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Bindery Journals and Notebooks of Anthony Gardner

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Bindery journals and notebooks of Anthony Gardner, consisting of:
  1. Notebooks, 1937-1941, including bindery accounts for 1941
  2. Bindery journals, 1946-1973

Dates

  • 1937-1973

Extent

0.35 Linear metres (7 boxes)

Language of Materials

  • English

Preferred Citation

Oxford, Bodleian Libraries [followed by shelfmark and folio or page reference, e.g. MSS. Eng. misc. d. 888, fols. 1-2].
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Full range of shelfmarks:

MSS. Eng. misc. d. 888-893, e. 829

Collection ID (for staff)

CMD ID 13680

Abstract

Bindery Journals and Notebooks of Anthony Gardner

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.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was given to the Library in 1975.
Title
Bindery Journals and Notebooks of Anthony Gardner
Status
Completed
Author
Collection Level Description by Emily Tarrant; EAD version 2019 by Alice Whichelow
Date
EAD version 2019
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin

Repository Details

Part of the Bodleian Libraries Repository

Contact:
Weston Library
Broad Street
Oxford OX1 3BG United Kingdom