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August 1952

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AMA Arch NeurPsych. 1952;68(2):292. doi:10.1001/archneurpsyc.1952.02320200130014

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SAMUEL W. HAMILTON MEMORIAL LECTURE AND AWARD  The American Psychopathological Association has established the Samuel W. Hamilton Memorial Lecture and Award in commemoration of the unique contribution made by Dr. Hamilton to the fields of psychiatry, medicine, and sociology. He was one of the founders of the Association, served a term as president and acted as its secretary for many years. The recipient of the Award will be chosen each year by the Council of the American Psychopathological Association and presented with the Samuel W. Hamilton bronze medal after delivery of the Hamilton Lecture.Dr. William B. Terhune, chairman of the committee to raise the necessary funds, announced that the contributions received from members of the Association, and also from members of the American Psychiatric Association who participated as sponsors, will perpetuate this yearly Award.This year the first Award was presented to Clarence P. Oberndorf, M.D., clinical professor of

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