Archives of American Art

Charles Robert Knight papers

Collection ID:
Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953
[ca. 1948-1961]
Physical Description:
0.2 Linear feet
Loan portion (on partial microfilm reel)

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Books and periodicals illustrated by Knight and miscellaneous writings.
Scope and Contents
(Reel 73): Draft of unpublished, unfinished autobiography; reminiscences of granddaughter; career outline and articles.
Scope and Contents
Gift: Books and periodicals, 1935-1961, written and/or illustrated by Knight, including: ANIMAL DRAWING, 1947; BEFORE THE DAWN OF HISTORY, 1935; LIFE THROUGH THE AGES, 1949; PREHISTORIC MAN, 1949. Periodicals include MD, JUNIOR NATURAL HISTORY, PHILADELPHIA INQUIRER, and SCHOLASTIC TEACHER.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 73 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The donor and lender, Lucy Knight Steel, is Charles Knight's daughter.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Loan portion: Patrons must use microfilm copy.
Conditions Governing Access
Unfilmed portion: Use requires an appointment.

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