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Finding aid of the Knoles Family Collection
MSS 302  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Biography / Administrative History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Arrangement
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Knoles Family collection
    Dates: ca. 1870s-1990s
    Collection number: MSS 302
    Creator: Knoles family
    Collection Size: 3 linear feet
    Repository: University of the Pacific. Library. Holt-Atherton Dept. of Special Collections
    Stockton, California 95211
    Abstract: Collection consists of a variety of documents from the Knoles family, including letters, clippings, and photographs. Tully Knoles is the primary focus of the material, but many other family members are also represented.
    Physical location: For current information on the location of these materials, please consult the library's online catalog.
    Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English

    Access

    Collection open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Permission for publication is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the researcher.

    Preferred Citation

    Knoles Family collection. MSS 302. Holt-Atherton Department of Special Collections, University of the Pacific Library.

    Biography / Administrative History

    Tully C. Knoles (1876-1959) served as president of the College (now University) of the Pacific from 1919 to 1946, and as Chancellor from 1946 to 1959. Knoles's many accomplishments at Pacific included moving the campus from San Jose to Stockton in 1924. Before coming to Pacific, Knoles was the Head of the History Department at the University of Southern California. Knoles and his wife Emily had eight children, all of whom graduated from the College of the Pacific.
    More information on Tully Knoles can be found in History of the College of the Pacific, 1851-1951 by Rockwell D. Hunt (College of the Pacific, 1951), and Pioneer or Perish: A History of the University of the Pacific During the Administration of Dr. Robert E. Burns, 1946-1971 by Kara Pratt Brewer (University of the Pacific, 1977).

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Collection consists of a variety of documents from the Knoles family, including letters, clippings, and photographs. Tully Knoles is the primary focus of the material, but many other family members are also represented.

    Arrangement

    The collection is organized into three series: I. Photographs; II. Knoles Family Documents; III. Documents from Other Families.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Knoles, Tully Cleon, 1876-1959
    University of the Pacific
    College of the Pacific
    College of the Pacific - Presidents
    College Presidents - California