Finding aid for the William Faulkner Foundation Collection

MUM00143

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00143/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
William Faulkner Foundation
Title
William Faulkner Foundation Collection
ID
MUM00143
Date [inclusive]
1922-1968
General Physical Description note
1 box (.417 linear feet)
Abstract:
Correspondence, clippings and miscellaneous printed items regarding scholarship at the University of Mississippi Faulkner collection and acquisition of materials.

Prefered Citation

William Faulkner Foundation Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, clippings and miscellaneous printed items regarding scholarship at the University of Mississippi Faulkner collection and acquisition of materials. Of note in this collection is the inventory of the Rowan Oak house and library. Correspondence primarily focuses on access to the University of Mississippi Faulkner Collections and acquisition of materials; however, the collection includes a xeroxed letter from Faulkner concerning his views on segregation. Finally, the collection includes a commencement address on Faulkner, given by Paul Flowers of the Memphis Commercial Appeal.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The William Faulkner Foundation Collection is open for research.

Copyright Restrictions

The copyright law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code) governs the making of photocopies or other reproductions of copyrighted material. Under certain conditions specified in the law, libraries and archives are authorized to furnish a photocopy or other reproduction. One of these specified conditions is that the photocopy or reproduction is not to be "used for any purpose other than private study, scholarship or research." If a user makes a request for, or later uses, a photocopy or reproduction for purposes in excess of "fair use", that user may be liable for copyright infringement.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, October 2009.

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Related Materials

Resources at the University of Mississippi

For a description of the William Faulkner archival collections housed at the University of Mississippi, please view our William Faulkner Subject Guide

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • Rowan Oak (Oxford, Miss.)
  • William Faulkner Foundation

Format(s)

  • clippings
  • correspondence
  • inventories

Geographic Name(s)

  • Oxford (Miss.) -- History

Personal Name(s)

  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962

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Collection Inventory

Folder 1: Letter. E.E. Davidson to Lomax Lamb 

Scope and Contents note

Concerning Rowan Oak's inventory and insurance policy

Rowan Oak Inventory, 1 October 1963   (16p.)

Folder 2: Inventory of Rowan Oak Library, 17 March 1964    (32p.)

Folder 3: Clippings concerning Faulkner and Television    (10 items)

Correspondence 

Folder 4: Xerox. William Faulkner to Mr. Kirk. 8 March 1956    (2p.)

Scope and Contents note

Concerning Faulkner's views on segregation

Folder 5: July 1957 July 1957    (4 items)

Scope and Contents note

Primarily concerning a Princeton Faulkner exhibit; correspondence between Dorothy Oldham, Mississippi Collection Curator, and James Meriwether, Princeton University. Also includes letter from Oldham to Effie McAmis concerning a geneology McAmis produced.

Folder 6: 1958 1958    (3 letters ; 6p.)

Scope and Contents note

Letters between Dorothy Oldham, Mississippi Collection Curator, and Robert H. Knox, Rutgers University

Folder 7: 1961 1961    (20 items)

Scope and Contents note

Letters between Dorothy Oldham and various academics concerning Faulkner scholarship and materials

Folder 8: 1963 1963    (26 items)

Scope and Contents note

Letters between Dorothy Oldham and various academics concerning Faulkner scholarship and acquisition of materials

Folder 9: 1964 1964    (24 items)

Scope and Contents note

Letters regarding Faulkner scholarship and access to materials; also includes a copy of a letter, dated 31 December 1964, from Lomax Lamb concerning an appeal in the case of Guy B. Taylor vs. Jill Faulkner Summers

Folder 10: 1965 1965    (4 items)

Folder 11: 1966 1966    (2 items)

Folder 12: Correspondence by Dr. Russell Pigford, 1965-1966    (14 pieces)

Scope and Contents note

In Reference to William Faulkner and Ole Miss

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Thank You Letters 

Folder 13: 1962-1963 1962-1963    (34 pieces)

Folder 14: 1964 1964    (52 pieces)

Folder 15: 1965 1965    (56 pieces)

Folder 16: 1966 1966    (36 pieces)

Folder 17: 1967 1967    (19 pieces)

Folder 18: 1968 1968    (14 pieces)

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Folder 19: Paul Flowers' Wisconsin State College commencement address, , "William Faulkner: Paradoxes or Contrasts?" 3 August 1962 

Folder 20: Prizes and Medals    (41 pieces)

Scope and Contents note

Primarily clippings concerning Faulkner's awards

Folder 21 Faulkner Foundation    (7 pieces)

Scope and Contents note

Includes Invitations and Clippings

Folder 22: Inventory. "Faulkner Material in Cage, 26 April 1972    (11 p.)

Folder 23: The Marionettes 

Scope and Contents note

Includes Clippings and order form for the Yoknapatawpha Press edition

Folder 24: Miscellaneous    (31 pieces)

General note

Contributed by Col. Cofield

Scope and Contents note

Includes Clippings and Correspondence