The Archibald Gardner papers (1800s) consist of a typewritten transcription of Archibald Gardner's (1815-1857) short diary (14 pages). The diary gives an extensive genealogy of the Gardner family and their Scottish origins. Although brief, this account describes the daily trials and experiences of the early 1800s.
The Milford I. and Alda F. Gardner papers contains addresses and articles on Mormon doctrines and LDS Seminary teaching materials. Included in the papers are issues of The Redeemed Hebrew, a newspaper directed to the conversion of Jews to Christianity along with genealogical materials on the Gardner and Fugel families and Milford Gardner's diary of a Mormon mission to the Eastern States, 1926-1928 and the diary of Alda F. Gardner.