According to Faux, Farrar worked 7 days a week at editing. He rarely used the telephone, preferring to correspond in writing. An American, Farrar was apparently always viewed with suspicion by Canadian Customs officials, who regularly censored the volume of suspicious incoming foreign mail addressed to the editorial office. Five boxes of Farrar’s correspondence are currently housed in the APA Archives. Faux sums up Farrar’s criticism of American psychiatry during this period as "sharply divided into…schools, centered on prominent men with distinctive views," an appraisal that, 40 years later, appears precise and accurate. On psychotherapy, Farrar wrote a classic article in 1957 (1) in which he included a vignette of John Stuart Mill being cured of mental disorder by reading a Wordsworth poem. Farrar concludes with the message, quoted from Anatomy of Melancholy (his style was to hide behind other men’s words), "He doth the best cures, according to Hippocrates, in whom most trust," a truth to make twenty-first-century American psychiatry pause.