Manuscript Collection

Vernon Grant Papers - Accession 246

Title

Vernon Grant Papers - Accession 246

Files

Identifier

Accession 246

Inclusive Dates

1940-1979

Restrictions

Open under the rules and regulations of the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections

Collection Size

115 pieces

Language

English

Historical Note

Vernon Simeon Plemion Grant (1902-1990) was an American illustrator known for his whimsical gnome characters and fairy tale drawings. He created advertising illustrations for several large companies and major magazines, but is best known for the Snap! Crackle! and Pop! characters for Kellogg’s Rice Krispies cereal. Mr. Grant married Elizabeth Fewell who was a native Rock Hillian and they eventually moved to Rock Hill, SC. Mr. Grant served several years on the Rock Hill Chamber of Commerce and helped to found the award-winning Come-See-Me Festival in Rock Hill, SC.

Scope and Content Note

Vernon Simeon Plemion Grant (1902-1990) was an American illustrator known for his whimsical gnome characters and fairy tale drawings. The Vernon Grant Papers consist of newspaper clippings, art illustrations for magazine ads and promotional advertisements for the cities of Rock Hill, SC and Charlotte, NC. Also included are letters, family photographs, and a videotaped interview with Mr. Grant.

Provenance

The Vernon Grant Papers were deposited with the Archives on May 22, 1979 by Vernon Grant.

Keywords

Artists, Illustrators, Rock Hill SC

Copyright

For information concerning copyright please contact the Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections at Winthrop University.

Vernon Grant Papers - Accession 246

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