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Henry Faulkner Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS-1398

This is a collection of Henry Faulkner's poetry, correspondence and records, both personal and business, as well as interviews, newspaper clippings, and official documents collected by Charles House. The collection was contributed and originally assembled by House, author, for the purpose of writing a biography of Faulkner, The Outrageous Life of Henry Faulkner: Portrait of an Appalachian Artist.

Dates

  • 1940-1981

Conditions Governing Access

Collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 2 business days are needed to retrieve these items for use. Researchers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

2.75 Linear Feet

Abstract

This is a collection of Henry Faulkner's poetry, correspondence and records, both personal and business, as well as interviews, newspaper clippings, and official documents collected by Charles House.

Biographical/Historical Note

Henry Faulkner (1924-1981) was an American artist and poet. Faulkner was born in Kentucky and he studied at the Louisville School of Art. Faulkner is known for his eccentric and colorful landscapes and fantasy scenes. Faulkner died in December 1981.

Arrangement

This collection consists of 2 record boxes, 1 half box, and 1 quarter box. This material was collected by Charles House for the purpose of writing a biography of Faulkner. The organization and classification of the contents reflects this intention.

Related Materials

A copy of Charles House's publication, The Outrageous Life of Henry Faulkner: Portrait of an Appalachian Artist, can be found in the Rare Books collection (ND237.F268 H68 1988).

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480