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Chloe Grubb. Book of Unknown Flowers (cover title).

 Collection
Identifier: MM.2013.034

Scope and Contents

Alta Chloe Grubb was born June 20, 1907, and died February 2, 2001. Her parents were Jeff Davidson (or maybe Jefferson Davis) Grubb from Holston Valley, Tenn., and Alice Sophia Brown from Shady Valley, Tenn. She lived at 1031 Kentucky in Bristol, Tenn., her entire life. She never married and worked for H. P. King Co. at least from 1936 (stenographer) – 1946 (dept. manager).

Dates

  • 1930-1950

Conditions Governing Access

Material is available for research. Prior arrangement MUST be made by contacting the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection at mcclung-archivist@knoxlib.org

Extent

1 small compiled book of watercolor/colored pencil/pencil sketches (14 leaves; 3.5 x 7.5 inches)

General

The front has "Book of Unknown Flowers" Each leaf has one, sometimes two delicate water colors of unknown (?) flowers like "chickaleeka", "curle-que", "petigump, royal plume", etc.

  • Art Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Flowers Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Grubb, Alta Chloe Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
  • Watercolors Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
Title
Chloe Grubb. Book of Unknown Flowers (cover title).
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Calvin M. McClung Historical Collection Repository

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