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Tennessee Williams

This guide outlines various research materials about famed playwright and former Washington University student Tennessee Williams available in University Archives (at West Campus) and in the Manuscripts Unit (at Olin Library).

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Researching Tennesee Williams

This guide features research materials about the famed playwright and former Washington University student Thomas Lanier "Tennessee" Williams. Items are  available to resarchers in University Archives (at West Campus), in the Manuscripts Unit (at Olin Library), and from the circulating books of Olin Library. 

This guide focuses on Williams' connections to the St. Louis area, and is only a starting point for research into a complex topic.

Select Readings on Tennessee Williams' Connections to WashU and St. Louis