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Grosvenor, Dorothy D. (Dorothy Doering) (August 23, 1906-July 14, 2000)



  • Existence: August 23, 1906 - July 14, 2000
  • Usage: August 23, 1906 - July 26, 1927


Dorothy D. Grosvenor, born Dorothy Ella Doering, was an instructor in the Metallurgical Engineering department and a lab technician. Her husband, A. W. Grosvenor, was a professor in the Metallurgical Engineering department.

Doering Grosvenor was born on August 23, 1906 in Wapakoneta, Ohio and married A. W. Grosvenor on July 26, 1927. Their daughter, Nancy, was born in April 1930.

She was enrolled in the College of Education at Ohio State University from 1923 to 1926 and was a member of Alpha Xi Delta.

During the years her husband was a member of Drexel's faculty, Doering Grosvenor assisted his research, working as a lab technician. She was an instructor in the Metallurgical Engineering department in the 1950s and 1960s. Collaborating with A. W., she contributed to Basic Metallurgy (1954) and Metals Inside Out (1940), textbooks published by ASM. In addition to editorial assisistance, she prepared specimens and took forty photomicrographic photos (taken through a miscroscope) for Basic Metallurgy.


Course Catalogs.

"Dorothy Doering Grosvenor." Find A Grave. 23 June 2022.

Hagerty, William W. Letter to Dorothy D. Grosvenor. 6 February 1964. Box 70, Folder 7. W. W. Hagerty administration records (UR-01-008). Drexel University Archives. 23 June 2022.

Untitled biographical notes. "Grosvenor, Dorothy D." Biographical Reference collection (UR.10.002) Drexel University Archives.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Dorothy D. Grosvenor, instructor and wife of A. W. Grosvenor, February 6, 1964

Scope and content note From the File:

correspondence, memoranda, news clipping, invitation (copies)

Dates: February 6, 1964