A Guide to the Arthur W. Grove Family Papers, 1900-1957 Grove, Arthur W. Family Papers Ms2011-084

A Guide to the Arthur W. Grove Family Papers, 1900-1957

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms2011-084


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Processed by: Andrea Ledesma, Student Assistant, and Kira A. Dietz, Archivist, Special Collections

Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms2011-084
Title
Arthur W. Grove Family Papers, 1900-1957
Physical Characteristics
0.3 cu. ft. 1 Box
Creator
Arthur W. Grove Family, Roanoke, Va.
Language
English
Abstract
The Arthur W. Grove Family Papers consists correspondence, receipts, and other documents relating to the family from 1900 to 1957.

Contents List

Access Restrictions

Collection is open for research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from Arthur W. Grove Family Papers must be obtained from Special Collections, Virginia Tech.

Preferred Citation

Researchers wishing to cite this collection should include the following information: Arthur W. Grove Family Papers, Ms2011-084, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

Special Collections, Virginia Tech purchased the Arthur W. Grove Family Papers in July 2011.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Arthur W. Grove Family Papers was completed in September 2011.

Biographical Note

Arthur W. Grove was born in abt 1866 and died in 1946. He lived in Virginia and worked for the Norfolk & Western Railroad Company. His wife Margaret was born in about 1871. They had four children: Mary L (born abt 1892), Annie C [Cliffie] (born abt 1894), and David F (born abt 1899).

Scope and Content

The Arthur W. Grove Papers includes personal and business correspondence and receipts dated from 1900 to 1946. Receipts within the collection regard hospital visits, taxes, real estate and pension deposits. Grove's personal and business correspondence consists of two letters regarding: the Norfolk & Western Railway Company pension fund and someone named Tom.

The Margaret F. Grove Papers contain bank checks and personal and business correspondence. There are three documents within the latter category. The first is a 1949 letter from her son Dave who, at the time, was in the hospital. The second is from 1954 and reports an annuity from the Railroad Retirement Act. Lastly, the third is a 1949 letter from Mary regarding the condition of Tom in Ohio.

The [Annie] Cliffie Grove Paper is the official notification of a position to teach in Roanoke, VA.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged by individual by family member. Family members are listed alphabetically and within each grouping, materials are in chronological order.

Index Terms

    Persons:

  • Grove, Annie Cliffie, b. abt. 1894, Roanoke, Va.
  • Grove, Arthur W., d. 1946, Roanoke, Va.
  • Grove, Margaret F., Roanoke, Va.
  • Geographical Names:

  • Roanoke (Va.)
  • Subjects:

  • Local/Regional History and Appalachian South
  • Railroad

Significant Persons Associated With the Collection

  • Grove, Annie Cliffie, b. abt. 1894, Roanoke, Va.
  • Grove, Arthur W., d. 1946, Roanoke, Va.
  • Grove, Margaret F., Roanoke, Va.

Contents List

Arthur W. Grove Papers, 1900-1946, n.d.
Box-folder 1-1
[Annie] Cliffie Grove Papers, 1913
Box-folder 1-2
Margaret F. Grove Papers, 1948-1954, n.d.
Box-folder 1-3