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W. S. Hoole Special Collections Library Manuscript Collections

Guide to the Margaret Faulk collection MSS.0507

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Publication:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa, Alabama, 35487-0266
205.348.0500
archives@ua.edu

February 2008

Creation:

This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-03-14T12:10-0500

Language Usage:

English

Description Rules:

Describing Archives: A Content Standard

March 2013
Collection Title:

Margaret Faulk collection

Unit ID:

MSS.0507

Repository:

University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama

Quantity:

0.1 Linear feet 14 items

Dates:

1932-1942

Abstract:

Letters and other materials regarding this University of Alabama librarian; most of the collection relates to her illness and death.

creator

Cory, John Mackenzie, 1914-1988

Preferred Citation:

Margaret Faulk collection, W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, University Libraries Division of Special Collections, The University of Alabama.

Scope and Contents note

The collection includes letters to her from John MacKenzie Cory, director of University of Alabama Libraries, relating to a raise and leave of absence. The bulk of the collection relates to her death and subsequent memorials to her at the University of Alabama; these materials include letters to her parents, obituaries, and programs of a memorial service.

Biographical/Historical note

Margaret Ella Faulk, daughter of Dr. William Mark and Ella Margaret Leland Faulk, was born in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, on 28 December 1907. She was educated at Sullins College (in Bristol, Tennessee) and graduated from the University of Alabama and Columbia University. She was the librarian at the University of Alabama when she died of cancer on 10 December 1940, just days short of her 33rd birthday.

Acquisition Information:

unknown

Processing Information:

Processed by

unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013

Access Restrictions:

None

Usage Restrictions:

None

Source(s)

Faulk, Margaret (local)

University of Alabama. (Library_of_Congress_Name_Authority_File)

Education (localbroad)

Letters (correspondence) (aat)

Obituaries (aat)

Programs (documents) (aat)

University of Alabama (localbroad)

Women (localbroad)

Collection of letters and other materials Box 2517