Summary Information
Title: Max Kahn Papers
Creator: Kahn, Max, 1907-1954.
Call number: WTU00064
Language: Languages: English
Repository: Washington University in St. Louis
St. Louis, MO 63130

Access and Use:

Gift of Max Kahn.

Access Restrictions:


Use Restriction:


Users of the collections must read and abide by the Rules for the use of manuscript collection materials.

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All publication not covered by fair use restricted to those who have permission of the copyright holder.

Processing Information:

Processed by Washington University Department Special Collections Staff.


During the 1930s to early 1940, Max Kahn was head of Chicago's WPA Art Print Department with Eleanor Cohn at the Art Institute of Chicago.

Collection Scope and Content Note

Scope and Contents Note

Consists of collages and photographs by Kahn, one record, and a print from the Heffer book dealers.

Contents List
I. Collages
Elegy for Greece (II)
Elegy for Greece (III)
A Francis Poulence
Genius Casts a Shadow
The Heat of Summer
London (I)
On a Point in Time
A Time for Angels
A Time in Italy (No. 2)
Venetian Blues
Untitled rodeo collage   
Scope: Located in oversize.

II. Photographs
Tom Bry and Bill Bry   
Scope: Removed from original matting. Matting located in oversize.

III. Printed Material
A Keepsake From Heffers In Their Centenary Year
IV. Audiovisual
Financiera Aceptaciones, S.A., A Veracruz Puerto Y Estado En El X Aniversario De Servirle 23 De Mayo 1971 record. Gift to Saul Rosenweig.