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Martin Gardner Papers

Summary Information
Title: Martin Gardner Papers
Dates: 1971
Creator: Gardner, Martin
Extent: 1 folder
Location: See Detailed Descriptions for Each Title Item for Box Locations
Language: English
Collection Number: CLRC-1184
The collection contains jacket photos, reviews, and a questionnaire for 1 title.

Repository: University of Minnesota Libraries Children's Literature Research Collections

Access and Use
Access Restrictions:

Collection is open for researchers with no restrictions. Registration with the collection is required.


This collection is protected by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, U.S. Code). It is the user's responsibility to verify copyright ownership and to obtain all necessary permissions prior to the reproduction, publication, or other use of any portion of these materials.


Space Puzzles: curious questions and answers about the solar system, 1971

Biographical Sketch

Martin Gardner was born October 21,m 1914, in Tulsa, Oklahoma. His varied literary career included work as a journalist, editor, and writer. He was a mathematician who had an asteroid named after him, and has received other awards and honors, mostly in the field of science. He is perhaps best known as a skeptic and debunked. In the field of children's books, he was much influenced as a child by the stories of L. Frank Baum, and has written many articles about him. He has also produced annotated versions of Lewis Carroll's Alice books.

Biographical Source: Something About the Author vols. 16, 142

Collection Scope and Content Note

The collection contains jacket photos, reviews, and an author's questionnaire for 1 title.

Subject Terms
Indexing Terms
  • The collection is indexed under the following headings in the catalog of the University of Minnesota Libraries. Researchers desiring materials about related topics, persons or places should search the catalog using these headings.
  • Gardner, Martin
Collection Contents
 Location  Title
Space Puzzles: curious questions and answers about the solar system 1971 
Note  New York: Simon & Schuster, 1971
Box MF1267
black and white photos of jacket (30 p.)  Box MF1267
author's questionnaire, L/.C card (5 p.)  Box MF1267
reviews (11 p.)  Box MF1267