K. Raeburn Miller COLLECTION
Earl K. Long Library
University of New Orleans
Size: 114 linear feet
locations: Primarily New Orleans, La.
Summary: Records and personal papers produced or gathered together by K. Raeburn in the course of his career as poet, English professor, and academic administrator. Includes clippings, correspondence, audio tape recordings, and other miscellany.
collections: University of New Orleans Archives (Mss 159)
Source: Gift, June 1991
Access: No restrictions
Copyright: Physical rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.
Citation: K. Raeburn Miller Collection, Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans
K. Raeburn Miller was born to Kleber C. Miller and Peggy Dubose Miller on October 20, 1934, in Austin, Texas. He received a Bachelor of Arts degree, with highest honors, from the University of Texas at Austin in 1956, a Master of Arts degree from the University of Iowa in 1958, and a Master of Fine Arts degree from the University of Iowa in 1960. In 1960 he joined the Department of English at Louisiana State University in New Orleans (now the University of New Orleans). Miller served as acting chairman of that department in 1975 and 1978-1979, and as chairman of the department in 1979-1982. He also served the University of New Orleans as associate dean of the Graduate School, 1984-1990. He was the author of two collections of poems, The Comma After Love (University of Akron Press, published posthumously in 1994) and Millenary (New Orleans Poetry Journal Press, 1986), and of individual poems published widely in various journals. Miller died in New Orleans on September 6, 1990, of a stroke. He was buried in Austin, Texas.
Sources include: Death notice, New Orleans Times-Picayune, September 9, 1990.
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American poetry—20th century
English language—Study and teaching—Louisiana
English literature—Study and teaching--Louisiana
Miller, K. Raeburn
University of New Orleans—Faculty