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Gerald Kahan collection

Gerald Kahan collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Gerald Kahan collection
Creator: Kahan, Gerald
Inclusive Dates: 1898-1980
Language: English
Extent: 6 Linear Feet 15 document boxes
Collection Number: ms2788
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Gerald Kahan was the head of the Theater and Film Studies Department at the University of Georgia, where he directed many plays.

Scope and Content

The collection consists of notebooks containing stamps on theater history and ornithology. Also included are folders of clippings and materials regarding bird stamps, philately, and stamps in general, as well as volumes I - III of "Standard postage stamp catalogue, 1975," issues of "Curtain Call" from 1971-1976 and April 1978 to December 1979, and a volume entitled, "Birds of the world on stamps."

Organization and Arrangement

Arranged into 5 series: Stamps- Theatre and History; Stamps- Guides, 3 volumes 1975; Stamps- Ornithological; Stamps- Miscellaneous; and Curtain Call (Bulletin of the Performing Arts study Unit of the American Topical Association).


Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Gerald Kahan collection. MS 2788. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Art, Greek.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Masks (costume)
Notebooks.
Postage stamps.
University of Georgia -- Faculty

Related Collections in this Repository

Related materials available in the following collections of this repository: Gerald Kahan papers, MS 2026.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Stamps: Theatre and History

boxfolder
11Renaissance (1550-1650), 1898-1975
12Renaissance (1550-1650), 1910-1975
1317th century, 1923-1975
1417th century, 1927-1974
1517th and 18th century (France and Germany), 1926-1975
1617th and 18th century (France and Germany), 1926-1974
1719th century, 1800-1865, 1903-1973
boxfolder
2119th century, 1800-1865, 1935-1975
2219th century, 1800-1865, 1897-1975
2319th century, 1800-1865, 1909-1974
2419th century, 1800-1865, 1916-1975
2519th century, 1800-1865, 1888-1972
2619th century (Iron Curtain), 1925-1973
boxfolder
3119th century (Iron Curtain), 1919-1973
3219th century (Iron Curtain), 1934-1974
3320th century, 1922-1975
3420th century, 1912-1975
3520th century, 1920-1974
3620th century, 1920-1974
3720th century, 1935-1975
boxfolder
4120th century, 1913-1975
4220th century, 1933-1973
4320th century, 1906-1970
44American, 1939-1974
45American, 1939-1974
46Charles Dickens, 1962-1970
boxfolder
51Greek, 1896-1973
52Greek, 1926-1973
53Japanese, 1946-1972
54Japanese, 1950-1974
55Masks, 1937-1973
56Masks, 1932-1973
57Medieval, 1932-1974
boxfolder
61Miscellaneous, 1946-1976
62Miscellaneous, 1935-1975
63Oriental, 1943-1975
64Oriental, 1955-1974
65Poland, 1927-1971
66Poland, 1927-1975
67Russian envelope cards, c. 1974
boxfolder
71Russian envelope cards, c. 1974
72Russian envelope cards, c. 1974
73Shakespeare, 1955-1973
74Shakespeare guide, 1971
75Theatre buildings, 1895-1976
76Theatre buildings, 1915-1973
77Theatre buildings, 1913-1976
78Theatre buildings, 1924-1973
 

2. Stamps: 3 volumes

box
13Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue Volume I
13Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue Volume II
13Standard Postage Stamp Catalogue Volume III
 

3. Stamps: Ornithological

boxfolder
81Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans), 1916-1972
82Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans), 1929-1972
83Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans), 1958-1970
84Caprimulgiformes (nightsjars), 1959
85Casauriiformes (emu), 1926-1956
86Charadriiformes (gulls, snipe), 1953-1972
87Charadriiformes (gulls, snipe), 1952-1969
88Ciconiiformes (storks, herons), 1935-1971
89Columbiformes (doves, pidgeons), 1957-1972
boxfolder
91Coraciiformes (kingfishers, hornbills), 1921-1970
92Coraciiformes (kingfishers, hornbills), 1942-1971
93Cucliformes (cuckoos, turacos), 1954-1971
94Falconiformes (raptors), 1930-1972
95Falconiformes (raptors), 1938-1970
96Formes, 1964-1969
97Galliformes (gamefowl), 1901, 1959-1972
98Galliformes (gamefowl), 1955-1970
99Gaviiformes (loons), 1957,1967
boxfolder
101Gruiformes (cranes), 1905-1972
102Passeriformes (songbirds), 1957-1972
103Passeriformes (songbirds), 1932-1969
104Passeriformes (songbirds), 1938-1970
105Passeriformes (songbirds), 1939-1971
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111Passeriformes (songbirds), 1949-1969
112Pelicanformes (pelicans), 1936-1972
113Piciformes (woodpeckers), 1939-1971
114Podicipitiformes (grebes), 1960-1970
115Procellariiformes (albatrosses), 1938-1968
116Psittaciformes (albatrosses), 1957-1971
117Rheiformes (rhea), 1960-1972
118Sphenisciformes (penguins), 1954-1974
119Strigiformes (owls), 1945-1972
1110Struthioniformes (ostriches), 1952-1968
1111Trogoniformes (trogons), 1935-1969
1112Tinamiformes (tinamou), 1960
 

4. Stamps: Miscellaneous

boxfolder
1113Loose stamps
boxfolder
121Loose stamps
122Stamped envelopes and postcards, 1970
123Stamped envelopes and postcards, 1970
124Bird notes, 1976
125Current stamp orders, 1975
126Notes
127Notes
boxfolder
134News Clippings, 1977
135Theatre Notes, 1975
 

5. Curtain Call (Bulletin of the Performing Arts study Unit of the American Topical Association)

boxfolder
141-7 Curtain Call , 1971-1974
boxfolder
151-6 Curtain Call , 1974-1980