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Charles Wrey Gardiner papers, 1918-1981

Series II: Cataloged Manuscripts by Gardiner

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Box 2 Account book, n.p., a.ms., 1942-1945

1 volume


Box 2 Address books, London, undated

2 volumes


Box 2 The answer to life is no, n.p., a.ms. (Chapters 1--III of last published [1960] autobiography), undated

1 volume


Box 2 Poems in manuscript include, n.p., a.ms. (same volume as above), undated

1 volume


Box 2 Only the dead


Box 2 Count d'Orgel opens the ball (review)


Box 2 Editorial


Box 2 The glittering truth


Box 2 When you become


Box 2 The rustic seat


Box 2 The ultimate truth


Box 2 Poem they do no care to print


Box 2 Garden poem


Box 2 African time


Box 2 Prayer for all


Box 2 A certain kind of truth


Box 2 Dead . . .


Box 2 Structure fault


Box 2 The answer to life is no, n.p., a.ms. (Chapters IV-XII of last published [1960] autobiography), undated

1 volume


Box 2 Appointment book [London], a.ms. 1 volume, 1951

1 volume


Box 2 Appointment book, London, a.ms. (few entries), 1955

1 volume


Box 2 Appointment book London, a.ms. (few entries), 1957

1 volume


Box 2 Black Sahara, Chapters 1-32 (unpublished travel book), n.p., a.ms., undated

1 volune


Box 2 Black Sahara, Chapters 33—36 (unpublished travel book), n.p., a.ms., undated

1 volume


Box 2 The answer to life is no, n.p., a.ms. (last published autobiography, 1960; in the same vol. as the above), undated

1 volume


Box 2 Black Sahara, n.p., t.ms., 159 p. (unpublished travel book; with corrections in his hand), undated



Box 3 Coffee for Laura; an autobiography, n.p., t.ms., 193 p. (with corrections in his hand) (Laura is Laura del Rive, novelist), undated


Box 3 Diary, v.p., a.ms., 1918-1920

1 volume


Box 3 Diary, n.p., a.ms., 6 p., [192-]


Box 3 Diary v.p., a.ms.s., 1920-1922

1 volume


Box 3 Diary, v.p., a.ms.s., 1922-1923

1 volume


Box 3 Diary, v.p., a.ms.s., 1924-1926

1 volume


Box 3 Diary, v.p., a.ms., 1928-1981

1 volume



Box 4 Diary, v.p., a.ms., 1937-1963

1 volume


Box 4 Diary, v.p., a.ms., 1950-1952

1 volume


Box 4 Journal [Diary], v.p., t.ms., 209 p. 1950-1953, 1950-1953


Box 4 Diary, v.p., a.ms., 1952 March-September

1 volume


Box 4 Epilogue 1976-1981, [London], t.ms., 6 p. (autobiographical essay), [1981]


Box 4 The frail screen, n.p., t.ms., 252 p. (unpublished novel with corrections in his hand), undated


Box 4 The invisible man, n.p., a.ms., 3 p. (autobiographical essay; unpublished), undated



Box 5 List of books in the collection of C. Wrey Gardiner, Billericay [UK], a.ms. (chronologically listed from 1516 to 1943), [1943]

1 volume


Box 5 No money for dreams, Henley [UK], a.ms.s. (unpublished novel; pages loose), 1961 August 29

1 volume


Box 5 The octopus of love, n.p., t.ms. [347 p.] (his last and longest autobiography; with corrections in his hand), 1972-1975

3 volumes



Box 6 Poems in manuscript include, v.p., a.ms.s., 136 p. (loose pages in a folder), 1938-1980, undated


Box 6 I shall sleep on


Box 6 Suddenly the light


Box 6 Holes in the sand


Box 6 Written on copy of a will


Box 6 Far freedom files


Box 6 Pilrock


Box 6 Since love has come (not by C.W.G.)


Box 6 Wanderer in time


Box 6 New songs for old


Box 6 Day and night


Box 6 Birthday poem for Kay


Box 6 Apostle of doom


Box 6 One egg for breakfast


Box 6 Every day


Box 6 Poem written in the Alma . . .


Box 6 Waiting for a 72 bus


Box 6 [Poems in manuscript] include, n.p., a.ms.s., 17 p. (with 23 pages of Xerox copies of his poems in ms.), 1965 May 16, undated


Box 6 Poem in a cold mirror


Box 6 A Spring day


Box 6 The tramp


Box 6 Rye


Box 6 The hour glass


Box 6 The disposal of human remains


Box 6 The question


Box 6 Solitude


Box 6 Sonnet


Box 6 Even Song


Box 6 Vicisti Galilaee


Box 6 To sleep


Box 6 What the bird told


Box 6 Poem written in the Alma . . .


Box 6 (Xerox copies)


Box 6 Only the dead


Box 6 Wanderer in time


Box 6 I shall sleep on


Box 6 When you become


Box 6 The ultimate truth


Box 6 Garden poem


Box 6 Poem they do not care to print


Box 6 African time


Box 6 Prayer for all


Box 6 A certain kind of truth


Box 6 Dead . . .


Box 6 Structural fault


Box 6 [Poems in typescript] include, [London] and n.p., t.ms.s., 20 p. (20 typescript poems), 1965, undated


Box 6 The beginning and the end


Box 6 Carol


Box 6 Continence is the chastity


Box 6 Every day


Box 6 Elegy for an epoch


Box 6 Faces in a room (2 copies)


Box 6 The high towers of poverty


Box 6 Holes in the sand


Box 6 I am one who dies


Box 6 In this our time


Box 6 Memory of Africa


Box 6 Objects in a dull light


Box 6 Picture in wool


Box 6 Poem for a rainbow


Box 6 Poem written in the Alma . . .


Box 6 Suddenly the light


Box 6 Turning the land


Box 6 Waiting


Box 6 Printers' Pie; an autobiography, n.p., t.ms., 1 vol. [158 p.] (extracted from the uncut manuscript of his "The octopus of love"; with corrections in his hand), [1973?]


Box 6 The unspeakable forties, n.p., t.ms., 7 p. (essay, carbon copy in his hand), undated