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Guide to the Margaret Miller Papers, 1916-1971

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Collection Summary

Repository: Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries
Creator: Miller, Margaret
Title: Margaret Miller Papers
Dates: 1916-1971
Quantity: 0.2 cubic ft. (1 box)
Abstract: The Margaret Miller Papers include correspondence with visual and literary artists as well as photographs and an art booklet. Correspondents include Elizabeth Bishop, Lloyd Frankenberg, Loren McIver, and Frani Blough.
Forms of Materials: postcards, photographs and pamphlets

Biographical Note

Margaret Miller (VC 1934) roomed with Elizabeth Bishop while a student at Vassar. An art historian and painter, Miller lost her arm in an automobile accident in France in 1937 while vacationing with Bishop and Louise Crane. Later, Miller served as a staff member at the Museum of Modern Art in New York.

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Scope and Content Note

2 photographs of Miller, an art booklet and several postcards to and from Miller. Correspondents include Elizabeth Bishop, Lloyd Frankenberg, Loren McIver, and Frani Blough.

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Access and Use

Access

This collection is open for research according to the regulations of the Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library without any additional restrictions.

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Related Material

  • Wallis, Michael The Real Wild West separated from this collection and offered to the Main Library, Jan 2008.

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Subject Headings

Names:

  • Bishop, Elizabeth, 1911-1979
  • Blough, Frani
  • Frankenberg, Lloyd, 1907-1975
  • MacIver, Loren, 1909-
  • Miller family

Subjects:

  • Women art historians
  • Women painters
  • Women poets

Document Types:

  • postcards

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Encoding Information

Finding aid encoded by Jason Kovari, 20 Feb 2009.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Margaret Miller Papers, Archives and Special Collections Library, Vassar College Libraries.

Processing Information

Collection processed by Vassar College Archives and Special Collections Library, 8 Jan 2008.

Acquisition Information

Gift of Arthur and Bess Mann, 2007.

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Container List

Photographs of Miller (2)
Booklet of Grade School Art
Postcards to and from Miller

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