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Guide to the Joaquin Miller Collection
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Description
The Joaquin Miller (1837-1913) Collection of manuscripts and printed books was assembled by Willard Samuel Morse and purchased by the library in 1938. Morse's correspondence and typewritten notebooks concerning the collection are included. Printed matter includes approximately 125 items, either of first or limited editions, many beautifully illustrated, and some with laid-in autographs. Photostats and clippings of newspaper and magazine articles number more than nine hundred pieces, while there are approximately two hundred portraits of Miller between 1859 and 1912. Original manuscripts, letters, and inscribed photographs numbering approximately seventy-five items complete the Miller Collection.
Background
Cincinnatus Hiner (not Heine) Miller, better known by his pen-name, Joaquin Miller, American poet and journalist (1837-1913), was born near Liberty, Indiana.
Extent
12 boxes
Restrictions
All requests for permission to publish must be submitted in writing to Special Collections.
Availability
Collection open for research.