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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: Open for research. A recent addition to the papers of Arthur Miller will be available for research no later than November 13, 2019, when processing is complete. Until then, the collection described below will continue to be available for research. However, as access may be limited due to ongoing collection processing, please make inquiries regarding availability before planning a research visit: Certain journals in the addition to Miller's papers 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. At that time, 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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