KNOWLAND, Joseph Russell, 1873-1966


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Guide to Research Collections

California Historical Society
San Francisco, CA
Papers: 1892-1961, 10 feet.
Collection includes correspondence, autobiography, reports and printed material on California history, and photographs. A finding aid is available online.


University of California, Berkeley
The Bancroft Library
Berkeley, CA
Papers: ca. 1924-1942, 59 cartons, 1 oversize folder.
Collection includes subject file and correspondence concerning the activities and interests of Knowland in the newspaper field and public affairs. Collection is currently unarranged and unavailable for use. Inquiries concerning these materials should be directed, in writing, to the Head of Manuscripts Division.

Photographs: In the William F. Knowland photograph collection [graphic] : additions, ca. 1870-1960, amount unknown.
Persons represented include Joseph R. Knowland.

Papers: In the catalogue I of the Regional Oral History Office, 1954-1979.
Collection includes a transcript of Joseph R. Knowland and Newton B. Drury dicussing Knowland’s boyhood, community and business activities, California’s historic site preservation, political campaign methods in California, and political figures. Interviewed in 1960, 1961 by Amelia Fry.

Photographs: Portraits of California Governor James N. Gillett and his son, ca. 1900-1915, 21 photographs.
Persons represented include Joseph R. Knowland.

Photographs: In the Photographs of Columbia, Calif., dedication festival, taken by Charles M. Hiller, 1945, 16 photographs.
Persons represented include Joseph R. Knowland.

Papers: In the papers of Charles Fayette McGlashan, 1847-1931, 3 boxes, 2 cartons, 4 oversize folders.
Collection includes 6 letters to C.F. McGlashan between 1920 and 1929 regarding the Donner party and his book History of the Donner Party, a Tragedy of the Sierra.

Papers: In the Papers relating to the acquisition of the Monterey Custom House by the state of California and to the waterfront development of Monterey, 1937-1957, 1 portfolio.
Persons represented include Joseph R. Knowland.

Papers: In the Oakland Tribune records, 1906-1976, 43.75 cubic feet.
Persons represented include Joseph R. Knowland.

Papers: In the papers of Frederick Smith Stratton, 1900-1917, 23 boxes, 6 cartons, 1 oversize folder.
Correspondents include Joseph R. Knowland.