A Guide to the Papers of Henry Miller 1943-1946 Miller, Henry, Papers of 7022-j

A Guide to the Papers of Henry Miller 1943-1946

A Collection in the
Clifton Waller Barrett Library
The Special Collections Department
Accession Number 7022-j


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Special Collections, University of Virginia Library
Accession number
Papers of Henry Miller, 1943-1946
Physical Characteristics
This collection consists of 25 items.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

There are no restrictions.

Use Restrictions

See the University of Virginia Library’s use policy.

Preferred Citation

Papers of Henry Miller, Accession #7022-j , Special Collections Dept., University of Virginia Library, Charlottesville, Va.

Acquisition Information

This collection was purchased by the Library on May 18, 1995.

Scope and Content Information

The papers consist chiefly of letters to Marion and Norman Perry discussing his writing. Topics include finances and need for remunerative work, possibly for Readers Digest; watercolors; lack of political beliefs; admiration for Paul Klee and Hans Reichel; Picasso and Guernica; and personal news including the birth of his daughter Valentine.

He also mentions prices for and new editions of "Tropic of Capricorn"; book review work and possibilities; the American Library Service; radio scriptwriting; friends Robert Swasey and Herbert F. West; the work of Abe Rattner, Jack Levine, Louis Ferdinand Celine, Marc Chagall, Max Jacob, George Leite, Bern Porter, Brassa詬 Ghika,and Leo Lerman.

The collection also contains a clipping of a review of Miller's "The Air-conditioned nightmare" by Orville Prescott.

Additional correspondents include Henry Morton Robinson, Sherman H. Dryer, Emil White, and Carl Carmer.


This collection is arranged chronologically.

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