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Accession 03-134,  Knight, Charles Robert,1874-1953,  Charles Robert Knight Papers, circa 1945-2003

Repository: Smithsonian Institution Archives, Washington, D.C. Contact us at osiaref@si.edu.
Creator: Knight, Charles Robert,1874-1953
Title: Charles Robert Knight Papers
Dates: circa 1945-2003
Quantity: 0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Collection: Accession 03-134
Language of Materials: English
Summary:

Charles R. Knight (1874-1953) was an artist who rendered both prehistoric animals and contemporary wildlife. Knight's works are displayed at many U.S. natural history museums, including the National Museum of Natural History, and the National Zoological Park.

Historical Note

Charles R. Knight (1874-1953) was an artist of both prehistoric animals and contemporary wildlife. Knight's works are displayed at many U.S. natural history museums, including the National Museum of Natural History, and the National Zoological Park.

Descriptive Entry

These papers consist of materials compiled by Knight's granddaughter, Rhoda Knight Kalt. Papers include a brief biography of Knight, three sketchbooks published in 2002-2003, a memoir of Knight written by Kalt, and an unfinished autobiography of Knight.

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Preferred Citation

Smithsonian Institution Archives, Accession 03-134, Knight, Charles Robert,1874-1953, Charles Robert Knight Papers

Container List

Box 1

Charles R. Knight Biography

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Charles R. Knight Sketchbook, written and selected by William Stout, 2002

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Charles R. Knight Sketchbook, Vol. 2, written and selected by William Stout, 2002

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Charles R. Knight Sketchbook, Vol. 3, written and selected by William Stout, 2003

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Nonny and Toppy: An Affectionate Memoir, by Rhoda Knight Kalt

Box 1 of 1

Autobiography of an Artist, by Charles R. Knight

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