Finding aid for the J.M. Price Collection



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Summary Information

University of Mississippi Libraries
Price, J. M. (John M.)
J.M. Price Collection
Date [inclusive]
General Physical Description note
1 box (.417 linear feet)
Materials collected by John M. Price related to Faulkner, including clippings, typescripts and correspondence.

Prefered Citation

J.M. Price Collection, Archives and Special Collections, J.D. Williams Library, The University of Mississippi

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Scope and Content Note

Collection of materials related to William Faulkner. Of note is the piece of correspondence between Faulkner and Price in which the two men critique Scribner's Magazine's publication and handling of "Spotted Horses". Also includes Price's research on  The Sound and the Fury. Finally, two pieces of correspondence concerning an article in  Vogue by Nancy Hale; a copy of the article is located in Miscellaneous Clippings, Folder 5.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

University of Mississippi Libraries

Access Restrictions

The J.M. Price 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

Collection donated by John M. Price.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Archives and Special Collections staff. Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, September 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


  • clippings (information artifacts)
  • correspondence
  • typescripts

Personal Name(s)

  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962. Sound and the fury
  • Faulkner, William, 1897-1962

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Collection Inventory

Box 1 

TLS. 21 May 1931. J.M. Price to William Faulkner with autograph comment by Faulkner, concerning Scribner's Magazine's publishing "Spotted Horses" 

Addressed envelope in Faulkner's handwriting to J.M. Price 

"Patterns in the Sound and the Fury by John M. Price 

Typescript. Pocket Diary, 23 May 1947 

Storyline chart and "First section of Sound & Fury" 

Correspondence, October 1963, regarding "Col. Sartoris and Mr. Snopes" by Nancy Hale. Vogue, 1 August 1963    (2 items)

Miscellaneous Clippings