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The Noel Riley Fitch Collection of Henry Miller

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Scope and Contents

Biographical Note

Adminstrative Information

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Collection Overview

Title: The Noel Riley Fitch Collection of Henry Miller, 1987-1993Add to your cart.

ID: 1/1/MSS 270

Primary Creator: Miller, Henry, (1891-1980.)

Other Creators: Fitch, Noel Riley.

Extent: 1.0 Boxes. More info below.

Arrangement: Arranged by type of materials.

Subjects: Authors, American - 20th century, Miller, Henry, 1891-1980, Nin, Anais, 1903-1977.

Forms of Material: Correspondence.

Languages: English

Scope and Contents of the Materials

The collection consists of correspondence, reviews of  "Significant Other"  and a manuscript of "A Literate Passion: letters of Anaïs Nin and Henry Miller".

Biographical Note

Henry Valentine Miller (December 26, 1891 - June 7, 1980), was an American writer and painter. He is known for breaking with existing literary forms and developing a new sort of "novel" that is a mixture of novel, autobiography, social criticism, philosophical reflection, surrealist free association, and mysticism, one that is distinctly always about and expressive of the real-life Henry Miller and yet is also fictional. His most characteristic works of this kind are Tropic of Cancer, Tropic of Capricorn, and Black Spring. He also wrote travel memoirs and essays of literary criticism and analysis.His daughter, Valentine Miller lives today on the Monterey Peninsula.

Subject/Index Terms

Authors, American - 20th century
Miller, Henry, 1891-1980
Nin, Anais, 1903-1977.

Administrative Information

Repository: Southern Illinois University Special Collections Research Center

Alternate Extent Statement: .5 linear feet

Access Restrictions: Unrestricted access.

Use Restrictions: To quote in print, or otherwise reproduce in whole or in part in any publication, including on the World Wide Web, any material from this collection, the researcher must obtain permission from (1) the owner of the physical property and (2) the holder of the copyright.  Persons wishing to quote from this collection should consult Special Collections Research Center to determine copyright holders for information in this collection.  Reproduction of any item must contain the complete citation to the original.

Preferred Citation: [Item], Noel Riley Fitch Collection of Henry Miller, Special Collections Research Center, Southern Illinois University Carbondale.


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