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Gardner, John Dunn
John Dunn Gardner Papers
Manuscripts Division
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1 box and 0.2 linear feet
Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1


Consists of selected papers of John Dunn Gardner, a nineteenth-century high sheriff of Cambridgeshire, England.

Collection Description & Creator Information

Scope and Contents

The collection consists of selected papers of Gardner. Included are a journal of a trip, primarily by rail, through Paris, Western Europe, on to Constantinople and other cities and villages in Turkey, from October 1855 to January 1856, with some reference notes in Greek; an autograph manuscript and notes for Gardner's pamphlet, "The Ionian Islands in Relation to Greece..." (1859), discussing the governing policy of England over these islands which were under a British protectorate from 1815-1864; and clippings of reviews of the work.

Collection Creator Biography:

Gardner, John Dunn

John Dunn Gardner was a nineteenth-century high sheriff of Cambridgeshire, England, who traveled a great deal in Europe, Greece, and Turkey.

Collection History


Acquired with matching funds provided by the Program in Hellenic Studies with the support of the Stanley J. Seeger Hellenic fund (AM1995-103).


No appraisal information is available.

Processing Information

Folder Inventory added by Hilde Creager (2015) in 2012.

Access & Use

Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. To cite or publish quotations that fall within Fair Use, as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission is required. For instances beyond Fair Use, it is the responsibility of the researcher to determine whether any permissions related to copyright, privacy, publicity, or any other rights are necessary for their intended use of the Library's materials, and to obtain all required permissions from any existing rights holders, if they have not already done so. Princeton University Library's Special Collections does not charge any permission or use fees for the publication of images of materials from our collections, nor does it require researchers to obtain its permission for said use. The department does request that its collections be properly cited and images credited. More detailed information can be found on the Copyright, Credit and Citations Guidelines page on our website. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us through the Ask Us! form.

Physical Characteristics and Technical Requirements

For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.

Credit this material:

John Dunn Gardner Papers; Manuscripts Division, Department of Special Collections, Princeton University Library

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Storage Note:
  • ReCAP (scarcpxm): Box 1