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Arthur Miller:

An Inventory of His Collection at the Harry Ransom Center

Creator: Miller, Arthur, 1915-2005
Title: Arthur Miller Collection
Dates: circa 1932-2005, undated
Extent: 14 boxes (5.88 linear feet), 1 galley folder (gf)
Abstract: Includes chiefly manuscripts and some correspondence of the American playwright Arthur Miller. Holdings comprise working notebooks and numerous drafts of plays, screenplays, novels, short stories, and prose writings. Among the best-represented works are The Crucible, Death of a Salesman, The Misfits, and A View from the Bridge. Translations and adaptations of Miller's works by Norman Rosten, Jean-Paul Sartre and others are also present.
Call Number: Manuscript Collection MS-2831
Language: English, French, German, Italian, Spanish
Access: Limited access. This segment of previously accessible material, along with recently acquired additions to the Arthur Miller papers, is currently being processed. Please make inquiries regarding availability of this material before planning a research visit: The Miller papers will be closed for research on June 1, 2019 to complete processing. The fully processed Miller papers will be re-opened for research no later than November 13, 2019, with the following exceptions: Certain journals will be restricted from research access at the request of the Arthur Miller Trust until two years following a publication of the final volume of Miller’s edited journals, but no later than December 31, 2029. After the restriction is lifted, the journals will be made available for research. Certain limited personal contact information will be redacted at the request of the Arthur Miller Trust. Such documents will be made accessible to all researchers in redacted form. The original, un-redacted documents will be made available for research no later than December 31, 2047.

Processed by: Joan Sibley, 2013 Note: This finding aid replicates and replaces information previously available only in a card catalog. Please see the explanatory note at the end of this finding aid for information regarding the arrangement of the manuscripts as well as the abbreviations commonly used in descriptions.

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