The collection is arranged as 12 series. Series 1: Biographical Material, 1888-2002 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 1-2, 23, OV 24) Series 2: Correspondence, 1921-2000s (1.5 linear feet; Boxes 2-3) Series 3: Writings and Notes, 1951-2000 (0.5 linear feet; Box 3) Series 4: Professional Files, 1951-2009 (2.5 linear feet; Boxes 3-6) Series 5: Teaching Files, 1953-2009 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 6-7, 23) Series 6: Subject Files, 1950s-1999 (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 7-8, OV 24) Series 7: Exhibition Files, 1950-2005 (3.0 linear feet; Boxes 8-11) Series 8: Personal Business Records, 1963-2009 (0.2 linear feet; Box 11, OV 24) Series 9: Printed Material, 1906-2012 (8.5 linear feet; Boxes 11-20, 23, OV 24) Series 10: Artwork, 1933-2000 (0.5 linear feet; Boxes 20, 23) Series 11: Sketchbooks, 1950s-1980s (1.0 linear feet; Boxes 20, 22-23) Series 12: Photographic Material, 1920s-2006 (0.4 linear feet; Boxes 21)
Access Note / Rights:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Washington, D.C. Research Center.
The papers of Connecticut painter, educator, photographer, and watercolorist Roger Crossgrove measure 21.1 linear feet and date from 1888 to 2012 with the bulk of the collection dating from 1950 to 2006. The collection consists of biographical material, correspondence, writings and notes, professional files, teaching files, subject files, exhibition files, printed materials, personal business records, artwork, sketchbooks, and photographic materials.
Roger Crossgrove papers, 1888-2012, bulk 1950-2006. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Smithsonian Institution Collections Care and Preservation Fund.
Roger Crossgrove (1921-2016 ) is a painter, photographer, and educator working at the University of Connecticut in Storrs, Connecticut and who is best known for his monotype watercolors.
The collection is in English and Spanish.
The Roger Crossgrove papers were donated by Roger Crossgrove in 2013.
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001