University of Texas at Austin

Erle Stanley Gardner

Creator: Gardner, Erle Stanley, 1889-1970
Title: Erle Stanley Gardner Papers
Dates: 1838; 1931-1972, undated
Extent: 227 document boxes (93.33 linear feet), 4 oversize folders (osf), 173 galley folders (gf)
Abstract: The papers of American lawyer and author Erle Stanley Gardner (1889–1970) include manuscripts for hundreds of works by the creator best known for his Perry Mason series of detective stories. The papers include scripts for the Perry Mason radio show and for the later television series, documents from the Court of Last Resort legal project, as well as extensive correspondence. Elsewhere in the Ransom Center are Gardner-related art, books, moving images, personal effects, photographs, sound recordings, and vertical file materials.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-01530
Language: English
Access: Open for research. This collection is fully described in the Ransom Center's onsite card catalog. Please contact the Center for details about content or accessibility: Reference