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Faulkner Conferences Collection



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Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
University of Mississippi. Department of Archives and Special Collections.
Faulkner Conferences Collection
Date [inclusive]
1.0 Linear feet 2 boxes (E-10) + photographs (Annex)
General Physical Description note
2 boxes + unprocessed a/v material
Series III located in the Library Annex
Mixed materials [Box]
Mixed materials [Box]
Materials from the conferences surrounding the centennial anniversary of Faulkner's birth and the annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference

Preferred Citation

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

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Collection History

The Faulkner Conferences Collection is an aggregate of three former collections: Faulkner Centennial Conferences Collection; Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference Collection; and the Faulkner Conference Audio and Video Collection.

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Scope and Content Note

This collection inclides materials from the conferences commemorating the centennial anniversary of Faulkner's birth as well as materials from the annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference. In addition, Series III in this collection contains audio and video materials from Faulkner conferences, which is closed until the materials can undergo arrangement and preservation.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The Faulkner Conferences 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.


No further additions are expected to this collection.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Collections combined and finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, September 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)

  • Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference


  • clippings (information artifacts)
  • correspondence
  • pamphlets
  • programs
  • sound recordings
  • video recordings

Personal Name(s)

  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962 -- Congresses

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Collection Inventory

Series I. Faulkner Centennial Conferences Material 

1.1 "William Faulkner 1897-1962. Oxford, Mississippi: Honoring His 100th Birthday. September 25, 1997."    (2 copies)

1.2 University of Mississippi William Faulkner Centennial Celebration Program, 25 September 1997 

1.3 University of Mississippi Exhibit Catalog 

1.4 Stateue Unveiling Materials, Oxford, Mississippi 

1.5 Miscellaneous Photocopied Articles Related to Faulkner Centennial 

1.6 "William Faulkner Centennial Celebration" (New Albany, MS), 1997 

1.7 Proclamation, State of Mississippi. Office of the Governor 

1.8 Larry Brown. "A Tribute to William Faulkner" 

1.9 Duncan Gray Speech 

1.10 Richard Howorth. "For Literature, For Faulkner: a tribute" 

1.11 Thomas Verich to Gabriel Garcia Marquez 

General note

Concerning the Faulkner Centennial Catalogue

1.12 University of Virginia Centennial Celebration Program & Miscellany, 25 September 1997 

1.13 University of South Carolina Faulkner Centennial Celebration Schedule of Events, 4-5 September 1997 

1.14 Rennes, France - Materials from William Faulkner Centenary, 22-25 September 1997 

Separated Materials note

Four Photographs removed for preservation.

1.15 Venice, Italy - Materials from the Faulkner Centenary International Conference. University Ca'Foscari, 13-15 November 1997 

1.16 Broadside. "1997 Faulkner Centennial Celebration." Oxford, Mississippi 

1.17 Broadside. "A Faulkner 100: The Centennial Exhibition". University of Mississippi Special Collections. Numbered 200/200 

1.18 Oxford Eagle. 22 September 1997 

1.19 Oxford Eagle. 25 September 1997 

1.20 Oxford Town. 25 September-1 October 1997 

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Series II. Faulkner & Yoknapatawpha Conference Materials 

2.1 1974 - Faulker and Yoknapatawpha pamphlet    (3 copies)

2.2 1975 - Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha: A Week in the Land that Faulkner Made Legend, pamphlet 

2.3 1976 - Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha: A Week in the Land that Faulkner Made Legend, pamphlet 

2.4 1977 - Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha: A Week in the Land that Faulkner Made Legend, pamphlet 

2.5 1979 - Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha pamphlet 

2.6 1981 - Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha pamphlet 

2.7 1982 - Faulkner: International Perspectives registration form 

2.8 1983 - Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha, program/registration form 

2.9 1984 - Faulkner and Humor, program/registration form 

Conference registration packet 

Faulkner and Humor, program/registration form 

Faulkner and Humor, program/registration form 

2.10 1985 - Faulkner and Women program/registration form 

Conference registration packet 

2.11 1986 - Faulkner and Race program/registration form    (2 copies)

2.12 1987 - Faulkner and the Craft of Fiction program/registration form 

2.13 1988 - Faulkner and Popular Culture program/registration form 

2.14 1989 - Faulkner and Religion program/registration form 

Conference registration packet 

Abstract of papers 

2.15 1990 - Faulkner and the Short Story program/registration form    (2 copies)

Program    (3 copies)

2.16 1991 - Faulkner and Psychology program/registration form 

2.17 1992 - Faulkner and Ideology program/registration form 

2.18 1993 - Faulkner and the Artist program/registration form 

Program    (2 copies)

Xerox of article "1895 Falkner letter in exhibit" from New Albany Gazette (30 July 1993) 

 2.19 1994 - Faulkner and Gender program/registration form    (2 copies)

2.19 1995 - Faulkner in Cultural Context program/registration form 

Preliminary Program 



2.20 1996 - Faulkner and the Natural World program 

2.21 1997 - Faulkner at 100: Retrospect and Prospect program/registration form 

2.22 1998 - Faulkner in America program    (4 copies)


2.23 1999 - Faulkner and Postmodernism program 

"The University of Mississippi announces the Twenty-Sixth Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference..." 

2.24 2000 - Faulkner in the 21st Century program 

2.25 2001 - Faulkner and War program 

Program/registration form 

2.26 2002 - Faulkner and His Contemporaries program 

2.27 2003 - Faulkner and the Ecology of the South program/registration form 

2.28 2005 - Faulkner's Inheritance program/registration form 

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Series III. Faulkner Conference Audio and Video 

Conditions Governing Access note

This Series is closed until further processing and preservation efforts

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Series IV. Oversized 

Folder 3.1 Faulkner Conference Posters 1980s 

Folder 3.2 Faulkner Conference Posters 1990s 

Folder 3.3 Faulkner Conference Posters 2000s 

Folder 3.4 Faulkner Conference Posters 2010s 

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