Edwin Osgood Grover, America’s First Professor of Books

ARCHIVE: 2018 FESTIVAL

  USA | 55 mins. | 2017 | Documentary Feature

Directed by: Eduard Gfeller  

Edwin Grover (1870-1965) was a printer and publisher in Chicago and New York (Prangs) when he retired at age 55 to Rollins College in Winter Park, FL. His career at Rollins was distinguished by very successful courses, vice-presidency, and various honors, as well as support for the African-American citizens in Hannibal Square, and founding of the Mead Botanical Garden. His motto of "the best business is making good" governed his actions personally, for the College and for Winter Park. He is an unsung hero of Winter Park.

Screenings

SunTrust Auditorium
Thursday, September 20, 2018 - 6:00pm


2018 Films