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A student studies inside the glass atrium at the Seymour Library.

The General Art Collection


Knox College Library

Special Collections and Archives

371 S. West Street

Galesburg, IL 61401-4999



Stacks of library books inside Seymour Library.

The collection of nearly a thousand works range from early 18th century oils on canvas by world famous artists to dramatic computer-generated works.

Carl Sandburg etchingThe General Art Collection at Knox College is the largest and most varied.  It contains not only alumni and student art, but also the works of college faculty. The collection includes portraits of distinguished faculty, founders and alumni. It also contains works in various media which have been generous gifts to the college by alumni and friends.

Contact the Knox College Special Collections and Archives department for more information about specific holdings in the General Art Collection.

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Printed on Monday, May 17, 2021