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Roscoe A. Grover collection

 Collection — oversize: 1
Identifier: MSS 3706
Collection includes photographs of Roscoe A. Grover, David O. McKay, Spencer W. Kimball, and Marion G. Romney. Also in the collection are two scrapbooks containing photos, newspaper articles, and other miscellaneous artifacts documenting Roscoe Grover and his KSL-TV show "Uncle Roscoe's Playtime Party." There are also photographs of Grover's son, Paul Grover.

Dates

  • 1932-1975

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Open to public access; Kept in cold storage; access requires 24 hours advance notice.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Roscoe A. Grover collection must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Extent

1 oversize box (1.0 linear ft.)

Biographical history

Roscoe Grover (1901-1984), an older Salt Lake City artist, was a friend of John Held Jr. and Mahonri Young. Like Held, Grover was a media personality, especially on television, and became known as "Uncle Roscoe" to area children on his own show. A cartoonist and portraitist, the artist also taught at the Pioneer Craft House.

Custodial History

These items were transferred from Manuscript Collection A76-137 to Photo Archives in 1995.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Transfer; Roscoe A. Grover; 1995.

Appraisal

Photographs (Photograph Archives).

Related Materials

These materials are part of the Photograph Archives.
Related Materials See also MSS 1809 and MSS 1722.
Title
Register of Roscoe A. Grover collection
Status
completed
Author
Lucy Brimhall
Date
2013 May 14
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

Contact:
1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States