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Princeton, NJ 08540
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Curator of Rare Books
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The Library has a sizable collection of the published writings of William Faulkner. As of 1957 there were some 30 editions (American) of Faulkner's works, many the gift of Clifton Waller Barrett. For particulars about the collection at the time see: "The William Faulkner Collection" in the Princeton University Library Chronicle XVIII, 3 (Spring, 1957) pp. 166-167 [full text] .

For a collection of periodicals in which his works appeared, see the collection entitled Miscellaneous works by William Faulkner, 1930-1962, which contains various journal issues [(at ReCAP for use in RBSC) PS3511.A86 A6q].

For further particulars refer to: James B. Meriwether, "The Literary Career of William Faulkner. Catalogue of an Exhibition in the Princeton University Library." in the Princeton University Library Chronicle XXI, 3 (Spring, 1960) pp. [111] - 164 [ full text]. The catalogue lists Faulkner material used for the exhibition, much of which came from the Princeton University Library holdings. See also: James B. Meriwether. The Literary Career of William Faulkner; a Bibliographical Study. (Princeton, 1961) [(ExB) 3734.92.063.2].