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Gianna Groves-Lord papers 1950-1993 (Collection LSC 2138)
LSC 2138  
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Description
Gianna Groves-Lord was a professional chef who later turned to floristry. The bulk of her papers consists of personal records related to United States immigration and employment.
Background
Gianna Groves-Lord began her professional career in England in 1960 as a caterer. Upon coming to the United States through employment with the South African Embassy, she found herself as the only "lady chef" in Embassy Row in Washington D.C. She was hired away from the embassy by Harriet Deutsch and moved to California. Later, she gave up catering after severe back problems and hospitalization, and turned to floristry. She began work with Pierre Kenards Custom Florist in 1975.
Extent
1.2 linear feet (3 document boxes)
Restrictions
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Open for research. Advance notice required for access. Contact the UCLA Library Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.