Knute Stiles papers, 1947-1971

Stiles, Knute, b. 1923
Active in San Francisco, Calif.

Collection size: 0.2 linear ft. (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: Correspondence, sketches, collages, writings and printed material.

REEL 2291: Letters from Ilya Bolotowsky, Joseph A. Fiore, Leo Krikorian, and Alice Trumbull Mason; illustrated letters from Gregory Masurovsky and Kenneth Noland; memos from Philip Leider and John Coplans concerning articles written by Stiles for Artforum Magazine; 8 pen drawings by Dylan Thomas; 2 exhibition announcements; and miscellany.

REEL 4046: 9 letters from Ilya Bolotowsky to Stiles; and a letter from Stiles to Archives of American Art staff in which he comments upon the nature of his correspondence with Bolotowsky.

Unmicrofilmed Framed watercolor by Kenneth Noland.

Biographical/Historical Note: Collage artist and writer; San Francisco, Calif.

Donated 1980-1987 by Knute Stiles.

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  • Microfilm reels 2291 and 4046 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
  • Reel 2291: Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Andrew Bolotowsky, P.O. Box 492, Cooper Station, N.Y. 10003.
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