Michael Kahn papers
Scope and Contents
- 1927 - 2019
- Majority of material found within 1960 - 2019
Conditions Governing Access
Box 32 (audiotape reels): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Boxes 71-73, 98 (audiovisual media): Restricted fragile material. Reference copies may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Boxes 83, 95, 97 (computer media): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of electronic files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Box 96 (audiovisual and computer media): Restricted fragile material. Access copies of electronic files may be requested. Consult Access Services for further information.
Box 99 (financial records): Restricted until 2037. For further information, consult the appropriate curator.
Conditions Governing Use
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material within this collection has been organized by acquisition reflecting the fact that the collection has been acquired in increments over time. Researchers should note that material within each acquisition overlaps with and/or relates to material found in other acquisitions. In order to locate all relevant material within this collection, researchers will need to consult each acquisition described in the Collection Contents section.
Researchers should also note that similar material can be arranged differently in each acquisition, depending on how the material was organized when it was received by the library.
82.97 Linear Feet ((98 boxes) + 1 broadside)
Language of Materials
A record for this collection is available in Orbis, the Yale University Library catalog
Michael Kahn (1945- )
The collection received preliminary processing at the time of acquisition. Further rehousing, and description were carried out in 2013.
The collection is comprised of material formerly classed as: Uncat Za MS 241, Unca ZA MS 396, Uncat MS 589, Uncat MSS 782, Uncat MSS 1000, and Uncat MSS 1030. Various acquisitions associated with the collection have not been merged and organized as a whole. Each acquisition is described separately in the contents list below, according to month and year of acquisition.
Information included in the Description of Papers note and Collection Contents section is drawn from information supplied with the collection and from an initial survey of the contents. Folder titles appearing in the contents list below are often based on those provided by the creator or previous custodian. Titles have not been verified against the contents of the folders in all cases. Otherwise, folder titles are supplied by staff during basic processing.
This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.
- Acting teachers -- United States
- Acting teachers -- United States
- Actors -- United States
- American Shakespeare Theatre
- Audiovisual materials -- United States -- 20th Century
- Born digital -- United States -- 20th Century
- Juilliard School
- Kahn, Michael, 1945-
- McCarter Theatre Center (Princeton, N.J.)
- Opera -- Production and direction -- United States
- Photographs -- United States -- 20th Century
- Shakespeare Theatre (Washington, D.C.)
- Theater -- Production and direction -- United States
- Theatrical producers and directors -- United States
- Guide to the Michael Kahn Papers
- by Beinecke staff
- May 2007, revised May 2022
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
Part of the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library Repository
P. O. Box 208330
New Haven CT 06520-8330 US
121 Wall Street
New Haven, CT 06511
The Beinecke Library is open to all Yale University students and faculty, and visiting researchers whose work requires use of its special collections. You will need to bring appropriate photo ID the first time you register. Beinecke is a non-circulating, closed stack library. Paging is done by library staff during business hours. You can request collection material online at least two business days in advance of your visit, using the request links in Archives at Yale. For more information, please see Planning Your Research Visit and consult the Reading Room Policies prior to visiting the library.