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The Resource William Henry Harrison Miller collection

William Henry Harrison Miller collection

Label
William Henry Harrison Miller collection, 1874-1919
Title
William Henry Harrison Miller collection
Inclusive dates
1874-1919
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
The collection includes indentures, mortgages, abstracts of titles, and other legal documents regarding his property ownership in Indianapolis (1874-1906) as well as correspondence, reports, and financial papers regarding the construction and maintenance of said properties; letters of condolence to his wife and children at his death; several of Miller's speeches; and a report to the U.S. Circuit Court on the case of James R. Jessup vs. the Wabash, St. Louis and Pacific Railway Company (1907). The volumes consist of his ledger book recording his trustee accounts and Miller's letter books, which contain his correspondence regarding his legal work, his work as U.S. Attorney General, and personal and financial matters. Correspondents include Albert J. Beveridge, Oscar Bohlen, Mary Lord Harrison, and James E. Watson
Biographical or historical data
William Henry Harrison Miller was born in Augusta, Oneida County, New York, on September 6, 1840. His parents were Curtis and Lucy Duncan Miller. He attended Whitestown Seminary and graduate from Hamilton College in 1861. After serving in the Ohio Volunteer Infantry during the Civil War, he studied law under Morrison Waite in Toledo, Ohio, and was admitted to the bar in 1865 in Peru, Indiana. He practiced law in Peru where he also served as county school examiner there. Miller married Gertrude A. Bunce on December 23, 1863. Miller spent most of his legal career practicing in Fort Wayne, Indiana, (1866-1874), where he was the law partner of William H. Combs, and Indianapolis (1874-1889, 1893-1917). He was the law partner of Benjamin Harrison in Indianapolis (1874-1889) and served in the Harrison administration as Attorney General of the United States (1889-1893). Miller died in Indianapolis on May 25, 1917.
Cataloging source
ISL
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1840-1917
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Miller, William H. H.
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorDate
  • 1862-1927
  • 1858-1948
  • 1863-1948
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  • Beveridge, Albert J.
  • Bohlen, Oscar
  • Harrison, Mary Lord
  • Watson, James E.
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  • Miller, William H. H.
  • Harrison, Benjamin
  • United States
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
  • Lawyers
  • Administration of estates
  • Condolence notes
  • United States
  • Harrison, Benjamin
  • Miller, William H. H.
  • Republican Party (U.S. : 1854- )
  • United States
  • Administration of estates
  • Condolence notes
  • Lawyers
  • Politics and government
  • Indiana
  • Indiana
  • United States
Label
William Henry Harrison Miller collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/208
Instantiates
Note
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2005/10 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/04 by Laura Eliason
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19930263
Extent
1 manuscript box, 14 volumes, 1 oversized folder
Governing access note
The collection is open to research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Benjamin Harrison Association
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn826648647
  • (OCoLC)826648647
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.
Label
William Henry Harrison Miller collection
Link
https://archives.isl.lib.in.us/repositories/2/resources/208
Note
Processing information: Collection processing completed 2005/10 by Christina Baich. Finding aid updated 2015/11/04 by Laura Eliason
Carrier category
unspecified
Carrier category code
zu
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
unspecified
Content type code
zzz
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
19930263
Extent
1 manuscript box, 14 volumes, 1 oversized folder
Governing access note
The collection is open to research use
Immediate source of acquisition
Benjamin Harrison Association
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocn826648647
  • (OCoLC)826648647
Terms governing use
Permission to reproduce, exhibit, or publish material in this collection must be obtained from the Manuscript Section, Indiana State Library. Possession of a reproduction from an Indiana State Library collection does not constitute permission for use.

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