Finding aid for the Dorothy Oldham Collection

MUM00343

PURL

http://purl.oclc.org/umarchives/MUM00343/

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Summary Information

Repository
University of Mississippi Libraries
Creator
Oldham, Dorothy
Title
Dorothy Oldham Collection
ID
MUM00343
Date [inclusive]
1953-1958 and undated
General Physical Description note
1 box (0.42 linear feet)
Location:
General Special Collections
Abstract:
The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and other materials created by and related to Dorothy Zollicoffer Oldham.

Preferred Citation

Dorothy Oldham Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

Dorothy Zollicoffer Oldham (1905-1968) was the younger sister of Estelle Oldham Faulkner, wife of William Faulkner. Oldham earned a master's degree in history from the University of Mississippi, ran a soft drink and beer wholesale business, and eventually became a librarian at the University of Mississippi.

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Scope and Content Note

The collection contains manuscripts, correspondence, and other materials created by and related to Dorothy Zollicoffer Oldham.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries 26 July 2012

Access Restrictions

The Dorothy Oldham 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 Kathryn Michaelis, July 2012.

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Related Materials

Resources at the University of Mississippi

Life of Jacob Thompson (Thesis), by Dorothy Zollicoffer Oldham. Available in Special Collections and the Main Library (call number LD3411.82.O446 1930).

Separated Material

Photographs have been removed from Folder 14 and transferred to Collection Photographs for preservation.

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Controlled Access Headings

Format(s)

  • correspondence
  • greeting cards
  • manuscripts (document genre)
  • photographs

Personal Name(s)

  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Family
  • Oldham family

Subject(s)

  • Women -- Mississippi
  • Women historians -- Mississippi

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

Folder 1: Photographs, undated 

Folder 2: Miscellaneous greeting cards, undated 

Folder 3: Untitled typed manuscript, undated 

Folder 4: Untitled typed manuscript, undated 

Folder 5: Untitled typed manuscript, undated 

Folder 6: "The Zollicoffer Family" by James T. Bucks, undated 

Folder 7: Manuscript entitled "What Next? Just a Cup of Coffee," typed, undated 

Folder 8: Manuscript entitled "What next? A Penny’s Worth," typed, undated 

Folder 9: Untitled typed manuscript, undated 

Folder 10: Manuscript entitled "She Tipped the Porter Two Nickels," typed, undated 

Folder 11: Manuscript entitled "Look Down, Lest You Fall," typed, undated 

Folder 12: Manuscript entitled "Flood Waters Slave of Ancient Queens," typed, undated 

Folder 13: Manuscript entitled "The All Night Ride of the Beautiful Corpse," typed, undated 

Folder 14: Photographs ( Removed to Collection Photographs), undated 

Folder 15 Correspondence from Robert Taft to Dorothy Oldham, 30 March 1953 

Folder 16: Correspondence from Governor Hugh White to Dorothy Oldham, 25 January 1955 

Folder 17: Correspondence from Mrs. Duane Boddie Morgan to Dorothy Oldham, 17 May 1958