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Martin Gardner kept voluminous correspondence with amateur and professional mathematicians worldwide throughout his career. His files are a treasure trove of information about all areas of recreational mathematics. Does anybody here know whether any portion of those files will be made available to the public for research purposes?

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According to a simple Google search, the papers were donated to Stanford.

http://www.oac.cdlib.org/data/13030/6s/kt6s20356s/files/kt6s20356s.pdf

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I did, in fact, search Google for about fifteen minutes before posting, but clearly your skills are better than mine. Thanks! –  Timothy Chow Jun 22 '10 at 17:43
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"martin gardner" papers –  Gerald Edgar Jun 23 '10 at 0:34
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that was the Google search –  Gerald Edgar Jun 23 '10 at 0:34

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