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Collection C0020 - Martin Gardner collection of bookplates.

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CA ACU SPC C0020

Title

Martin Gardner collection of bookplates.

Date(s)

  • [19--] (Creation)

Level of description

Collection

Extent and medium

15 items.

Context area

Name of creator

Biographical history

American journalist and writer, born in 1914. Best known for his "Mathematical Games" column in Scientific American. Biographical information in Contemporary Authors, v. 73-76, p. 226.

Archival history

Donated by Martin Gardner.

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Content and structure area

Scope and content

Collection consists of bookplates of Eugène, Pascal, Willy, Carlos and Marina Strens, bookplate and business card of Bianca Strens Hatfield, and Ex Libris listing of Eugène Strens bookplates.

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No restrictions on access.

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Language and script notes

Text in English.

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Related units of description

For additional archival material relating to Martin Gardner see Leon Bankoff (Acc 5167, 5168). Collection is part of the Eugène Strens Recreational Mathematics Collection.

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Printed material.

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3249115

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