Roscoe A. Grover papers
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- approximately 1931-1984
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Roscoe Abner Grover was born on July 21, 1901 to Roscoe E. and Amy Bigler Grover in Nephi, Utah. He served as a missionary for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints in New York, where he assisted with the production of the first Hill Cumorah Pageant and the dedication of the Angel Moroni Monument. He graduated the University of Utah and New York University. He also attended graduate school at Columbia University, where he later taught. He married Arlene Harris on September 14, 1934 in the Salt Lake Temple. In 1945 he returned to Utah to manage KSUB in Cedar City, and in 1950 he was transferred to Salt Lake City. He was one of the pioneers of radio in Utah, an announcer of the early Tabernacle Choir broadcasts, and a popular artist and theatre performer. He died on December 12, 1984.
1 oversize folder (0.2 linear feet)
1 folio (1.33 linear ft.)
2 cartons (2 linear ft.)
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Pertains to a popular artist and radio figure in Utah.
Re-processed and addition added by Kelsey Samuelsen, student manuscript processor, and John M. Murphy, curator; 2013.
- Artists -- Utah
- Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
- Broadcasters -- Utah
- Caricatures and cartoons
- Church officers -- Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints -- Photographs
- Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
- Fine Arts
- Grover, Roscoe A. (Roscoe Abner), 1901-1984 -- Archives
- KSL (Television station : Salt Lake City, Utah)
- Register of Roscoe A. Grover papers
- Under Revision
- Katie Connors, student processor and John Murphy, curator; 2008
- 2008 November 12
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- Finding aid written in English in Latin script.