Ernest Sandeen Papers
Scope and Content
Alphabetical files, professional files, personal files, and Notre Dame files, including drafts of poems, correspondence, teaching material, memorabilia, certificates, diplomas and clippings documenting his career as a poet and as a professor.
- Creation: 1931-1998.
- Sandeen, Ernest Emanuel, 1908- (Person)
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Conditions Governing Access
Governed by contract; some Notre Dame material restricted by policy.
American poet, author of several volumes of poetry, Ernest Sandeen earned a B. Litt. degree from Oxford University (1933) and a Ph.D. from the University of Iowa (1940). After serving in the U.S. Navy during World War II, he began his teaching career in the English department at Notre Dame in 1946. He served as chair of the department, 1965-1968, and won the Sheedy Award for excellence in teaching in 1976. He died in 1997 at the age of 88.
30 linear feet
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Eileen Sandeen via Eric Sandeen.
- Ernest Sandeen Papers
- University of Notre Dame Archives
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