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William I. Gardner and Mercedes P. Gardner family papers, 1856-1991.
BANC MSS 98/142 c oversize folder 2; BANC MSS 98/142 c oversize folder 3; BANC MSS 98/142 c oversize folder 1; BANC MSS 98/142 c oversize folder 4; ...
Collection Overview

Title:

William I. Gardner and Mercedes P. Gardner family papers, 1856-1991
William I. Gardner papers
Mercedes P. Gardner papers

Creator/Contributor:

Gardner, William I. (William Irving), 1903-1991, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Gardner, Mercedes, 1905-1991

Creator/Contributor:

Philip, Robert A.

Creator/Contributor:

Philip, Waldemar Bruce, 1878-1936

Creator/Contributor:

Philip, Fayetta Harris, 1881-1970

Abstract:

Chiefly writings by Mercedes Gardner, including scripts for the "Scooter" radio show broadcast in 1940s-1950s in Sacramento, California, "Menelik," an unpublished historical novel, and short stories, plays, and poetry. Also includes family history, personal correspondence, and Philip family materials.

Date:

1856 (issued)

Subject:

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Gardner, William I. (William Irving) -- 1903-1991 -- Archives
Gardner, Mercedes -- 1905-1991 -- Archives
Gardner, William I. (William Irving) -- 1903-1991 -- Family
Gardner, Mercedes -- 1905-1991 -- Family
Philip, Robert A
Philip, Waldemar Bruce -- 1878-1936
Philip, Fayetta Harris -- 1881-1970
Phillips family
Authors, American -- California
Geologists -- California
American fiction -- 20th century -- Women authors
Children's radio programs

Note:

UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
William I. Gardner and Mercedes P. Gardner family papers, BANC MSS 98/142 c, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
Gift; of Susan Gardner; 1997
Additions: Gift; of Leslie Reagan; 2013, 2015
In English.
Related collection: The story of Mary Elizabeth Cooley Harris, a reasonable facsimile of a family history (BANC MSS 78/186 c).
Photographs transferred to the Pictorial Collections of the Bancroft Library (BANC PIC 2014.035).
William Irving Gardner (October 2, 1903-July 8, 1991) was a geologist specializing in dam and reservoir sites.
Mercedes Louise Philip Gardner (September 4, 1905-April 25, 1991) wrote scripts for a children's radio show, children's books, and other literature.

Type:

Family histories.
Family papers.
Radio plays.
Manuscripts for publication.
Poems.

Physical Description:

print
45 (32 4

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/unprocessed-collections-form
BANC MSS 98/142 c oversize folder 2
BANC MSS 98/142 c oversize folder 3
BANC MSS 98/142 c oversize folder 1
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Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

UNARRANGED COLLECTION. UNAVAILABLE FOR USE. Inquiries regarding these materials should be submitted to The Bancroft Library via the Notice of Interest in Unprocessed Collections form.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.