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Personal papers of Charles Kahn

 Collection — Box: 1
Call Number: PP 295


Kahn taught in the School of Architecture and Design at the University of Kansas from 1968-1991. This collection consists of correspondence, conferences and design programs, and information about the Environmental Research Foundation.


  • Creation: 1968 - 1991


Conditions Governing Access

These materials are stored in the KU Annex off-site storage area.

All researchers interested in reviewing this material must consult Spencer Research Library Public Services staff (785-864-4334 or, 9-5 M-F CST) no less than three days in advance of a planned visit. Be advised that drop-in requests for this material cannot be accommodated.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.

Biography of Charles H. Kahn

Kahn received his B.A. from North Carolina University in 1946, his Bachelors of Civil Enigineering from North Carolina State University in 1948, his M.S. in Structures from M.I.T. in 1949, and his Bachelors in Architecture from North Carolina State in 1956. He joined the faculty of the University of Kansas as the Dean of the School of Architecture and Design and a Professor of Architecture in 1968. He retired in 1991.


1 Linear Feet (1 box)

Language of Materials


Physical Location

PP 295

Physical Location

Annex (Contact Spencer Library Public Services)

Related Materials

Consult library staff regarding the availability of related photographs, biographical files, and scrapbooks.

Guide to the Charles Kahn Collection
Personal papers of Charles Kahn
Finding aid prepared by ad, 2005. Finding aid encoded by ad, 2005. Finding aid revised by mwh, 2021.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
Finding aid permalink
Preferred citation
Personal papers of Charles Kahn, University Archives, PP 295, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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