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William Henry Knight papers, 1862-1981 (bulk 1868-1935).
BANC MSS 2006/232 box 1; BANC MSS 2006/232 box 2; BANC MSS 2006/232
Collection Overview

Title:

William Henry Knight papers, 1862-1981 (bulk 1868-1935)

Creator/Contributor:

Knight, Wm. Henry (William Henry), 1835-1925, creator

Abstract:

Contains correspondence, subject files, writings, clippings, tributes, and ephemera. Correspondence includes letters to wife Ella, daughter Stella Knight Ruess, and other family members and some professional correspondence including some while working for H.H. Bancroft and Co. Subject files include items on Astronomy, Edward Everett Hale, and the Commonwealth Party (Progressive Party). Also includes correspondence regarding Knight's accident and death, an incomplete manuscript of the biography on Knight, letters regarding donation of biography and correspondence of Waldo Ruess concerning works of his grandfather.

Date:

1868 (issued)

Subject:

Knight, Wm. Henry (William Henry) -- 1835-1925 -- Archives
Knight, Ella -- d. 1918 -- Correspondence
Ruess, Stella Knight -- b. 1879 -- Correspondence
Hale, Edward Everett -- 1822-1909
Ruess, Waldo -- Correspondence
H.H. Bancroft and Company.
Progressive Party (U.S. : 1912)
Astronomy -- History

Note:

Collection processed at folder level in 2006.
William Henry Knight papers, 1862-1981 (bulk 1868-1935) BANC MSS 2006/232, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Michele Ruess; in 2005.
In English.
Related collection: William Henry Knight papers, 1855-1889 (BANC MSS 76/116).
Gift; of Michele Ruess; in 2005.

Physical Description:

print
2 boxes (.6 linear feet)

Language:

English

Identifier:

BANC MSS 2006/232 box 1
BANC MSS 2006/232 box 2
BANC MSS 2006/232

Origin:

California