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Charles N. Dietz papers, 1915-1952

Dietz, Charles N.



Collection Information

Size: 12 Items, (on one partial microfilm reel)

Summary: Two brief biographical sketches of Aston Knight and painter Ridgway Knight; six letters to Mrs. Charles N. Dietz from Aston and Ridgway Knight, 1915-1923; and Aston Knight's correspondence with Elizabeth Howser of the Joslyn Art Museum regarding paintings by Ridgway Knight, 1933-1935.

Biographical/Historical Note

Collector; Omaha, Neb. Mr. and Mrs. Dietz visited Daniel Ridgway Knight before World War I and purchased several paintings from him, two of which were bequeathed to the Joslyn Art Museum in 1934.


Donated 1976 by the Joslyn Art Museum, which had received it from Charles N. Dietz.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals are in the possession of Charles N. Dietz in Omaha, Nebraska.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm roll 2803 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Entire collection consists of photocopies.

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

Charles N. Dietz papers, 1915-1952. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.