Willard Gardner biography

Willard Gardner biography

Dates: 1978

One typewritten booklet. It contains a brief history of Willard Gardner. He has been referred to as the "father of modern soil physics." Willard got his Ph.D. in physics at the University of California at Berkeley and later on joined the Utah State University Physics Department where he worked on the theoretical and experimental interpretation of soil moisture phenomena.

  • Extent: 1 v. (60 leaves)
  • Creator: Gardner, Nathan H.
  • Call Number: MSS SC 1785
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 20th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606; http://sc.lib.byu.edu/
  • Access Restrictions: Open for public research.
Languages and Scripts
Materials are in English.
Conditions of Use
It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Willard Gardner biography must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.
Preferred Citation
Initial citation: MSS SC 1785; Willard Gardner biography; 20th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 1785, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Donated by Nathan H. Gardner in 1980.
Acquisition Information
Donated; Nathan H. Gardner; 1980.
Subject Terms
Gardner, Willard, 1883-1964; Utah State University--History; Science; Science, Technology, and Health; Scientists--Utah--Logan--History
Genre / Form
Biography--19th century; Biography--20th century
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).
Finding Aid ID Number
UPB_MSSSC1785
Finding Aid Title
Gardner (Willard) biography
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T16:59-0600
Finding Aid Language
English
Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Mormon compiler of family histories.



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