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Kahn, Richard Ferdinand, 1905 - 1989 (Baron Kahn, economist)


Dates and places

1905-89 St. Paul's and King's College, Cambridge

Sphere of activity


Other information

Fellow, King's College, Cambridge 1930-89; temporary civil servant in various government departments, 1939-46; Professor of Economics, University of Cambridge, 1951-72.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:


Kahn: The Papers of Richard Ferdinand Kahn

Reference Code: GBR/0272/RFK
Scope and Contents

The collection contains Kahn's published and unpublished writing, papers relating to his work at King's College and for government departments and other agencies, correspondence and other personal papers. The collection includes papers written by Joan Robinson.

Dates: 1890 - 1989
Conditions Governing Access: The majority of the Kahn papers are readily available to scholars in the Archive Centre. Record consultation is by appointment. However, restrictions on access apply to some records, in view of the sensitivity of their contents. Some personal letters are restricted while the author is still living and may be read only with the author's written permission. Some material is reserved. In the College's opinion the contents of these files might be considered confidential or offensive by living people other than the author. There is no access to these files for the time being. Records with restricted access are noted throughout the catalogue.

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