Clark Mills McBurney Papers
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Scope and Contents Note

Manuscripts, scrapbooks, and clippings of work by Clark Mills McBurney. Also included are excerpts from work by William Jay Smith and Tennessee Williams concerning their youth in St. Louis, where they were both friends with McBurney.


Correspondence is arranged alphabetically by author's last name.


Enclosure: Materials relating to McBurney's memorial service at Gotham Book Mart, March 1986.


Enclosure: Includes copies of Mills' poems: A Small Wind, The Moth, The Wheel, The Fable, and A Borrowed Planetarium.


Manuscripts is divided into three series: Poetry, Translations, and Prose. Each are arranged alphabetically by title or first line.





Thesis (A.M.)--Washington Univ., 1937. Dept. of Romance Languages


Works by Others are arranged alphabetically by author's last name, then by title or first line.


Translation of Mills poem into French. Missing first page.


Personal Papers is divided into four series: Clippings, Memorial Service, Published Works of Clark Mills, and Scrapbooks.


Includes a TLS, 1 p from Lyle Leverich to Mills (1985: March 6) and photocopies of Williams' poems from the Paul Bigelow collection.


Consists of material toward Mills' memorial service at Gotham Book Mart, March 1986. Contains works by Mills.


Scrapbooks containing McBurney's publications.