Eugene Clarence Gardner papers
Scope and Contents
The Eugene C. Gardner Papers concern Chinese students who were sent to the United States to be educated and who lived in the home of Eugene Gardner in the 1870's. Most of the materials related to T'ang Shao-yi, first premier of the Chinese republic in 1912, and Liang Ju-hao, Chinese foreign minister.
The papers include a small amount of correspondence from China (1881-1926), a fragment from Gardner's autobiography describing some of the Chinese students, other printed and typescript material and newspaper clippings about China, T'ang Shao-yi, Liang Ju-hao, and their families.
Conditions Governing Access
The materials are open for research.The entire collection is available on microfilm. Patrons must use HM 282 instead of the originals.
Existence and Location of Copies
Entire collection is also available on microfilm (149 frames on 1 reel, 35mm.) from Manuscripts and Archives, Yale University Library, at cost. Order no. HM282.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Mrs. Myron R. Williams, 1970.
0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)
Language of Materials
Correspondence, 1883-1926, manuscripts, clippings, and photographs re: Chinese students brought to America by E. C. Gardner.
Biographical / Historical
Architect; principal of an academy in Tallmadge, Ohio, 1858-1862; practiced architecture in Northampton, Mass., 1863-1868, and in Springfield, Mass., 1868-.
- Guide to the Eugene Clarence Gardner Papers
- Under Revision
- compiled by Janet Elaine Gertz
- September 1981
- Description rules
- Finding Aid Created In Accordance With Manuscripts And Archives Processing Manual
- Language of description note
- Finding aid written in English.
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