Bindery Journals and Notebooks of Anthony Gardner
Bindery journals and notebooks of Anthony Gardner, consisting of:
- Notebooks, 1937-1941, including bindery accounts for 1941
- Bindery journals, 1946-1973
Language of Materials
Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 888].
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Full range of shelfmarks:
MSS. Eng. misc. d. 888-893, e. 829
Collection ID (for staff)
CMD ID 13680
Biographical / Historical
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.
Other Finding Aids
M. Clapinson and T.D. Rogers, Summary Catalogue of Post-Medieval Western Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library Oxford. Acquisitions 1916-1975. (Oxford, 1991), vol. I, nos. 45609-15.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The collection was given to the Library in 1975.
- Bindery Journals and Notebooks of Anthony Gardner
- Emily Tarrant
- Language of description