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

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

Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953

Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: Gift: 0.2 linear ft.

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(Reel 73): Draft of unpublished, unfinished autobiography; reminiscences of granddaughter; career outline and articles.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

Illustrator.

Provenance

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

Microfilm reel 73 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Loan portion: Patrons must use microfilm copy.

Unfilmed portion: Use requires an appointment.