Papers of the economist, University of Wisconsin professor (1927-1968), author of studies in public finance and taxation, and member of the Wisconsin State Legislature (1930-1936). Included are biographical materials, extensive correspondence, lecture and research notes, and notes and drafts of published and unpublished articles, reviews, and books. The correspondence was exchanged with various economic organizations (including cooperatives, in which Groves had a longstanding interest), government bodies, academic groups, and individuals. Prominent correspondents include Richard Goode, John Gronouski, Walter Heller, Harry Kahn, Henry Kissinger, Joseph Pechman, William Proxmire, and Frank Lloyd Wright. Subject files pertain to Madison, Wis., cooperatives; Frank Lloyd Wright's proposed Monona Terrace convention center, the Unitarian Church, and other topics.
Photographs include images of Harold Groves, Frank Lloyd Wright, and Olgivanna Wright. Also present are images of a model of Wright's Monona Terrace Convention Center and views of Law Park, site of the convention center.
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