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Charles Wrey Gardiner papers, 1918-1981

Summary Information

At a Glance

Call No.: MS#0470
Bib ID 4079716 View CLIO record
Creator(s) Gardiner, Charles Wrey, 1901-1981
Title Charles Wrey Gardiner papers, 1918-1981
Physical Description 2.52 linear feet (6 boxes)
Language(s) English .
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Arrangement

Arrangement

Selected materials cataloged; remainder arranged.

Description

Summary

Correspondence, manuscripts, photographs, and printed materials. The correspondence includes 42 letters to Derek Stanford. There are also ten volumes of his diaries covering the years from 1918 to 1981 and his autobiographical manuscripts: THE OCTOPUS OF LOVE; THE ANSWER TO LIFE IS NO; BLACK SAHARA; COFFEE FOR LAURA; PRINTERS' PIE; THE FRAIL SCREEN; and NO MONEY FOR DREAMS, as well as many unpublished poems in manuscript. Among the cataloged correspondents are: Dannie Abse, Edwin Brock, Alexander Comfort, Denise Levertov, Kenneth Patchen, and Sydney Tremayne

Using the Collection

Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Restrictions on Access

You will need to make an appointment in advance to use this collection material in the Rare Book and Manuscript Library reading room. You can schedule an appointment once you've submitted your request through your Special Collections Research Account.

This collection is located on-site.

This collection has no restrictions.

Terms Governing Use and Reproduction

Single photocopies may be made for research purposes. The RBML maintains ownership of the physical material only. Copyright remains with the creator and his/her heirs. The responsibility to secure copyright permission rests with the patron.

Preferred Citation

Identification of specific item; Date (if known); Charles Wrey Gardiner papers; Box and Folder; Rare Book and Manuscript Library, Columbia University Library.

Accruals

Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. Contact rbml@columbia.edu for more information.

Ownership and Custodial History

Gift of Miriam J. Benkovitz, 1984.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source of acquisition--Benkovitz, M.J. Method of acquisition--Gift; Date of acquisition--1984. Accession number--M-1984.

About the Finding Aid / Processing Information

Columbia University Libraries, Rare Book and Manuscript Library

Processing Information

Processed HR 02/--/85.

Revision Description

2020-04-07 EAD document created by CCR.

2020-05-21 Created Series II: Cataloged Manuscripts box and folder list containing edited and enhanced description. cml/kws

Subject Headings

The subject headings listed below are found in this collection. Links below allow searches at Columbia University through the Archival Collections Portal and through CLIO, the catalog for Columbia University Libraries, as well as ArchiveGRID, a catalog that allows users to search the holdings of multiple research libraries and archives.

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Genre/Form

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Autobiographies (literary works) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Diaries Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Manuscripts (documents) Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Photographs Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poems Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

Subject

Heading "CUL Archives:"
"Portal"
"CUL Collections:"
"CLIO"
"Nat'l / Int'l Archives:"
"ArchivedGRID"
Abse, Dannie Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Authors, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Autobiographical fiction, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Brock, Edwin Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Comfort, Alex, 1920-2000 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
English literature Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Grey Walls Press Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Levertov, Denise, 1923-1997 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Patchen, Kenneth, 1911-1972 Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Poets, English Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Private presses -- Great Britain Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Publishers and publishing -- Great Britain Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Stanford, Derek Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID
Tremayne, Sydney, 1890- Portal CLIO ArchiveGRID

History / Biographical Note

Biographical / Historical

Charles Francis Wrey Gardiner, British author, poet, and publisher; d. 1981.