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Knaffl oversize glass plate negatives (photographs)

Identifier: PC 0020

Scope and Contents

About 600 Knaffl glass plate negatives and glass positives purchased from Ronald R. Allen in 2002 + others already in McClung Collection. An additional 16 3"x4” and 7 5"x7” glass plate negatives in one small box were recd. from Ron Allen in Aug. 2005. Included are individuals and football players, Ed Cwrazak, John White, and unidentified men. On CS 14-05. 10 boxes of printed and numbered negatives (KN 001-KN 258) (8"x10” or smaller) added to CS 14-06 Mar. 2007 and Aug. 3, 2007. Boxes 15-35 (larger than 8"x10” negs.) added Aug. 5, 2008 and later. Set 1 of photographic prints made from the glass plate negatives is on CS 14-06; Set 2 is in the Vault 2-01 (10 boxes-- includes one box of copy negatives). Copy negatives made from Contact Sheets are in the Vault 02-01 (1 box); Contact Sheets are on CS 14-07. I folder labeled Knaffl Copy Negatives and 1 folder labeled Knaffl Madonna prints on CD 14-06.


  • 1890-1915

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at


50 boxes glass negatives; 4 boxes prints

Knaffl oversize glass plate negatives (photographs)
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Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

601 S Gay Street
3rd floor
Knoxville Tennessee 37902 United States