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Knute Stiles papers, 1947-1971

Knute Stiles papers, 1947-1971

Stiles, Knute, 1923-

Collagist

Collection Information

Size: 0.2 linear ft. (on 2 partial microfilm reels)

Summary: Correspondence, sketches, collages, writings and printed material.

REEL 2291: Letters from Ilya Bolotowsky, Joseph A. Fiore, Leo Krikorian, and Alice Trumbull Mason; illustrated letters from Gregory Masurovsky and Kenneth Noland; memos from Philip Leider and John Coplans concerning articles written by Stiles for Artforum Magazine; 8 pen drawings by Dylan Thomas; 2 exhibition announcements; and miscellany.

REEL 4046: 9 letters from Ilya Bolotowsky to Stiles; and a letter from Stiles to Archives of American Art staff in which he comments upon the nature of his correspondence with Bolotowsky.

Unmicrofilmed Framed watercolor by Kenneth Noland.

Biographical/Historical Note

Collage artist and writer; San Francisco, Calif.

Provenance

Donated 1980-1987 by Knute Stiles.

Alternative Forms Available

Microfilm reels 2291 and 4046 available 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. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Restrictions on Use

Reel 2291: Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce must be obtained from: Andrew Bolotowsky, P.O. Box 492, Cooper Station, N.Y. 10003.

How to Cite This Collection

Knute Stiles papers, 1947-1971. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.