Guide to the Rev. David Charles Gardner Collection

Daniel Hartwig
Stanford University. Libraries. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
Stanford, California
October 2010
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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.


Collection Contents

Box 1

Records