A Guide to the Papers of William Faulkner, 1929-1965 Faulkner, William, Papers of 7914

A Guide to the Papers of William Faulkner, 1929-1965

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The Special Collections Department
Accession Number 7914


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Repository
Special Collections, University of Virginia Library
Accession number
7914
Title
Papers of William Faulkner, 1929-1965
Physical Characteristics
This collection consists of 35 items.
Language
English

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Papers of William Faulkner, Accession #7914, Special Collections Dept., University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was given to the Library by Mr. Massey on January 23, 1966.


Scope and Content Information

This collection contains manuscripts and correspondence of William Faulkner.

Contents List

Manuscripts
  • Untitled manuscript [Painter?- Forget? Christ . . ."] n.d.
    AMs, 1 p. on 1 l.
  • "Night Bird" n.d.
    TMs, 4 p. on 4 l.
  • Roscoe B. Fleming's "William Faulkner, A Major American Novelist" n.d.
    TMs, 10 p. on 10 l.
Correspondence
  • William Faulkner to Ben Wasson 1933 Feb 12
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.
  • [George?] Lorimer to Morton Goldman 1934 Oct 1
    TLS, 3 p. on 3 l.
  • William Faulkner to Morton Goldman 1935 Jan 23
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.
  • Bennett A. Cerf to Morton Goldman 1937 Jan 7
    TLS, 1 p. on 1 l.
  • Bennett A. Cerf to Morton Goldman 1937 Jan 14
    TLS, 1 p. on 1 l.
  • Robert A. Haas to Morton Goldman 1938 Feb 15
    TLS, 1 p. on 1 l.
  • William Faulkner to Morton Goldman 1938 Feb 28
    TL, w/ env., 1 p. on 1 l.
  • Whit Burnett to [Morton] Goldman July 17
    ALS, 1 p. on 1 l.
  • E[stelle]Faulkner to [Morton] Goldman n.d.
    ALS, 1 p. on 1 l.
  • William Faulkner to Mortona Goldman n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "Enclosed is the best short story in the year 1935 . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Morton Goldman n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "Excuse not writing . . ." regarding "Drusilla"

  • William Faulkner to Morton Goldman n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "Writing Hal at once . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Morton Goldman n.d.
    TLS, 1 p. on 1 l.

    The CHRISTMAS TREE story which you mention . . ."

  • [William Faulkner] to [Morton Goldman] n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "Good God yes, let them have . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Morton Goldman n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "Much obliged for getting offer . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Ben Wasson n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "What status on my balance . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Ben Wasson n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "I am going to get loose from Joyce . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Ben Wasson n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l., w/ autograph additions

    "My contract with M.G. M. . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Ben Wasson n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "I have Hayward's contract . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Ben Wasson n.d.
    TL, 2 p. on 2 l.

    "When I wrote Abernathy . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Ben Wasson n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "Here is another story . . ."

  • William Faulkner n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "The contract for 'Light in August' . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Ben Wasson n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "I have not finished typing yet . . ."

  • William Faulkner to [Ben Wasson] n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "I am sorry about crossing you up . . ."

  • William Faulkner to Ben Wasson n.d.
    TL, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "It's fine about the good price . . ."

  • William Faulkner to unknown n.d.
    AN fragment, 1 p. on 1 l.

    "Mrs. Marshall . . ."

Documents
  • Agreement [agent's copy] for publication of The Sound and the Fury1929 Feb 18
    D, 4 p. on 1 l.
  • Memorandum of agreement [agent's copy] for publication of A Novel1929 May
    D, 4 p. on 1 l.
  • Memorandum of agreement [agent's copy] for publication of As I Lay Dying1931 Apr 3
    D, 4 p. on 1 l.
  • Memorandum of agreement [agent's copy] for publication of short stories 1931 May 14
    D, 4 p. on 1 l.
  • Charles Scribner's Sons Release to William Faulkner of copyright to "Spotted Horses" 1936 Sep 3
    TDS, 1 p. on 1 l.
Miscellaneous
  • William Faulkner to Morton Goldman [1934?]
    Envelope
  • Joseph Blotner's holograph listing of contents of Massy-Faulkner #7914 1965 May 7
    Listing, 2 p. on 1 l.