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Anna was a lifelong confidant of Grete’s. She traveled across the Atlantic often to visit with Grete and other friends. Anna proves to be a prominent figure in Grete’s collection of correspondence.
From one former president of the American Psychoanalytic Association to another, Dr. Greenacre discussed the next International Psychoanalytic Congress to be held in London, 1953.
Dr. Bibring participated in many professional activities such as the panel for "The Personal Analysis of the Candidate in its Relationship to his Supervised Analytical Work." She pushed for stricter standards in all training analysis, a testament of…
Mary I. Bunting first approached Dr. Bibring to hold a seminar at Radcliffe College in 1965 shortly after her retirement. Each seminar that followed was a great success and the student wait list to enroll also grew.
Dr. Bibring’s lectures at Simmons College’s School of Social Work were highly regarded by the faculty and students. She emphasized the importance of implementing psychoanalytic standards in all aspects of social case work.
Dr. Bibring collaborated with Dr. Cobb while at Harvard Medical School and Dr. Zetzel on issues with child psychology.
Dr. Blumgart was the Physician-in-Chief at Beth Israel Hospital that requested Grete to develop and head the psychiatric department in the mid 1940s.
Dr. Bibring entered medical school in 1918 at the University of Vienna. Her interest in psychoanalysis deepened during these years and by graduation in 1924, she was already a member of the Vienna Psychoanalytic Society.
Grete and Edward were married in December 1921 in the midst of their medical school program.
Dr. Bibring excelled in her studies at the Gymnasium. She was proficient in Greek and Latin and enjoyed intellectual intense environment.
Edward and Grete were partners in all aspects of their lives. They began their journey together in medical school and continued to support one another both personally and professionally. They were faced with new challenges as Edward

George wrote frequently with his mother in his youth, however, in later years he corresponded more with his father.
Most of the correspondence between Grete and her brother, Frederick (Fritz), continued in German, as did many of her family and friends.
Dr. Bibring’s mother, Victoria, sent a radiogram shortly after the family had moved to Boston in 1941, while she remained in London.
A reception was held for Dr. Bibring’s retirement and was granted the title Psychiatrist-in-Chief <i>Emerita</i>.
She kept detailed notes on all of her dinners, teas, and other social gatherings she hosted. Included in these notes were dates, attending guests, menus and recipes. Dr. Bibring began to expand her culinary talents as a way to deal with the growing…
She maintained many long term friendships with her associates throughout her life. Dr. Bibring became more dependent on these relationships as her health deteriorated and became more confined to her home.
Dr. Bibring was a close colleague to one of the regal members of the psychoanalytic community, Princess Marie Bonaparte of Greece. They corresponded frequently and attended many of the International Psychoanalytic Association meetings together.
Six months before Dr. Bibring’s retirement, Beth Israel Hospital honored Grete’s service by commissioning a portrait of her. During the hospital’s annual dinner, Dr. Helen Tartakoff delivered a speech during the unveiling of the…
According to Dr. Bibring, integrating psychiatric methods into all forms of patient care was essential for a successful recovery. The key was to understand both internal and external factors effecting personality traits and based upon that, determine…

The article highlights the previous seven years of the seminar, with a focus on Dr. Bibring’s personal experience and the issues that are confronted during the group sessions.

Dr. Bibring constructed outlines of each Radcliffe seminar discussion that she directed. She also noted the group dynamic of the seminar by sketching the seating arrangement for each meeting.
This article was written about Dr. Bibring as she retired from Harvard Medical School, and highlights her fundamental belief of understanding humans as both physical and social creatures.
In 1959 Edward Bibring passed away from Parkinson’s disease. Many in the psychoanalytical and medical communities provided Grete with support and compassion.
This stamp was used during the pregnancy projects that Dr. Bibring headed at Beth Israel. The symbol portrays a mother with her child.
The mother-son portrait was most likely taken by the family photographer, Edward Bibring.
Dr. Bibring kept close correspondence with her sons George and Thomas while they attended school. She saved many of the letters and drawings that they sent throughout her lifetime.
One of the main couples of the "second generation" of Freudian thought, Grete and Edward meet and married while attending medical school at the University of Vienna in the early 1920's.
Grete was the youngest child in the Lehner family. Her father was a profitable manufacturer and her mother was the "perfect hostess."
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