Vernon Grant Papers - Accession 246
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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.
The Vernon Grant Papers were deposited with the Archives on May 22, 1979 by Vernon Grant.
Artists, Illustrators, Rock Hill SC
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Finding Aid Citation
Louise Pettus Archives and Special Collections, Winthrop University, "Vernon Grant Papers - Accession 246". Finding Aid 304.