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Adelle Knox Papers, 1821-1973

Overview of the Collection

Creator
Knox, Adelle Baron
Title
Adelle Knox Papers
Dates
1821-1973 (inclusive)
Quantity
11 containers., (5 linear feet of shelf space.)
Collection Number
Cage 532
Summary
Research collection of a Washington State University librarian relating to Father Pierre Jean De Smet (1801-1873), Jesuit missionary to the Indians. Includes photocopies of De Smet manuscripts, legal documents, maps, transcripts, notes, translations, index files, genealogy.
Repository
Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections.
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
Terrell Library Suite 12
Pullman WA
99164-5610
Telephone: 509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu
Access Restrictions

This collection is open for research use.

Languages
English


Biographical NoteReturn to Top

Adelle Baron Knox worked in the Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections section of Holland Library at Washington State University, concentrating on the papers of Pierre Jean De Smet.

Content DescriptionReturn to Top

These papers were generated by Adelle Knox in the course of her research on the collection of Pierre Jean De Smet papers at Washington State University. While researching the life of De Smet, Knox collected copies of De Smet manuscripts in other repositories in the United States and Europe. She also collected copies of works about De Smet, made transcripts of De Smet's and related persons' correspondence and writings, and took notes on De Smet's life, his correspondence and writings, and the various editions of his published correspondence or writings.

Use of the CollectionReturn to Top

Preferred Citation

[Item Description]. Cage 532, Adelle Knox Papers . Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

Administrative InformationReturn to Top


Detailed Description of the CollectionReturn to Top

The following section contains a detailed listing of the materials in the collection.

CorrespondenceReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Charles De Smet
Box Folder
1 1
Transcripts
1863
Francois De Smet
Incoming correspondence
Box Folder
1 2
Copies
1858
1 3
Notes
1856-1873
1 4
Transcripts
1840-1873
Outgoing correspondence
Box Folder
1 5
Transcripts
1840-1873
Letterbook
Box Folder
1 6
Notes
1839-1869
1 7
Transcripts
1838-1869
Paul De Smet
Incoming correspondence
Box Folder
1 8
Notes
1871-1876
1 9
Transcripts
1871-1905
Outgoing correspondence
Box Folder
1 10
Transcripts
1873
Pierre Jean De Smet
Incoming correspondence
Box Folder
1 11
Transcripts
1873
Outgoing correspondence
Copies
Box Folder
1 12
1823-1850
1 13
1851-1873
Notes
Box Folder
1 14
1821-1846
1 15
1846-1872; undated
Transcripts
Box Folder
2 1
1821-1839
2 2
1840-1845
2 3
1845-1847
2 4
1847-1856
2 5
1857-1866
3 1
1867-1873; undated
Box Folder
3 2
Translations
1837-1867
Letterbook
Box Folder
3 3
Notes
1838-1842
Transcripts
Box Folder
3 4
Nos. III-XIII
1838-1841
3 5
Nos. XIV-XXVII
1841-1842
Box Folder
3 6
Translation, No. XI
1841
Voyages aux Montagnes Rocheuses...
Box Folder
3 7
Notes
1841-1848; undated
3 8
Transcripts
1841-1842
J.H. De Staercke
Box Folder
3 9
Transcripts
1859-1870; undated
Elet-De Keersmaecker
Box Folder
3 10
Transcripts
1849-1852
Charles Hunt
Box Folder
4 1
Notes
1848-1861
4 2
Transcripts
1849; 1863
Eugene Laveille
Copies
Box Folder
4 3
1876-1921; undated
Box Folder
4 4
Transcripts
1908-1921; undated
4 5
Notes
1876-1921; undated
4 6
Transcripts
undated
Archibald McDonald
Box Folder
4 7
Copies
1840-1842
Charles Van Quickenborne
Box Folder
4 8
Transcripts
1831-1836
Miscellaneous
Box Folder
4 9
Transcripts and Copies
1863-1894; undated
Unidentified
Box Folder
4 10
Transcripts
1850; 1873

DrawingsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Nicolas Point
Box Folder
4 11
Copies
undated

Genealogy, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 4, Folder 12

Legal DocumentsReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Pierre Jean De Smet
Box Folder
4 13
Transcripts
1873
De Smet Family
Box Folder
4 14
Copies
1822-1831
4 15
Transcripts
1861
4 16
Translations
1828
Container(s) Description Dates
Box Folder
4 17
Copies of maps drawn by Pierre Jean De Smet
1842-1846

Miscellanea, 1858-1973, undatedReturn to Top

Container(s): Box 4, Folder 18

Reference Materials and Note FilesReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Notes
Box Folder
4 19
Bibliographic
1873-1978; undated
4 20
Miscellaneous
undated
Box
5
Chronological Note File
Box
5
Correspondence
Box
5
Pierre Jean De Smet
1821-1873
5
Eugene Laveille
1908-1921
5
Archibald McDonald
1838-1842
5
Engravings on Stationery
1842-1856
5
Alphabetical Note File
Box
6
A - H
7
I - R
8
S - Z
8
Pierre Jean De Smet Manuscript Materials
Box
8
Pierre Jean De Smet's Published Works
Box
8
Bibliographic Notes
Box
8
Books
8
Journals
8
Pamphlets
8
Government Documents
8
Letters by others
8
Citations of Books About De Smet or pertinent to his life
8
Maps and Photographs of De Smet or his times
8
Drawings of De Smet
8
Comments on De Smet's Personality
9
Chronological Note File on the De Smets
Box
9
Correspondence
1821-1873
9
Francois De Smet's Letterbook
9
Pierre Jean De Smet's Letterbook
9
Annales de l'Association de la Propagation de la Foi
9
Precis Historiques
9
Alphabetical File
Folder
10 1
Miscellaneous Notes

Writing of De Smet and othersReturn to Top

Container(s) Description Dates
Pierre Jean De Smet
Copies
Linton Album
1856-1868
Box Folder
10 2
Table of Contents and Text
10 3
Text
10 4
Maps
Publications
Box Folder
10 5
Copies
Notes
Box Folder
10 6
Chasses avec les Peaux-Rouges
10 7
Cinquante Nouvelles Lettres...
10 8
De Groote Zwartrok
10 9
Letters and Sketches...
10 10
Lettres Choisies du Reverend...
10 11
Missions de l'Oregon et Voyages...
10 12
New Indian Sketches
10 13
Precis Historiques
10 14
U.S. Catholic Magazine
10 15
Miscellaneous
Box Folder
11 2-Jan
Works About Pierre Jean De Smet
11 3
Works Related to De Smet's Travels
Eugene Laveille
Box Folder
11 4
Transcripts of Notes
Nicolas Point
Box Folder
11 5
Copies
11 6
Notes
11 7
Transcripts
11 8
Translations
Unidentified
Box Folder
11 9
Note and Transcript