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Subseries 4.1 | A Finding Aid to the Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949 | Digitized Collection

Walt Kuhn, Kuhn family papers, and Armory Show records, 1859-1984, bulk 1900-1949

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4.1: Biographical Material, 1882-1972
0.5 linear feet
Boxes 3, 32

This series contains biographical documentation of Walt Kuhn, his wife and daugher, his father and mother, his in-laws, and their ancestors. Found in this series is a handwritten chronology containing notes on the Armory Show. Other types of material include additional biographical narratives and chronologies prepared by Walt Kuhn, Vera Kuhn, and others; identification cards, passports, death certificates and other official documents; obituaries; correspondence and notes on genaeology; published biographies; printed materials relating to Kuhn and Spier family homes; and medical records and correspondence. Artifacts include a framed dollar marked "first dollar earned by Walt Kuhn" and a medallion from art school.
Additional autobiographical writings can be found in Series 4.8: Notes and Writings. More obituaries of Walt Kuhn can be found in the 1949 clippings in Series 4.10: Printed Materials. Wills and documentation of family estates are in Series 4.7: Financial Records. Additional biographical information can be found in the audio recordings of Brenda Kuhn in Series 4.13: Audio Recordings.
The bulk of this series has been scanned with the exception of medical records of Walt Kuhn, Vera Kuhn and Brenda Kuhn.
DescriptionContainer
Narratives and Chronologies
Walt Kuhn, 1927-1962, undated
3
23
George Spier, 1925-1936
3
24
Personal Documents
Walt Kuhn Family, 1909-1959, undated
3
25
Francis Kuhn, 1889, 1926-1928, undated
3
26
Passports, 1925-1932
3
27
Walt Kuhn Obituaries, 1949
3
28
Woodlawn Cemetery, 1949
3
29
Genealogical Research, 1944-1945, undated
3
30
Biographical Publishers, 1930-1950, undated
2 folders
3
31-32
Printed Miscellany, 1882-1885, 1906-1913, 1926, 1939, 1949,
3
33
Medical Records
Walt Kuhn, 1939, 1948-1949, undated
3
34
Vera and Brenda Kuhn, 1925-1957, undated
3 folders
3
35-37
Life Extension Institute, 1923-1928, undated
3
38
Artifacts, 1892, undated
Oversized material housed in Box 32
3
39
Oversized Artifact, 1892
Oversized material scanned with Box 3, F39
32

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  • To request reproductions, make your selections using the checkboxes and click the "Reproduction" button.