Robert Edward Gard Papers, 1946-1976

Summary Information

Title: Robert Edward Gard Papers
Inclusive Dates: 1946-1976

  • Gard, Robert Edward, 1910-
Call Number: Wis Mss WA; Audio 182A; AE 029-AE 044; CC 170-CC 175; CC 991-CC 992; M2002-078

Quantity: 0.4 cubic feet (1 archives box), 1 tape recording, and 24 reels of film (16 mm); plus additions of 0.8 cubic feet

Archival Locations:
Wisconsin Historical Society (Map)

Papers of Robert Gard, an educator, writer, and founder-director of the Wisconsin Idea Theatre of the University of Wisconsin (1945- ). The collection consists of plays based on Wisconsin history and folklore which were written or narrated by Gard for the Wisconsin College of the Air and the Wisconsin Idea Radio Theatre, two series broadcast by WHA, as well as books and films. One College of the Air production, Lost on the Lady Elgin, is available on tape.

Language: English

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