Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950

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Antiquarian and librarian of the Boston Athenaeum (1898-1933).

From the description of Reminiscences, 1934 / Charles Knowles Bolton. (Rhinelander District Library). WorldCat record id: 19824874

Charles K. Bolton (1867-1950) was an author of novels and non-fiction works, mainly regarding American history and libraries. He was instrumental in forming the Brookline Historical Society and served as Librarian of the Boston Athenaeum from 1898 to 1933.

From the description of Charles K. Bolton Card Files, 1939. (Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection). WorldCat record id: 605940292

Antiquarian, librarian, and educator.

From the description of Charles Knowles Bolton journal, 1935. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 79453397

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Role Title Holding Repository
referencedIn Mark Anthony De Wolfe Howe additional papers, 1880-1959. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Frank Manny papers, 1890-1955 Bentley Historical Library , University of Michigan
referencedIn Bolton, Sarah Knowles, 1841-1916. Papers, 1881-1944 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Poole, William Frederick, 1821-1894. Letter : Chicago, to Sarah K. Bolton, Cleveland, 1890 Oct. 24. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Donald McKay Memorial Committee. Papers, 1923-1932. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Gilchrist, Edward. Letter, 1925 March 14, Boston, to Charles Knowles Bolton. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Bolton-Stanwood family. Papers, c. 1843-c. 1944. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Robert Grant papers, 1809-1940. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. Workers with line and color in New England, 1620-1870 : biographical notices of artists and art craftsmen born before 1845 / by Charles Knowles Bolton. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. Charles K. Bolton Card Files, 1939. Frick Art Reference Library of The Frick Collection
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. I visit Shirley in 1849 / by C.K.B. C/W Mars
creatorOf Warren, John Collins, 1842-1927. John Collins Warren additions, 1842-1929. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, Mrs. General notes on residents of Waldoborough, Maine / compiled by Mrs. Charles K. Bolton. New England Historic Genealogical Society
creatorOf Bolton, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1841-1901. Charles Edward Bolton diary [transcript], 1864. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Montgomery, D. H. (David Henry), 1837-1928. Letters, and letters about, 1912-1934. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Matthews, Albert, 1860-1946. Letters, 1908 April 29-May 2, Boston, to Charles Knowles Bolton. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Forbes, Harriette Merrifield, 1856-1951,. Autograph letter signed from Harriette Merrifield Forbes, Worcester, Massachusetts, to [Charles Knowles?] Bolton [manuscript], 1943 June 7. Folger Shakespeare Library
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. Papers, 1875-1950. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Boston Athenaeum. Librarian. Letters received, ca. 1810-1907. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-. Letter, 1934, Sept. 18, Shirley, Mass., to S. Foster Damon. Brown University, John Hay Library
creatorOf Dow, George Francis, 1868-1936. Papers, 1870-1937. Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Gilman, Arthur, 1837-1909. Papers, 1855-1907 (inclusive). Harvard University, Schlesinger Library
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. French and Irish families in Shirley before 1900, with a few others to 1921 / by C.K.B. C/W Mars
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. Shirley Center in 1949 / by C.K. Bolton. C/W Mars
creatorOf Everett, William, 1839-1910. Lectures on six provincial worthies / by William Everett, 1903 April 1-May 6. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. The Boston Directory for 1730 : Merchants, innholders, shopkeepers and others in the town of Boston at the end of the first century. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925,. Portrait of Charles Knowles Bolton [graphic] / John S. Sargent. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. A Cleveland boyhood / by Charles Knowles Bolton of Shirley, Massachusetts. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Charles Knowles Bolton letter, 1893 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. Rev. Seth Chandler : minister of the First Parish, Shirley Centre, Massachusetts / by Charles K. Bolton. C/W Mars
creatorOf American Party. Platform of the American Party : adopted at National Convention, Columbus, Ohio, June 3rd, 1924. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn William Roscoe Thayer papers, 1762-1927 (inclusive), 1872-1921 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Teulon, Edward Ashwell, 1828-1865. Excerpts from the diary of Edward Ashwell Teulon, 1825-1865, Boston engraver. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library.
referencedIn Papers, 1911-1944 (inclusive), 1929-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. Charles Knowles Bolton journal, 1935. Library of Congress
referencedIn Correspondence, 1860-1979. Houghton Library.
creatorOf Siegel, Hannah R. London. Papers related to a federal survey of silhouettes, 1936-1946, bulk: 1936-1937. Massachusetts Historical Society
creatorOf Teulon, Edward Ashwell, 1828-1865. Diary extracts, 1846-1861. American Antiquarian Society
referencedIn Arnold, Howard Payson, 1831-1910. Letters, 1904-1906. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Christ Church in the City of Boston. Old North Church (Christ Church in the City of Boston) records, 1569-1997 Massachusetts Historical Society
referencedIn Copeland and Day. Correspondence, 1880-1900. American Antiquarian Society
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. John Fiske's library for California, [1926] / Charles Knowles Bolton. Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. Frank Addison Manny papers, 1890-1955. University of Michigan, Bentley Historical Library
referencedIn Papers, 1911-1944 (inclusive), 1929-1937 (bulk). Houghton Library.
creatorOf Charles Knowles Bolton Reminiscences, 1934 Western Reserve Historical Society
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. Letters and manuscript, 1891-1941. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Park, Lawrence, 1873-1924. Papers, 1910-1924. Gadsden Public Library
creatorOf Hall, Roberta. Poems : by Roberta Hall, [ca. 1934-1945] Boston Athenaeum
creatorOf Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953. Letter, 1931 Sept. 27, Sussex, England, to Charles Knowles Bolton, Boston. Boston Athenaeum
referencedIn Papers, 1881-1944 Schlesinger Library, Radcliffe Institute
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. Shirleyana : notes / by Charles K. Bolton. C/W Mars
creatorOf Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950. Reminiscences, 1934 / Charles Knowles Bolton. Western Reserve Historical Society, Research Library
Role Title Holding Repository
Relation Name
associatedWith American Party. corporateBody
associatedWith Arnold, Howard Payson, 1831-1910. person
associatedWith Belloc, Hilaire, 1870-1953. person
associatedWith Bolton, Charles E. (Charles Edward), 1841-1901. person
associatedWith Bolton, Ethel Stanwood. person
associatedWith Bolton, Geoffrey, 1901- person
associatedWith Bolton, Sarah Knowles, 1841-1916. person
associatedWith Bolton-Stanwood family. family
associatedWith Bolton, Stanwood Knowles, 1898- person
associatedWith Boston Athenaeum. corporateBody
associatedWith Boston Athenaeum. Librarian. corporateBody
associatedWith Brown University. Library. Harris Collection. corporateBody
associatedWith Chandler, Seth, 1806-1889. person
associatedWith Christ Church in the City of Boston. corporateBody
associatedWith Copeland and Day. corporateBody
associatedWith Damon, S. Foster (Samuel Foster), 1893-1971, person
associatedWith Donald McKay Memorial Committee. corporateBody
associatedWith Dow, George Francis, 1868-1936. person
associatedWith Everett, William, 1839-1910. person
associatedWith First Parish Church (Shirley, Mass.) corporateBody
associatedWith Fiske, John, 1842-1901 person
correspondedWith Forbes, Harriette Merrifield, 1856-1951, person
associatedWith Gilchrist, Edward. person
associatedWith Gilman, Arthur, 1837-1909. person
correspondedWith Grant, Robert, 1852-1940 person
associatedWith Hall, Roberta. person
correspondedWith Hocking, William Ernest, 1873-1966 person
associatedWith Howe, M. A. De Wolfe (Mark Antony De Wolfe), 1864-1960 person
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Luce, Robert, 1862-1946. person
associatedWith Manny, Frank Addison, 1868-1954. person
associatedWith Massachusetts Historical Society. corporateBody
associatedWith Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals. corporateBody
associatedWith Matthews, Albert, 1860-1946. person
associatedWith Montgomery, D. H. (David Henry), 1837-1928. person
associatedWith Park, Lawrence, 1873-1924. person
associatedWith Poole, William Frederick, 1821-1894. person
associatedWith Sarah Elizabeth Mary (Knowles) Bolton, 1841-1916 person
associatedWith Sargent, John Singer, 1856-1925, person
associatedWith Siegel, Hannah R. London. person
associatedWith Teulon, Edward Ashwell, 1828-1865. person
correspondedWith Thayer, William Roscoe, 1859-1923 person
associatedWith Warren, John Collins, 1842-1927. person
correspondedWith Wendell family. family
Place Name Admin Code Country
New England
Shirley (Mass.)
Cleveland (Ohio)
Shirley (Mass.)
Waldoborough (Me.)
Shirley (Mass.)
Boston (Mass.)
Massachusetts
Shirley (Mass.)
Subject
World War, 1914-1918--Personal narratives
Artists--Biography
Upper class
Librarians--Correspondence
Cleveland (Ohio)--History--Sources
Weather
Art, American
World War, 1939-1945--Personal narratives
Cleveland (Ohio)--Description and travel
Bolton, Charles Knowles, 1867-1950
Cleveland (Ohio)--Social life and customs
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Educators
Librarians
Antiquarians
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Birth 1867

Death 1950

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