How to Use This Collection
Exploring the Collection
This collection has a finding aid which allows users to navigate to specific parts of the collection. To explore this collection, use either the expandable links in the sidebar or through the container inventory located in the Contents and Arrangement. Digitized materials will be indicated with the icon.
A PDF of the entire finding aid can be found on the Overview page.
You can request an appointment to view materials in the Washington, D.C. reading room or to receive reproductions. Requests can be made as you navigate through the collection on either the series description page (found through Contents and Arrangement) or on individual folders.
Alternative Forms Available
The bulk of the collection was digitized in 2012 and is available via the Archives of American Art's website. Blank pages in bound volumes, banking and tax records, and miscellaneous printed materials have not been scanned. In many cases, only the cover, title page, and individual relevant pages have been scanned from published materials.
Material lent for microfilming is available on 35mm microfilm reel D81 at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Restrictions on Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C. Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Restrictions on Use
How to Cite This Collection
Karl Knaths papers, 1890-1973, bulk 1922-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
This site provides access to the papers of Karl Knaths in the Archives of American Art that were digitized in 2012. The papers have been scanned in their entirety, and total 12,053 images.