Skip to main content

The Miller Family Collection

Identifier: MS 182

Scope and Contents

Correspondence, photographs, and other papers, primarily from the Civil War era.


  • 1835-1905
  • 1929
  • 1966-1968


Conditions Governing Use

The collection is open for research.

Biographical / Historical

The Miller family collection is a study of pre-Civil War and Civil War life and occurances. Plantation life is outlined, along with the hospitality and courtly manners, faming concerns, slave management, fear of retaliation by enemy troops, guerrilla warfare and sicknesses. The collection contains mostly correspondence, photographs, journals, and other papers.


4 Linear feet (Correspondence, photographs, ephemera, artifacts and other papers, primarily from the Civil War Era.)


The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Physical Location

Vault: FD4

Physical Location


Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donated by Keith Barnes. Items came from Elizabeth Miller's attic, December 1968.
The Miller Family Collection
Lisa Pena
August, 2016

Repository Details

Part of the Archives and Special Collections, Mary Couts Burnett Library Repository

TCU Box 298400
2800 S. University Drive
Fort Worth, Texas 76129-0001
Fort Worth Texas 76129
(817) 257-4566
(817) 257-7282 (Fax)