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Guide to the Joseph Knowles Collection
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  • Administrative Information
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Joseph Knowles Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1920s-1930s
    Collection Number: SC 717
    Collector: Knowles, Joseph
    Extent: .05 linear feet (1 folder)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Department of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, California 93106-9010
    Physical Location: Vault
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access Restrictions


    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    Joseph Knowles Collection. SC 717. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Joseph Knowles, n.d.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains correspondence, lists, and samples, mostly from the Western Builder's Supply Co. of San Francisco, ca. 1920s-1930s, and two letters (TLS) to George Washington Smith, Santa Barbara architect, re architectural and design catalogs and brochures being sent, 1922 and 1928. Related trade catalogs, also collected by Knowles, have been cataloged separately.