Grovner Gov Bowen photographs

Abstract

The Grovner Gov Bowen photographs (dated circa 1880s-1900; 0.01 cubic feet; 5 items) consist of cabinet cards featuring the Kentucky blackface performer Grovner Gov Bowen (1852-1923).

Descriptive Summary

Title
Grovner Gov Bowen photographs
Extent
0.01 Cubic Feet
Subjects
Blackface entertainers -- United States
Minstrels
Minstrel shows
Preferred Citation
2011av004: [identification of item], Grovner "Gov" Bowen photographs, circa 1880-1900, University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.
Repository
University of Kentucky

Collection Overview

Biography / History
Grovner Gov Bowen (1852-1923) was a blackface performer from Winchester, Kentucky.
Scope and Content
The Grovner Gov Bowen photographs (dated circa 1880s-1900; 0.01 cubic feet; 5 items) consist of cabinet cards featuring the Kentucky blackface performer Grovner Gov Bowen (1852-1923).

Restrictions on Access and Use

Conditions Governing Access
Conditions Governing Access Collection is open to researchers by appointment.
Use Restrictions
The physical rights to the materials in this collection are held by the University of Kentucky Special Collections Research Center.

Contents of the Collection

Grovner Gov Bowen, undated

  • Box 1, item 1
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Grovner Gov Bowen, posing in blackface, undated

  • Box 1, item 2-5
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