Art collection and client files predominantly relate to Miller and Cahill's personal art collection, although some scattered correspondence with clients is also found here. An alphabetical arrangement of artists' in the collection includes correspondence, photographic material, sales and loan records, and exhibition announcements and catalogs. The Lucas Samaras folder contains two drawings made for Miller. Another grouping details artworks in the collection and includes binders of photographs itemizing the works, as well as folders arranged by type or subject which include correspondence, photographic material, sales and loan records, and provenance research. Other files found here document the conservation, consignment, financials, gifts, inventory, and loans of the collection. The last folder in this subseries relates to the art collection of Miller's paternal grandfather, William Miller.
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The Dorothy C. Miller papers are owned by the Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution. Literary rights as possessed by the donor have been dedicated to public use for research, study, and scholarship. The collection is subject to all copyright laws.
Dorothy C. Miller papers, 1853-2013, bulk 1920-1996. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Funding for the processing of this collection was provided by the Terra Foundation for American Art