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Finding Aid for the Lomax Lamb Collection (MUM00149)

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Finding Aid for the Lomax Lamb Collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Lomax Lamb Collection
Dates: 1957-1961
Collector: Lamb, Lomax B., 1917-1981
Physical Extent: 1 box (.417 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00149
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Collection of correspondence between Lomax B. Lamb and William Faulkner

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Donated by Knox Lamb to the University of Mississippi, 1983.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 8 June 2009.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Subject Terms

Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
Lamb, Lomax B., 1917-1981
Franklin, Malcolm



Biographical Note

Lomax B. Lamb of Marks, Mississippi, acted as attorney to Malcolm Franklin, son of Estelle from her first marriage to Cornell Franklin.

Scope and Content Note

Collection of correspondence sent to Lomax B. Lamb by Faulkner. Correspondence primarily concerns a gun Faulkner purchased for his step-son Malcolm, which Faulkner wishes returned upon Malcolm's divorce.

User Information

Prefered Citation

Lomax Lamb Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

Lomax Lamb Collection is open for research.

Folder 7 has been restricted.

Copyright Restrictions

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Related Material

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

Container List

Folder 1 Xeroxes
Folder 2 T.L.S., "Charlottesville, Sunday", Faulkner to Mr. Lamb, plus autograph envelope postmarked 19 April 1957, Charlottesville, VA. (2 items)
Scope: Concerning payment to Lamb and Malcolm's health
Folder 3 T.L.S., "Oxford, Miss. 15 Oct. 1957", Faulkner to Mr. Lamb, plus autograph envelope postmarked 16 October 1957, Oxford, Miss. (2 items)
Scope: Concerning a gun Faulkner purchased and Malcolm's impending divorce
Folder 4 T.L., "Oxford, Miss. 8 Sept., 1959", Faulkner to Mr. Lamb (2 pages)
Scope: Concerning a gun Faulkner purchased for Malcolm, which he wishes returned
Folder 4 Handwritten note (Undated) and autograph envelope postmarked 8 September 1959, Oxford, Miss. (2 items)
Folder 5 A.L.S. (Undated), Faulkner to Mr. Lamb, plus autograph envelope postmarked 13 September 1959, Oxford, Miss.
Scope: Concerning a check written by Malcolm to Faulkner
Folder 6 A.D.S., a promissory note dated 11 February 1961, signed by W.W. and Mrs. W.W. Joor.
Folder 7 RESTRICTED. T.L.S., "April 30th", Faulkner to Mr. Lamb, plus typed envelope postmarked 30 April 1957., Charlottesville, VA. (2 pages + envelope)