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Charles House collection on Henry Faulkner, 1948

Part of Charles House collection on Henry Faulkner

2013ms0825 Charles House collection on Henry Faulkner, 1948-1980, undated 2013ms0825 House, Charles collection on Henry Faulkner Finding aid prepared by Ruth E. Bryan University of Kentucky Special Collections Special Collections Margaret I. King Building, North Lexington, KY, 40506-0039 (859) 257-8611 SCLREF@LSV.UKY.EDU 2013 Sept. 20 This finding aid was produced using the Archivists' Toolkit 2013-10-10T15:15-0400 Describing Archives: A Content Standard Charles House collection on Henry Faulkner 2013ms0825 University of Kentucky Special Collections 2 1 0.85 Cubic feet 1 document box and 1 flat box 1948-1980, undated The Charles House Collection on Henry Faulkner (dated 1948-1980, undated; .85 cubic feet; 1 document box and 1 flat box), comprises materials gathered by House in the course of writing his biography on Faulkner. Faulkner, Henry, 1924-1981 House, Charles, 1943- Preferred Citation note 2013ms0825 : [identification of item], Charles House collection on Henry Faulkner, 1948-1980, undated, University of Kentucky Special Collections. Conditions Governing Use note Property rights reside with the University of Kentucky. The University of Kentucky holds the copyright for materials created in the course of business by University of Kentucky employees. Copyright for all other materials has not been assigned to the University of Kentucky. For information about permission to reproduce or publish, please contact Special Collections. Conditions Governing Access note Collection is open to researchers by appointment. Biographical note Author Charles House was born in 1943 in eastern Kentucky and obtained a BA in art from Eastern Kentucky University. His book titles include The Outrageous Life of Henry Faulkner (1988), Sailing on Down the Pike (2007), Blame it on Salt (2007), One With the Fox (2011), and Heroes and Skalliwags (2010). Poet and artist Henry Faulkner (1924-1981) was born in Egypt, Jackson County, Kentucky and studied at the Louisville School of Art. An ardent animal lover (especially goats and cats) and avid collector of antiques, he lived in both Lexington, Kentucky, and Florida Keys, Florida. Additionally, he exhibited regularly in New York, Ohio, and Florida. He met Tennessee Williams in 1959 and became life-long friends as well as, possibly, lovers. Faulkner died in Lexington as the result of an automobile accident on December 3, 1981. Sources: Henry Lawrence Faulkner. Accessed September 20, 2013. www.crossgategallery.com/artist/henrylawrencefaulkner.html. Henry Faulkner, Accessed September 20, 2013, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Henry_Faulkner. Unusual Kentucky blog. Henry Faulkner. Accessed September 20, 2013. http://unusualkentucky.blogspot.com/2008/06/henry-faulkner.html. Books of Interest to Clay Countians by Charles House. Accessed September 20, 2013. http://www.clayfamilies.com/House_Books.html Related Archival Materials note House, Charles, The Outrageous Life of Henry Faulkner: Portrait of an Appalachian Artist (Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, 1988), ND237.F268 H68 1988. Immediate Source of Acquisition note Gift, 2007 Scope and Contents note The Charles House Collection on Henry Faulkner (dated 1948-1980, undated; .85 cubic feet; 1 document box and 1 flat box), comprises materials gathered by House in the course of writing his biography on Faulkner. Documents include correspondence to and from Henry Faulkner and James Leo Herlihy, 1979-1980 (including questions posed by Herlihy and answers by Faulkner); other letters from Faulkner to friends and family; 13 pencil or pen sketches or studies of figures; 6 small tempera paintings of structures; original handwritten poetry and photocopies of typed poetry; notes, lists, and receipts; and a book, The Green Wave, 1948, by Muriel Rukeyser, with annotations and underlines by Faulkner. Faulkner, Henry, 1924-1981 Herlihy, James Leo House, Charles, 1943- Artists--Correspondence Artists--Kentucky. Arts. Correspondence. Drawing. Letters. Painting Poets, American--Kentucky. Charles House collection on Henry Faulkner