C. Harvey Gardiner papers, 1785-2000 | Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center
ID: 3/RG 4/FP 17-13-F7
Extent: 7.0 Cubic Feet
Predominant Dates: 1948-2000
Subjects (links to similar collections)
Scope and Contents: The C. Harvey Gardiner papers consists of correspondence, newspaper clippings, manuscripts, published and unpublished writings, book galleys, and tape recordings documenting his literary and educational career. The contents include Gardiner's Honor's Day Speech calling for the resignation of SIU's President Delyte Morris, his testimony before congress about the internment of Peruvian Japanese in the United States during World War II, and many writings and speeches against the Vietnam War and SIU's Center for Vietnamese Studies. This collection also contains manuscripts of Gardiner's published writings such as, The Constant Captain, Naval Power in the Conquest of Mexico, and A Study in Dissent: The Warren-Gerry Correspondence 1776-1792. Also documented are his unpublished works, such as Mountains to Climb, The Japanese and the Caribbean, and an abridged and edited version of William Hickling Perscott's History of the Conquest of Peru, as well as multiple articles, essays, speeches, and letters to the editor. Recordings of Gardiner's radio show, Latin America: Perspectives are documented on cassette tapes as are multiple speeches and radio interviews.