Finding aid for the Faulkner - Luster Collection



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Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
Luster, Lucille Isaiah
Luster - Faulkner Collection
Date [inclusive]
General Physical Description note
1 box (.417 linear feet)
Collection of receipts and deposit slips signed by Faulkner.

Prefered Citation

Luster - Faulkner Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Scope and Content Note

Collection of receipts and deposit slips. Particularly notable in this collection is three bank checks made out to Faulkner with holograph endorsements and one promissory note authorizing payments made from Nobel Prize account to William Faulkner Prize Fund.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The Luster - Faulkner 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

Purchased through bid from William E. Luster, January 1981.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 20 May 2009.

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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

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Controlled Access Headings


  • certificates of deposit
  • financial records
  • promissory notes
  • receipts (financial records)

Personal Name(s)

  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962

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Collection Inventory

Box 1: 

Promissory Note with holographic notation by William Faulkner and J.M. Faulkner, 1 July 1954 

Scope and Contents note

Authorizing Payment to William Faulkner Prize Fund

Note Payment Receipt on People to People Letterhead with Faulkner Holograph, 1 July 1959 

Note Payment Receipt with Faulkner Holograph, 1 July 1958 

Note Payment Receipt with Faulkner Holograph, 1 July 1960 

Note Payment Receipt with Faulkner Holograph, 3 July 1962 

Deposit Form in name of William Faulkner with Faulkner Holograph, First National Bank of Oxford, 3 September 1955 

Unendorsed Deposit Forms, First National Bank of Oxford, 1954-1955 

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