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Finding Aid for the Faulkner Postmaster Letters Collection (MUM00165)

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Finding Aid for the Faulkner Postmaster Letters Collection



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00165/
Title: Faulkner Postmaster Letters Collection
Dates: 1921-1924
Collector: Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
Physical Extent: 1 box (.417 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections.University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00165
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Collection of correspondence related to William Faulkner's three year position as Postmaster of the University of Mississippi Post Office.

Administrative Information

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 2 June 2009.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.


Subject Terms

Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
University of Mississippi
Postmasters -- Oxford (Miss.)
Postal service


Formats

correspondence


Scope and Content Note

Collection of correspondence related to William Faulkner's three year position as Postmaster of the University of Mississippi Post Office.


User Information

Prefered Citation

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

Access Restrictions

The Faulkner Postmaster Letters Collection is open for research.

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


Arrangement

This collection is arranged chronologically with two non-chronological additions listed separately.


Container List

Folder 1 T.L.S. [W. C. Falkner] [initialed "F"], United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to [Chancellor J. N. Powers], 27 June 1922, / "All first class mail is cleared..."
Folder 2 T.L.S. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, 14 August 1922, / "On Monday morning, August 6..."
Folder 3 T.L.S. Photocopy. W. C. Falkner, Postmaster, to Chancellor J. N. Powers, 27 September 1922, / "Rumors have reached me . . "
Folder 4 T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, 27 September 1922, / "This is to acknowledge receipt..."
Folder 5 T.L. Carbon copy. Vice-Chancellor Alfred Hume, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, 27 September 1922, / "I am just in receipt..."
Folder 6 T.L.S. Photocopy. J. N. Powers, Office of the Chancellor, University, Mississippi, to William Falkner, 6 April 1923, / "When may we expect the envelopes..."
Folder 7 T.L.S. W. C. Falkner, United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to Office of the Chancellor, 14 April 1923, / "Reference to an order for stamped envelopes..."
Folder 8 T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, 17 April 1923, / "Answering your inquiry of the 14th..."
Folder 9 T.L. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, 7 August 1923, / "Complaints have come to this office..."
Folder 10 T.L.S. W. C. Falkner, United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to Chancellor J. N. Powers, 8 August 1923, / "I have to hand your communication..." (2pp.)
Folder 11 T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, 9 August 1923, / "I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter..."
Folder 12 T.L.S. W. C. Falkner, United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to Chancellor J. N. Powers, 14 August 1923, / "Your letter of this date..."
Folder 13 T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, 14 August 1923,/ "On Monday morning, August 6..."
Folder 14 T.L. W. C. Falkner, United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to Chancellor J. N. Powers, 15 August 1923, / "Enclosed find the proper form..."
Folder 15 T.D.S. Report of the Loss, Rifling, Delay, Wrong Delivery, or Other Improper Treatment of Mail Matter, Post Office Department, Office of the Chief Inspector, Washington, D. C., Postmarked 15 August 1923. Signed by William Faulkner.
Folder 16 T.L.S. W. C. Falkner, United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to Office of the Chancellor, 25 September 1923, / "It is respectfully requested..."
Folder 17 T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, 27 September 1923, / "Complying with your request..."
Folder 18 Autograph Receipt for Registered Article. [William Falkner] received from Chancellor [Powers]. Postmarked 19 September 1924.
Folder 19 T.N. [W. C. Falkner], United Sttes Post Office, to Office of the Chancellor, Undated / "For the information of the superintendent..."
Folder 20 T.N. [W. C. Falkner], United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, Undated / "The original order of about March 15..."
Accretion 90-43
Folder 21 T.L.S. M. C. Falkner, Office of the Secretary, University of Mississippi, to "My Dear Doctor" [Chancellor Powers], 24 October 1921, / "My Son M. C. Falkner, Jr. is an applicant..."
Folder 22 T.L. Carbon Copy. Chancellor [Powers], University of Mississippi, to M. C. Falkner, 25 October 1921, / "I have your letter asking me..."
Accretion 91-56
Folder 23 T.L.S. R. L. Brown, Secretary of the Mississipi Senate, Jackson, to [Chancellor J. N. Powers], 28 February 1924, / "I am directed by the Senate to transmit..."
Folder 24 T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to Honorable R. L. Brown, Secretary of the Senate, Jackson, 1 March 1924, / "This is to acknowledge the receipt..."
Folder 25 T.L.S. Photocopy. Phil Stone, Oxford, Mississippi, to Senator John Sharp Williams, 1 May 1922, / "I am writing you with regard..." [Original in J. S. Williams Collection]. (2pp.)
Folder 26 T.L. 5 December 1923. Chancellor Powers to Mr. H.N. Robinson, New Orleans Louisiana.
Scope: References number of uncancelled letters sent on the train by University students