Herschel Grubb was born on January 29, 1919 in Bristol, Tennessee, in an area of town referred to as “Rabbit Run.” He moved to New York as a young man, where he worked in the clothing industry for many years. Grubb was also active in the New York City literary and cultural scene and was a published poet and photographer. Grubb left school after sixth grade and had an autodidacts’ curiosity. His interests ranged over many subjects, including literature, the arts, physics, and photography.
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Scope and Contents
The Herschel Grubb Papers contain both incoming and outgoing correspondence between Herschel Grubb and others, with the majority of the correspondence being with his friend David McClellan. The collection also includes newspaper clippings, photocopies of published works by Grubb, writings by David McClellan, and photographs and negatives. Included in the collection is Grubb’s booklet Prologues and Poems in Memory of Dr. Albert Einstein written in Einstein’s honor on his 75th birthday. The...