Catalogue description Papers of James Thomas Knowles. Architect and Editor, 1850-1908, with additional papers, 1909-1920
This record is held by City of Westminster Archives Centre
|Title:||Papers of James Thomas Knowles. Architect and Editor, 1850-1908, with additional papers, 1909-1920|
This collection consists of personal papers and papers relating to the editorial career of James T. Knowles (1831-1908)
|Date:||1850 - 1920|
The collection was originally in five files labelled A-F.
Contents of file A are now 716/1-31
Contents of file B are now 716/33-38
Contents of file C are now 716/32, 39-89, 132-134, 137
Contents of file D are now 716/112-119
Contents of file E are now 716/90-111, 131
Contents of file F are now 716/121-130, 135, 136
|Held by:||City of Westminster Archives Centre, not available at The National Archives|
|Physical description:||137 files|
|Immediate source of acquisition:||
(Deposited by Mr. C. Skilbeck, November 1973)
|Administrative / biographical background:||
James Knowles was editor of The Contemporary Review, 1870-76, and founded and edited The Nineteenth Century, later The Nineteenth Century and After from 1877 until his death in February 1908. He received the rank of Knight Commander of the Royal Victoria Order in 1903.
This list was compiled with the help of Priscilla Metcalf's biography James Knowles, Victorian Editor and Architect (Clarendon Press, 1980).
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