Scope and Contents
The William Faulkner papers is an artificial collection assembled and organized by University of Maryland Special Collections staff. It contains materials created by Faulkner as well as materials created by others who worked with or wrote about Faulkner. Materials created by Faulkner date from 1925 to 1959, with the bulk dating from 1925 to 1931 and include manuscript poems and short stories, clippings, a broadside, and LP records of Faulkner reading his work. Materials created by others date from 1938 to 1976 and include screenplays, sheet music, and production stills of film adaptations of Faulkner’s work, in addition to essays and photographs.