Frederic C. Knight papers, 1913-1975

Knight, Frederic C. (Frederic Charles), b. 1898 d. 1979
Active in Canaan, N.Y.

Collection size: 400 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; a scrapbook; writings; organizational records of An American Group and American Artists' Congress; and exhibition catalogs.

REEL 1123: Correspondence; biographical data; exhibition catalogs; and a scrapbook. Also included are correspondence and organizational records of An American Group, (New York) of which Knight was President, 1934-1939, essays by Knight about An American Group; organizational records of the American Artists' Congress; and printed bulletins and newsletters.

REEL 1147: Photographs, 1915-1973, including 3 personal photographs (one with Andrew Dasburg and others), 3 photographs of Frederic Knight with art classes at the Newcomb Art School, Tulane, ca. 1943-1946, 19 photographs of Knight's paintings and sketches, and 75 photographs of artworks by members of An American Group.

Biographical/Historical Note: Painter; Canaan, New York.

Lent for microfilming 1976 by Frederic C. Knight.

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