Charles N. Dietz papers

Collection ID:
Dietz, Charles N.
Physical Description:
12 Items
(on one partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Two brief biographical sketches of Aston Knight and painter Ridgway Knight; six letters to Mrs. Charles N. Dietz from Aston and Ridgway Knight, 1915-1923; and Aston Knight's correspondence with Elizabeth Howser of the Joslyn Art Museum regarding paintings by Ridgway Knight, 1933-1935.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Collector; Omaha, Neb. Mr. and Mrs. Dietz visited Daniel Ridgway Knight before World War I and purchased several paintings from him, two of which were bequeathed to the Joslyn Art Museum in 1934.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm roll 2803 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Reproduction Note
Entire collection consists of photocopies.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals are in the possession of Charles N. Dietz in Omaha, Nebraska.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Donated 1976 by the Joslyn Art Museum, which had received it from Charles N. Dietz.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Knight, Ridgway, 1839-1924 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Knight, Aston, 1873-1948 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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