Preliminary Guide to the Dorys C. Grover Papers
MS.2014.11

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Grover, Dorys Crow
Title
Dorys C. Grover papers
ID
MS.2014.11
Date [bulk]
Bulk, 1965-1970
Date [inclusive]
1965-2014
Extent
0.5 Linear feet 1 manuscript case
Location Note
(MASC staff use): 2-5-3-1.
Language
English

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Biographical/Historical note

Dorys Crow Grover was born in Pendleton, OR, in 1921. She earned a bachelor's degree from Oregon State University (1951), and later pursued graduate study at Washington State University, earning her Ph.D. in 1969. According to the Western Literature Association, Dr. Grover helped develop the field of western American literary studies, making notable contributions to scholarship on Vardis Fisher and others. After completing her doctoral degree, she had a long career as a professor of English at East Texas State University.

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Scope and Contents note

This collection consists of papers of Dorys Grover. It includes daybooks she kept as a graduate student in American Studies at Washington State University, 1965-1969, and a few from later dates, along with a small amount of correspondence, and a clipping of one of Grover's columns in the Pendleton Record. The correspondence includes two Christmas cards with photographs of WSU professor Paul Philemon Kies.

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Organization of Collection

This is an unprocessed collection. Any arrangement reflects either a pre-existing order from the records' creators or previous custodians, or preliminary sorting performed by staff.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Dorys C. Grover donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries in 2014 (MS.2014.11).

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Washington State University -- Students -- History -- Sources
  • Washington State University -- Students.

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