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Guide to the Henry Herbert Knibbs Papers , 1874-1945
Special Collections M0188  
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    Title: Henry Herbert Knibbs Papers ,
    Date (inclusive): 1874-1945
    Collection number: Special Collections M0188
    Creator: Knibbs, Henry Herbert, 1874-1945.
    Extent: 4 linear ft.
    Repository: Stanford University. Libraries. Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives.
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

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    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the repository. Literary rights reside with the creators of the documents or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Public Services Librarian of the Dept. of Special Collections.


    Gift of Keith Lummis, 1969.

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    [Identification of item] Henry Herbert Knibbs Papers , M0188, Dept. of Special Collections, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


    Writer of "western fiction." Born in Canada in 1874 and emigrated to California in 1910. Knibbs' novels are set in the West and in revolutionary Mexico. Died in 1945.

    Scope and Content

    Corresponence, documents, photographs and sketches, newspaper clippings, tearsheets, and Knibbs' death mask. The areas covered include works by Henry Knibbs, including novels, short stories and poetry; biographical data on Knibbs; and works by other authors.