Ms. Hardgrove's papers include correspondence, student papers, published and unpublished
manuscripts, photographs, slides, audio and video tapes and secondary materials on her
subjects of interest.
Carol Hardgrove was born in St. Louis, Missouri, December 28, 1921. She attended John
Muir High School in Pasadena, California. She entered Whittier College in 1941, and moved
to Portland, Oregon in 1943. Ms. Hardgrove received her B.A. in Early Childhood Education
(1962) and her M.A. in Counseling and Guidance (1964) from the California State
University at San Francisco. She worked in a number of different nursery and child care
centers, and was Educational Consultant to Project Head Start from 1966 to 1970.