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Wallace McClure Collection on Gone With the Wind

 Collection
Identifier: MS-0919

This collection houses a variety of materials that Wallace McClure collected regarding the book, movie, and stage versions of Gone With the Wind. Among these items are a transcribed telegram from Margaret Mitchell Marsh, a State Department report, reminiscences from Anne McClure and Josephine Powell Beaty, a book review, two magazines, a 20-page program from the movie, and many newspaper clippings.

Dates

  • 1939 November 19-1974 November

Language

The material in this collection is in English.

Conditions Governing Access

Manuscript collections are stored offsite, and a minimum of 24 hours is needed to retrieve these items for research use. Readers interested in consulting any of the collections are advised to contact Special Collections.

Conditions Governing Use

The copyright interests in this collection remain with the creator. For more information, contact the Special Collections Library.

Extent

0.25 Linear Feet

Abstract

This collection houses a variety of materials that Wallace McClure collected regarding the book, movie, and stage versions of Gone With the Wind. Among these items are a transcribed telegram from Margaret Mitchell Marsh, a State Department report, reminiscences from Anne McClure and Josephine Powell Beaty, a book review, two magazines, a 20-page program from the movie, and many newspaper clippings.

Biographical/Historical Note

Wallace McClure was born to William Kyle and Eliza Parsons (Lewis) McClure in Knoxville, Tennessee on July 30, 1890. He earned his A.B. (1910) and LL.B. (1911) from the University of Tennessee and his A.M. (1915) and Ph.D. (1924) from Columbia University. He was admitted to the Bar in Knoxville in 1911 and to the Bar of the United States District Court in 1920. McClure was twice married: once to Helen Mellen and once to Anne Taylor. He had three sons with his first wife: William Kyle, George Mellen, and Wallace.

For the vast majority of his professional career, McClure worked as an economic analyst for the Foreign Service Auxiliary (1920-1951). He was also involved in education, serving as a visiting lecturer at the University of Virginia (1954-1955), as a Fulbright Lecturer at the University of Dacca in East Pakistan (1955-1956), as Consulting Director of the World Rule of Law Center (1958), and as a Visiting Professor of Law at Duke University (1958-1961). He authored numerous books and articles on such subjects as state constitution making, commercial policy, executive agreements, world law, and world legal order. McClure died in March of 1984 in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Acquisition Note

Wallace McClure donated these materials to Special Collections.

Repository Details

Part of the Betsey B. Creekmore Special Collections and University Archives, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville Repository

Contact:
The University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Knoxville TN 37996 USA
865-974-4480