Eleanor Coen and Max Kahn papers, 1942-1975

Coen, Eleanor Jean, b. 1916 d. 1979
Painter
Active in Chicago, Ill.

Kahn, Max, b. 1903 d. 2005
Painter, Educator, Sculptor, Graphic designer, Printmaker, Lithographer
Active in Chicago,Ill.

Collection size: 322 items.

Collection Summary: Biographical material; 167 letters received by Coen and Kahn, 1942-1969; exhibition catalogs and announcements, 1943-1975; photographs of prints by both Coen and Kahn; and a few clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note: Printmakers; Chicago, Illinois; husband and wife. Max Kahn is also a graphic artist, sculptor, painter, lithographer, and teacher.

Lent for microfilming 1975 by Eleanor Coen and Max Kahn.

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