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Series 5 | 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 5: Notes and Writings, 1899-1943
(Box 3-4; 29 folders)

Notes and writings include Ernestine Kahn's diary containing sporadic and brief entries including miscellaneous notes and computations of figures, notebooks containing brief annotations, guest registers and records concerning Albert Kahn's funeral, an inventory of Kahn's library, and typescripts of speeches and lectures concerning city development, labor conditions, and miscellaneous architectural topics.
DescriptionContainer
Ernestine Kahn's Diary, 1899
3
75
Notebooks 1 and 2, undated
3
76
Notebooks 3 and 4, undated
4
1
Notebook 5, undated
4
2
Notebook 6, 1909
4
3
Guest Register, 1929-1944
4
4
Funeral Guest Register, 1942
4
5
Record of Remembrances about Albert Kahn, 1942
(3 folders)
4
6-8
Register of Telephone Calls Following the Death of Albert Kahn, 1942-1943
4
9
Inventory of Kahn's Library, 1943
4
10
Notes: "Things Albert Kahn Found Amusing,", undated
(2 folders)
4
11-12
Manuscript for a Speech, undated
4
13
Typescript for a Speech, undated
4
14
Typescript of Speech "Problems in City Development,", undated
4
15
Typescript "Improvements in Labor Conditions,", undated
4
16
Manuscript for Lecture on Renaissance Architecture, 1900
(4 folders)
4
17-20
Manuscript for Dedication Speech at Magnus Butzel Library, 1913
4
21
Lecture Notes at Wednesday Night Club, 1917
4
22
Typescript for Lecture in Tribute to George D. Mason on the Dedicaton of Masonic Temple Building, 1926
4
23
Typescript "The Farce of Modern Art" by an Unidentified Author, undated
4
24
Typescript "The Industrial Aesthetic of Albert Kahn,", undated
4
25
Typescript "A Tribute to Albert Kahn" by Dr. Leo M. Franklin, 1943
4
26
Miscellaneous Notes and Writings, 1901-1927, undated
4
27

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