Papers of H. Rolf Gardiner
Scope and Contents
This collection comprises Rolf Gardiners (RG) work on the youth movements of Britain and Europe, His travels with dance and folk groups, his furtherance of the restoration and conservation of his estate and his writings on conservation, agriculture and landscape husbandry. There is also a fair amount of personal material ranging from his birth, schooling, later life and death, correspondence with friends and visits to other countries. Some material pertains to his friendships in Germany, and there a few indications of the problems he had with his association with the National Socialist movement in Germany, this collection containing a letter to Dr Goebbels, praising the 'national renewal' that the party had begun.
Conditions Governing Access
Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact firstname.lastname@example.org. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
Conditions Governing Use
The copyright in Rolf Gardeners papers rests with his daughter, Mrs Rosalind Richards, to whom enquires should be directed. She also retains some family papers. Address: Mrs Rosalind Richards, c/o Springhead, Fontmell Magna, Dorset, SP7ONU
60 archive box(es) (60 archival boxes, 59 files (box and lever-arch) and 9 microfilm)
59 file(s) (60 archival boxes, 59 files (box and lever-arch) and 9 microfilm)
9 item(s) (60 archival boxes, 59 files (box and lever-arch) and 9 microfilm)
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Immediate Source of Acquisition
Purchased by Cambridge University Library in 1991 from his daughter Mrs Rosalind Richards.
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