Gardner Notebooks

Scope and Content

Handwritten diaries and notebooks containing writings on Greek history, Roman mythology, notes from lectures, poetry verses and prose.

Administrative / Biographical History

Ernest Gardner was born in London. He was educated in London and Caius College Cambridge. From 1884 he was continuously employed in archaeological work, excavation, study and teaching, on many sites, especially in Greece. From 1887 to 1895 he was Director of the British School of Archaeology at Athens. He was Yates Professor of Archaeology at University College London from 1896 to 1929. Gardner published many writings on archaeology, with emphasis on Greek art, archaeology and excavations.

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