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William Faulkner, 1897-1962
Literary File, Photography Collection

37 items

Acquisition: Internal transfers
Access: Open for research
Processed by: Susan McClellan and Mary Foster, 2006
RLIN Record ID: None


Table of Contents

Scope and Contents
Item List
Index of Photographers

Scope and Contents

The William Faulkner Literary File consists of 37 pictures, including portraits of Faulkner and views of places in Mississipi associated with him or his works. An index at the end of this guide lists photographers whose work is featured in this file. Further descriptions of some items are available in a card catalog in the repository.

This file forms a part of the Literary File Collection, which is comprised of photographs and albums withdrawn from the libraries and/or papers of literary figures, and generally include portraits and images collected by or of those figures.

*Items are located at PH:LF:Faulkner, W., unless otherwise noted.


Item List

Container Accession / P No.      Description
*P1A-P1B 2 variant portraits of Faulkner from the same sitting as P32A-P32C (P1B is identical to P32A).
* P2Photographic reproduction of a drawing by Louise Costello of Faulkner.
* P3Full-length portrait of a man (Faulkner?) with a cane standing outside; inscription on verso.
*P4 Faulkner as a young man with 2 unidentified young men and an unidentified boy at a swimming pool.
*P5 Photographic reproduction of a plan for Rowan Oak, Faulkner's residence.
*P6-P17 Color exterior and interior views of Rowan Oak.
*P18-P27 Views of historic buildings and countryside in Mississippi which are believed to be locations described in Faulkner's works.
*P28 View of Faulkner's grave.
* P29View of a quote from Faulkner's Nobel Prize acceptance speech displayed above an entrance to the University of Mississippi Library building.
* P32A-P32C3 variant portraits of Faulkner from the same sitting as P1A-P1B (P32A is identical to P1B).
* 981:0045:0001Photograph of a gray-haired man (Faulkner?) with his back to the camera watching 2 young women dancing at a party.
PH:LF:OV Box, Small P33Half-figure portrait of Faulkner, seated, holding a pipe in both hands; photographer's signature on the mount verso, 20 March 1962.
PH:FC-01:DR-04 987:0006:0001-0002Glass negatives of pages from The Sound and the Fury.


Index of Photographers

Cofield, Jack--P33
Connell, William C., Jr.--P5-P29
Van Vechten, Carl, 1880-1964--P1A-P1B, P32A-P32C


William Faulkner Literary File Finding Aid
(Last modified: 16 July 2007)

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