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

Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953

Painter, Illustrator


Collection Information

Size: 0.2 Linear feet, Gift; Loan portion (on partial microfilm reel)

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(Reel 73): Draft of unpublished, unfinished autobiography; reminiscences of granddaughter; career outline and articles.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



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

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 73 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Loan portion: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Unfilmed portion: Use requires an appointment.

How to Cite This Collection

Charles Robert Knight papers, [ca. 1948-1961]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.