Albert Kahn papers, 1875-1970, bulk 1875-1945

Kahn, Albert, b. 1869 d. 1942
Active in Detroit, Mich.

Collection size: 7 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of architect Albert Kahn date from 1875-1970, bulk 1875-1945, and measure 7 linear feet. Found within the papers are biographical material, correspondence, personal business records, nine sketchbooks, art work, notes and writings, two scrapbooks, printed material, photographs and photograph albums, artifacts, a sound recording and motion picture film.

Biographical/Historical Note: Albert Kahn (1869-1942) was an architect, from Bloomfield Hills, Mich.

The Albert Kahn papers were donated by Kahn's children, Mrs. Lydia Winston Malbin, Mrs. Rosalie Butzel, and Dr. Edgar A. Kahn, in 1974.

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