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Margaret Faulk collection

Identifier: MSS-0507

Scope and Contents

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.


  • 1932-1942


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research. Researchers must register and agree to copyright and privacy laws before using this collection. Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations. Due to the nature of certain archival formats, including digital and audio-visual materials, access to certain materials may require additional advance notice.

Biographical / Historical

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.


0.01 Linear Feet (14 items)

Language of Materials



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




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unknown, 2008; updated by Martha Bace, 2013
Guide to the Margaret Faulk collection
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February 2008
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Repository Details

Part of the The University of Alabama Libraries Special Collections Repository

Box 870266
Tuscaloosa AL 35487-0266