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(Reel 73): Draft of unpublished, unfinished autobiography; reminiscences of granddaughter; career outline and articles.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

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.