Jerry Eugene McGlown Papers
SC 213


Summary Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections
Jerry Eugene McGlown Papers
SC 213
Date [inclusive]
1 Linear feet
Physical Description

13 plays, 1 copy or Radford Magazine, in individual folders, stored in 1 archival box.

Located in locked compact shelving, level 1.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Jerry Eugene McGlown Papers, Special Collections, McConnell Library, Radford University, Radford, VA.

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Biographical/Historical Note

Jerry Eugene McGlown (1948-1999) was  born in Oxford, MS April 20, 1948.  He received a B.A. from University of Mississippi (1970), an M.F.A. from Memphis State University.  Taught theatre, sociology, and theatre at various colleges such as Tougaloo College in Jackson MS, North West Junior College in Senatobia MS, Director of Theatre at LeMoyne-Owen college in Memphis, TN from 1980-1985.  As part of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Visiting Professor Program, he taught theatre at Virginia Tech and at Radford University.


Scope and Contents

Collection consists of 13 plays written by Jerry Eugene McGlown, and 1 issue of the May 1988 issue of Radford Magazine. 1 play is dated 1978, 1 play is dated 1987, the remaining 11 are not dated.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections

McConnell Library
PO Box 6881
Radford, Virginia

Restrictions to Access

An appointment for research is required. The collection is open for research. No interlibrary loan.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

The documents are available for free personal, non-commercial, and educational use, provided the proper citation is used (e.g. McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections, Radford University, Radford VA).  Any commercial use of the materials, without the written permission of the Radford University, and the copyright holder, is prohibited.  Please refer to the McConnell Library Archives and Special Collections website for more information.


Further accruals may be coming but there are none scheduled or expected.

Existence and Location of Originals

Archives and Special Collections, McConnell Library

Related Archival Materials


Collection Inventory

Box 1:  

Box 1: Folder 1: A Whore's House or The Boot Black's Women a play

Box 1: Folder 1a: A Whore's House or The Lair of the Good Shepherd

Box 1: Folder 2: Every Horse and Rider. Prompts script from Staged Reading. M.M.T. Nov 1987

Box 1: Folder 3: Every Horse and Rider a Play

Box 1: Folder 4: Mansions in the Sky a Play c. 1987

Box 1: Folder 5: Queen for a Day

Box 1: Folder 6: St. Francis School

Box 1: Folder 7: Tender Talk

Box 1: Folder 8: "Lord I'm Free"

Box 1 Folder 9: The First Family of Redemption a Play

Box 1: Folder 10: The Garden of Love a Play

Box 1: Folder 11: The Laws of Change

Box 1:Folder 12: The Job's Comforter

Box 1: Folder 13: The Quiet in the Land a Play by Jerry Eugene McGlown c.1982

Box 1: Folder 14: Radford Magazine. May 1988

Box 1: Folder 15: A King in Exile