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Frederic C. Knight papers, 1913-1975

Knight, Frederic C. (Frederic Charles), 1898-1979



Collection Information

Size: 400 Items, (on 2 microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence; biographical data; photographs; a scrapbook; writings; organizational records of An American Group and American Artists' Congress; and exhibition catalogs.
REEL 1123: Correspondence; biographical data; exhibition catalogs; and a scrapbook. Also included are correspondence and organizational records of An American Group, (New York) of which Knight was President, 1934-1939, essays by Knight about An American Group; organizational records of the American Artists' Congress; and printed bulletins and newsletters.
REEL 1147: Photographs, 1915-1973, including 3 personal photographs (one with Andrew Dasburg and others), 3 photographs of Frederic Knight with art classes at the Newcomb Art School, Tulane, ca. 1943-1946, 19 photographs of Knight's paintings and sketches, and 75 photographs of artworks by members of An American Group.

Biographical/Historical Note

Painter; Canaan, New York.


Lent for microfilming 1976 by Frederic C. Knight.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Originals returned to Frederic C. Knight after microfilming.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reels 1123 & 1147 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

The Archives of American art does not own the original papers. Use is limited to the microfilm copy.

How to Cite This Collection

Frederic C. Knight papers, 1913-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.