Charles Robert Knight papers, [ca. 1948-1961]

Knight, Charles Robert, b. 1874 d. 1953
Painter, Illustrator
Active in New York, N.Y.

Collection size: Gift: 0.2 linear ft.
Loan portion: (on partial microfilm reel).

Collection Summary: Books and periodicals illustrated by Knight and miscellaneous writings.

(Reel 73): Draft of unpublished, unfinished autobiography; reminiscences of granddaughter; career outline and articles.

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 Note: Illustrator.

The donor and lender, Lucy Knight Steel, is Charles Knight's daughter.

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