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Linda Kahn Collection

Identifier: WUA-04-wua00487

The Linda Kahn Papers document Kahn’s student activism at Washington University during the late 1960s. Materials include issues of Student Life, newspaper clippings, and anti-Vietnam War leaflets issued by the Washington University student group, Canvas for Peace, as well as from her semester abroad in London.


  • 1968-1970


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1 linear feet

1 boxes

Biographical Information

Linda Kahn is President of Linda Kahn Media LLC, a global consulting firm dedicated to forging strategic business and creative partnerships in all aspects of media entertainment for general audiences. She graduated with a B.A. in English from Washington University (1970) and a M.Ed. in Educational Communications and Technology from Boston University. Kahn began her career as an English and educational media teacher in Watertown, Massachusetts. She also served as director of curriculum development for prime time school television in Chicago, Illinois, vice president of acquisitions for Nickelodeon and Nick at Nite, senior vice president Nickelodeon international program sales, and senior vice president of international TV and merchandising for Scholastic Media during her career.

Source of Acquisition

Accession number WUA2018-032. Donated by Linda Kahn, September 4, 2018

Processing Information

Processed by Sarah Schnuriger in June 2019.


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Revision Statements

  • 2021 April 1: Resource record updated in ArchiveSpace by Sarah Schnuriger.

Collecting Area Details

Part of the University Archives Collecting Area

Sonya Rooney
Olin Library, 1 Brookings Drive
MSC 1061-141-B
St. Louis MO 63130 US
(314) 935-5495