Henry R. and Renee Kahane Papers, 1926-92 | University of Illinois Archives
Series Number: 15/25/20
Acquired: 9/1963; 10/1992; 12/1992
Volume: 33.5 cubic feet
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Description: Papers of Henry Romanos Kahane (1902-92) and Renee Kahane (1907-2002), professors of linguistics (1941-71), including correspondence, documents, manuscripts, notes, photographs, speeches, lectures, course materials, theses and dissertation, publications, reprints, and posters concerning their linguistic research, students, publications, honors, professional meetings, Greece, travels, emigration, family affairs, the Department of Spanish and Italian, and the Department of Linguistics. Research interests include Romance lexicology, Mediterranean lexicology, the Hellenistic and Byzantine heritage in the West, Venetian language, structural linguistics, literary history, dictionaries, and sociolinguistics. Significant correspondents include Angelina Pietrangeli, Thomas Mann, Gottfried Reinhardt, Hansjakob Seiler, Andreas Tietze, their children Charles and Roberta Kahane, and Kate Toole, Renee's mother.