Housed in the Rare Book Room of Southeast Missouri State University's Kent Library, the Louis Daniel Brodsky William Faulkner Collection is one of the four largest collections of Faulkner materials in the world. The Collection includes:

  • Over 2,000 pages of manuscript materials
  • More than 3,000 letters
  • Nearly 2,000 photographs
  • Over 1,000 pages relating to Faulkner's work in Hollywood
  • An impressive collection of visual artwork by and related to Faulkner
  • A large collection of criticism devoted to Faulkner's works 

The Brodsky Collection also includes the Blotner Papers, a comprehensive file of Joseph Blotner's research, interview notes, correspondence, and manuscripts compiled during his work on Faulkner: A Biography.

The Brodsky Faulkner Collection Photographs 

The photographs in the Brodsky Faulkner collection represent the entire span of Faulkner's life and career. 


Kent Library 406
Center for Faulkner Studies
One University Plaza, MS 4600
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701