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Avel De Knight papers, 1957-2001

Avel De Knight papers, 1957-2001

De Knight, Avel, 1921-1995

Painter, Art critic

Collection Information

Size: 273 items (on 2 microfilm reels)

Addition: 0.8 linear ft.

Summary: REEL D388: Art criticism and Department of State correspondence.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter, critic; New York, N.Y.; b. 1921; d. 1995; Birthdate also cited as 1933.


Material on reels D388 and N69-111 lent for microfilming 1969 by Avel de Knight. Unfilmed material donated 2003 by Stephen and Sunchits F. Tyson, executors of De Knight's estate. Additions are expected.

Location of Originals

  • Reels D388, N69-111 Originals returned to Avel de Knight after microfilming.

Additional Forms Available

Microfilm reels D388 and N69-111 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on 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.

How to Cite This Collection

Avel De Knight papers, 1957-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.