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The Miller Family Collection

 Collection
Identifier: MS 182
Correspondence, photographs, and other papers, primarily from the Civil War era.

Dates

  • 1835-1905
  • 1929
  • 1966-1968

Creator

Conditions Governing Use

The collection is open for research.

Extent

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

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.

Arrangement

The collection is arranged alphabetically by subject.

Physical Location

Vault: FD4

FD4

Immediate Source of Acquisition

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

Repository Details

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

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