Pickler Memorial Library



The Knobbs Paperweight Collection


One of the most beautiful collections given to the Violette Museum is the glass paperweight collection of Dr. Pauline Dingle Knobbs. Dr. Knobbs was an alumna (Normal School, class of 1924) and retired from this university as Professor Emeritus of Social Sciences.

These selected objects are but a small sample of the entire collection. Artifacts are available for use in accordance with the Special Collections departmental policies and may be used for research, curriculum support, or other presentations/programs. For more information on using these artifacts, or for information on additional objects within the collection, please contact the Special Collections department.