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A Folder Inventory Prepared by Elizabeth Pate

The Brodsky Collection includes the research files that Joseph Blotner compiled in creating Faulkner: A Biography (2 vols., 1974; one-vol. rev. ed., 1984). These files are cataloged below using the titles that appear on Blotner's original folders.

NOTE: We are in the process of listing the correspondence and interview records contained in the individual folders.  Click on the hyperlinks below to see the contents of the separate boxes/folders. View an alphabetical cross-referenced index of names and titles.

  • Box 1

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    1-1 Colonel William C. Falkner
    1-2 Maud Butler Falkner
    1-3 John Wesley Thompson, Justiana Word
    1-4 Boozer, William
    1-5 Malcolm Cowley
    1-6 Robert X. Williams, Sallie Murry Williams, Aunt Tee
    1-7 Bitterweeds, Malcolm F[ranklin]
    1-8 Malcolm A. Franklin and Judge F[ranklin]
    1-9 Howard Duvall
    1-10 Judge J. W. T. Falkner II
    1-11 Genealogy
    1-12 Henry Falkner
    1-13 Phil Stone, Emily Whitehurst Stone
    1-14 Colonel John Wesley Thompson Falkner
    1-15 William Fielden family
    1-16 Major and Mrs. L.E. Oldham, Tochie
    1-17 Faulkner, Estelle Oldham
    1-18 Faulkner, John(ny) W.T. III; Jimmy, Chooky
    1-19 Falkner, Murry C.
    1-20 Falkner, Murry C., Jr.
    1-21 Falkner, Young Dean; Louise
    1-22 Foote, Shelby
    1-23 Morton Goldman
    1-24 Gresset, Michel
    1-25 Longstreet, Stephen
    1-26 Jonsson, Else
    1-27 Jim Meriwether
    1-28 Oldham, Dorothy Zollicoffer
    1-29 WF, illness, medical history
    1-30 Lyman family
    1-31 Meta [Carpenter] Rebner
    1-32 Jo Pagano
    1-33 Michael Millgate
    1-34 Picon, Leon
    1-35 Vanden Heuvel, Jean [Jean Stein]
    1-36 Ford, Ruth
    1-37 One-Vol. WF Editing and Production
    1-38 WF Stories and Letters Rackham
    1-39 Copies of Reviews
    1-40 One-Vol. WF Biography
    1-41 WF Short Stories
  • Box 2

    2-1 Selected Letters of WF
    2-2 Wasson, Ben
    2-3 Material to be Dated or Located
    2-4 Essays A-K [1 of 2]
    2-5 Essays A-K [2 of 2]
    2-6 Essays M-Z [1 of 4]
    2-7 Essays M-Z [2 of 4]
    2-8 Essays M-Z [3 of 4]
    2-9 Essays M-Z [4 of 4]
    2-10 Editing and Permissions: One-Vol. WF
    2-11 Untitled 1-act play for Marionettes
    2-12 The Mansion (1959)
    2-13 Mayday 27 Jan. 1926
    2-14 "Mississippi" (April 1954)
    2-15 "Miss Zilphia Gant" (Nov. 1928)
    2-16 "Moonlight" (1919?)
    2-17 "Morningstar" (Hawks) 1948
    2-18 Mosquitoes (1927)
    2-19 Gertrude Stegbauer
    2-20 "Mr. Acarius" 1952-53 and Post
    2-21 "Mountain Victory" Oct. 1930 p. 3 Dec. '32 Post
    2-22 "Mule in the Yard" (Scrib Ag 1934)
    2-23 Notes on a Horse Thief (1951) (1947)
    2-24 "The Old People"
    2-25 "Once Aboard the Lugger" 1926? 1931
    2-26 "On Fear" Harper's June 1956
    2-27 "Pantaloon in Black"
    2-28 "Pennsylvania Station" (Feb '34) Nov '28
    2-29 "Peter"/"Ny[unreadable]" "Don Giovanni" N.C. 1928?
    2-30 The Portable Faulkner 1946
    2-31 Pylon 1935
    2-32 Pylon
    2-33 "Race at Morning" Sep. 1954
    2-34 Ramey Poems and Drawings "Mississippi Poems" Oct. 1924
    2-35 "Red Leaves" w. July 1930, p. 28 Oct. 1930 Post
    2-36 The Reivers (1962)
    2-37 Requiem for a Nun (Book) 1951
    2-38 Requiem for a Nun (Play) 1957
    2-39 "A Rose for Emily" (Forum, 8 Apr 1930)
    2-40 "Rose of Lebanon" and "A Return" w. Nov. 1930?
    2-41 Salmagundi and Contempo 1932
    2-42 Sanctuary (1931) [1 of 2]
    2-43 Sanctuary (1931) [2 of 2]
    2-44 Sartoris (1925)
    2-45 "Sepulture South" 1954
    2-46 "Shall Not Perish" 1943
    2-47 Sherwood Anderson and Other Famous Creoles 1926
    2-48 "Shingles for the Lord" 1943
    2-49 "Smoke" w. 1-1930? p. 4-1932
    2-50 Snopes (trilogy) Oct. 1960
    2-51 "Snow" 1942
    2-52 Soldiers' Pay 1926
  • Box 3

    3-1 The Sound and the Fury 1929
    3-2 The Sound and the Fury II [1 of 2]
    3-3 The Sound and the Fury II [2 of 2]
    3-4 "Idyll in the Desert" 1931
    3-5 Father Abraham
    3-6 The Faulkner Reader 1953
    3-7 "Fire and the Hearth" "An Absolution" "Apotheosis"
    3-8 "Fool About the Horse" 8-1936
    3-9 "Frankie" 1925?
    3-10 "A Fox-Hunt" w. 1-1930 p. 9-1931
    3-11 "A Ghost Story" 12-1935?
    3-12 Go Down, Moses 5-1942
    3-13 "Go Down, Moses"
    3-14 Gold, A Point of Law
    3-15 "The Golden Book" 1932
    3-16 "Golden Land" 5-1935
    3-17 "The Graduation Dress" 1960
    3-18 A Green Bough 1933
    3-19 The Hamlet 1940
    3-20 "The Husbandman" 1942
    3-21 "The Hill"
    3-22 Intruder in the Dust 1948
    3-23 "A Justice" w. 12-1930? in These 13 1931
    3-24 "Knight's Gambit" 1949
    3-25 Helen: A Courtship 6-1926
    3-26 "The Leg" 4-1934
    3-27 "Landing in Luck" 11-27-1919
    3-28 Light in August 1932
    3-29 "The Lilacs" 8-1925
    3-30 "The Lion" Harper's 12-1935
    3-31 "Literature and War" 1925?
    3-32 "Lizards in Jamshyd's Courtyard" w. 1927?  p. 2-27-1932
    3-33 "Lo!" 11-1934
    3-34 "Love" (Manservant) 192?-1933
    3-35 The Marble Faun 1924
    3-36 Marionettes 1920?
    3-37 Faulkner Teaching Notes
    3-38 Early Poetry I
    3-39 Early Poetry II
    3-40 Things to Do and Location Sheet
    3-41 ABC tv synopsis 3-1958
    3-42 Absalom, Absalom! 1936
    3-43 Absalom, Absalom! II
    3-44 "A Dangerous Man" 1930
    3-45 "Ad Astra" w. 1930? p. 4-1931
    3-46 "A Dead Dancer" 1919?
    3-47 "Adolescence" 1922?
    3-48 "All the Dead Pilots" w. 4-1931?
    3-49 "Afternoon of a Cow" 1947
    3-50 "And Now What's to Do" 1925
    3-51 "Artist at Home" 1931
    3-52 "L'Apres-midi d'un Faune" 1919
    3-53 As I Lay Dying 1930
    3-54 "Beyond the Gate" 1930
    3-55 "The Big Shot" 1926?
    3-56 Big Woods 1955
    3-57 "Black Music" 11-1931
    3-58 "The Brooch" 1931
    3-59 "By the People" 1954
    3-60 "Centaur in Brass" 8-1931?
    3-61 "The Christmas Tree" 1933-1934?
    3-62 "The College Widow" (and Nightbird)
    3-63 Collected Stories of WF 1950
    3-64 Contempo--see Salmagundi
    3-65 "Continuous Performance" 1946
    3-66 "Death Drag" w. 12-1930?
    3-67 "Delta Autumn"
    3-68 "Devil Beats His Wife" 1926
    3-69 Doctor Martino and Other Stories 1934
    3-70 Don Giovanni--see "Peter"
    3-71 "Elmer" 1925
    3-72 "Dry September" w. 2-1930?
  • Box 4

    4-1 "Dull Tale" 1930
    4-2 "Elly" 2-1929
    4-3 Evangeline 1931
    4-4 A Fable 1954 [1 of 2]
    4-5 A Fable [2 of 2]
    4-6 "That Evening Sun" 1931
    4-7 "Spotted Horses" 6-1931
    4-8 "There Was a Queen" 1933
    4-9 These Thirteen 9-1931
    4-10 "Thrift" 1930
    4-11 The Town 1957
    4-12 "Turn About" 1932
    4-13 "Uncle Willy" 1935
    4-14 The Unvanquished 1938
    4-15 "Was" "Almost"
    4-16 "Vision in Spring"
    4-17 "Wash" 1934
    4-18 "Wild Palms" 1937-1938
    4-19 The Wild Palms 1939
    4-20 The Wishing Tree 1927
    4-21 "With Caution and Dispatch" 1932, 1940, 1948
    4-22 Greenville, Miss.
    4-23 Pascagoula file
    4-24 New York
    4-25 New York trip
    4-26 Oxford working file
    4-27 Texas and Mexico
    4-28 Algonquin people
    4-29 Washington [D.C.]
    4-30 Miscellaneous short speeches and papers
    4-31 Univ. of VA, WF, Miss. [1 of 2]
    4-32 Univ. of VA, WF, Miss. [2 of 2]
    4-33 Copies of lectures [1 of 2]
    4-34 Copies of lectures [2 of 2]
    4-35 Lectures 1980- [1 of 2]
    4-36 Lectures 1980- [2 of 2]
    4-37 "One Way to Catch a Horse"
    4-38 Bibliography of WF's Short Fiction
    4-39 Faulkner lectures--texts [1 of 3]
    4-40 Faulkner lectures--texts [2 of 3]
    4-41 Faulkner lectures--texts [3 of 3]
    4-42 Symposium 1979 [1 of 2]
    4-43 Symposium 1979 [2 of 2]
    4-44 Symposium 1979 II
  • Box 5

    5-1 WF Symposium 1982
    5-2 France
    5-3 Misc. clippings; Muna Lee and Misc. [1 of 2]
    5-4 Misc. clippings; Muna Lee and Misc. [2 of 2]
    5-5 William Faulkner
    5-6 Papers on WF
    5-7 Ole Miss Conference and Workshop
    5-8 Ole Miss trip/publicity
    5-9 WF's poetry
    5-10 WF's transcripts
    5-11 Faulkner library catalogue
    5-12 Edited T.S.
    5-13 Stockholm
    5-14 Yugoslavia and Greece
    5-15 Paris
    5-16 newspapers [1 of 2]
    5-17 newspapers [2 of 2]
    5-18 Unedited Sessions #1,2,3 [1 of 2]
    5-19 Unedited Sessions #1,2,3 [2 of 2]
    5-20 Faulkner biography correspondence 1963
    5-21 Faulkner biography correspondence 1964 [1 of 2]
    5-22 Faulkner biography correspondence 1964 [2 of 2]
    5-23 Faulkner biography correspondence 1965
    5-24 Faulkner biography correspondence 1966
    5-25 Faulkner biography correspondence 1967
  • Box 6

    6-1 Faulkner biography correspondence 1968
    6-2 Faulkner biography correspondence 1969
    6-3 Faulkner biography correspondence 1970
    6-4 Faulkner biography correspondence 1971
    6-5 Faulkner biography correspondence 1972
    6-6 Faulkner biography correspondence 1973 & 1974
    6-7 Adams, R.P.
    6-8 Bowen, Mrs. (Joan Williams)
    6-9 Hellman, Lillian
    6-10 Carlos Baker
    6-11 Commins [Dorothy], Mr. and Mrs. Saxe
    6-12 Louis Cochran
    6-13 Eric Devine
    6-14 Haas, Mrs. Robert K.
    6-15 Reed, Mack
    6-16 Howard, Leon
    6-17 Linton Massey
    6-18 Elizabeth Langhorn
    6-19 Bob Buckner
    6-20 William Spratling
    6-21 Larry Thompson
    6-22 Von Auw, Ivan
    6-23 Glick and Baird
    6-24 Webb, Jim
    6-25 Misc. brief correspondence [list inside]
    6-26 Revisions and Corresp. III [1 of 2]
    6-27 Revisions and Corresp. III [2 of 2]
    6-28 Permissions, 2-Vol.l
    6-29 Revisions II
    6-30 Misc. material
    6-31 Notes for Revisions
    6-32 Transcribed notes 1964
    6-33 Transcribed notes 1965
    6-34 Transcribed notes 1966 [1 of 2]
    6-35 Transcribed notes 1966 [2 of 2]
    6-36 Transcribed notes 1967
    6-37 Transcribed notes 1968

  • Box 7

    7-1 Miscellaneous
    7-2 New WF Material I [1 of 2]
    7-3 New WF Material I [2 of 2]
    7-4 New WF Material II [1 of 2]
    7-5 New WF Material II [2 of 2]
    7-6 Michigan State notebook and locator for files
    7-7 1882 and earlier
    7-8 1883-1884
    7-9 1885
    7-10 1886
    7-11 1887
    7-12 1888
    7-13 1889
    7-14 1890
    7-15 1891
    7-16 1892
    7-17 1893
    7-18 1894
    7-19 1895
    7-20 1896
    7-21 1897
    7-22 1898
    7-23 1899
    7-24 1900
    7-25 1901
    7-26 1902
    7-27 1903
    7-28 1904
    7-29 1905
    7-30 1906
    7-31 1907
    7-32 1908
    7-33 1909
    7-34 1910
    7-35 1911
    7-36 1912
    7-37 1913
    7-38 1914
    7-39 1915
    7-40 1916
    7-41 1917
    7-42 1918
    7-43 RAF
    7-44 1919
    7-45 1920
    7-46 1921
    7-47 1922
    7-48 1923
    7-49 1924
    7-50 1925
    7-51 1925--Europe and return
  • Box 8

    8-1 WF European letters and cards
    8-2 1926
    8-3 1927
    8-4 1928
    8-5 1929
    8-6 1930
    8-7 1931 [1 of 2]
    8-8 1931 [2 of 2]
    8-9 1932 [1 of 2]
    8-10 1932 [2 of 2]
    8-11 Grabhorn Press S & F 1932-1935
    8-12 1933
    8-13 1934
    8-14 1935
    8-15 1936
    8-16 1937
    8-17 1938
    8-18 1939
    8-19 1940
    8-20 1941
    8-21 1942 [1 of 2]
    8-22 1942 [2 of 2]
    8-23 1943
    8-23a 1944
    8-23b 1945
    8-24 1946
    8-25 1947
    8-26 1948
    8-27 The Minmagary 1948

  • Box 9

    9-1 Intruder in the Dust and Oxford
    9-2 Nobel Prize
    9-3 Manuscript of Nobel draft
    9-4 Nobel duplicates
    9-5 1949
    9-6 1950
    9-7 1951
    9-8 1952
    9-9 1953
    9-10 1954
    9-11 Peru, Brazil 1954
    9-12 1955
    9-13 Japan 1955
    9-14 Iceland 1955
    9-15 Germany
    9-16 France 1955
    9-17 London 1955
    9-18 Italy 1955
    9-19 Philippines 1955
    9-20 People-to-People Comm. 1956
    9-21 1956
    9-22 1957
    9-23 Greece 1957
    9-24 1958
    9-25 1959
    9-26 Denver UNESCO 1959
    9-27 1960
    9-28 Venezuela 1961

  • Box 10

    10-1 1961
    10-2 1962 [1 of 2]
    10-3 1962 [2 of 2]
    10-4 1963
    10-5 Hollywood working file
    10-6 Hollywood Correspondence
    10-7 New Orleans
    10-8 Memphis
    10-9 Notes on works read
    10-10 Sending schedule, correspondence and Harper's
    10-11 List of the Rowan Oak manuscripts
    10-12 Rowan Oak
    10-13 Oxford phone book 1976
    10-14 Oxford and Lafayette County and Miss.
    10-15 WF Biography [1 of 2]
    10-16 WF Biography [2 of 2]
    10-17 Essays M-Z [1 of 2]
    10-18 Essays M-Z [2 of 2]
    10-19 Chronology and Notes Vol. I
    10-20 L of A [Library of America] Faulkner Vol. I
    10-21 Vol. II and L o A
    10-22 L of A Faulkner Vol. II
    10-23 The Library of America [1 of 2]
    10-24 The Library of America [2 of 2]
    10-25 Soldiers' Pay (Garland)
    10-26 Mosquitos (Garland)
    10-27 Short Stories (Garland)
    10-28 Flags (Garland)
    10-29 Light in August (Garland)
    10-30 WF Archives/Garland
    10-31 Garland
    10-32 The Library of America folder
Index of Folder Titles and Contents
Index of Folder Titles and Contents

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