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Series 1 | A Finding Aid to the Albert Kahn papers, 1875-1970, bulk 1875-1945

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

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Series 1: Biographical Material , 1896-1945
(Box 1, 6, OV 10; 19 folders)

Biographical material includes a biographical account, marriage certificate, architect's licenses from several states, calling cards for Albert and Ernestine Kahn, passports, a driver's permit, identification cards, letters of introduction from Ralph H. Booth and W. R. Valentiner of the Detroit Institute of Arts, archeologist Francis Willey Kelsey, and the president of the Cadillac Motor Company, award certificates and medals, membership cards and certificates, a sound recording concerning Albert Kahn's life, and Ernestine Kahn's address book.
Description Container
Biographical Account, 1942
(Oversized Material Housed in Box 6)
1
1
Calling Cards for Albert and Mrs. Kahn, undated
1
2
Passports, 1920-1925
1
3
Driving Permit and Identification Cards, 1937-1942
1
4
Letters of Introduction, 1911-1930
(2 folders)
1
5-6
Award Certificates, 1926-1943
(3 folders; Oversized Material Housed in Box 6)
1
7-9
Award Medal from the Pittsburgh Glass Institution, 1937
1
10
File Concerning the Frank P. Brown Medal, 1943
(2 folders)
1
11-12
Membership Certificates, 1930-1941, undated
(2 folders)
1
13-14
Membership Cards, 1932-1943
(2 folders)
1
15-16
Sound Recording The Story of Albert Kahn, 1945
1 sound tape reel
duplicate made from original transcription disc not found in collection
1
17
Address Book of Mrs. Kahn, undated
1
18
Oversized Marriage Certificate, 1896,
(from Box 1, Folder 1)
6
1
Three Oversized Architect's Licenses, 1921-1924
6
1
Three Oversized Award Certificates, 1930-1937,
(from Box 1, Folder 8)
6
1
Two Oversized Architect's Licenses, 1918-1923
OV 10

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