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Miller, Richard McDermott, 1922-2004  Search this
Miller, Richard McDermott, 1922-2004  Search this
Pollack, Louis  Search this
National Sculpture Society (U.S.)  Search this
Peridot Gallery (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
Sculptors Guild (New York, N.Y.)  Search this
National Academy of Design (U.S.)  Search this
Place of publication, production, or execution:
United States
Physical Description:
3.4 Linear feet
The collection is arranged into 9 series: Series 1: Biographical Material, 1969-1997 (Box 1; 2 folders) Series 2: Financial and Business Records, 1962-circa 2000 (Box 1: 0.4 linear ft.) Series 3: Writings, 1968-1969 (Box 1; 2 folders) Series 4: Artwork, 1985 (Box 1; 1 folder) Series 5: Subject Files, 1962-2001 (Boxes 1-2; 1.2 linear ft.) Series 6: Correspondence, 1963-2001 (Boxes 2-3; 0.8 linear ft.) Series 7: National Academy of Design Files, 1972-2001 (Boxes 3-4; 1.0 linear ft.) Series 8: Photographs, circa 1981 (Box 4; 1 folder)
Access Note / Rights:
The collection is open for research. Use requires an appointment.
The papers of sculptor Richard McDermott Miller measure 3.4 linear feet and date from 1962 to 2001. The papers document his work as an artist and teacher in New York City through biographical material, financial and business records, writings, subject files, and correspondence. His personal records about the National Academy of Design, of which he was an active member and president, are included.
Richard McDermott Miller papers, 1962-2001. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Use Note:
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.
Related Materials:
The holdings of the Archives of American Art include additional photographs of Miller among the Louise Finklestein papers, circa 1944-2000, and sound tapes and partial transcripts of the Alliance of Figurative Artists lectures and panel discussions, 1969-1970, in which Miller participated.
Biography Note:
Richard McDermott Miller (1922-2004) was a sculptor and educator in New York, NY. Miller was born Richard Alan Miller in 1922. After studying at the Cleveland Institute of Art in the 1940s, Miller returned to his home town of New Philadelphia, Ohio, to work in the family plaque business.
Language Note:
English .
The papers were donated by Richard McDermott Miller to the Archives of American Art in 2001.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Sculptors -- New York (State) -- New York  Search this
Lives of American Artists  Search this
Record number:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art