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Sandra Donaldson Papers, 1826-1862, 1980-2012

Collection Overview

Title: Sandra Donaldson Papers, 1826-1862, 1980-2012

ID: OGLMC/1618

Creator: Donaldson, Sandra

Extent: 2.5 Linear Feet

Date Acquired: 10/31/2012

Languages: English [eng]

Abstract

UND Professor of English, 1977-2012

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The Sandra Donaldson Papers include Dr. Donaldson’s working photocopies of various editions of poems published by Elizabeth Barrett Browning during her lifetime and used by Dr. Sandra Donaldson for The Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 5 Volumes, London, Pickering & Chatto, 2010.

The photocopies consist of An Essay on Mind, with Other Poems, 1826: 1 vol., Prometheus Bound, and Miscellaneous Poems, 1838: 1 vol., The Seraphim and Other Poems, 1838, editions of Poems, 1844: 2 vols., 1850: 2 vols., 1853: 2 vols., 1856: 3 vols., two editions of Aurora Leigh, 1857, 1859, Poems Before Congress, 1860: 1 vol., Last Poems, posthumous, 1862: 1 vol..

Also included are journals in which articles and reviews by Sandra Donaldson are published: “’Motherhood’s Advent in Power’: Elizabeth Barrett Browning’s Poems about Motherhood” Victorian Poetry, Spring 1980, pgs. 51-60; “‘Ophelia’ in Elizabeth Siddal’s Poem ‘A Year and a Day’”, The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies, November 1981, pgs. 127-33; “Elizabeth Barrett Browning by Angela Leighton reviewed by Sandra Donaldson” Studies in Browning and His Circle, Vol. 15 1987, pgs. 77-80; “Christina Rossetti: The Poetry of Endurance by Dolores Rosenblum reviewed by Sandra Donaldson” Studies in Browning and His Circle, Vol. 16 1988.

Also included are several newspaper articles from The Grand Forks Herald as well as articles from UND publications on Donaldson’s EBB anthology and scholarly achievements. Also enclosed is a speech given by Janet Rex on May 2014 in honor of Sandra Donaldson’s retirement and influence on the Women’s Studies Program at the University of North Dakota. Photographs of the retirement tea party accompany the transcription of the speech.

The arrangement of all pieces retains the original order of the creator.

Administrative Information

Accruals: Donaldson donated additional material in October 2014; 2014-3261

Access Restrictions: Open for inspection under the Rules and Regulations of the Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections.

Acquisition Source: Sandra Donaldson, Grand Forks, North Dakota

Acquisition Method: Donation; 2013-3213.  A signed Certificate of Gift was received from Sandra Donaldson on April 7, 2014, after which the collection was formally opened for research.

Related Publications:

Publications written by Sandra Donaldson:

Critical essays on Elizabeth Barrett Browning.  New York: G.K. Hall, 1999.

Elizabeth Barrett Browning: an annotated bibliography of the commentary and criticism, 1826-1990.  New York: G.K. Hall, 1993.

Publications edited by Sandra Donaldson:

Florentine friends: the letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning and Robert Browning to Isa Blagden, 1850-1861.  Winfield, Kan.: Wedgestone Press, 2009.

The works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning.  London: Pickering & Chatto, 2010.

Preferred Citation: (Description of Item). Sandra Donaldson Papers.  OGLMC 1618, Box #, Folder #.  Elwyn B. Robinson Department of Special Collections, Chester Fritz Library, University of North Dakota, Grand Forks.

Processing Information: Processed by Devon Olson, Special Collections Volunteer, in December 2013.

Other URL: http://library.und.edu/holdings.php?id=ODIN_ALEPH008187776


Box and Folder Listing

Series 1: Elizabeth Barrett Browning MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 1Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Contents of the collection as described by Sandra DonaldsonAdd to your cart.
Folder 2: An Essay On Mind, with Other Poems, 1826Add to your cart.
1 Vol.
Folder 3: Prometheus Bound, and Miscellaneous Poems, 1833Add to your cart.
1 Vol.
Folder 4: The Seraphim and Other Poems, 1838Add to your cart.
1 Vol., missing pgs. 80-183, 200-95, 302-07, 314-27, 344-60
Folder 5: Poems, 1844, Vol. 1Add to your cart.
missing pgs 1-21
Folder 6: Poems, 1844, Vol. 2Add to your cart.
missing pgs. 1-21
Folder 7: Poems, 1850, Vol. 1, folder 1 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Poems, 1850, Vol. 1, folder 2 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 9: Poems, 1850, Vol. 1, folder 3 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Poems, 1850, Vol. 2, folder 1 of 4Add to your cart.
Folder 11: Poems, 1850, Vol. 2, folder 2 of 4Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Poems, 1850, Vol. 2, folder 3 of 4Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Poems, 1850, Vol. 2, folder 4 of 4Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Poems, 1853, Vol. 1, folder 1 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 15: Poems, 1853, Vol. 1, folder 2 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 16: Poems, 1853, Vol. 1, folder 3 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Poems, 1853, Vol. 2, folder 1 of 5Add to your cart.
Folder 18: Poems, 1853, Vol. 2, folder 2 of 5Add to your cart.
Folder 19: Poems, 1853, Vol. 2, folder 3 of 5Add to your cart.
Folder 20: Poems, 1853, Vol. 2, folder 4 of 5Add to your cart.
Folder 21: Poems, 1853, Vol. 2, folder 5 of 5Add to your cart.
Folder 22: Poems, 1856, Vol. 1, folder 1 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 23: Poems, 1856, Vol. 1, folder 2 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 24: Poems, 1856, Vol. 1, folder 3 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 25: Poems, 1856, Vol. 2, folder 1 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 26: Poems, 1856, Vol. 2, folder 2 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 27: Poems, 1856, Vol. 2, folder 3 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 28: Poems, 1856, Vol. 3, folder 1 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 29: Poems, 1856, Vol. 3, folder 2 of 3Add to your cart.
Folder 30: Poems, 1856, Vol. 3, folder 3 of 3Add to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 1: Aurora Leigh, 1857, 1st edition, folder 1 of 2Add to your cart.
Folder 2: Aurora Leigh, 1857, 1st edition, folder 2 of 2Add to your cart.
Folder 3: Aurora Leigh, 1859, 2nd edition, folder 1 of 4Add to your cart.
Folder 4: Aurora Leigh, 1859, 2nd edition, folder 2 of 4Add to your cart.
Folder 5: Aurora Leigh, 1859, 2nd edition, folder 3 of 4Add to your cart.
Folder 6: Aurora Leigh, 1859, 2nd edition, folder 4 of 4Add to your cart.
Folder 7: Poems Before Congress, 1860Add to your cart.
Folder 8: Last Poems, 1862, folder 1 of 2Add to your cart.
missing pgs. 91-96
Folder 9: Last Poems, 1862, folder 2 of 2Add to your cart.
missing pgs. 91-96
Series 2: Sandra Donaldson MaterialsAdd to your cart.
Box 2Add to your cart.
Folder 10: Victorian Poetry, Spring 1980, "Motherhood's Advent in Power: Elizabeth Barrett Browning's Poems About Motherhood" by Sandra Donaldson (pages 51-60)Add to your cart.
Folder 11: The Journal of Pre-Raphaelite Studies, Nov. 1981, "'Ophelia' in Elizabeth Siddal's Poem 'A Year and a Day'" by Sandra Donaldson (pages 127-133)Add to your cart.
Folder 12: Studies in Browning and His Circle, Vol. 15 1987, "'Elizabeth Barrett Browning' by Angela Leighton reviewed by Sandra Donaldson" (pages 77-80)Add to your cart.
Folder 13: Studies in Browning and His Circle, Vol. 16 1988, "'Christina Rossetti: The Poetry of Endurance' by Dolores Rosenblum reviewed by Sandra Donaldson" (pages 156-158)Add to your cart.
Folder 14: Photographs and Text of Speech by Janet Rex at May 4, 2012 High Tea Retirement PartyAdd to your cart.
Folder 15: Newspaper Clippings from the Grand Forks Herald:Add to your cart.
Item 1: "UND hands out honors at 117th Founders Day", February 25, 2000Add to your cart.
Item 2: "UND English Professor unearths previously unknown manuscript: Sandra Donaldson's career focuses on works of Elizabeth Barrett", September 4, 2009Add to your cart.
Item 3: "Turning the page: UND professor Sandra Donaldson, feminist and scholar, calling it a career", April 24, 2012Add to your cart.
Folder 16: UND Publications:Add to your cart.
Item 1: University Letter, May 13, 2010, "Sandra Donaldson in London for book launch"Add to your cart.
Item 2: Discovery Online, December 9, 2010, "The works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning"Add to your cart.
Item 3: University Letter, February 14, 2011, "Robinson Lecture examines early writings of Elizabeth Barrett Browning"Add to your cart.
Folder 17: Research Paper: "Transcription and Annotation of Lawrence Ferlinghetti Correspondence Regarding the 5th Annual Writers Conference at the University of North Dakota, 1974" by Jeremy Bold, 6 May 2005, May 2005Add to your cart.
Written for Donaldson's English 415 Course
Folder 18: Donaldson's Final Exam for English 201 at SUNY Buffalo, 1968Add to your cart.
Folder 19: E-mails and Correspondence related to The Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, 2008Add to your cart.