Edwin Osgood Grover
Professor of Books
Rollins College, 1926-1947
Welcome to the Edwin Osgood Grover website!
This website gives information on Edwin's biography, his growing up years in New England, College at Dartmouth, his career as a printer, publisher and editor (mostly of textbooks, art and school supplies), and his overriding interest in art and poetry, the American Craftsman movement. He always said: "The best business of all, is the business of making good." And he did make good, for his family, his businesses, his college, and the City of Winter Park. Like no one else, he had a tremendous influence on the lives of his students and associates. Select from the list of topics below: they include text, images, documentary film clips, and links.
Thaddeus Seymour gives a summary of what Edwin Grover means to Rollins College and the City of Winter
Park at the New Leaf Bookstore (Winter Park Library).
Clips of the Edwin Osgood Grover Documentary can be found at:
For DVDs go to Contact us or stop by the Winter Park History Museum or the Rollins Bookstore.
The Grover Biography The Business of Making Good was published 7-17-2017
and is available at the Winter Park History Museum
200 W. New England Avenue
Winter Park, FL 32789
Ed Gfeller 2016
Images, unless otherwise indicated, are Courtesy Olin Library Archives
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