Howard A. Wilson (1913-1991) was born in New Harmony, Indiana. He received his undergraduate degree from DePauw University (1935), his M.A. from State College of Washington (1937) and his PhD. from the University of Wisconsin (1941). Howard Wilson came to Knox College in 1946 to teach English. His unique viewpoint and high standards left a lasting impression with decades of students. His collection of prints reflects his appreciation of beauty and attention to detail. Works by Mary Cassatt, James Whistler, Louis-Auguste Lepere, Muirhead Bone and Renoir, as well as a number of Knox College students are in his collection.
Information about specific holdings can be obtained by contacting Special Collections & Archives.
View some images in the Wilson Collection by mousing-over the thumbnails below.