Howard C. Gardiner papers

Howard C. Gardiner papers

Dates: 1814-1896

Correspondence, newspaper clippings, handwritten book drafts, ledgers, an article, and sermons by John David Gardiner, Howard's father. The drafts relate to Howard Gardiner's book "The Story of a California Pioneer," later published as "In Pursuit of the Golden Dream."

  • Extent: 25 items (0.32 linear ft.)
  • Creator: Gardiner, Howard C. (Howard Calhoun)
  • Call Number: MSS SC 181
  • Repository: L. Tom Perry Special Collections; 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts; 1130 Harold B. Lee Library; Brigham Young University; Provo, Utah 84606;
  • 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 Howard C. Gardiner papers 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 181; Howard C. Gardiner papers; 19th Century Western and Mormon Manuscripts; L. Tom Perry Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University. Following citations: MSS SC 181, LTPSC.
Custodial History
Purchased from Fred Rosenstock in 1974.
Acquisition Information
Purchased; Fred Rosenstock; 1974.
Subject Terms
Gardiner, John D. (John David), 1781-1849; Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences; Authors, American--History--Sources; California--Gold discoveries--History--Sources; Literature; Overland journeys to the Pacific--History--Sources; Presbyterian Church--Sermons--History--Sources
Genre / Form
Articles; Drafts (Documents); Letters
Appraisal Information
Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (19th century Western and Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy).
Finding Aid ID Number
Finding Aid Title
Gardiner (Howard C.) papers
Finding Aid Author
Finding aid prepared by Elisa Visick
Finding Aid Creator
This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2010-10-04T17:02-0600
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Biographical Info:

Biographical History

Gold miner in California and American author.

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Curator - 19th Century Western & Mormon Manuscripts