Henry Miller manuscripts
Scope and Contents
The collection contains typescripts of three of Henry Miller's works: "Books in My Life," "Big Sur," and "The Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch," a photocopy of a transcript of Henry Miller's deposition, and a typed letter from Harvery M. Grossman to Henry Miller. "Books in My Life" contains approximately 350 leaves, and is a combination of typescript, typescript carbon, and printed leaves, many of which are annotated by Miller.
- Creation: 1950-1957
- Miller, Henry, 1891-1980 (Person)
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Collection is open for use.
Conditions Governing Use
Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.
Biographical / Historical
Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 – June 7, 1980) was an American writer. He was known for breaking with existing literary forms, developing a new sort of semi-autobiographical novel that blended character study, social criticism, philosophical reflection, explicit language, sex, surrealist free association and mysticism.
1.44 Cubic Feet (1 record center carton, 1 letter half-size document box)
Language of Materials
Henry Valentine Miller was an American writer active from the 1950s-1980. The collection contains typescripts of three of Henry Miller's works: "Books in My Life," "Big Sur," and "The Oranges of Hieronymous Bosch," a photocopy of a transcript of Henry Miller's deposition, and a typed letter from Harvery M. Grossman to Henry Miller.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Gift of Richard Frary.
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