Finding aid for the Faulkner Postmaster Letters Collection

MUM00165

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00165/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
Title
Faulkner Postmaster Letters Collection
ID
MUM00165
Date [inclusive]
1921-1924
General Physical Description note
1 box (.417 linear feet)
Abstract:
Collection of correspondence related to William Faulkner's three year position as Postmaster of the University of Mississippi Post Office.

Prefered Citation

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

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Scope and Content Note

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

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Arrangement

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

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The Faulkner Postmaster Letters 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, 2 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

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Mississippi

Format(s)

  • correspondence

Personal Name(s)

  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962

Subject(s)

  • Postal service
  • Postmasters -- Oxford (Miss.)

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Collection Inventory

Folder 1: T.L.S. [W. C. Falkner] [initialed "F"], United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to [Chancellor J. N. Powers], , / "All first class mail is cleared..." 27 June 1922 

Folder 2: T.L.S. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, , / "On Monday morning, August 6..." 14 August 1922 

Folder 3: T.L.S. Photocopy. W. C. Falkner, Postmaster, to Chancellor J. N. Powers, , / "Rumors have reached me . . " 27 September 1922 

Folder 4: T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, , / "This is to acknowledge receipt..." 27 September 1922 

Folder 5: T.L. Carbon copy. Vice-Chancellor Alfred Hume, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, , / "I am just in receipt..." 27 September 1922 

Folder 6: T.L.S. Photocopy. J. N. Powers, Office of the Chancellor, University, Mississippi, to William Falkner, , / "When may we expect the envelopes..." 6 April 1923 

Folder 7: T.L.S. W. C. Falkner, United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to Office of the Chancellor, , / "Reference to an order for stamped envelopes..." 14 April 1923 

Folder 8: T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, , / "Answering your inquiry of the 14th..." 17 April 1923 

Folder 9: T.L. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, , / "Complaints have come to this office..." 7 August 1923 

Folder 10: T.L.S. W. C. Falkner, United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to Chancellor J. N. Powers, , / "I have to hand your communication..." 8 August 1923    (2pp.)

Folder 11: T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, , / "I beg to acknowledge the receipt of your letter..." 9 August 1923 

Folder 12: T.L.S. W. C. Falkner, United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to Chancellor J. N. Powers, , / "Your letter of this date..." 14 August 1923 

Folder 13: T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, ,/ "On Monday morning, August 6..." 14 August 1923 

Folder 14: T.L. W. C. Falkner, United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to Chancellor J. N. Powers, , / "Enclosed find the proper form..." 15 August 1923 

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 . Signed by William Faulkner. 15 August 1923 

Folder 16: T.L.S. W. C. Falkner, United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, to Office of the Chancellor, , / "It is respectfully requested..." 25 September 1923 

Folder 17: T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to W. C. Falkner, , / "Complying with your request..." 27 September 1923 

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, / "For the information of the superintendent..." Undated 

Folder 20: T.N. [W. C. Falkner], United States Post Office, University, Mississippi, / "The original order of about March 15..." Undated 

Accretion 90-43 

Folder 21: T.L.S. M. C. Falkner, Office of the Secretary, University of Mississippi, to "My Dear Doctor" [Chancellor Powers], , / "My Son M. C. Falkner, Jr. is an applicant..." 24 October 1921 

Folder 22: T.L. Carbon Copy. Chancellor [Powers], University of Mississippi, to M. C. Falkner, , / "I have your letter asking me..." 25 October 1921 

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Accretion 91-56 

Folder 23: T.L.S. R. L. Brown, Secretary of the Mississipi Senate, Jackson, to [Chancellor J. N. Powers], , / "I am directed by the Senate to transmit..." 28 February 1924 

Folder 24: T.L. Carbon copy. Chancellor J. N. Powers, University, Mississippi, to Honorable R. L. Brown, Secretary of the Senate, Jackson, , / "This is to acknowledge the receipt..." 1 March 1924 

Folder 24: T.L.S. Photocopy. Phil Stone, Oxford, Mississippi, to Senator John Sharp Williams, , / "I am writing you with regard..." [Original in J. S. Williams Collection]. 1 May 1922    (2pp.)

Folder 26: T.L. . Chancellor Powers to Mr. H.N. Robinson, New Orleans Louisiana. 5 December 1923 

Scope and Contents note

References number of uncancelled letters sent on the train by University students

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