Correspondence is predominantly personal and is with family, friends, and artists. In addition to items of correspondence, files may contain photographic material, clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, poems, shipping receipts, and purchase orders. Several folders contain correspondence between Miller and her husband Cahill from the first few decades of their marriage. One folder of professional correspondence relates to her work at the Museum of Modern art and to professional recognitions.
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The Dorothy C. Miller papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Dorothy C. Miller papers, 1853-2013, bulk 1920-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art