Albert Eugene Kahn papers
Scope and Contents
The materials in this collection were created between 1934 and 1944, with the majority being 1941-1943. The collection mainly encompasses materials relating in all aspects to the publication of the book Sabotage! The Secret War Against America: from research notes, to the original contract, to royalty receipts. Materials relating to the book Sabotage! include a galley copy, the Readers’ Digest excerpt, and many primary sources used by Kahn in his research. Also included are research materials relating to the America First Committee and Women United, along with other anti-war and pro-Nazi groups. Albert E. Kahn was editor of the newsletter The Hour, which was known for its investigative journalism, and included are certain issues of The Hour. A finished copy of the unpublished book The White Paper, along with an outline is also included. The type of materials range from newspapers, letters, photostats, and typewritten notes.
- Majority of material found within 1941-1943
- Kahn, Albert Eugene, 1912-1979 (Person)
Conditions Governing Access
Access to the collection is in accordance with the policies of the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University. Please contact the department for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
Requests to reproduce or publish material from the collection should be directed to the Robert D. Farber University Archives & Special Collections Department, Brandeis University.
2.50 Linear Feet (5 manuscript boxes)
Language of Materials
Arranged in five series: 1. Correspondence, 1939-1944; 2. Publicity, 1942-1943; 3. Research, 1934-1942; 4. Other Works by Kahn, circa 1941-1942; 5. Sabotage!, 1941-1944. For more information about each series, please consult the series descriptions in the box and folder listing.
Other Descriptive Information
Addenda to this collection may not be listed in the finding aid, but may be available for research use. Please contact us for more information.
- Bonnie M. McBride
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