Scope and Content
Title: Carol Hardgrove Papers,
Collection number: MSS 83-18; MSS 87-2; MSS 92-26
Creator: Hardgrove, Carol, 1921-
University of California, San Francisco. Library. Archives and Special Collections
San Francisco, California 94143-0840
Shelf location: For current information on the location of
these materials, please consult the Library's online catalog.
Collection is open for research.
[Identification of item], Carol Hardgrove Papers, MSS 83-18, MSS 87-2, MSS
92-26, Archives & Special Collections, UCSF Library & CKM
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.
In 1972 Ms. Hardgrove joined the Department of Family Health Care Nursing, UCSF, as
Assistant Clinical Professor, becoming Associate Clinical Professor in 1975. She held the
same title in the Department of Nursing Service and the Department of Pediatrics,
Ms. Hardgrove was a member of a number of national organizations,including the National
Association for the Education of Young Children, the Association of Care of Children in
Hospitals, and its Northern California Affiliate, the Society for Research in Child
Development and the American Orthopsychiatric Association. She is also a Fellow of the
International Congress of Pediatrics. Ms. Hardgrove was a member of a number of national
organizations, including the National Association for the Education of Young Children,
the Association of Care of Children in Hospitals, and its Northern California Affiliate,
the Society for Research in Child Development and the American Orthopsychiatric
Association. She is also a Fellow of the International Congress of Pediatrics.
At UCSF she has served on a variety of campus-wide, school of Nursing and Departmental
committees. She was Project Director of the Intergenerational Child Caregiving Project, a
program to prepare older adults to work with infants and young children, and coordinator
between the School of Nursing and the UCSF Child Care/Study Center. The courses Ms.
Hardgrove taught included Therapeutic Uses of Play, Practicum in Family Health Care
Nursing and Creative Uses of Play with Young Children. She also taught a number of
courses in continuing education for the School of Nursing.
Ms. Hardgrove is the author of many articles dealing with children and parents and
the hospital experience, and a book titled
Parents and Children in the Hospital:
The Family's Role in Pediatrics.
(1972). She has also participated in or prepared
films and audio tapes on related subjects.
Scope and Content
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.