Archives & Special Collections:
List of Publications for Purchase
The following publications accompany past exhibitions. To purchase a catalogue please send a check to the Department of Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, PO Box 1848, University, MS 38677. Make the check payable to the "The University of Mississippi" and add a $3.00 shipping and handling fee to the listed price.New Postcards Added:
William Faulkner: Postcard, William Faulkner, 1930. Photograph taken by J.R. “Colonel” Cofield. The Cofield Collection. Price: $1 a card.
William Faulkner: Postcard, Postcard. William Faulkner, March 20, 1962. Photograph taken by Jack Cofield. The Cofield Collection. Price: $1 a card.Catalogs and Posters:
The University of Mississippi, The Formative Years, 1848-1906 (1979): A ninety-three page catalogue profusely illustrated, including striking antebellum images of the University taken by Edward C. Boynton. Price: $6.00.
William Faulkner's Gifts of Friendship: Presentation and Inscribed Copies from the Collection of Louis Daniel Brodsky (1980): An exhibition catalogue of personally inscribed books Faulkner presented to his family and friends. The catalogue reproduces these inscriptions as well as a draft of Faulkner's will. Price: $6.00.
Saxe and Bill: A Keepsake (1982): An exhibition documenting the close personal and working relationship between Faulkner and his editor at Random House, Saxe Commins. The catalogue reproduces several Faulkner letters and manuscript pages. Price: $4.00.
Brodsky: A Faulkner Collector/Scholar at Work (1983): This twelve page catalogue contains the inventory for an exhibition of material linking William Faulkner to Phil Mullen, Joan Williams, and Louis Daniel Brodsky. Price: $4.00
Eudora Welty: A Keepsake (1987): A catalogue illustrated with Welty letters and manuscript material. The cover reproduces the front of a rare pamphlet promoting Welty's first book. Sold Out.
Faulkner's Lizards and Other Short Stories from Rowan Oak (1990): A catalogue of an exhibition devoted to manuscript and typescript short stories discovered in Faulkner's home in 1971. Several Faulkner short story fragments appear here for the first time. The wrap-around dust jacket reproduces a rare photograph of the author. Catalogue price: $6.00. Poster price: $2.00.
English Magnolias: An Exhibition of Mississippi Fiction Printed in England (1992): A thirty-two page catalogue which prints for the first time an original essay by Richard Ford and reproduces numerous, seldom seen English dust jackets for books written by Mississippi authors. Price: $6.00.
Seymour Lawrence: An American Publisher (1993): A nine page catalogue commemorating the life and work of Seymour Lawrence written in celebration of the donation of his publishing archive to the University of Mississippi, Special Collections. Lawrence, a noted publisher, worked with such twentieth century authors as Kurt Vonnegut, J.P. Donleavy, Tillie Olsen, Jim Harrison, Richard Brautigan to name but a few. Price: $3.00.
Grisham: An Exhibition (1994): An illustrated catalogue with original
pieces written by Willie Morris and John Grisham. The catalogue was issued in
conjunction with the Second Annual Oxford Conference on the Book. Unnumbered catalogue
price: $6.00. Numbered and signed catalogue price: $100.00.
Folio broadside poem. William Faulkner, New Orleans (with an introductory essay by Guy Davenport and an illustration by John Scott). This first printing of "New Orleans" is from the Wynn Faulkner Poetry Collection. One hundred numbered copies were printed by Steve Miller and the University of Alabama Book Arts program on handmade paper and published on the occasion of Faulkner's centennial. Price: $150.00. Please note shipping for this broadside is $6.00 owing to its size (18 3/4x 12 1/4 cm).
Special Collections 1975-2000: A Silver Anniversary Exhibition (2001): A thirty-eight page catalogue published to celebrate the twenty-fifth anniversary of the Department of Archives and Special Collections. Highlights include reproductions of previously unknown Welty literary contributions and illustrations as well as an important unpublished Faulkner letter and rare historical Mississippiana. Catalogue price: $15.00. A poster accompanying the exhibition reproduces a Martin J. Dain photograph of diggers preparing Faulkner's grave. Price: $2.00.
Murder with Southern Hospitality: An Exhibition of Mississippi Mysteries (2004). Poster: $2.00.
Mississippi Matinee: An Exhibition of the State and the Silver Screen (2006). Poster: $2.00.