Finding aid for the A. Johnston Books Collection

MUM00148

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00148/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Johnston, Araminte Stone
Title
A. Johnston Books Collection
ID
MUM00148
Date
1867-1940
Extent
1 box
Abstract:
Collection of two books from A. Johnston, burned in the Phil Stone's 1942 Oxford home fire.

Prefered Citation

A. Johnston Books Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Scope and Content Note

Collection of two books from A. Johnston, burned in the 1942 fire at Phil Stone's Oxford home. They include: William Faulkner's The Hamlet and Algernon Charles Swinburne's  Laus Veneris and other Poems. Both books are in fragile conditions due to the fire.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The A. Johnston Books Collection is open for research.

These materials have been damaged in a fire and are in very fragile condition.

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, 9 June 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

Format(s)

  • books
  • novels
  • poems

Personal Name(s)

  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
  • Swinburne, Algernon Charles, 1837-1909

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Collection Inventory

Faulkner, William. The Hamlet. New York: Random House, 1940. First Printing. 

General note

Inscribed by Faulkner, "To Phil... William Faulkner Oxford, Mississippi, 28 Match 1940." Inscription by Phil Stone reads, "Phil Stone Oxford, Mississippi March 25, 1940." Condition: Charred edges (work damaged during 1942 fire at the Stone Home), fragile.

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Swinburne, Algernon Charles. Laus Veneris and other Poems. New York: Carelton, 1867. 

General note

Inscribed on front endpaper, "L.Q.C. Lamar." The work also contains several annotations by Phil Stone of Oxford, MS. Condition: Charred edges (work damaged during the 1942 fire at the Stone home), fragile.

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