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MS Am 2199

Gardiner, William Howard, 1875-1952. William Howard Gardiner papers, ca. 1900-1950: Guide.

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Descriptive Summary

Location: b
Call No.: MS Am 2199
Repository: Houghton Library, Harvard Library, Harvard University
Creator: Gardiner, William Howard, 1875-1952.
Title: William Howard Gardiner papers,
Date(s): 1900-1950.
Quantity: 1 collection (16 boxes, (5.5 linear ft.)
Language of materials: Collection materials are in English.
Abstract: Papers reflect the involvement in naval affairs and foreign policy of consultant William Howard Gardiner.

Immediate Source of Acquisition:

52M-295. Gift of estate of William Howard Gardiner ; received: 1953 April.

Conditions Governing Access:

There are no restrictions on physical access to this material. Collection is open for research.

Preferred Citation for Publication:

William Howard Gardiner Papers, ca. 1900-1950 (MS Am 2199). Houghton Library, Harvard University.

Biographical / Historical

Gardiner was a consultant on world politics and naval affairs. He was active in the Navy League of the United States and served for a time as vice-president and president and as an unofficial consultant of both the U.S. Navy and State Departments. The Navy League was founded in 1902 as a civilian organization dedicated to the education of citizens and to the support of those in the sea-services and their families.

Scope and Contents

These papers reflect Gardiner's work and interest in the fields of naval affairs and foreign policy. Includes correspondence, compositions, notes, notebooks, clippings, and printed pamphlets.

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