Manuscript Collection

Vernon Grant Painting - Accession 1423 - M699 (755)

Title

Vernon Grant Painting - Accession 1423 - M699 (755)

Files

Identifier

Accession 1423 - M699 (755)

Inclusive Dates

nd

Restrictions

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

Collection Size

2 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

This collection consists of a framed painting by Vernon Grant titled, “Spoon Fed” which he donated to the Ida Jane Dacus Library at Winthrop University in 1979. Also included is a brief biography of Vernon Grant written by Ron Layne.

Provenance

The Vernon Grant Painting were given to the Archives on May 22, 1979 by Vernon Grant.

Copyright

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

Vernon Grant Painting - Accession 1423 - M699 (755)

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