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This is a photograph of Dr. David A. Rapaport. Rapaport was born in Budapest, Hungary on September 30, 1911. He received Bachelor of Science degrees in mathematics and experimental physics in 1935, and a Ph.D. in psychology and philosophy in 1938, from the Royal Hungarian Petrus Pazmany University in Budapest. In December 1938, Rapaport and his family emigrated to the United States, sponsored by the American Psychoanalytic Association's Emergency Committee on Relief and Immigration. Initially, he worked as a psychologist at Mount Sinai Hospital, and then took a similar position at the Osawatomie State Hospital in Osawatomie, Kansas.
From 1940-1948, Rapaport was on the staff of the Menninger Clinic in Topeka, Kansas, eventually becoming the chief psychologist and research director. From 1948 until his death, Rapaport was a senior staff member of the Austen Riggs Center, in Stockbridge, Massachusetts. Rapaport died on December 14, 1960, at age forty-nine.

Date: 1942

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Item Number: 316304
Call Number: Menninger Archives, photograph collection
KSHS Identifier: DaRT ID: 316304

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