Contains personal, professional, and family papers (including
correspondence and papers of his wife, Libby Gardner) of David Pierpont Gardner, including
writings, speeches, correspondence, committee papers, and photographs.
David Pierpont Gardner was born in 1933 in Berkeley, California to Reed S. and Margaret
Pierpont Gardner. In 1958 he married Elizabeth (Libby) Furhiman, and they had four daughters
together: Karen, Shari, Lisa, and Marci. Libby died in 1991, and Gardner married Sheila S.
Rodgers in 1995. Her son, Matthew, was twelve at the time.
Number of containers: 17 cartons, 3 boxes
Linear feet: 21.25
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