Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953

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Illustrator.

From the description of Charles Robert Knight papers, [ca. 1948-1961]. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 83754979

Artist.

From the description of Papers, 1935-1974. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155544155

Charles Robert Knight (1874-1953) was an artist, writer and paleontologist. He did paintings and models of prehistoric animals for the U.S. government and museums in New York City and elsewhere. He also painted a series of murals for the American Museum of Natural History. In addition to his art work, Knight wrote books and articles on animal anatomy and psychology and on prehistoric man.

From the guide to the Charles R. Knight papers, 1867-1964, 1892-1952, (The New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division.)

Charles Robert Knight (1874-1953) was an artist, writer and paleontologist.

He did paintings and models of prehistoric animals for the U.S. government and museums in New York City and elsewhere. He also painted a series of murals for the American Museum of Natural History. In addition to his art work, Knight wrote books and articles on animal anatomy and psychology and on prehistoric man.

From the description of Charles R. Knight papers, 1867-1964, bulk (1892-1952). (New York Public Library). WorldCat record id: 122414856

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Role Title Holding Repository
creatorOf Charles R. Knight papers, 1867-1964, 1892-1952 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953. Papers, 1935-1974. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953. Charles R. Knight papers, 1867-1964, bulk (1892-1952). New York Public Library System, NYPL
creatorOf Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953. [Male harpy eagle] [art original] / Charles R. Knight. Denver Public Library, Central Library
creatorOf Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953. Letter, 1918, to Lewis Mumford. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
creatorOf Roy Chapman Andrews papers, 1987 Accession, 1920-1947 (bulk 1934-1944) American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953 : [miscellaneous ephemeral material]. Metropolitan Museum of Art, Thomas J. Watson Library
creatorOf Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953. Charles Robert Knight papers, [ca. 1948-1961]. Archives of American Art
creatorOf Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914. Papers, 1854-1914 (bulk 1865-1903). American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. General correspondence files, [ca. 1887]-1966. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf William King Gregory papers, 1889-1948 (bulk 1906-1948) American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. Mounted photographs, n.d. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Wilwerding, W. J. (Walter J.), 1891-1966. W. J. Wilwerding papers, [undated] and 1909-1957 (bulk 1947-1957). Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn American Museum of Natural History. The career of Charles R. Knight exhibition photographs, 1961. Campbell University, Wiggins Memorial Library
creatorOf Knight, Charles Robert, 1874-1953. Artist file. Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives
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associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. corporateBody
associatedWith American Museum of Natural History. Dept. of Vertebrate Paleontology. corporateBody
associatedWith Andrews, Roy Chapman, 1884-1960. person
associatedWith Bickmore, Albert S. (Albert Smith), 1839-1914. person
associatedWith Gregory, William K. (William King), 1876-1970. person
associatedWith Hardcastle family family
associatedWith Hardcastle family. family
associatedWith Knight family family
associatedWith Knight family. family
associatedWith Osborn, Henry Fairfield, 1857-1935. person
associatedWith Steele family family
associatedWith Steel family. family
associatedWith Steel, Lucy Knight person
associatedWith Steel, Lucy Knight. person
associatedWith Wilwerding, W. J. (Walter J.), 1891-1966. person
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Zoological illustration
Zoological models
Animal painting and illustration
Animals in art
Dinosaurs
Eagles in art
Etchers
Harpy eagle
Illustrated children's books
Illustrators
Lithographers
Mural painting and decoration, American
Natural history museums
Painting, American
Paleontology
Postage stamps
Prehistoric peoples in art
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Artists
Authors
Paleontologists
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Birth 1874-10-02

Death 1953-04-15

Americans

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