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Access and Use

Acquisition Information:

This collection was purchased in 1949 through gifts of Col. Robert W. McKnight, Rachel Simmons McKnight, and the Foster Hall collection.

Access Restrictions:

No restrictions.


No copyright restrictions.

Processing Information:

This collection was processed by Kristin Justham in December 2006 and January 2007.

Custodial History:

This collection was located in the Darlington Memorial Library in the University’s Cathedral of Learning until 2007 when it was moved to the ULS Archives Service Center for processing, storage, preservation and service. However, it remains in the custodianship of the ULS Special Collections Department.

Related Material:

The Senator John Heinz Pittsburgh Regional History Center and Princeton University both maintain collections of Robert McKnight documents.

Preferred Citation:

Robert McKnight Diaries, 1842-1843, 1846-1847, DAR.1949.01, Darlington Collection, Special Collections Department, University of Pittsburgh