k. raeburn miller COLLECTION
University of New Orleans
for Requesting Special Collections Materials
Size: 114 linear
locations: Primarily New Orleans, La.
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)
Access: No restrictions
rights are retained by the Earl K. Long Library, University of New Orleans.
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.
The collection has not been processed.
American poetry—20th century
English language—Study and teaching—Louisiana
English literature—Study and teaching--Louisiana
Miller, K. Raeburn
University of New Orleans—Faculty