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George Knight photographs of Robert Louis Stevenson homes, haunts and travels [graphic].
BANC PIC 2009.061--NEG (Strip); BANC PIC 2009.061--AX; BANC PIC 2009.061--PIC box 1; BANC PIC 2009.061--PIC box 2; ...
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Title:

George Knight photographs of Robert Louis Stevenson homes, haunts and travels

Creator/Contributor:

Knight, George, 1914-2000, creator

Abstract:

Photographs pertaining to the homes, haunts and travels of Robert Louis Stevenson, as well as research material pertaining to the photographs, and illustration layout mock-ups. Material was created and collected to illustrate Knight's book: Search for Stevenson: a biographic sketch of Robert Louis Stevenson (never published).

Date:

ca. 1980-ca. 2000 (issued)

Subject:

Stevenson, Robert Louis -- 1850-1894
Stevenson, Robert Louis -- 1850-1894 -- Homes and haunts -- Pictorial works
Stevenson, Robert Louis -- 1850-1894 -- Travel -- Pictorial works

Note:

Photographed chiefly by George Knight. Other photographers unidentified.
Title and date devised by cataloger.
RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
Knight was a San Francisco commercial photographer whose work documents the Bay Area scene, important local personalities, and numerous business activities. After he retired he was free to pursue his plan of following in Robert Louis Stevenson's footsteps around the world, study him, and photograph the places he lived in or wrote about. In 1988 he relocated to Scotland with his wife Dora. He died there on June 8, 2000.
Transferred from Search for Stevenson (BANC MSS 2009/16).

Type:

graphic
Slides-Color.
Illustrations.
Biographies.

Physical Description:

graphic
photonegative
photoprint
slide
3 boxes and 2 folders (ca. 310 photographic prints and ca. 130 slides) and 1 box (ca. 560 negatives) : color and b&w ; 32 x 49 cm or smaller.

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC PIC 2009.061--NEG (Strip)
BANC PIC 2009.061--AX
BANC PIC 2009.061--PIC box 1
BANC PIC 2009.061--PIC box 2
BANC PIC 2009.061--PIC box 3
BANC PIC 2009.061
BANC PIC 2009.061

Origin:

Various places

Copyright Note:

RESTRICTED NEGATIVES. Use of negatives only by permission of the appropriate curator. Inquiries regarding these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Public Services, The Bancroft Library.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.

Related Item:

Search for Stevenson : Knight, George, : 1914-2000