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1991 July 10

Donigan, Nancy J.

Letter from Nancy J. Donigan to Judi Chamberlin

Emeryville (Calif.) - Informing Chamberlin that her workshop prosposal was not approved by the National Agenda Planning Committee.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1985 Apr. 22

McCusker, Peg

Letter from Peg McCusker and Mike Finkle to Judi Chamberlin

Baltimore (Md.) - Thanking Chamberlin for agreeing to facilitate a workshop at the National Mental Health Alternatives Conference and notifying her that, while an honorarium is not available, some expenses can be reimbursed.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1991 Aug. 20

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Lynne Stewart

Boston (Mass.) - Thanking Stewart for having Chamberlin present at the Alternatives '91 Conference and supplying her airline ticket stub for reimbursment.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1981 Oct. 2

Bostick, Renee

Letter from Renee Bostick to Judi Chamberlin

Columbus (Ohio) - Discussing the development of a Feminism and Psycho-therapy workshop focused on the particular oppression faced by women and people of color in the "mental health system." Requesting feedback from Chamberlin for the ex-patient perspective on the link between feminism and the psychiatric survivors' movement.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1985

Miller, Cynthia

Letter from Cynthia 'Kalisa' Miller to the New York Times

New York (N.Y.) - Draft of letter criticizing NYT coverage of deinstitutionalization and laying out a list of assumptions and mischaracterizations about and of current and ex-mental patients. Taking issue with the description of institutionalized persons as having "A nervous twitch, an odd walk, a glassy stare," when these aspects are most likely side effects of drugs such as Thorazine. Drawing parallels between the su... more

Cynthia Miller Papers

1983 May 12

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Jet Isarin

Somerville (Mass.) - Following up after having sent a copy of Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time. Updates on the movement, specifically the fight against the use of electroshock treatment. Including mention of direct action in Berkeley and civil disobedience against the American Psychiatric Association in New York.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 June 21

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Jet Isarin

Somerville (Mass.) - Discussing a future trip to Europe and the North American antipsychiatry movement. Expressing dislike of professional conferences and her intention to stand up and communicate the anger of the "poor, sick ones."

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Sept. 8

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Leonard Roy Frank

Somerville (Mass.) - Celebrating the Berkeley ECT referendum success. Discussing the issue of leadership and representation in the movement, particularly as it applies to who is invited to or attends conferences.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1982 Jan. 12

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Jet Isarin

Somerville (Mass.) - Following up after the Psychopol meeting in Amsterdam and having sent a copy of Marge Piercy's Woman on the Edge of Time. Discussing the political and economic use of psychiatry as a tool of oppression. Updates on the fight against electroshock in Berkeley, California. Mention is made to Chamberlin's personal struggle with depression.

Judi Chamberlin Papers

1986 Jan. 20

Chamberlin, Judi, 1944-2010

Letter from Judi Chamberlin to Dave Joseph

Somerville (Mass.) - Updates on Chamberlin's personal life, travels, and work including a Vermont civil disobedience action in which she participated, other anticipated actions in the future, and plans to formally found the ex-patient group NAMP.

Judi Chamberlin Papers