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Finding aid for the Meriwether Collection


Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
Meriwether, James B.
James B. Meriwether Collection
circa 1965-1970
General Physical Description note
2 boxes (.834 linear feet)
Collection of research materials and drafts for Lion in the garden: interviews with William Faulkner, 1926-1962. by James B. Meriwether.

Prefered Citation

James B. Meriwether Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

James B. Meriwether received his BA from the University of South Carolina and his MA and PhD from Princeton University. His works include The Literary Career of William Faulkner: a bibliographical study and numerous articles related to Faulkner.

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Scope and Content Note

The Meriwether Collection contains typescripts, notes, drafts and clippings related to James B. Meriwether's Lion in the garden: interviews with William Faulkner, 1926-1962.

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This collection is not completely processed.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The James B. Meriwether 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.

Acquisition Information

Collection donated by James B. Meriwether.

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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

Related Resources on James B. Meriwether

University of South Carolina. James B. Meriwether papers, ca. 195u-199u.

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Controlled Access Headings


  • drafts (documents)
  • research notes
  • typescripts

Geographic Name(s)

  • Southern States -- Intellectual life -- 1865-

Personal Name(s)

  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962
  • Meriwether, James B.


  • Fiction -- Authorship
  • Novelists, American -- 20th century -- Interviews.

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