A Guide to the Charles A. Miller Family Papers, 1708-1926 Miller, Charles A., Family Papers Ms1983-001

A Guide to the Charles A. Miller Family Papers, 1708-1926

A Collection in
Special Collections
Collection Number Ms1983-001


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Repository
Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.
Collection Number
Ms1983-001
Title
Charles A. Miller Family Papers 1708-1926
Physical Characteristics
1 Box; 0.5 cu. ft.
Language
English
Abstract
This collection consists of materials regarding Reverend Charles A. Miller and his family's history.

Administrative Information

Access Restrictions

Collection is open to research.

Use Restrictions

Permission to publish material from the Charles A. Miller Family Papers must be obtained from the Special Collections, Virginia Tech

Preferred Citation

Charles A. Miller Family Papers, Ms1983-001, Special Collections, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, Blacksburg, Va.

Acquisition Information

The Charles A. Miller Family Papers were purchased by the Special Collections in 1983.

Processing Information

The processing, arrangement, and description of the Charles A. Miller Family Papers commenced in March 2007 and was completed in March 2007. This collection was previously processed by Special Collections staff.

Biographical Information

Charles Alexander Miller was born in Christiansburg, Virginia on November 19, 1819. He was educated at Washington College and later at Union Seminary. On his return to Southwest Virginia, Miller was licensed by the Montgomery County Presbytery in 1849, and served as a home missionary in Giles County (1849-51). He was fully ordained as a Presbyterian minister in 1854 and went on to work at the Kimberlin Church (Giles County, VA) and later at the White House Church (Radford, VA) until his death on March 26, 1893.

Scope and Content

This collection contains eighteenth-century manuscript items from the Miller family in Germany and Pennsylvania as well as documents relating to Charles A. Miller's land ownership and business receipts. Also included are Miller's diary, account book, and information regarding the genealogy of his second wife, Melinda Taylor Miller.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject matter.

Contents List

Account Books, John Miller, 1708-26 . 1:1, Box-folder
Apprenticeship Certificate, David Miller, 1799 . 1:2, Box-folder
Authorization to Perform Marriages, C.A. Miller, 1854 . 1:3, Box-folder
Bank Book, Mrs. C.A. Miller, 1901-02 . 1:4, Box-folder
Correspondence, Mrs. C.A. Miller, 1893-1903 . 1:5, Box-folder
Diary and Account Book, C.A. Miller, 1858 . 1:6, Box-folder
Genealogy of the Taylor Family, Mrs. C.A. Miller, 1926 . 1:7, Box-folder
Memorandum and Account Books, C.A. Miller, 1874-80 . 1:8, Box-folder
Memorandum and Account Books, unknown owner, 1900-13 . 1:9, Box-folder
Memorial for C.A. Miller, 1893 . 1:10, Box-folder
Oath of Allegiance, Ludwig Miller, 1778 . 1:11, Box-folder
Property Deeds, C.A. Miller, 1855-79 . 1:12, Box-folder
Receipts, C.A. Miller, 1840-49 . 1:13, Box-folder
Receipts, C.A. Miller, 1850-59 . 1:14, Box-folder
Receipts, C.A. Miller, 1860-69 . 1:15, Box-folder
Receipts, C.A. Miller, 1870-79 . 1:16, Box-folder
Receipts, C.A. Miller, 1880-89 . 1:17, Box-folder
Receipts, C.A. Miller and Mrs. C.A. Miller, 1890-99 . 1:18, Box-folder
Receipts, Mrs. C.A. Miller, 1900-1906 . 1:19, Box-folder
Receipts, C.A. Miller and Mrs. C.A. Miller, n.d. . 1:20, Box-folder
Wallets, n.d. . 1:21, Box-folder