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|Named Person:||Perry Miller|
|Document Type:||Archival Material|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
|Notes:||Access may be restricted. Details at the repository.|
|Contents:||Family and Biographical Material: Engagement calendars and address books, ca. 1950-1976 (2 boxes). Contains engagement calendars of Perry and Elizabeth Miller; address books; passports; and pocket notebooks. (HUG 4572.3) --
Awards and degrees, ca. 1931-1962. Contains honorary degrees, Ph. D. diploma, and membership certificates in the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and the American Philosophical Society. Also contains high school diploma of Elizabeth Williams Miller and notice of a lecture Perry Miller gave at Amherst College (HUG 4572.80) --
World War II insignia, ca. 1942-1945. Contains WWII insignia and dog tags. Includes a miniature representation of a human head. (HUG 4572.82) --
Correspondence and other papers of Elizabeth Miller, ca. 1924-1982. Contains correspondence, much of it concerning Perry Miller, his book and his estate; also examples of Mrs. Miller's college work and early creative literary efforts, and papers relating to employment with the federal government, African Americans in America, Pulitzer Prizes, Radcliffe Seminars, and memories of Japan. (HUG 4572.90) --
Correspondence of Elizabeth Miller and Samuel Rosenthal, and related papers, ca. 1963-1987. Contains letter from Miller to Rosenthal regarding Mrs. Miller's marriage to Perry Miller. Also contains notes on Professor Miller's condition and a memorandum from Professor William Hutchinson regarding the final disposition of Perry and Elizabeth Miller's ashes. Included is a statement from the Curator of the Archives regarding access. This package must remain unused until September 2017. (HUG 4572.90.5) --
Family photographs, 1850-1890 (1 v. ) Probably of Elizabeth Miller's family. Includes photo album, dageurreotypes, ambrotype, and photo on glass. (HUG 4572.85). Correspondence: Correspondence (HUG 4572.5) --
Correspondence between Miller and Kenneth Murdock, ca. 1944-1952 (HUG 4572.7) --
Correspondence and other papers, ca. 1918-1963 (2 boxes) Contains correspondence, especially with Samuel Rosenthal; essays about Miller; records of high school years and Army service; Harvard appointments; visit to Japan in 1952; honorary degrees; will; and obituaries and memorial minutes (HUG 4572.9). Harvard course material: Lecture notes for Harvard courses. (HUG 4572.10) --
Harvard exams, reading lists, outlines, etc. (HUG 4572.12) --
Teaching notes, ca. 1950-1960. Note cards for English 170a. (HUG 4572.14). Notes: Notes and papers for lectures and addressed delivered from 1952-1953 (HUG 4572.15) --
Note card file boxes. (12 boxes) Chiefly Romanticism, Industrialism; Notes for Life of Mind, Unused, Book III, Science; Book III, Science and Technology; English 7; Drama; History of Religion in America, Raven and Whale; Book II, Law; Transcendentalism; Book I, Revival, Education; Education, Romanticism; Bibliography, N.E. Mind, Education I; Unmarked (HUG 4572.50). Writings: Reprints and other published works, ca. 1940-1963. (2 boxes.) Arranged alphabetically by title. (HUG 4572.72) --
Sample notes for published works. (HUG 4572.25) --
Miscellaneous manuscripts and notes, ca. 1940-1955. Contains manuscripts on the colonial period, including both published and unpublished material. Also includes Franklin manuscript, apparently published; and notes on the nineteenth century. (HUG 4572.27) --
Manuscripts, notes and bibliographies, ca. 1940s-1950s. (2 boxes.) Contains manuscripts of writings, notes and bibliographies relating to religion and society in 17th-19th century America. Writings and notes cover topics such as the history of Christianity in America and the work of Jonathan Edwards and Timothy Dwight. Also contains Miller's notes for a book on New England church founders. (HUG 4572.28) --
Manuscript: "Life of the Mind," ca. 1955-1963. (3 boxes; HUG 4572.29) --
Material relating to the Yale edition of Jonathan Edwards. (HUG 4572.30) --
Miscellaneous (HUG 4572.40) --
Reviews of and by Perry Miller. (HUG 4572.20).
- Miller, Perry, -- 1905-1963.
- Harvard University. -- Department of English -- Faculty.
- Harvard University. -- Department of English -- Examinations.
- American literature -- Study and teaching (Higher)
- Harvard University -- History (Field of study)
- Harvard University -- English.
- Harvard University -- Faculty member.