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Collection Number: 05355

Collection Title: Robert H. Moore Papers, 1935-2013 (bulk 1962-1980)

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Size 9.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 4,600 items)
Abstract Robert Henry Moore was born in Madisonville, Ky., in 1940. From 1954 to 1958 he attended a military school, the McCallie School, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He attended Davidson College, 1958-1962; the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1962-1964; and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1964-1968. He was an English Department instructor at the United States Military Academy at West Point where he served as a United States Army Captain, 1968-1970. He taught courses on American and southern literature and history at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he became a tenured associate professor, 1970-1977. The collection includes research files, publication materials, and audio recordings related to Robert Henry Moore's research, teaching, and writing career. Major topics include William Faulkner and Willie Morris. William Faulkner files contain correspondence, survey data, research notes, and other materials related to research conducted as part of Moore's dissertation on southerners' perceptions of William Faulkner and related post-dissertation research from 1972 to 1973; the William Faulkner Concordance Project; William Faulkner's 1962 visit to West Point; and the opening of the William Faulkner Room at the United States Military Academy Library in 1965. Willie Morris files contain correspondence, clippings, notes, and teaching materials related to journalist and author Willie Morris. Audio recordings include William Faulkner's April 1962 remarks at the United States Military Academy, Ralph Ellison's 1969 remarks at the United States Military Academy, and Moore's reading of several Kurt Vonnegut articles that appeared in the New York Times.
Creator Moore, Robert H. (Robert Henry), 1940-
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Additional materials will become available in 2040.
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Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the Robert H. Moore Papers #5355, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from Robert H. Moore of Vienna, Va., in September 2007 (Acc. 100765), April 2012 (Acc. 101582), and March 2014 (Acc. 102020).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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Robert Henry Moore was born in Madisonville, Ky., in 1940. From 1954 to 1958 he attended a military school, the McCallie School, in Chattanooga, Tenn. He attended Davidson College, 1958-1962; the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, 1962-1964; and the University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1964-1968. He was an English Department instructor at the United States Military Academy at West Point where he served as a United States Army Captain, 1968-1970. He taught courses on American and southern literature and history at the University of Maryland, College Park, where he became a tenured associate professor, 1970-1977.

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The collection of history and literature professor Robert H. Moore includes research files, publication materials, and audio recordings related to Moore's research, teaching, and writing career. Major research topics documented in the collection include William Faulkner and Willie Morris.

Series 1. William Faulkner Files contains chiefly materials related to research conducted by Robert H. Moore as part of a Ph.D. dissertation and related post-dissertation research from 1972 to 1973. Research files document Mississippians' and other southerners' impressions of William Faulkner. Materials include correspondence, completed survey responses, research notes, blank surveys and form letters, edited excerpts of dissertation drafts, and isolated clippings and printed items. There are also materials related to the formation and evolution of the William Faulkner Concordance Project, William Faulkner's 1962 visit to West Point, and the development and establishment of the William Faulkner Room at the United States Military Academy Library in 1965.

Series 2. Willie Morris Files contains research and teaching materials related to journalist and author Willie Morris. Research materials include correspondence, clippings, and notes related to an interview with Morris conducted by Robert H. Moore in 1970 and published in the Mississippi Review in 1974. Clippings include articles written by and about Willie Morris, collected as research for Moore's writing and teaching about Morris. Teaching materials include lecture notes and discussion handouts collected by Moore for courses on southern literature taught at the University of Maryland, circa 1974.

Series 3. Audiocassettes contains audio recordings of William Faulkner's April 1962 remarks at the United States Military Academy, Ralph Ellison's 1969 remarks at the United States Military Academy, and Moore's reading of several Kurt Vonnegut articles that appeared in the New York Times.

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Contents list

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 1. William Faulkner Files, 1935-2012 (bulk 1961-1975).

About 4,200 items.

Materials related to various research projects conducted by Robert H. Moore related to William Faulkner.

Series 1.1 William Faulkner Dissertation contains materials related to research conducted by Robert H. Moore as part of a Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1967-1972, and related post-dissertation research from 1972 and 1973. Research files document Mississippians' and other southerners' impressions of William Faulkner. Materials include correspondence, completed survey responses, research notes, blank surveys and form letters, edited excerpts of dissertation drafts, and isolated clippings and printed items.

Series 1.2 William Faulkner Concordance Project contains correspondence and administrative files related to the formation and evolution of the William Faulkner Concordance Project at annual meetings of the Modern Language Association, and to the Faulkner Concordance Newsletter. The Concordance Project sought to create comprehensive indexes of all words used in Faulkner's works, listed alphabetically and according to their original contexts. Correspondents include project members Robert H. Moore, Jack Capps, Frederic Cassidy, and Walter Rideout. Also included are research files on the development of computer programs for machine-readable concordances, mainly at the United States Military Academy Academic Computer Center, 1970-1972.

Series 1.3 William Faulkner at West Point contains materials regarding William Faulkner's 1962 visit to West Point and related to the development and establishment of the William Faulkner Room at the United States Military Academy Library in 1965. Materials include copies of the original correspondence between the Faulkner family and West Point staff and press clippings. Other research material collected by Robert H. Moore includes "Faulkner Visit Correspondence and Notices," a guide compiled by Moore for the United States Military Academy Library Manuscripts Collection in 1972; Jack Capps' 1974 essay "William Faulkner and West Point"; and Robert H. Moore's essay "The Faulkner Concordance and Some Implications for Textual and Linguistic Studies."

Series 1.4 Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials contains additional correspondence, news clippings, scholarly articles, printed items, teaching materials, and other materials related to William Faulkner.

Note that Robert H. Moore's contextual notes for each group of materials is filed at the beginning of each subseries. His original folder titles have been retained in the finding aid in his original order, and folders are included with manuscript materials. Some of Moore's folders have notes written on them related to the contents.

expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972).

About 2,000 items.

Materials related to research regarding Mississippians' and other southerners' impressions of William Faulkner, conducted for Robert H. Moore's Ph.D. dissertation at the University of Wisconsin at Madison, 1967-1972, and related post-dissertation research in 1972 and 1973. Materials include correspondence between Moore and survey respondents, completed survey responses, Moore's notes and summaries of the responses, blank survey forms and form letters, correspondence with other scholars about Moore's research, and some edited excerpts of Moore's dissertation drafts. There are also isolated clippings and printed items included in correspondence from survey respondents, and collected by Moore as part of research.

Respondents include journalists, historians, clergy, physicians, students, and friends and acquaintances of William Faulkner. Most respondents are natives of Mississippi, but also include southerners from other states. Almost all respondents are identified by name, location, and occupation in Moore's files.

Note that Robert H. Moore's contextual notes on this group of materials are filed at the beginning of the subseries. His original folder titles have been retained in the finding aid in his original order, and folders are included with manuscript materials. Some of Moore's folders have notes written on them related to the contents.

Folder 1

Robert H. Moore's notes on William Faulkner dissertation files #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 1

Typed notes by Robert H. Moore regarding the context and background of William Faulkner dissertation files.

Folder 2

Hernando responses and letters, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 2

Folder 3

New Albany, Sardis, and Oxford area responses and letters, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 3

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Oxford and Ole Miss responses and letters, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 4-5

Folder 6

Northern Mississippi responses and letters, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 6

Folder 7

Natchez responses and letters, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 7

Folder 8

Vicksburg responses and letters, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 8

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Folder 10

Mississippi journalists: Baldwyn to McComb, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 9-10

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Folder 12

Mississippi journalists: Meadville to Yazoo City, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 11-12

Folder 13

Individual Mississippi journalists: Hodding Carter, 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 13

Correspondence between Robert H. Moore and the family of Hodding Carter II, progressive journalist and editor of the Greenville Delta Democrat Times, as well as clippings related to Carter's death in 1972.

Folder 14

Individual Mississippi journalists: Harry Abernathy, 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 14

Correspondence between Robert H. Moore and Harry Abernathy, editor of the Clarksdale Press Register. Also includes Abernathy's original survey response, a 1972 editorial on Hodding Carter's death written by Abernathy, and a typescript of Abernathy's 1950 interview with William Faulkner.

Folder 15

Individual Mississippi journalists: Hederman family, 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 15

Original survey response by Rea S. Hederman and Thomas M. Hederman Jr., of the Jackson Clarion-Ledger and the Madison County Herald.

Folder 16

Oxford residents: J.R. Cofield Sr., 1967-1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 16

Correspondence between Robert H. Moore and J.R. Cofield Sr., photographer in Oxford, Miss., regarding the purchase of photographs of William Faulkner.

Folder 17

Oxford residents: Estelle Faulkner, 1962-1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 17

Letters and news clippings related to Estelle Faulkner, widow of William Faulkner. Contains a copy of a 1970 letter from Robert H. Moore to Estelle Faulkner, regarding William Faulkner's work at the United States Military Academy at West Point and inviting her participation in Moore's survey. Also includes a copy of Estelle Faulkner's 1962 letter to William C. Westmoreland at West Point, espressing appreciation for West Point's sympathies upon her husband's death.

Folder 18

Southern historian: James W. Silver, 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 18

Correspondence and original survey response from James W. Silver, professor of American History at the University of Mississippi. Includes Silver's personal recollections of William Faulkner.

Folder 19

Mrs. Emily Stone: Widow of Faulkner's mentor and friend, Phil Stone, 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 19

Correspondence and original survey response from Emily Stone, widow of Phil Stone. Includes Emily Stone's recollections of William Faulkner and of her husband's friendship with Faulkner.

Folder 20

Newspaper and magazine articles from or about various Mississippi towns, 1967-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 20

Folder 21

Surveys of southerners outside of Mississippi, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 21

Correspondence and original survey responses from southerners from outside of Mississippi.

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Folder 37

Surveys of Mississippians and other southerners, 1972-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 22-37

Approximately 150 original survey responses collected after Robert H. Moore's dissertation. Respondents include Mississippians living in Mississippi and in other areas of the United States, as well as other southerners from outside of Mississippi.

Folder 38

The South: Racial focus #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 38

Clippings and assorted publications related to race and the Civil Rights Movement in the American South, circa 1963-1970.

Folder 39

The South: General, 1960-1969 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 39

Clippings and assorted publications related to the American South. Includes fiction and non-fiction works, as well as isolated political cartoons related to the Civil Rights Movement.

Folder 40

Ralph McGill, 1968-1969 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 40

Chiefly clippings related to the life and career of Ralph McGill, editor and publisher of The Atlanta Constitution. Includes isolated correspondence between Robert H. Moore and Ralph McGill, shortly before McGill's death in 1969.

Folder 41

Charles Weltner #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 41

Clippings and correspondence between Robert H. Moore and Charles Weltner, Democratic politician in Georgia.

Folder 42

Dissertation abstract, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 42

Xeroxed copies of Robert H. Moore's dissertation abstract, published in Dissertation Abstracts, Vol. 32, No. 10, April 1972.

Folder 43

Letters about dissertation, 1972-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 43

Correspondence between Robert H. Moore and other scholars, editors, and publishers regarding Moore's dissertation and its possible publication. Correspondents include Robert R. Cook, William R. Ferris, and Malcolm M. MacDonald, among others.

Folder 44

University and College Press of Mississippi, 1972-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 44

Chiefly correspondence between Robert H. Moore and Robert R. Cook, Director of the University and College Press of Mississippi, regarding the possible publication of Moore's dissertation.

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Folder 46

Critiques of dissertation work #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 45-46

Chiefly correspondence between Robert H. Moore and Walter Rideout, professor and Moore's dissertation advisor at the University of Wisconsin at Madison. Also includes correspondence with other scholars, edited drafts, and handwritten notes by Moore.

Folder 47

Blotner report on surveys #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 47

Lists of survey respondents, "Background Information and Explanatory Comments on Faulkner Survey," and other dissertation survey information, sent from Robert H. Moore to Joseph Blotner.

Folder 48

Questionnaire C post-dissertation, 1972-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 48

Correspondence and completed responses to a follow-up survey, "Questionnaire C," that was sent to individuals who did not respond to Robert H. Moore's initial dissertation survey, to determine reasons for lack of response.

Folder 49

Questionnaire C to journalists in dissertation, 1970-1971 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 49

Clippings, correspondence, and responses to Questionnaire C by journalists in Mississippi.

Folder 50

Faulkner survey mailings #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 50

Lists of survey respondents and mailing addresses, as well as sample form letters and blank survey questionnaires.

Folder 51

Faulkner survey, 1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 51

Correspondence and original survey responses collected in 1973, after completion of Robert H. Moore's dissertation.

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Folder 53

Faulkner survey: Letters, cards, and questionnaires #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 52-53

Drafts of different version of dissertation survey questionnaire and form letters.

Folder 54

Dissertation letters with no response #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 54

Copies of letters from Robert H. Moore inviting participation in dissertation research, to recipients who did not respond.

Folder 55

Mississippi #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 55

Correspondence, clippings, and printed items related to William Faulkner and Moore's dissertation research in Mississippi. Includes correspondence between Robert H. Moore and Porter L. Fortune Jr. related to the 1973 purchase of Faulkner's home "Rowan Oak" in Oxford, Miss., by the University of Mississippi.

Folder 56

Mississippi congressional, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 56

Correspondence and original survey responses from Mississippi senators and congressmen.

Folder 57

Mississippi dissertation historians, 1967-1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 57

Correspondence and original survey responses from faculty and staff of colleges and universities in Mississippi.

Folder 58

Mississippi state government, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 58

Correspondence and original survey responses from members of Mississippi state government.

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Folder 60

1970 respondents: Not dissertation #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 59-60

Correspondence and original survey responses.

Folder 61

Faulkner survey 1973 returns #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 61

Folder 62

Faulkner research project files for Jack Capps #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 62

Folder 63

Faulkner post-dissertation survey letter and forms, 1972-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 63

Folder 64

Faulkner survey and letters post-dissertation, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 64

Folder 65

Faulkner survey methodology: Dissertation Appendix A, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.1. William Faulkner Dissertation, 1960-1972 (bulk 1962-1972)." Folder 65

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About 1,600 items.

Chiefly correspondence and administrative files related to the formation and evolution of the William Faulkner Concordance Project, including meeting minutes, notes, drafts of concordances, printed items, and clippings related to William Faulkner and to other concordance projects. The project sought to create comprehensive indexes of all words used in Faulkner's works, listed alphabetically and according to their original contexts. Many materials relate to the organizational development of the Faulkner Concordance at annual meetings of the Modern Language Association (MLA), and to the Faulkner Concordance Newsletter. Correspondents include concordance project members Robert H. Moore, Jack Capps, Frederic Cassidy, and Walter Rideout, among others. Additional correspondents include librarians at various libraries that received early editions of the Faulkner Concordance.

Also included are research files on the development of computer programs for machine-readable concordances, mainly related to the United States Military Academy Academic Computer Center, 1970-1972.

Note that Robert H. Moore's contextual notes on this group of materials are filed at the beginning of the subseries. His original folder titles have been retained in the finding aid in his original order, and folders are included with manuscript materials. Some of Moore's folders have notes written on them related to the contents.

Folder 66

Robert H. Moore's notes on William Faulkner Concordance Project files #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 66

Typed notes by Robert H. Moore regarding the context and background of William Faulkner Concordance Project files.

Folder 67

Modern Language Association (MLA) meeting, December 1969 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 67

Folder 68

Faulkner Concordance organizational meeting at MLA, December 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 68

Folder 69

Notes from Faulkner Concordance Project organizational meeting at MLA, December 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 69

Folder 70

Remarks and correspondence for Faulkner Concordance Project organizational meeting at MLA, December 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 70

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Faulkner Concordance Project Editorial Board meeting at MLA, December 1971 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 71-73

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Faulkner Concordance Project Advisory Board meeting at MLA, December 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 74-75

Folder 76

Cancelled Faulkner Concordance Project Advisory Board meeting at MLA, December 1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 76

Folder 77

Faulkner Concordance Project Advisory Board meeting at MLA, December 1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 77

Folder 78

Faulkner Concordance Project Advisory Board meeting at MLA, December 1975 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 78

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Folder 82

Faulkner Concordance Newsletter No. 1, December 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 79-82

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Faulkner Concordance Newsletter No. 2, November 1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 83

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Faulkner Concordance Newsletter No. 3, May 1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 84-85

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Faulkner Concordance Newsletter No. 4, February 1975 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 86-87

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Faulkner Concordance Newsletter No. 5, November 1976 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 88

Folder 89

Newsletter of the Society for the Study of Southern Literature, circa 1971-1978 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 89

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Faulkner Concordance correspondence, 1973-1977 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 90-96

Folder 97

Initial offering of Faulkner Concordance Newsletter, December 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 97

Folder 98

Library placement of Faulkner Concordances, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 98

Folder 99

Beginnings of Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 99

Folder 100

United States Military Academy Dean's Office correspondence regarding Faulkner Concordance, 1969-1971 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 100

Folder 101

Miscellaneous Concordance correspondence to Jack Capps, 1966-1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 101

Folder 102

General correspondence on literary concordances, 1972-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 102

Folder 103

United States Military Academy Computer Center, 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 103

Correspondence between Robert H. Moore and others describing the relationship between the the United States Military Academy at West Point Academic Computer Center and the Faulkner Concordance Project.

Folder 104

Faulkner Concordance announcements and responses, 1971-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 104

Folder 105

Faulkner's The Hamlet Concordance, United States Military Academy, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 105

Front matter and sample pages of a pilot concordance jointly prepared by the United States Military Academy at West Point's Department of English and Academic Computer Center.

Folder 106

Faulkner's Poetry Concordance, United States Military Academy, 1971 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 106

Front matter and sample pages of a pilot concordance jointly prepared by the United States Military Academy's Department of English and Academic Computer Center.

Folder 107

Newberry Library, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 107

Folder 108

New York Public Library, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 108

Folder 109

Oxford University Bodleian Library, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 109

Folder 110

Oxford English Dictionary, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 110

Folder 111

University of South Carolina Library, 1971-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 111

Folder 112

University of Texas Humanities Research Center, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 112

Folder 113

University of California at Los Angeles Library, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 113

Folder 114

University of Virginia Library, 1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 114

Folder 115

National Endowment for the Humanities and American Council of Learned Societies,1972-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 115

Correspondence regarding unsuccessful grant proposals. Also includes correspondence between Bill Emerson, Director of the National Endowment for the Humanities' Division of Research Grants, and Robert H. Moore regarding a 1971 application for funding for the Dictionary of American Regional English.

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Library of Congress, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 116

Folder 117

Library of Congress, Recorded Sound Section, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 117

Folder 118

University of Toronto Library and Oxford University English Faculty Library, 1972-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 118

Folder 119

United States Military Academy and Faulkner Concordances, 1970-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 119

Folder 120

Background on computerized concordances, 1970-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 120

Printed items and clippings related to methodologies for using computerized concordances in literary studies.

Folder 121

T.H. Howard Hill discussion of concordance challenges, 1972-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 121

Copy of a paper by T.H. Howard Hill presented at a 1972 Ben Jonson Conference in Toronto, Canada, titled "Towards a Jonson Concordance: A Discussion of Texts and Problems."

Folder 122

Center for Editions of American Authors, MLA, 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 122

Folder 123

Center for Editions of American Authors presentation, 1971 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 123

Folder 124

South Atlantic Modern Language Association, 1971-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 124

Folder 125

South Atlantic Modern Language Association presentation, 1971 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 125

Folder 126

Presentation to University of Maryland English Department Colloquia, 1971 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 126

Folder 127

Correspondence with Joseph Blotner, 1969-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 127

Folder 128

Correspondence with Cleanth Brooks, 1972-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 128

Folder 129

Correspondence with Frederic G. Cassidy, 1969-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 129

Folder 130

Frederic G. Cassidy and Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) Project, 1967-1971 and 1975 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 130

Folder 131

Frederic G. Cassidy and Dictionary of American Regional English (DARE) Project, 1987-1994 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 131

Folder 132

James B. Meriwether book reviews and critiques, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 132

Folder 133

Abstracts of dissertations directed by James B. Meriwether, 1969-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 133

Folder 134

Articles by and about James B. Meriwether, 1959-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 134

Folder 135

Correspondence with Michael Millgate, 1971-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 135

Folder 136

Correspondence with Stephen M. Parrish, 1969-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 136

Folder 137

Correspondence with Noel Polk, 1971-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 137

Folder 138

Correspondence with Walter B. Rideout, 1970-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 138

Folder 139

Correspondence with Albert Erskine, 1965-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 139

Folder 140

Correspondence with Thomas L. McHaney, 1973-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 140

Folder 141

Letters to Jill Faulkner Summers, 1973-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 141

Folder 142

Correspondence with Edward Volpe, 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 142

Folder 143

Correspondence with John E. Bassett, 1971-1975 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 143

Folder 144

Correspondence with D.B. Emerson, 1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 144

Folder 145

Correspondence with Jack Capps and Richard E. Fisher, 1968-1973 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 145

Folder 146

Correspondence with Henry A. Pochmann, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.2. William Faulkner Concordance Project, 1965-1976." Folder 146

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975).

About 100 items.

Notes and drafts of a document titled "Faulkner Visit Correspondence and Notices," compiled by Robert H. Moore for the United States Military Academy Library Manuscripts Collection in 1972. Materials include copies of the original correspondence between the Faulkner family and the United States Military Academy at West Point staff, press clippings, and other materials regarding William Faulkner's 1962 visit to West Point. There are also correspondence, articles, and research clippings related to the development and establishment of the William Faulkner Room at the United States Military Academy Library in 1965: drafts and copies of the 1974 essay "William Faulkner and West Point" by Jack Capps; and drafts of an essay by Robert H. Moore titled "The Faulkner Concordance and Some Implications for Textual and Linguistic Studies."

Note that Robert H. Moore's contextual notes on this group of materials are filed at the beginning of the subseries. His original folder titles have been retained in the finding aid in his original order, and folders are included with manuscript materials. Some of Moore's folders have notes written on them related to the contents.

Folder 147

Robert H. Moore's notes on William Faulkner at West Point files #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." Folder 147

Typed notes by Robert H. Moore regarding the context and background of William Faulkner at West Point files.

Folder 148-149

Folder 148

Folder 149

Faulkner visit correspondence and notices, 1961-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." Folder 148-149

Drafts and notes for a document compiled by Robert H. Moore titled "Faulkner Visit Correspondence and Notices," created for the United States Military Academy Library Manuscripts Collection in 1972. The document features a list of dates and brief descriptions of original correspondence between officials at the United States Military Academy at West Point, William Faulkner, Estelle Faulkner, and others, 1961-1962, that documents William Faulkner's 1962 visit to West Point. Includes copies of the original correspondence, marked as "working copies" for Moore.

Folder 150

Press clippings of Faulkner's visit, 1962 #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." Folder 150

Folder 151

West Point's William Faulkner Room (dedicated 1965), 1965, 2012 #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." Folder 151

Correspondence, articles, and research clippings related to the development and establishment of the William Faulkner Room at the United States Military Academy Library, including Jack Capps' 1965 article "West Point's William Faulkner Room," published in The Georgia Review, and copies of the invitation to and program for the Faulkner Room dedication in 1965. Also includes 2012 correspondence between Robert H. Moore and Scott T. Chancellor of the United States Military Academy at West Point regarding William Faulkner holdings at West Point.

Folder 152

Background on Faulkner at West Point #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." Folder 152

Copies of memorandum and correspondence between Albert Erskine, Joseph L. Fant, and publishers regarding the 1964 book Faulkner at West Point, edited by Fant and Robert Ashley.

Folder 153

Comparison of Faulkner at West Point audio tape and text, 1964 #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." Folder 153

Notes compiled by Morey Rothenberg, undergraduate student of Robert H. Moore at the University of Maryland at College Park, on the published text Faulkner at West Point and the original audio recording of Faulkner's visit.

Folder 154

Key background on the Faulkner Concordance and the Faulkner Collection at the United States Military Academy at West Point, 1972-1975 #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." Folder 154

Copies of correspondence regarding the Faulkner Concordance and the William Faulkner Collection in the William Faulkner Room at the United States Military Academy Library. Also contains a draft of an inventory of the William Faulkner Collection at the United States Military Academy.

Folder 155

Drafts of Jack Capps' "Faulkner at West Point," 1972-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." Folder 155

Folder 156

Drafts of "The Faulkner Concordance," 1972-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." Folder 156

Drafts of an essay by Robert H. Moore titled "The Faulkner Concordance and Some Implications for Textual and Linguistic Studies."

Folder 157

"Faulkner at West Point and the Launch of the Faulkner Concordance," 19-21 April 2012 #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." Folder 157

Includes text of speech by Robert H. Moore, the conference program brochure, an email to conference participants, and the 19 April 2012 issue of Pointer View.

Digital Video Disc DVD-5355/1

"Faulkner at West Point and the Launch of the Faulkner Concordance" #05355, Subseries: "1.3. William Faulkner at West Point, 1961-2012 (bulk 1961-1975)." DVD-5355/1

Includes an introduction by U.S. Army Major Deb Mann, Robert H. Moore's speech, and the question and answer period that followed.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Subseries 1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980).

About 500 items.

Correspondence, clippings, printed items, teaching materials, drafts and printed articles, excerpts of writing by William Faulkner, reproductions of archival materials, ephemera, images, and other materials related to Faulkner's life and writing. Teaching materials include bibliographies, chronologies, and genealogies of families in Faulkner's fiction, blank exams and assignments, and lecture notes created by Robert H. Moore. Also included are clippings of published stories and speeches by Faulkner, and clippings related to Faulkner's writing and his death in 1962. Printed items include brochures and pamphlets about the history and geography of Mississippi, in particular the towns of Oxford, Miss., and the fictionalized town of Jefferson and Yoknapatawpha County featured in Faulkner's work. Marjorie Silver materials chiefly relate to the first annual Faulkner Seminar in 1974, held in Oxford, Miss., and later referred to as the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference. There are also photographs of locations related to Faulkner's life in Oxford, Miss.

Note that Robert H. Moore's contextual notes on this group of materials are filed at the beginning of the subseries. His original folder titles have been retained in the finding aid in his original order, and folders are included with manuscript materials. Some of Moore's folders have notes written on them related to the contents.

Folder 158

Robert H. Moore's notes on miscellaneous William Faulkner files #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 158

Typed notes by Robert H. Moore regarding the context and background of miscellaneous William Faulkner files.

Folder 159

Various teaching and research material on Faulkner, 1970-1977 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 159

Clippings, printed items, bibliographies, blank exams and assignments, and lecture notes related to William Faulkner's life and fiction.

Folder 160

Various teaching and research material on Faulkner, 1950-1980 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 160

Clippings, printed items, and copies of documents related to William Faulkner. Includes a copy of Faulkner's address upon receiving the Nobel Prize for Literature, December 1950. Printed items consist of the cover of the Saturday Review featuring a photograph of William Faulkner, 2 June 1962, and a postcard of the bronze bust of William Faulkner at the University of Mississippi.

Folder 161

Commentary and reflections on Faulkner, 1969-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 161

Notes and drafts of essays by Robert H. Moore on William Faulkner, including "Faulkner's 'Drinking Problem': A Heretical View" and "Preliminary Report on William Faulkner as Historian." Also includes articles by others and a copy of "Faith or Fear," a commencement address delivered by William Faulkner at his daughter Jill Faulkner's graduation from Pine Manor Junior College, June 1953, with annotations by Moore.

Folder 162

William R. Ferris and others on Faulkner, 1969 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 162

Correspondence with William R. Ferris regarding research on William Faulkner, as well as a copy of "William Faulkner and Phil Stone: An Interview with Emily Stone," featuring a transcribed interview with the widow of Faulkner's close friend Phil Stone, conducted by Ferris, circa 1968.

Folder 163

West Point English seminar on "Major American Authors," 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 163

Lecture notes, blank exams, and supplementary teaching materials, including bibliographies, chronologies, and genealogies related to the writing of William Faulkner.

Folder 164

Teaching materials for As I Lay Dying and Light In August, 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 164

Supplementary teaching materials, including chronology of William Faulkner's work and copies of speeches by Faulkner. Also includes exam and assignment forms and lecture notes.

Folder 165

Notes for teaching "Dry September," 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 165

Lecture notes and a copy of the short story "Dry September," with annotations by Robert H. Moore.

Folder 166

Teaching materials for Absalom, Absalom!, 1970-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 166

Copies of William Faulkner's 1950 Nobel Prize acceptance speech, chronologies and character genealogies, and other supplementary materials related to the novel Absalom, Absalom!

Folder 167

Selected Faulkner memorabilia, 1961-1972 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 167

Chiefly clippings from newspapers in Mississippi and New York, including the New York Times and Pointer View, of articles related to William Faulkner, Mississippi, race, school integration, and other issues. Correspondence regarding the locations of various papers belonging to Faulkner, and regarding the Lucius Quintius Cincinnatus Lamar Society. Also includes a program for the 1972 University of Mississippi Writer's Conference, and a draft of a Faulkner bibliography by an unidentified author.

Folder 168

Saturday Review and Time cover stories on Faulkner, 1962 and 1964 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 168

Clippings of articles about William Faulkner published in the Saturday Review, 28 July 1962, and in Time magazine, 17 July 1964.

Folder 169

"Last Will and Testament of William Faulkner," 1960 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 169

Photocopy of original document.

Folder 170

Mississippi Agricultural and Industrial Board pamphlets and brochures, 1970 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 170

Printed items, chiefly pamphlets, brochures, and other promotional materials about the state of Mississippi, produced by the Mississippi Agricultural and Industrial Board.

Folder 171

Phil Mullen, The Osceola Times, 1966 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 171

Original 22 December 1966 edition of The Osceola Times, of Osceola, Ark., featuring the cover story, "William Faulkner, Great Novelist, Also a Great and Gentle Man," written by Phil Mullen, a journalist and friend of Faulkner.

Folder 172

Copies of materials from the William Faulkner Collection at the United States Military Academy at West Point, 1935-1963 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 172

Reproductions of original archival materials, chiefly copies of clippings related to William Faulkner, annotated with notes by Robert H. Moore. Includes copies of: "William Faulkner and His South" by Robert Penn Warren, presented at the Peters Rushton Seminar in Contemporary Prose and Poetry at the University of Virginia, 13 March 1951; "The Death of William Faulkner" by Hughes Rudd, published in the Saturday Evening Post, July 1963; "Contemporary Portraits: William Faulkner" by W.J.V. Hofman in Literary America, March 1935, and featuring a full-page sketch of Faulkner by Herbert Fouts; "With Faulkner in Japan" by Gay Wilson Allen in The American Scholar, circa 1962; and other articles and tributes to Faulkner by Sidney Alexander, Harvey Breit, Anthony Buttita, and Edith Hamilton.

Folder 173

The Oxford Eagle #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 173

Original 22 April 1965 "William Faulkner Souvenir Edition" of The Oxford Eagle, including a cover story about the start of the 1965 Southern Literary Festival at the University of Mississippi, and a section of reprinted articles from 12 July 1962 following William Faulkner's death.

Folder 174

Mississippi Library Commission: Material on Faulkner, Oxford, and Mississippi, 1971 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 174

Printed items and copies of clippings related to William Faulkner and to the town of Oxford, Miss. Materials were sent to Robert H. Moore from Mary Love, Director of the Mississippi Library Commission, 28 May 1971. Printed items include pamphlets produced by various state agencies on the history and geography of Mississippi, including brochures for Civil War centennial events, antebellum pilgrimage events, guides to historic homes and memorials, state parks and historic sites, and other information.

Folder 175

Miscellaneous Faulkner materials, 1970-1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 175

Chiefly receipts of library orders of the Faulkner Concordance Newsletter, and isolated correspondence and survey drafts related to Robert H. Moore's dissertation research.

Folder 176-179

Folder 176

Folder 177

Folder 178

Folder 179

Marjorie Silver Faulkner materials, 1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 176-179

Correspondence, clippings, excerpts of William Faulkner writings, printed items, maps, and ephemera chiefly related to the first annual Faulkner Seminar in 1974, later referred to as the Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference, and generally related to the towns of Oxford, Miss., Falkner, Miss., and the fictionalized Jefferson and Yoknapatawpha County featured in Faulkner's work. Correspondence includes one postcard from Marjorie Silver in Oxford, Miss., to Robert H. Moore, in addition to isolated other messages from Faulkner scholars. Ephemera includes blank stationery, deposit receipts, and matchbook from the Bank of Falkner in Falkner, Miss.; a plastic bag from the University of Mississippi, or "Ole Miss" book store; and a paper bag from the menswear store Duvall's in Oxford, Miss. Printed items include a Faulkner Seminar orientation brochure with a map of the University of Mississippi; an insert from The Commercial Appeal featuring the story, "Oxford, Miss.: The New Spirit," 9 June 1974; a brochure with a brief biography of John Wesley Thompson Faulkner III, William Faulkner's brother; and a program for a theatrical adaptation of William Faulkner's story That Evening Sun by the University of Mississippi Department of English, among other materials.

Folder PF-5355/1

Photographs from Marjorie Silver Faulkner materials, 1974 #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder PF-5355/1

Color snapshots taken at various locations related to the life of William Faulkner, chiefly in Oxford, Miss. Locations include Faulkner's home "Rowan Oak," the Oxford cemetery, and the Presbyterian church where Faulkner was married. Also includes a snapshot of local Oxford resident Motee Daniels. Most photographs include notes by Robert H. Moore written on the back.

Folder 180-181

Folder 180

Folder 181

Faulkneriana #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 180-181

Clippings, research materials, and correspondence related to William Faulkner. Includes correspondence between Katherine L. Compton and Robert H. Moore regarding Moore's dissertation research. Also includes two copies of the Last Will and Testament of William Faulkner; a signed book review by Walter B. Rideout. Clippings include a 1962 issue of the Saturday Review, featuring a cover story on William Faulkner; a 1965 issue of The Saturday Evening Post with the Faulkner story "Mr. Acarius"; several copies of 22 April 1965 "William Faulkner Souvenir Edition" of The Oxford Eagle, with cover story about the 1965 Southern Literary Festival and a section of reprinted articles from 12 July 1962 about William Faulkner's death; the program brochure for the 2012 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference: "Fifty Years after Faulkner"; and a 2013 Wall Street Journal article about Faulkner's literary estate.

Folder 182

Faulkneriana: Faulkner's death #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 182

Clippings of newspaper articles related to the death of William Faulkner in 1962.

Folder 183

Faulkneriana: The Reivers #05355, Subseries: "1.4. Miscellaneous William Faulkner Materials, 1935-1980, 2012-2013 (bulk 1960-1980)." Folder 183

Clippings, including William Faulkner's story "Hell Creek Crossing," published in The Saturday Evening Post, 31 March 1962, and reviews of Faulkner's novel The Reivers in the New York Herald Tribune, 27 May 1962, the Christian Science Monitor, 6 July 1962, and The New York Times, 4 June 1962. Also contains a black and white print of a William Faulkner caricature by Mexican artist Miguel Covarrubias, taken from a catalog.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976).

About 400 items.

Chiefly correspondence and research materials related to journalist and author Willie Morris, largely relating to Morris's career in New York, N.Y., as editor of Harper's magazine, and to his novels North Toward Home (1967) and The Last of the Southern Girls (1973). Materials include correspondence, clippings, and notes related to an interview with Morris conducted by Robert H. Moore in 1970 and published in the Mississippi Review in 1974 as "The Last Months at Harper's: Willie Morris in Conversation." Chief correspondents include James Dickey, Willie Morris, Albert Murray, George Plimpton, and Gordon Weaver. Clippings include articles written by and about Willie Morris, collected as background research for Moore's writing and teaching about Morris. Teaching materials include lecture notes and discussion handouts collected by Moore for courses on southern literature taught at the University of Maryland, circa 1974.

Note that Robert H. Moore's contextual notes on this group of materials are filed at the beginning of the subseries. His original folder titles have been retained in the finding aid in his original order, and folders are included with manuscript materials. Some of Moore's folders have notes written on them related to the contents.

Folder 184

Robert H. Moore's notes on Willie Morris files #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 184

Typed notes by Robert H. Moore regarding the context and background of Willie Morris files.

Folder 185

Willie Morris luncheon meeting, New York City, 1970 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 185

Notes and correspondence regarding a lunch meeting with Godfrey Hodgson, Robert H. Moore, and Albert Murray, organized by Willie Morris.

Folder 186

Original text and drafts of Willie Morris interview, 1970-1974 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 186

Folder 187

Willie Morris at Harper's, 1970-1971 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 187

Clippings, printed items, and isolated correspondence related to Willie Morris's career at Harper's magazine and to his resignation in 1971.

Folder 188

Willie Morris interview in Mississippi Review, 1974 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 188

Correspondence, drafts, and notes regarding article and interview by Robert H. Moore with Willie Morris published in the Mississippi Review in 1974.

Folder 189

Correspondence with Willie Morris, James Dickey, Albert Murray, and George Plimpton, 1970-1974 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 189

Folder 190

Correspondence with Gordon Weaver, 1974 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 190

Folder 191

Editorial responses to Willie Morris interview drafts, 1971-1974 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 191

Folder 192

Background material on Willie Morris columns, articles, and interviews, 1970-1975 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 192

Folder 193

Teaching notes and background on North Toward Home, 1970-1973 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 193

Folder 194

Willie Morris's "Yazoo: Integration in a Deep-Southern Town," 1971 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 194

Article published in Harper's magazine.

Folder 195

Willie Morris's novel The Last of the Southern Girls, 1973 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 195

Folder 196

Willie Morris in Washington, D.C., 1976 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 196

Materials related to Willie Morris's appointment as writer-in-residence at The Washington Star.

Folder 197

Complete file of correspondence with Willie Morris, 1970-1974 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 197

Folder 198

Complete file of correspondence with James Dickey, Albert Murray, and George Plimpton, 1974 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 198

Folder 199

Student handouts for discussing North Toward Home, 1974 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 199

Folder 200

Other discussion materials for North Toward Home, 1974 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 200

Folder 201

Other Willie Morris materials, 2012-2013 #05355, Series: "2. Willie Morris Files, 1970-2013 (bulk 1970-1976)." Folder 201

Isolated clippings and printed items related to Willie Morris and William Faulkner.

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expand/collapse Expand/collapse Series 3. Audiocassettes, 1962-1974.

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Processing Information

Processed by: Noah Huffman, January 2008; Virginia Ferris, May 2014

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, January 2008; Virginia Ferris, May 2014

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