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Biography of Dan Sayre Groesbeck

 File — Folder: 1
Identifier: MSS 6241

Scope and Contents

Samuel Waagenaar personal history of Dan Sayre Groesbeck relates a brief life history of Dan Sayre Groesbeck. Groesbeck was born 9 September 1878 in California. He was a painter and an artist for Redbook, Cosmopolitan Magazine and Chicago Tribune. He was known as a Regionalist painter and died 29 August 1950.


  • 1989


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

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

Biographical History

Samuel Waagenaar was born 10 January 1908 and died 16 April 1997 and wrote a history of Dan Sayre Groesbeck.


1 folder (0.01 linear ft.)

Language of Materials



The collection contains the personal history of Dan Sayre Groesbeck as written by Samuel Waagenaar. Dan Sayre Groesbeck was an acclaimed artist who worked on movies, books and murals.

Custodial History

Donated by Marjorie Hayes in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated; Marjorie Hayes; 1989.


20th Century Western and Mormon Americana because Dan Sayre Groesbeck was a well known art contributor in the west.

Related Materials

The king of kings [videorecording]; DVD 1979

Destined for Hollywood: the art of Dan Sayre Groesbeck; N 6537 .G7188 H46 2001

The Dickens year book; PR 4553 .P7

The white tiger of Nepal; PS 374 .C454 W448 1912

The point of honor : a military tale; PR 6005 .O4 P65 1908

The adventures of a doll; Mark PS 374 .C454 S585 1907

Collection, 1899-2000; MSS 2511

Processing Information

Processed; Katie Connors, student processor, John Murphy, curator; 2008.

Register of Biography of Dan Sayre Groesbeck
Katie Connors, student processor, and John Murphy, curator
7 August 2008
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Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States