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John J. Miller papers

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: Ax 382

Scope and Contents

The collection contains manuscripts and research notes of one novel, and the manuscript contains edits.

There are also manuscripts of twenty-nine confession stories, and material includes outlines, drafts, and revisions. Correspondence includes over fifty letters from Edith Margolis, of Lenniger Literary Agency, 1961 to 1965.


  • 1961-1965


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open to the public. Collection must be used in Special Collections and University Archives Reading Room. Collection or parts of collection may be stored offsite. Please contact Special Collections and University Archives in advance of your visit to allow for transportation time.

Conditions Governing Use

Property rights reside with Special Collections and University Archives, University of Oregon Libraries. Copyright resides with the creators of the documents or their heirs. All requests for permission to publish collection materials must be submitted to Special Collections and University Archives. The reader must also obtain permission of the copyright holder.

Biographical / Historical

John J. Miller (1930 - ) was born in New York City, and attended the St. Francis School of Nursing, Columbus, Ohio. He began writing for publication in 1959. His stories often contained settings and characters in the medical profession. Miller was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency.


0.5 linear feet (1 container) : 1 manuscript box

Language of Materials



John J. Miller (1930 - ) is a writer of novels and confession stories that often contained settings and characters in the medical profession; he was represented by the Lenniger Literary Agency. The collection (1961-1965) contains manuscripts, and correspondence with the Lenniger Literary Agency.

Other Finding Aids

Paper finding aid with additional information is available in Special Collections & University Archives.

Processing Information

Collection processed by staff; and Tanya Parlet, 2013.

This finding aid may be updated periodically to account for new acquisitions to the collection and/or revisions in arrangement and description.

This collection received a basic level of processing including minimal organization and rehousing.

Description information is drawn in part from information supplied with the collection and initial surveys of the contents.

Guide to the John J. Miller Papers
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Tanya Parlet.
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Finding aid written in English.
Funding for production of this finding aid was provided through a grant awarded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).

Repository Details

Part of the University of Oregon Libraries, Special Collections and University Archives Repository

1299 University of Oregon
Eugene OR 97403-1299 USA