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Collection Level Description: Papers of Anthony Gardner

Reference: MSS. Eng. lett. c. 543-4
Title: Papers of Anthony Gardner
Dates of Creation: 1953-73
Extent: 2 shelfmarks
Name of Creator: Anthony Gardner

Language of Material: English

Administrative/Biographical History

Bookbinding began as a hobby for Anthony Gardner (1887-1973), but following his retirement as a Chief Structural Engineer in the Ministry of Works in 1953 he established his own bookbinding and restoration firm. Gardener was also a self-taught engraver and calligrapher.

Scope and Content

The papers of Anthony Gardner including:

Administrative Information

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Given to the Library in 1982.

Access Conditions

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Further Information

Finding Aids

A description is available in the Library, where there is also a card index to unpublished catalogues.

Related Units of Description

Bindery journals and notebooks of Anthony Gardner (MSS. Eng. misc. d. 888-93, e. 829).

Publication Note

See scope and content.

Access Points



Gardner | Anthony | 1887-1973 | bookbinder

Tee | George | fl 1964-1982

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