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Dr. Mary Judith Dunbar Papers

 Unprocessed Material
Identifier: 2017.08.31

Content Description

This accession arrived in two separate accruals. The first donation of twelve boxes arrived in August 2017. The second accrual of four boxes arrived in February 2019. Twelve records cartons, one archives box and one oversize folder of teaching materials, correspondence, research files, and publications documenting Dr. Dunbar's tenure as a professor in the English and theater departments at Santa Clara University. Of note are materials related to actor Sir Patrick Stewart, who was a visiting artist at SCU in 1983.

Acquisition Type



This collection was donated by Dr. Mary Judith Dunbar in August 2017. A second accrual arrived in February 2019 and was added to the original donation.

Restrictions Apply



  • 1966-2015


17 linear feet (16 records cartons, one archives box, one oversize folder, one rolled oversize poster)


Box 1: Association for Creative Theatre, Education and Research (A.C.T.E.R.) files Correspondence, programs/playbills, etc. Robert McAfee Brown articles and lecture notes Box 2: Playbills, calendars, newsletters Teaching materials Association for Creative Theatre, Education and Research (A.C.T.E.R.) files Box 3: Denise Levertov files Box 4: Articles (various drafts and revisions) for Shakespeare Quarterly and correspondence Royal Shakespeare Company correspondence related to residencies and visits Box 5: Photographs Publications: King Henry V; The White Devil; The Letters of Saint Julie Billiart; Virginia Woolf Miscellany; Vincent van Gogh; The Drawings of Rembrandt Teaching materials Research files Postcards Box 6: Artworks Publications: Shakespeare Quarterly Teaching materials: The Winter’s Tale Playbills and various Shakespeare festival brochures Audio cassette tapes: The Winter’s Tale Box 7: Faculty activities reports Patrick Stewart visit and interview files Denise Levertov correspondence Box 8: Audio cassette tapes and VHS: Robert McAfee Brown; various Shakespeare performances; interviews Floppy disks Box 9: CDs and Audio cassette tapes: Denise Levertov President’s Lecture Series and poetry readings Audio cassette tapes: Swander interviews; Institute on War and Conscience; El Salvador Box 10: Slides: Austria, The Winter’s Tale and other Slide viewer Floppy disks: “Non-book Stewart and other WT productions and papers” and other Box 11: Slides: Florence, Rome, Salzburg, Prague and various other locations CDs: Chapters, Appendix, bibliography, list of illustrations, short credits Box 12: Slides: The Winter’s Tale; Statue scene Publications: King Lear Photographs Teaching materials Box 13: Slides: Renaissance; King Lear; As You Like It; Pericles; Peter Brook; RSC; Eyre; OSF, etc. Oversize materials: Fritz Eichenberg prints Eliot Porter prints Denise Levertov poems Poster of the Royal Shakespeare Company’s production of The Winter’s Tale SECOND ACCRUAL (Arrived on 2.28.2019): Box 14: Ignatian Faculty Forum materials, 2005-2015 Box 15: Permissions files, 1995-2008 Box 16: The Winter’s Tale files, 1981-1998 Box 17: Shakespeare teaching (?) files, 1990-2013