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Finding Aid for the William Strickland Collection



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Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
Strickland, William
William Strickland Collection
2.0 Linear feet (3 boxes)
Language of Materials
English; German; French
William Strickland was a Professor of French at the University of Mississippi in the 1960s. His collection chiefly consists of academic articles, newspaper clippings, and drafts of his autobiographical manuscript.

Preferred Citation

William Strickland Collection (MUM00435), Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Biographical Note

William Strickland was a professor of French at the University of Mississippi in the 1960s.

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Scope and Content

The collection chiefly contains academic articles (not written by Strickland), newspaper clippings, and drafts of Strickland's autobiographical manuscript. Also included is an audio interview with James Meredith condicted by Dr. James Silver and a transcript of the interview.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries March 2013

Access Restrictions

The William Strickland 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. Finding aid created by Kathryn Michaelis, March 2013.

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Related Materials

Related Materials at the University of Mississippi

For more collections related to University of Mississippi faculty members, see the University of Mississippi subject guide.

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Controlled Access Headings

Corporate Name(s)

  • University of Mississippi -- Faculty
  • University of Mississippi -- History


  • articles
  • audiotapes
  • clippings (information artifacts)
  • manuscripts for publication
  • pamphlets

Personal Name(s)

  • Robinson, David M.

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Collection Inventory

 1.1 Transcript of an interview with James Meredith conducted by James Silver 

 1.2 Typed drafts of articles 

 1.3 Newspaper Clippings 

 1.4 Newspaper Clippings from the Mississippian 

 1.5 Mid-South: Commerical Appeal Magazine, 4 April 1965 

 1.6 The Commercial Appeal, 7 July 1962 

Scope and Content

Reproductions Phototypographiques: Chefs=d’Oeuvre de l’Art & du Genie Francais: Les Fetes de l’Alliance Franco-Russe. Two copies.

Unfoldered material, Box 1: 

Pamphlet: "The University of Mississippi presents Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha: A Week in the Land That Faulkner Made Legend"  

Pamphlet: "A book for Faulkner readers of the 1980s: The Heart of Yoknapatawpha by John Pilkington"  

Pamphlet: "The Eighth Annual Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, August 2-7, 1981"  

Dey, William Morton. “Alfred de Vigny, romantic poet.” The University of North Carolina Extension Bulletin, Vol. XXVI, No. 3, Oct. 1946. 

Scope and Content

Inscribed “To Bill Stickland, with the best regards to W.M.D.”

Eickhorst, William. “Werner Bergengruen’s A Matter of Conscience (Der Grosstyrann und das Gericht): The Summit and Substance of Literary Crime Fiction.”  Forum, Winter 1968, pp. 13-15. 

Engstrom, Alfred G. “Flaubert’s correspondence and the ironic and symbolic structure of Madame Bovary.” Reprinted from  Studies in Philology, XLVI, 3, July, 1949, pp. 470-495. 

Scope and Content

Inscribed “To William E. Strickland from Alfred Engstrom 8/5/’49”

Gaycken, Hans-Jurgen. “Gotthold Ephraim lessing.” Europaische Hochschulschriften, Vol. 338, 1980, p. 52. 

Halstead, Frank G. “The Genesis and Speed of the Telegraph Codes.” Reprinted from Proceedings of the American Philosophical Society, Vol. 93, No. 5, 1949, pp. 448-458. 

Holmes, Urban T., Jr. “A New Interpretation of Chrétien’s Conte Dei Graal.” Reprinted from the University of North Carolina Studies in the Romance Languages and Literatures, No. 8, 1948, p. 36. 

Scope and Content

Inscribed “To Bill Strickland with best regards of Urban T. Holmes, Jr.” Two copies.

Huse, H.R. “Dante’s Divine Comedy.” The University of North Carolina Extension Bulletin. Vol. XXIX, No. 3, January, 1950, pp. 6-20. 

Scope and Content

Inscribed “To Bill Strickland, with much esteem, from H.R. Huse”

Klein, Richard B. “Joaquin Calvo-Sotelo: Reactionary, Conservative, or a Liberal for the Times?” 

Scope and Content

Inscribed “A mi buen amigo, Bill Strickland, Dick Klein”

Robinson, David M. “Unpublished Greek Vases in the Robinson Collection.” Reprinted from American Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 60, No. 1, January, 1956, p. 45. 

Scope and Content

Autographed by the author

Robinson, David M. “The Unpublished Sculpture in the Robinson Collection,” Reprinted from American Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 59, No. 1, January, 1955, pp. 19-29. 

Scope and Content

Autographed by the author

Robinson, David M. Review of Homer and the Monuments, by H.L. Lorimer. American Journal of Philology, Vol. LXXVI, No. 304, Oct. 1955, pp. 440-444. 

Robinson, David M. “The Greek View of Life.” Reprinted from The Mississippi Quarterly, Vol. VII, No. 1, Oct. 1953, p. 15. 

Scope and Content

Inscribed to Benjamin I. Harrison from David Robinson

Robinson, David M. “A Hoard of Silver Coins from Carystus.” Numismatic Notes and Monographs, No. 124, 1952, p. 62. 

Robinson, David M. “Homer, der groffte dichter der Welt.” Sonderdruck aus der Zeitschrift, 1957, pp. 79-95. 

Wiley, W.L. “Brantome’s Interest in Language and Literature.” Reprinted from Modern Language Notes, LXV, 5, May, 1950, pp. 331-336. 

Scope and Content

Inscribed “For Bill, with all good wishes, W.L.W.”

 Box 2 Drafts of William Strickland's autobiographical manuscript 

 Box 3 Newspaper clippings, 1940-1950   Ten folders