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Guide to the Rev. David Charles Gardner Collection
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0640
    Creator: Gardner, David Charles.
    Title: Rev. David Charles Gardner collection
    Dates: 1902-1949
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet
    Summary: Materials pertaining to Gardner include notes for a talk "Memories of Stanford"; typescript of his address at the dedication of Memorial Church, 1903; typescript article on the Bible, n.d.; appeal letter by Gardner laying out the idea of a convalescent home for children, 1919; letter from John C. Branner regarding the evils of smoking, 1902; typescript copies of articles on Gardner's retirement, 1936; and typescript copies of remarks at Gardner's memorial service, 1949. Other materials include letters of R. Heber Newton regarding his appointment at Stanford, 1902, and draft of a long letter to Jane Stanford regarding the conflict between them, 1903; and letters of Jane L. Stanford to Rev. W. F. Nichols, 1902, asking his aid in convincing Newton to accept position at Stanford, and to Gardner, 1904, on the importance of the church to the university.
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Green Library
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: specialcollections@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://library.stanford.edu/spc

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    Gift of Carolee Kolve, 2001.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    Rev. David Charles Gardner Collection (SC0640). Dept. of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Dr. David Charles Gardner was chaplain at Stanford University from 1902 until his retirement in 1936; he also taught Biblical history and literature and served on the board of the Stanford Home for Convalescent Children. When Gardner arrived in 1902, Dr. R. Heber Newton held the position of pastor; after Newton resigned in 1903, the position of pastor was dropped.

    Description of the Collection

    Materials pertaining to Gardner include notes for a talk "Memories of Stanford"; typescript of his address at the dedication of Memorial Church, 1903; typescript article on the Bible, n.d.; appeal letter by Gardner laying out the idea of a convalescent home for children, 1919; letter from John C. Branner regarding the evils of smoking, 1902; typescript copies of articles on Gardner's retirement, 1936; and typescript copies of remarks at Gardner's memorial service, 1949. Other materials include letters of R. Heber Newton regarding his appointment at Stanford, 1902, and draft of a long letter to Jane Stanford regarding the conflict between them, 1903; and letters of Jane L. Stanford to Rev. W. F. Nichols, 1902, asking his aid in convincing Newton to accept position at Stanford, and to Gardner, 1904, on the importance of the church to the university.

    Access Terms

    Branner, John Casper, 1850-1922.
    Gardner, David Charles.
    Gardner, David Charles.
    Kolve, Carolee
    Newton, R. Heber (Richard Heber), 1840-1914.
    Newton, Richard Heber,, 1840-1914.
    Stanford Home for Convalescent Children.
    Stanford University. Memorial Church
    Stanford, Jane Lathrop, 1828-1905.