2.55 cubic ft. (3 boxes).
The bulk of the Knowlton family papers consist of the personal and professional papers of Daniel Knowlton, Jr. These papers included his legal work in Colorado Springs, Colorado (1910-1917), his work as chief counsel of the Interstate Commerce Commission (1928-1952), correspondence, writings, and his World War I era military manuals. Other materials included in the collection are the college diaries of Daniel Knowlton, Sr., (with entries on the Civil War and the assassination of Abraham Lincoln), and family photographs and genealogical information.
Daniel W. Knowlton, Jr. was born in 1881, and graduated from Harvard University in 1903. Knowlton practiced law in Colorado Springs, Colorado from 1910-1917, at which time he joined the U.S. Army's 148th Field Artillery Regiment for World War I. After the war he served as a counsel for the Interstate Commerce Commission, and from 1928-1952 he was the Commission's chief counsel. He passed away in March, 1969.
Daniel W. Knowlton, Sr. was born September 7, 1846 in West Upton, Massachusetts. He briefly attended Harvard University in 1864-1865, and married Mary Anna Frost in 1873. He passed away on August 27, 1897.
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