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Vernon Grant Graphic Novels, 1977-1982

 Collection
Identifier: 024
The collection contains copies of four installments of The Love Rangers and Betsy Grant's biography of Vernon Grant, Adventures of Point-Man Palmer in Vietnam.

Dates

  • 1977-1982

Language of Materials

English

Access to Collection

The collection is open to research.

Conditions Governing Use

The materials in this collection are believed to be in the public domain. However, it is the responsibility of the researcher to understand and observe copyright law and to identify and satisfy the holders of all copyright. Questions concerning copyright and permission to publish should be directed to the Cambridge Room, Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections.

Extent

0.25 Cubic Feet

0.17 Linear Feet

Biography

Vernon Grant was born in Cambridge on February 14, 1935. His family lived for many years at 131 Putnam Avenue in Cambridgeport. He graduated from Rindge Technical School in 1952. He studied art at the Vesper George School of Art in Boston for one year before joining the U.S. Army. He served in the Army from 1958 to 1968, including two tours in Vietnam.

Grant did a great deal of illustration work for newspapers and the military publication Stars and Stripes, in addition to self-published work. Stationed in Japan for part of his military career, it was there that he was exposed to and developed a great appreciation for Japanese comics. After he was discharged from the Army he returned to Japan and studied at Sophia University in Tokyo, where he met his wife, Betsy. He and Betsy moved back to Cambridge in 1973, where he authored and illustrated a number of graphic novels. Grant died in Cambridge in 2006.

Organization of Collection

Arranged chronologically.

Custodial History

Transferred to the Cambridge Room from the general collection of the Central Square Branch of the Cambridge Public Library in 2012.

Processing Information

Processed by Christine Di Bella in November, 2014. Finding Aid edited by Gabrielle Womack in April 2017.
Title
Vernon Grant Graphic Novels, 1977-1982
Status
completed
Author
Christine Di Bella
Date
November 10, 2014
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Cambridge Room, Cambridge Public Library Archives and Special Collections Repository

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