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Guide to the Sarah Sandford Commonplace Book of Poetry
MS-M049  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Important Information for Researchers
  • Collection Scope and Content Summary
  • Indexing Terms

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Sarah Sandford commonplace book of poetry
    Date: 1842
    Collection Number: MS-M049
    Creator: Sandford, Sarah
    Extent: 0.1 linear foot (1 folder)
    Languages: The collection is in English.
    Repository: University of California, Irvine. Library. Special Collections and Archives.
    Irvine, California 92623-9557
    Abstract: Sarah Sandford of Lodi, New York recorded her favorite poems by Lord Byron, William Wordsworth, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and others in this handwritten notebook. She also recorded a recipe for ginger snaps and a Biblical passage.

    Important Information for Researchers

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California, but the material is in the public domain. For permissions to reproduce or to publish, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    Sarah Sandford Commonplace Book of Poetry. MS-M49. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
    For the benefit of current and future researchers, please cite any additional information about sources consulted in this collection, including permanent URLs, item or folder descriptions, and box/folder locations.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of Professor Robert Folkenflik and Vivian Folkenflik in memory of Nora Folkenflik, 2004.

    Processing History

    Processed by Michelle Light, 2007.

    Collection Scope and Content Summary

    The handwritten notebook by Sarah Sandford of Lodi, New York is titled "Commonplace book of poetry" on its second page. Within the notebook, Sandford recorded her favorite poems by Lord Byron, William Wordsworth, Letitia Elizabeth Landon, Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, and others. She also recorded a recipe for ginger snaps and a Biblical passage.
    The sewn notebook (16.5 cm x 19.5 cm) was commercially produced with a marbled paper cover. The first 32 leaves have writing on them; the last 11 leaves are blank.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Sandford, Sarah -- Archives
    English poetry -- 19th century
    American poetry -- 19th century

    Genres and Formats of Materials

    Commonplace books -- 19th century -- Women authors