George Richard Miller Collection
The George R. Miller ’18 Collection consists of letters, realia, and other documents.
- Majority of material found within 1880s-1920s
Conditions Governing Access
This collection may be viewed only in the reading room of Special Collections in the Jean and Alexander Heard Library. Collections should be requested 2-3 days prior to visiting in order to facilitate easier access. For questions or to request a collection, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
.42 Linear Feet (1 Hollinger box)
Language of Materials
The collection has been arranged largely as aligns to the auction groupings in which it was acquired. The largest series, Correspondence/Autographs-Opera, was purchased as a single unit. The remaining 5 items in Correspondence/Other Figures and in Realia were purchased separately.
Offsite Storage, Special Collections & Archives
Immediate Source of Acquisition
The George R. Miller ’18 Collection consists of letters, realia, and other documents acquired via an auction facilitated by Christie’s on June 15, 2017, of items from the Metropolitan Opera Guild Collection. The collection was donated to Vanderbilt University Special Collections as a collective effort between buyer/donor Richard Miller, President of the Metropolitan Opera Guild, the Anne Potter Wilson Music Library, and the administration of the Jean and Alexander Heard Libraries. It is named for George R. Miller (’18), the son of the donor.
- Finding Aid for the George Richard Miller Collection
- Jacob Schaub
- 2019 March
- Description rules
- Describing Archives: A Content Standard
- Language of description
- Script of description
- Language of description note
Part of the Vanderbilt University Special Collections Repository
Jean and Alexander Heard Library
419 21st Avenue South
Nashville TN 37203 United States