This collection consists of scholarly and personal papers of J. Hillis Miller (1928 - ), literary critic and Professor of
Comparative Literature and English at the University of California, Irvine. The collection best documents Miller's intellectual
life as a specialist in Victorian and Modern British and American literature, a Derridean deconstructionist, and a university
educator. Some personal material, such as family papers, photographs, and awards, are also included.
J. Hillis Miller is a Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and English at the University of California, Irvine.
He is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of nineteenth and twentieth century English and American literature
and in literary theory.
73.2 linear feet
(77 Boxes) and 11.8 GB of unprocessed digital material
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are generally retained by the creators of the records
and their heirs, unless transferred to the University of California. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine
who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the UC Regents do
not hold the copyright.
The collection is open for research. General correspondence, including email, is restricted for 25 years from date of creation.
This restriction may be lifted with permission from the donor. All student and employee records are restricted for 75 years
due to third party privacy issues. Boxes 66 though 72 of this collection contain correspondence restricted for 25 years from
date of creation, and boxes 76 and 77 contain letters of recommendation restricted for 75 years.