Gerald Kahan collection

Gerald Kahan collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Kahan, Gerald, 1923-
Title: Gerald Kahan collection
Dates: 1898-1980
Quantity: 6.0 Linear feet (15 document boxes)
Coll. Number: ms2788

Biographical/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 Note

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."


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).


Index Terms

Art, Greek
Birds on postage stamps.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Masks (costume)
Notebooks.
Postage stamps.
Stamp collecting.
Theater on postage stamps.
University of Georgia. -- Faculty
Volumes (documents by form).

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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


Related Material

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


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

Series 1: Stamps: Theatre and History

BoxFolder
11Renaissance (1550-1650), 1898-1975
2Renaissance (1550-1650), 1910-1975
317th century, 1923-1975
417th century, 1927-1974
517th and 18th century (France and Germany), 1926-1975
617th and 18th century (France and Germany), 1926-1974
719th century, 1800-1865, 1903-1973
BoxFolder
2119th century, 1800-1865, 1935-1975
219th century, 1800-1865, 1897-1975
319th century, 1800-1865, 1909-1974
419th century, 1800-1865, 1916-1975
519th century, 1800-1865, 1888-1972
619th century (Iron Curtain), 1925-1973
BoxFolder
3119th century (Iron Curtain), 1919-1973
219th century (Iron Curtain), 1934-1974
320th century, 1922-1975
420th century, 1912-1975
520th century, 1920-1974
620th century, 1920-1974
720th century, 1935-1975
BoxFolder
4120th century, 1913-1975
220th century, 1933-1973
320th century, 1906-1970
4American, 1939-1974
5American, 1939-1974
6Charles Dickens, 1962-1970
BoxFolder
51Greek, 1896-1973
2Greek, 1926-1973
3Japanese, 1946-1972
4Japanese, 1950-1974
5Masks, 1937-1973
6Masks, 1932-1973
7Medieval, 1932-1974
BoxFolder
61Miscellaneous, 1946-1976
2Miscellaneous, 1935-1975
3Oriental, 1943-1975
4Oriental, 1955-1974
5Poland, 1927-1971
6Poland, 1927-1975
7Russian envelope cards, c. 1974
BoxFolder
71Russian envelope cards, c. 1974
2Russian envelope cards, c. 1974
3Shakespeare, 1955-1973
4Shakespeare guide, 1971
5Theatre buildings, 1895-1976
6Theatre buildings, 1915-1973
7Theatre buildings, 1913-1976
8Theatre buildings, 1924-1973
 

Series 2: Stamps: 3 volumes

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

Series 3: Stamps: Ornithological

BoxFolder
81Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans), 1916-1972
2Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans), 1929-1972
3Anseriformes (ducks, geese, swans), 1958-1970
4Caprimulgiformes (nightsjars), 1959
5Casauriiformes (emu), 1926-1956
6Charadriiformes (gulls, snipe), 1953-1972
7Charadriiformes (gulls, snipe), 1952-1969
8Ciconiiformes (storks, herons), 1935-1971
9Columbiformes (doves, pidgeons), 1957-1972
BoxFolder
91Coraciiformes (kingfishers, hornbills), 1921-1970
2Coraciiformes (kingfishers, hornbills), 1942-1971
3Cucliformes (cuckoos, turacos), 1954-1971
4Falconiformes (raptors), 1930-1972
5Falconiformes (raptors), 1938-1970
6Formes, 1964-1969
7Galliformes (gamefowl), 1901, 1959-1972
8Galliformes (gamefowl), 1955-1970
9Gaviiformes (loons), 1957,1967
BoxFolder
101Gruiformes (cranes), 1905-1972
2Passeriformes (songbirds), 1957-1972
3Passeriformes (songbirds), 1932-1969
4Passeriformes (songbirds), 1938-1970
5Passeriformes (songbirds), 1939-1971
BoxFolder
111Passeriformes (songbirds), 1949-1969
2Pelicanformes (pelicans), 1936-1972
3Piciformes (woodpeckers), 1939-1971
4Podicipitiformes (grebes), 1960-1970
5Procellariiformes (albatrosses), 1938-1968
6Psittaciformes (albatrosses), 1957-1971
7Rheiformes (rhea), 1960-1972
8Sphenisciformes (penguins), 1954-1974
9Strigiformes (owls), 1945-1972
10Struthioniformes (ostriches), 1952-1968
11Trogoniformes (trogons), 1935-1969
12Tinamiformes (tinamou), 1960
 
Series 4 Stamps: Misc
BoxFolder
1113Loose stamps, undated
BoxFolder
121Loose stamps, undated
2Stamped envelopes and postcards, 1970
3Stamped envelopes and postcards, 1970
4Bird notes, c. 1976
5Current stamp orders, 1975
6Misc notes, undated
7Misc notes, undated
BoxFolder
134News Clippings, c 1977
5Theatre Notes, 1975
 

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

BoxFolder
141Curtain Calls, January-June 1971
2Curtain Calls, July-December 1971
3Curtain Calls, January-June 1972
4Curtain Calls, July-December 1972
5Curtain Calls, January-June 1973
6Curtain Calls, July-December 1973
7Curtain Calls, January-June 1974
BoxFolder
151Curtain Calls, July-December 1974
2Curtain Calls, January-May 1975
3Curtain Calls, June-December 1975
4Curtain Calls, 1976
5Curtain Calls, 1977
6Curtain Calls, 1978-1980