Item Gardiner MSS 41.19 - Third copy of My Working Years by Sir Alan Gardiner (1962)

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Gardiner MSS 41.19


Third copy of My Working Years by Sir Alan Gardiner (1962)


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Presented by Mr Rolf Gardiner (Sir Alan H. Gardiner's son) to the Ashmolean Museum / Griffith Institute Library in 1964.

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Transferred from the Sackler Library in October 2021 (

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Third copy of My Working Years by Sir Alan Gardiner (1962).

With an unsigned dedication on the front matter by Mr Rolf Gardiner:

"For the Library of the Griffiths[sic] Institute
on the occasion of a Memorial Dinner
held, by invitation of the Provost, at the
Queen's College, Oxford, in commemoration of
Sir Alan Gardiner
on Saturday 23 May 1964

Followed by the signatures of the attendees.

With an enclosure at the back containing the souvenir booklet printed by Oxford University Press on the occasion of the Memorial Dinner (sections: "Menu", "Sir Alan Gardiner, Kt.", a portrait photograph, and "Sir Alan Gardiner's Publications"), and a loose calling card of Rolf Gardiner.

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Copyright Griffith Institute, University of Oxford

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