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Finding Aid for the Rowan Oak Papers (MUM00172)

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Finding Aid for the Rowan Oak Papers



Descriptive Summary

PURL: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00172/
Title: Rowan Oak Papers
Dates: 1927-1938
Collector: Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
Physical Extent: 4 boxes (1.668 linear feet)
Repository: University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections. University, MS 38677, USA
Identification: MUM00172
Language of Material: English
Abstract: Several thousand sheets of autograph and typescript drafts of poems, short stories, film scripts and novels written by Faulkner in some of his most creative years, between 1925 and 1939.

Administrative Information

Acquisition Information

Manuscripts acquired by the University of Mississippi from Mrs. Estelle Oldham Faulkner.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Original record mounted by Chatham Ewing. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 23 June 2009.

Additions

No further additions are expected to this collection.

Alternative Formats

User photocopies of these manuscripts are provided for research.


Subject Terms

Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Manuscripts
Rowan Oak (Oxford, Miss.)


Formats

manuscripts (document genre)
typescripts


Historical Note

Discovered in a broom closet at Faulkner's home, Rowan Oak, 31 August 1970 by James W. Webb and Mr. Beverly Smith, the manuscripts comprising the Rowan Oak Papers were stored in a vault at the University of Mississippi and examined by Mrs. Estelle Faulkner, October 1971. Upon Mrs. Faulkner's death, 11 May 1972, ownership of the papers transfered to Jill Summers. Upon direction by Mrs. Summers, the manuscripts were microfilmed by the University of Virginia Libraries as an addition to their Faulkner collections, accessioned 24 February 1981. The University of Mississippi purchased the Rowan Oak papers from Mrs. Summers, 8 July 1982, forming the cornerstone of its Faulkner collection.


Scope and Content Note

Absalom, Absalom! : Random House first published this novel in 1936.

"Absolution": Faulkner worked on a treatment for the MGM film "Absolution" in 1932.

"Admonishes His Heart": This unpublished poem is dated in typescript "14 march 1927."

"The Afternoon of a Cow": This short story first appeared in French as "L’Après-Midi d’une Vache" in Algiers in 1943. Its first publication in English appeared in Furioso (Summer 1947).

"Ambuscade": This short story first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post (September 29, 1934), and later as the first chapter in The Unvanquished (1938). [See The Unvanquished]

"And Now What’s to Do": This short story remained unpublished until its appearance in Mississippi Quarterly (Summer 1973).

"As I Lay Dying": This short story is unrelated to the 1930 novel with the same title. It is an early draft of "Spotted Horses" which appeared in Scribner’s Magazine (June 1931).

"Behold me in my feathered cap and doublet . . .": This untitled poem appeared in A Green Bough (1933).

"Beneath the apple tree Eve’s tortured shape . . .": This untitled poem appeared in A Green Bough (1933).

"Beyond Love": This is a film treatment for an unproduced screenplay set in India.

"The Brooch": This short story first appeared in Scribner’s Magazine (January 1936). It was later adapted for a CBS broadcast of "Lux Video Theatre" on April 2, 1953.

"Christmas Tree": This short story, written circa 1921, remained unpublished until The Yale Review (January 1995) printed a version based on a typescript at the Rosenbach Museum and Library in Philadelphia. Faulkner rewrote "Christmas Tree" with the new title "Two Dollar Wife." This story appeared in College Life (January 1936).

"The College Widow": Faulkner wrote a treatment for the MGM film "The College Widow" in 1932.

"A Dangerous Man": A rewriting of "A Letter to Grandmamma" which first appeared in The Uncollected Short Stories of William Faulkner (1979). [See "A Letter to Grandmamma"]

"A Dark House": "A Dark House" was an early working title for Absalom, Absalom! (1936) [See Absalom, Absalom! ].

"Drusilla": This short story was retitled and published as "Skirmish at Sartoris" in Scribner’s Magazine (April 1935) and later as a chapter in The Unvanquished (1938) [See The Unvanquished]

"A Dull Tale": This short story was unpublished until its appearance in The Uncollected Short Stories of William Faulkner (1979).

"Elmer": [See "Portrait of Elmer"].

"Evangeline": This short story was unpublished until its appearance in The Uncollected Short Stories of William Faulkner (1979).

"The Faun": This poem appeared in The Double Dealer (April 1925).

"Floyd Collins": This poem appeared in A Green Bough (1933).

"Flying the Mail": Faulkner worked on a treatment for the MGM film "Flying the Mail" in 1932.

"Golden Land": This short story was published in American Mercury (May 1935).

"Growing Pains": This unfinished, short story is a variant of "Portrait of Elmer." [See "Portrait of Elmer"]

"Introduction to The Sound and the Fury": Sometime in 1933, Faulkner worked on an introduction to a proposed limited edition of The Sound and the Fury by Random House. The new edition was to be printed in three colors to delineate the three distinct time periods covered by the narrative. Despite repeated forthcoming notices, the edition never appeared.

"Let’s see, I’ll say: Between two brief balloons . . .": This untitled poem appeared in A Green Bough (1933).

"A Letter to Grandmamma": This short story, alternatively titled "A Letter" or "The Letter," remains unpublished.

"Lizards in Jamshyd’s Courtyard": This short story first appeared in the Saturday Evening Post (February 27, 1932).

"Lo!": This short story first appeared in Story (November 1934).

"Love": This short story is a later version of one begun in the early 1920s and corresponds closely to a manuscript in the University of Virginia collection reproduced in William Faulkner Manuscripts 25 "Unpublished" Stories, Typescripts and Manuscripts (1987). Another version of the text appeared in The Missouri Review (1988).

"Marriage": This poem appears in A Green Bough (1933).

"Monk": This short story first appeared in Scribner’s Magazine (May 1937).

"Mule in the Yard": This short story first appeared in Scribner’s Magazine (August 1934).

"No moon will lighter sleep within these leaves . . .": This untitled poem remains unpublished.

"Once Aboard the Lugger": This short story first appeared in Contempo (February 1, 1932).

"Portrait of Elmer": This short story remained unpublished until The Uncollected Short Stories of William Faulkner (1979).

Pylon: Harrison Smith and Robert Haas, Inc. first published Pylon in 1935.

"Raid": This short story first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post (November 3, 1934), and later as a chapter in The Unvanquished (1938). [See The Unvanquished]

"Requiem for a Nun": Faulkner eventually resurrected the title he ascribed to this three-page aborted draft begun in 1933 for his 1951 novel by the same name.

"Resurgem Two Men Memphis Guards Episode": This short story is a draft version of "A Dull Tale." [See "A Dull Tale"]

"Retreat": This short story first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post (October 13, 1934) and later as a chapter in Faulkner’s narrative The Unvanquished (1938). [See The Unvanquished]

"A Return": This short story is a later version of "Rose of Lebanon" and first appeared in Uncollected Stories of William Faulkner (1979).

"Revolt in the Earth": Together with Dudley Nichols, Faulkner worked on the film treatment for this screenplay adaptation of Absalom, Absalom! and "Wash" in 1942.

"Rose of Lebanon": This short story remained unpublished until The Oxford American (May/June 1995).

Sanctuary: Jonathan Cape & Harrison Smith first published the novel Sanctuary in 1931.

"She lies sleeping": This poem appears in A Green Bough (1933).

"The Story of Elmer": [See "Portrait of Elmer"].

"That Will Be Fine": This short story first appeared in The American Mercury (July 1935).

"Uncle Willy": This short story first appeared in The American Mercury (October 1935).

unidentified manuscripts

"The Unvanquished": This short story first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post (November 14, 1936), and later as the chapter "Riposte in Tertio" in the book The Unvanquished (1938).

The Unvanquished: Random House first published The Unvanquished as a continuous narrative in 1938. All of the chapters except "An Odor of Verbena" appeared previously as short stories in magazines: "Ambuscade" in The Saturday Evening Post (September 29, 1934), "Retreat" in The Saturday Evening Post (October 13, 1934), "Raid" in The Saturday Evening Post (November 3, 1934), "Riposte in Tertio" under the title "The Unvanquished" in The Saturday Evening Post (November 14, 1936), "Vendée" in The Saturday Evening Post (December 5, 1936), and "Skirmish at Sartoris" in Scribner’s Magazine (April 1935).

"Vendée": This short story first appeared in The Saturday Evening Post (December 5, 1936), and later as a chapter in The Unvanquished (1938). [See The Unvanquished]

"We sit drinking tea . . .": This untitled poem appeared in A Green Bough (1933).

"What’ll I do today? with twelve . . .": Faulkner wrote this untitled, unpublished poem and dated it "Paris 27 Aug 1925."

"When evening shadows grew around …": This untitled poem appeared in Faulkner’s A Green Bough (1933).

"When I was young and proud and gay . . .": This untitled poem appeared in Faulkner’s A Green Bough (1933).

"The Wild Palms": Random House first published the novel The Wild Palms in 1939.


User Information

Prefered Citation

Rowan Oak Papers, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

Access Restrictions

The Rowan Oak Papers are open for research. Visiting scholars, graduate students, and qualified researchers are requested to complete a form (.pdf) governing the use of the Rowan Oak Papers before their visit to the University of Mississippi.

User copies are supplied to faciliate preservation of original manuscripts. Access to original manuscripts granted only at the permission of the Head of Archives and Special Collections.

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Resources at the University of Mississippi

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Arrangement

This collection is arranged in original order. For ease of research, the finding aid is presented alphabetically according to primary work; thus, some folders are not in sequential order. Poetry has been listed according to poem's title, not collection. The Inventory is also available in original order at: http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00172/.


Container List

Absalom, Absalom!
Folder 2.8 AM [Absalom, Absalom!] both leaves numbered page 2 (2 leaves)
Folder 2.38 AM [Absalom, Absalom!] numbered page 9 with a diagram of relationships between Quentin, Rosa Coldfield, Sutpen, and Mr. Compson on verso (1 leaf)
Folder 2.40 AM [Absalom, Absalom!] contains variously numbered drafts for the novel, some titled "A Dark House" Two pages dated "11 February, 1934." (32 leaves)
Folder 3.20 AM "Absalom, Absa[lom!]" (28 leaves)
"A Dark House"
Folder 2.45 AM "A Dark House" (3 leaves)
Absolution
Folder 2.27 AM ["Absolution"] (5 leaves)
Folder 2.29 AM ["Absolution"] (5 leaves)
"Admonishes His Heart"
Folder 2.58 TM "Admonishes His Heart" dated "14 march 1927" with author's annotations (1 leaf)
"The Afternoon of a Cow"
Folder 2.6 AM ["The Afternoon of a] Cow" "by Ernst V. Trueblood" (7 leaves)
"And Now What's to Do"
Folder 2.63 AM "And Now What's to Do" (2 leaves)
As I Lay Dying
Folder 3.21 "As I Lay Dying" cover on blue sheet with return address in author's hand "William Faulkner 146 MacDougal St City" and "William Faulkner c/o Ben Wasson 146 MacDougal St"
Folder 3.22 TM "As I Lay Dying" on carbon (18 leaves)
"Beyond Love"
Folder 2.18 AM ["Beyond Love"] (16 leaves)
Folder 2.25 AM ["Beyond Love"] (2 leaves)
Folder 2.30 AM ["Beyond Love"] (8 leaves)
Folder 2.32 AM ["Beyond Love"] (12 leaves)
Folder 2.34 AM "Beyond Love" (11 leaves)
Folder 2.35 AM ["Beyond Love"] (19 leaves)
"The Brooch"
Folder 2.13 AM ["The Brooch"] (3 leaves)
Folder 2.14 TM ["The Brooch"] beginning with page 14 (2 leaves)
Folder 2.15 TM ["The Brooch"] on carbon (3 leaves)
Folder 2.17 TM ["The Brooch"] (1 leaf)
Folder 2.42 TM ["The Brooch"] pages numbered 11-15 on carbon, with pages 20-23 on paper (9 leaves)
Folder 3.17 TM "The Brooch" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 and author's annotations (15 leaves)
Folder 3.18 TM ["The Brooch"] on carbon (2 leaves)
"Christmas Tree"
Folder 2.36 AM "Christmas Tree" (1 leaf)
Folder 3.15 AM "Christmas Tree" (15 leaves)
"The College Widow"
Folder 2.37 AM ["The College Widow"] (7 leaves)
"A Dull Tale"
Folder 1.12 AM "A Dull Tale"(1 leaf)
Folder 1.26 AM "A Dull Tale" (1 leaf)
Folder 1.27 AM "A Dull Tale" (2 leaves)
Folder 1.28 TM "Dull Tale" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (33 leaves)
Folder 1.29 TM ["Dull Tale"] on carbon, missing page 1 (32 leaves)
"Resurgem Two Men Memphis Guards Episode"
Note: A variant of the short story "A Dull Tale"
Folder 1.13 AM "Resurgem Two Men Memphis Guards Episode" (11 leaves)
"Evangeline"
Folder 2.56 AM "Evangeline" (15 leaves)
Folder 3.14 TM "Evangeline" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Miss." typed on page 1 (36 leaves)
Folder 4.11 TM ["Evangeline"] (4 leaves)
"The Faun"
Folder 2.20 TM "The Faun" with "William Faulkner" typed on bottom of page (1 leaf)
"Floyd Collins"
Folder 2.19 TM "Floyd Collins" (5 leaves)
"Flying the Mail"
Folder 2.24 AM ["Flying the Mail"] (12 leaves)
Folder 2.28 AM ["Flying the Mail"] (3 leaves)
Folder 2.31 AM ["Flying the Mail"] (1 leaf)
Folder 2.33 AM and TM ["Flying the Mail"] (6 leaves)
Folder 2.44 AM ["Flying the Mail"] (2 leaves)
"Golden Land"
Folder 3.25 AM "Golden Land" (12 leaves)
"A Letter to Grandmamma"
Note: This short story, alternatively titled “A Letter” or “The Letter,” remains unpublished.
Folder 1.19 TM "A Letter to Grandmamma" with "E. Oldham, Oxford, Mississippi, Box 170" typed on page 1 (6 leaves)
Folder 1.20 AM "A Letter to Grand-mamma" (1 leaf)
Folder 1.21 AM "The Letter" (3 leaves)
Folder 1.22 AM "A Letter" (4 leaves)
Folder 1.23 AM "The Letter" (8 leaves)
Folder 1.24 TM "A Letter" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (7 leaves)
Folder 1.25 TM "A Letter" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (13 leaves)
"A Dangerous Man"
Folder 1.18 TM "A Dangerous Man" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 and author's annotations (13 leaves)
"Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard"
Folder 2.7 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (2 leaves)
Folder 2.9 TM ["Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard"] on carbon beginning with page 2-A and continuing through page 24 (23 leaves)
Folder 2.10 TM ["Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard"] on carbon beginning with page 10 and continuing through page 14 (5 leaves)
Folder 3.11 AM "In Jamshyd's Courtyard" (1 leaf)
Folder 3.12 AM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" (8 leaves)
Folder 3.13 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (23 leaves)
Folder 3.27 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (9 leaves)
Folder 3.28 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" with "Willliam Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (1 leaf)
Folder 3.29 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Court." on carbon with title in author's hand and previous title "Omar's Eighteenth Quatrain" canceled and "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (21 leaves)
Folder 3.30 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (1 leaf)
Folder 3.31 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 and author's annotations (8 leaves)
Folder 3.32 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (11 leaves)
Folder 3.33 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (2 leaves)
Folder 3.34 TM ["Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard"] (10 leaves)
Folder 3.35 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (1 leaf)
Folder 4.1 TM ["Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard"] on carbon (13 leaves)
Folder 4.2 TM "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 with author's annotations (30 leaves)
Folder 4.3 TM ["Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard"] on carbon (1 leaf)
"Lo!"
Folder 3.16 AM "Lo!" (12 leaves)
"Love"
Folder 2.12 TM ["Love"] on carbon beginning with page 37 and continuing through page 41 (5 leaves)
Folder 4.6 Cover for "Love" with label "please address all communications to Morton Goldman, Room 1040, 33 West 42nd St., New York City, Lon. 5-3301"
Folder 4.7 TM "Love" (29 leaves)
Marriage
Folder 2.52 TM "Marriage" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on top of page (1 leaf)
Folder 2.61 TM ["Marriage"] beginning with page 2 and continuing through page 4 (3 leaves)
Miscellaneous Materials
Folder 1.16 Unused, ruled page (1 leaf)
Folder 1.17 AN "This one is neatest -- other one is in box on top of desk" in an unknown hand (1 leaf)
Folder 1.30 Invoice and delivery memorandum from Random House/Modern Library dated December 16, 1938
Folder 1.32 Envelope addressed to "Wm. C. Falkner, University of Mississippi" from The Record of Sigma Alpha Epsilon Fraternity, Evanston, Illinois
Folder 2.26 AN "I am not called good yet. I have not got used to this work. But I am as well as anyone can be in this bedlam." (1 leaf)
Folder 4.8 TLS dated November 2, 1938 from Harold Ober to William Faulkner. Re: "A Return."
Folder 4.10 Cardboard with "Snopes" written in William Faulkner's hand
"Mule in the Yard"
Folder 1.14 AM "[illegible]; Mule in the Yard" (1 leaf)
"Monk"
Folder 2.3 TM "Monk" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (3 leaves)
"Once Aboard the Lugger"
Folder 3.24 TM ["Once Aboard the Lugger"] on carbon (20 leaves)
Folder 4.12 AM "Once Aboard the Lugger" (1 leaf)
Folder 4.13 TM ["Once Aboard the Lugger"] on carbon with author's annotations (6 leaves)
Folder 4.14 TM ["Once Aboard the Lugger"] with author's annotations (17 leaves)
Folder 4.15 TM ["Once Aboard the Lugger"] on carbon (5 leaves)
Folder 4.16 AM "Once Aboard the Lugger" (6 leaves)
Folder 4.17 AM "Once Aboard the Lugger" (4 leaves)
Folder 4.18 TM "Once Aboard the Lugger-------" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (4 leaves)
Folder 4.19 TM "Once Aboard the Lugger-------" on carbon "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (4 leaves)
Folder 4.20 TM "Once Aboard the Lugger------" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Miss." typed on page 1 (14 leaves)
"Portrait of Elmer"
Folder 2.55 TM ["Portrait of Elmer"] beginning with page number 34 and continuing through page 43, with author's annotations (10 leaves)
Folder 3.4 TM "Elmer" with "William Faulkner" typed on all pages (42 leaves)
Folder 3.5 TM "Elmer" with "William Faulkner typed on both pages (2 leaves)
Folder 3.6 TM "Portrait of Elmer" with "William Faulkner" typed on page 1 (1 leaf)
Folder 3.7 TM "Elmer" with "William Faulkner typed on top of page (1 leaf)
Folder 3.8 TM "Portrait of Elmer" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Miss." typed on page 1 and "William Faulkner" on all other pages (44 leaves)
"Growing Pains"
Folder 2.62 AM "Growing Pains" (2 leaves)
Pylon
Folder 2.11 TM ["Pylon"] numbered page 30 (1 leaf)
Folder 3.1 AM ["Pylon"] (12 leaves)
Folder 3.2 AM ["Pylon"] (113 leaves)
Folder 3.19 AM ["Pylon"] (26 leaves)
"Revolt in the Earth"
Note: See also Absalom, Absalom!
Folder 2.54 TM ["Revolt in the Earth"] (1 leaf)
"Rose of Lebanon" & "A Return"
Folder 2.21 AM "Rose of Lebanon" (10 leaves)
Folder 2.22 TM "Rose of Lebanon" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (33 leaves)
Folder 4.9 TM "A Return" with separate title sheet; "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1; author's annotations; and holes punched for three-ring binder (54 leaves)
"Requiem for a Nun"
Folder 2.43 AM "Requiem for a Nun" with two pages dated "17 December, 1933" (3 leaves)
Sanctuary
Note: TM. Typesetting copy for the original version, lacking the first 12 pages
Folder 4.21 Chapter 1, pages 13-14 (2 leaves)
Folder 4.22 Chapter 2, pages 15-35 (21 leaves)
Folder 4.23 Chapter 3, pages 36-56 (21 leaves)
Folder 4.24 Chapter 4, pages 57-69 (13 leaves)
Folder 4.25 Chapter 5, pages 70-84 (15 leaves)
Folder 4.26 Chapter 6, pages 85-96 (12 leaves)
Folder 4.27 Chapter 7, pages 97-109 (13 leaves)
Folder 4.28 Chapter 8, pages 110-122 (13 leaves)
Folder 4.29 Chapter 9, pages 123-134 (12 leaves)
Folder 4.30 Chapter 10, pages 135-152 (18 leaves)
Folder 4.31 Chapter 11, pages 153-172 (20 leaves)
Folder 4.32 Chapter 12, pages 173-198 (26 leaves)
Folder 4.33 Chapter 13, pages 199-214 (16 leaves)
Folder 4.34 Chapter 14, pages 215-223 (9 leaves)
Folder 4.35 Chapter 15, pages 224-226 (3 leaves)
Folder 4.36 Chapter 16, pages 227-239 (13 leaves)
Folder 4.37 Chapter 17, pages 240-254 (15 leaves)
Folder 4.38 Chapter 18, pages 255-273 (19 leaves)
Folder 4.39 Chapter 19, pages 274-292 (19 leaves)
Folder 4.40 Chapter 20, pages 293-300 (8 leaves)
Folder 4.41 Chapter 21, pages 301-312 (12 leaves)
Folder 4.42 Chapter 22, pages 313-320 (8 leaves)
Folder 4.43 Chapter 23, pages 321-337 (17 leaves)
Folder 4.44 Chapter 24, pages 338-345 (8 leaves)
Folder 4.45 Chapter 25, pages 346-348 (3 leaves)
Folder 4.46 Chapter 26, page 349 (1 leaf)
Folder 4.47 Chapter 27, pages 350-358 (8 leaves)
Folder 4.48 blank pages (4 leaves)
"She Lies Sleeping"
Folder 2.51 TM "She Lies Sleeping" (1 leaf)
The Sound and the Fury. Introduction
Folder 1.9 TM ["Introduction to The Sound and the Fury"] with "William Faulkner" typed on page 1 (8 leaves)
Folder 1.10 TM "Introduction to THE SOUND AND THE FURY" with "William Faulkner" typed on page 1 (3 leaves)
Folder 1.11 AM ["Introduction to The Sound and the Fury"] (4 leaves)
Folder 2.46 AM and TM ["Introduction to The Sound and the Fury"] (3 leaves)
Folder 3.9 TM "Introduction to THE SOUND AND THE FURY" with "William Faulkner" typed on first page and "Oxford. 19 August, 1933" typed on last page (10 leaves)
"That Will Be Fine"
Folder 2.2 TM ["That Will Be Fine"] on carbon that begins with page 11 and continues through page 21 (11 leaves)
Folder 2.5 AM "That Will Be Fine" (10 leaves)
Folder 2.16 TM ["That Will Be Fine"] on carbon numbered page 10 (1 leaf)
Folder 3.3 TM "That Will Be Fine" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (1 leaf)
Uncle Willy
Folder 2.1 AM "Uncle Willy" (10 leaves)
Folder 2.4 TM "Uncle Willy" on carbon "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (5 leaves)
Unidentified Manuscripts
Folder 1.15 TM [unidentified] beginning "bound from the knee down with leather thongs" and numbered page 2 (1 leaf)
Folder 2.23 AM [unidentified with characters "John" and "Donald"] (1 leaf)
Folder 2.39 AM [unidentified] with a description of Flem Snopes (1 leaf)
Folder 2.41 TM [unidentified] numbered page 10, with references to a character named "Plunkett" (1 leaf)
Untitled Poetry
Folder 2.47 TM [untitled poem with first line: "No moon will lighter sleep within these leaves..."] (1 leaf)
Folder 2.48 TM [3-line poem fragment with first line: "Behold me, in my feathered cap and doublet..."] (1 leaf)
Folder 2.49 TM [untitled poem with first line: "When evening shadows grew around ..."] (1 leaf)
Folder 2.50 TM [untitled poem with first line: "Let's see, I'll say: Between two brief balloons..."] (1 leaf)
Folder 2.53 TM [untitled poem with first line: "Beneath the apple tree Eve's tortured shape..."] (2 leaves)
Folder 2.57 TM [untitled poem with first line: "What'll I do today? with twelve..."] with "Paris 27 Aug 1925" typed on bottom of page (1 leaf)
Folder 2.59 TM [untitled poem with first line: "We sit drinking tea..."] with a note in the author's hand "Pub. Double Dealer. 1924" (perhaps accepted by the journal but never published). Faulkner canceled his original title and dedication: "The Lilacs. To A--- and H---, R.A.F., 1918" (1 leaf)
Folder 2.60 TM [untitled poem with first line: "When I was young and proud and gay..."] (1 leaf)
The Unvanquished
Typed Manuscript (211 leaves)
Note: Typesetting copy with printed portions pasted-on or clipped from the various short stories' original appearances in journals and the author's annotations and printer's marks
Folder 1.1 "Ambuscade" (31 leaves)
Folder 1.2 "Retreat" (35 leaves)
Folder 1.3 "Raid" (36 leaves)
Folder 1.4 "Riposte in Tertio" (23 leaves)
Folder 1.5 "Vendée" (24 leaves)
Folder 1.6 "Skirmish at Sartoris" (4 leaves)
Folder 1.7 "An Odor of Verbena" (54 leaves)
Folder 1.8 Envelope in which the manuscript was found, with sealing wax on one side and a torn railroad express label on the other
Additional The Unvanquished Manuscripts
Folder 1.31 TM "Retreat" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (32 leaves)
Folder 1.33 AM "The Unvanquished" (13 leaves)
Folder 1.39 AM ["Retreat"] (10 leaves)
Folder 1.34 TM "Vendée" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (34 leaves)
Folder 1.35 AM "Vendée" (12 leaves)
Folder 1.37 TM "Raid" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (35 leaves)
Folder 1.38 AM "Raid" (12 leaves)
Folder 1.36 AM "Ambuscade" (5 leaves)
Folder 3.26 TM "Ambuscade" with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (23 leaves)
Folder 3.10 TM "Drusilla" on carbon with "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (32 leaves)
Folder 3.23 AM "Drusilla" (10 leaves)
"Wild Palms"
Folder 4.4 AM "Wild Palms" (6 leaves)
Folder 4.5 TM "Wild Palms" on carbon "William Faulkner, Oxford, Mississippi" typed on page 1 (22 leaves)

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