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Grubb, Herschel E., 1919-2012


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.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Herschel Grubb Papers

 Collection — Multiple Containers
Identifier: 100-UnivRec 545
Arrangement The collection covers the period of 1947-1999, with some undated materials. The collection is arranged into four series as follows, Series 1, Correspondence, 1951-1999 and undated; Series 2, David McClellan Papers, 1954-1977 and undated; Series 3, Subject Files, 1947-1995 and undated; and Series 4, Photographs and Negatives, 1977-1997 and undated.