Roger Crossgrove papers, 1888-2012, bulk 1950-2006

Crossgrove, Roger, b. 1921
Painter, Photographer, Watercolorist, Teacher
Active in Storrs, Conn.

Collection size: 21.3 linear feet

Collection Summary: Biographical material, correspondence, writings, teaching files, legal files, photographs, artwork, printed material, and artifacts documenting the career of artist and teacher Roger Crossgrove.

Biographical material includes resumes, teaching job applications, and awards. Correspondence is with collegiate institutions, professors, museums and galleries, family, friends, and artists. Writings include journals, day books, notes and annotated calendars.Teaching material includes notes for lectures, selected readings, and thesis approvals. Financial material includes banking and insurance documents and zoning commission records for a studio Crossgrove built in New York. Photographs are of Crossgrove, his artwork, family, home, friends, travel, events, exhibitions and other artists.

Artwork includes sketchbooks and other unbound sketches, monotypes, and paintings by Crossgrove and other artists. Printed material includes exhibition announcements, catalogs and pamphlets, university bulletins, gallery and museum newsletters, and academic journals. Also included are two medallions from the Manchester Community College Photography Contest,1981-1982.

Biographical/Historical Note: Roger Crossgrove (1921- ) is a painter, teacher, photographer, and watercolorist in Storrs, Conn.

Donated 2013 by Roger Crossgrove.

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