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Guide to the William Knowles Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0839
    Creator: Knowles, William.
    Creator: Knowles, William.
    Title: William Knowles papers
    Dates: 1874-1916
    Physical Description: 1 Linear feet
    Summary: Knowles' papers include his letters to his parents, 1888 and 1893, one of which recounts his track record at Stanford; a few undated compositions; several pencil sketches of Stanford scenes, 1894; his business cards; and a booklet of images of buildings he designed. Family papers include miscellaneous letters, 1907-16 and undated; a book of poetry by his step-father Tom Veitch, 1906; a reference letter for Jean Montgomery Duncan, 1902; baby book for Duncan Knowles (son of William and Jean Duncan Knowles), 1906; scrapbook kept by a Duncan relative largely containing clippings of poems with some items re family members, 1874-1906; and photographs, largely unidentified.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    William Knowles Papers (SC0839). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    William Andrew Knowles, Jr., attended Stanford University from 1892 to 1895 and was on the track team. He went on to have a career as an architect in the Bay Area. He married Jean Montgomery Duncan in 1905.

    Description of the Collection

    Knowles' papers include his letters to his parents, 1888 and 1893, one of which recounts his track record at Stanford; a few undated compositions; several pencil sketches of Stanford scenes, 1894; his business cards; and a booklet of images of buildings he designed. Family papers include miscellaneous letters, 1907-16 and undated; a book of poetry by his step-father Tom Veitch, 1906; a reference letter for Jean Montgomery Duncan, 1902; baby book for Duncan Knowles (son of William and Jean Duncan Knowles), 1906; scrapbook kept by a Duncan relative largely containing clippings of poems with some items re family members, 1874-1906; and photographs, largely unidentified.

    Access Terms

    Knowles, William.
    Stanford University -- General subdivision--Sports.;
    Stanford University. Department of Athletics.
    Veitch, Tom.
    Veitch, Tom.