the Chicago Women's Club for a Curative Workshop at Northwestern University Medical School

Chicago Schools of Civics and Philanthropy (1910): Course in Occupation Spring and Summer semester

Chicago Schools of Civics and Philanthropy (1918): Special Courses in Curative Occupations and Recreation

Mary V. Donohue (2016): A WWII-Era Artist of OT: Marion Greenwood. Dr. Donohue has authored the book Marion Greenwood, A Global Artist. This chronology of Greenwood's diverse and stunning social realist art is available in the Kindle format through online retailers.

William Rush Dunton (1919): N.S.P.O.T.

Gail Fidler (1948): The Fidler Boxes

Eleanor M. Gillespie (1940): A New Therapist Faces Her Job

Ann M. Ritchie Hartwick (1993): The Army Medical Specialist Corps: The 45th Anniversary

Lena Hitchcock (n.d.): The Great Adventure (A first-person account of a WWI Reconstruction Aide. Source credit: National WWI Museum and Memorial)

Tom Kerr (1999, republished 2017): BOTC Reaches the Quarter-century Mark

Angela Lampe, Yolanda Griffiths, Helene Lohman, & Whitney Rubin (2018): Capturing Narrative Histories of the Profession

Kathleen Matuska (2010): Three Generations of Occupational Therapy

Myra L. McDaniel (1968): Occupational Therapists Before World War II (1917-1940)

V. A. Metaxas (2000): Eleanor Clarke Slagle and Susan E. Tracy: Personal and professional identity and the development of occupational therapy in Progressive Era America

Pedro Moruno Miralles & Miguel Angel Talavera Valverde (2007): Occupational Therapy: An historical perspectives, 90 years after its establishment

Eleanor Morse (1925): State Hospital has O.T. School

Lucy G. Morse (1940): The First Fifteen

Letha J. Mosley (1996): The Black OT Caucus: Past, Present, and Future

Occupational Therapy in the General Hospital (in Modern Hospital, 1917)

Occupations and Amusements: Organization of the National Society for the Promotion of Occupational Therapy (1917 Typed Notes)

Kathlyn Reed (2006): Occupational therapy values and beliefs: 1904-1929

Kathlyn Reed & Christine Peters (2007): Occupational therapy values and beliefs: 1930-1949

Kathlyn Reed & Christine Peters (2007): Occupational therapy values and beliefs: 1950-1969

Kathlyn Reed & Christine Peters (2008): Occupational therapy values and beliefs: 1970-1985

Kathlyn Reed & Christine Peters (2010): Occupational therapy values and beliefs: 1986-2000

Dr. Lou Robinson (2000): The Black Occupational Therapy Caucus (BOTC): The first 25 years: 1974-1999

Eleanor Clarke Slagle (1910-1922): Experience of Eleanor Clarke Slagle

University of Chicago Library (1912-1913): Course for Institutional Attendants

Emma E. Vogel and Helen B. Gearin (1968): Events Leading to the Formation of the Women's Medical Specialist Corps

Wilma L. West (1968): Professional Services of Occupational Therapists, World War II

Susan Colston Wilson (1940): Occupational Therapy Notes. This document contains information from 1939-1940 related to service provision for children and persons with psychiatric disorders, state association news, and the 1939 occupational therapy certification exam.

In Memoriams

Claudia Kay Allen: Allen Cognitive Group

A. Jean Ayres: AJOT

George Edward Barton: Editorial

Robert Kendall Bing: AJOT

Jane Case-Smith: AJOT, AJOT, OTJR

Florence Cromwell: OT Practice

William Rush Dunton, Jr.: American Journal of Psychiatry

Gail Fidler: AJOT

Mary Fiorentino: AJOT

Ann Patricia Grady: AOTF and OT Practice

Herbert James Hall: Editorial

Jim Hinojosa: The Open Journal of Occupational Therapy and News from AOTA

Alice Jantzen: AJOT

Winifred Kahmann: AJOT

Thomas Bessell Kidner: AHA

Gary Kielhofner: AJOT and OTJR

Lorna Jean King: AJOT

Julia Lathrop: Chicago Daily Tribune and Book Excerpt by Jane Addams

Sidney Licht: American Journal of Physical Medicine

Henrietta McNary: AJOT

Adolf Meyer: Mental Hygiene

Cordelia Meyers: AJOT

Maralynne Mitcham: AJOT

Josephine Moore: OT Practice

Mary Reilly: CFOT and OT Practice

Mildred Ross: Personal Correspondence (posted by the Connecticut OT Association)

Eleanor Clarke Slagle: The American Journal of Psychiatry in Women Building Chicago

Susan E. Tracy: Editorial

Ruth Brunyate Weimer: Occupational Therapy in Mental Health and Chestertown Article

Carlotta Welles: OT Practice and USC

Wilma West: The Washington Post

Muriel Zimmerman: OT Practice