A Guide to the Beatrice B. Grover Papers, undated

A Guide to the Beatrice B. Grover Papers

Summary Information

Title
A Guide to the Beatrice B. Grover Papers
Creator
Grover, Beatrice B.
Extent
1.0 Linear feet
Abstract
The collection contains the original manuscript and illustrations of Broad Stripes and Bright Stars by illustrator Beatrice B. Grover.
Call Number
1994.0015
Language
English
Finding Aid Prepared By
Finding aid prepared by Kristen DeBona and Sara Jamshidi. (February 2009)
Repository
University of Connecticut Libraries 405 Babbidge Road Unit 1205 Storrs, Connecticut, 06269-1205 860.486.2524 archives@uconn.edu

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#] Beatrice B. Grover Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Access and Use

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased by Susan B. Aller and donated to the  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center in 1993.

Access Restrictions

The collection is open and available for research.

Preferred Citation

[Item description, #:#] Beatrice B. Grover Papers.  Archives & Special Collections at the Thomas J. Dodd Research Center,  University of Connecticut Libraries.

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Controlled Access Headings

Genre(s)

  • Illustrations (layout features).
  • Manuscripts (document genre)

Personal Name(s)

  • Grover, Beatrice B.

Subject(s)

  • Northeast Children's Literature Collection.

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Biography

Beatrice B. Grover, born in  New York, New York, on December 29, 1901, was a painter, lithographer, and illustrator of children's and ophthalmological books. Grover was a graduate of the  Spence School and  Art Students League in New York and studied in  Paris, France. As a member of the  National Association of Women Artists, Grover had many one-woman art shows in New York City, where she lived most of her life, and was represented by the  Betty Parsons Gallery. Some of Grover's works can be found in the collections of the  Museum of Modern Art, the Art in Embassies program, and the Museum Section of the Guild Hall in  East Hampton, New York. Grover's best known children's book, published in 1941, was  Broad Stripes and Bright Stars. Grover died on May 19, 1994, at the Governor's House Convalescent Home in  Simsbury, Connecticut.

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Scope and Content

The collection contains the original manuscript and illustrations of Broad Stripes and Bright Stars by  Beatrice B. Grover.

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General note

Published Works:

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Collection Inventory

Series I: Broad Stripes and Bright Stars, undated 

BoxFolder

Preliminary sketches, dummies, manuscript, undated 

1

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