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Guide to the Leland Phelps Collection of Faulkneriana

Summary

Leland Phelps was a professor of German Language and Literature at Duke University, who also actively collected nineteenth- and twentieth century American literature. This collection contains assorted serials and other miscellaneous items, including a scrapbook, from his collection on William Faulkner.

Collection Details

Collection Number
RL.11116
Title
Leland Phelps Collection of Faulkneriana
Date
1955-1972
Creator
Phelps, Leland R.
Extent
0.5 Linear Feet, 1 flat 13x19 box, 1 oversize folder
Repository
David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library
Language
Materials are in English.

Collection Overview

Content Description

Numerous single periodical issues with content on Faulkner, scrapbook of photographs of Faulkner-related locales in Oxford, Mississippi, and 2 cassettes.

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Using These Materials

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How to Cite

[Identification of item], Leland Phelps Collection of Faulkneriana, David M. Rubenstein Rare Book & Manuscript Library, Duke University

Contents of the Collection

Clippings and serials about William Faulkner, 1962-1970s
Box 1
Clippings and serials with writings by William Faulkner, 1955-1970s
(3 folders)
Box 1
Oversize-folder 1
Scrapbook with photographs of Faulkner's grave, etc., in Oxford, Mississippi, undated
Box 1
2 cassette tapes of Stone-Faulkner, undated
(2 audiocassettes)

Original audiovisual materials are closed to use. Contact Research Services in advance of your visit to request the production of listening copies.

Box 1
 

Historical Note

Leland Phelps was a Duke professor in the Germanic Language and Literature Department (faculty member, 1961-1985 and department chair, 1970-1983) who also collected American literature. The majority of Phelps' gift to the Rubenstein Library has been cataloged individually as print items.


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Provenance

Collection acquired as a gift from Leland Phelps in 2013. Accessions represented in this collection guide: 2016-0006.

Processing Information

Processed by Meghan Lyon, January 2016.