Series 1. Papers before the 1970s: Mailed Letters

Box 19

Folder 15.
Aesthetics (Literature, Faulkner, Conrad). Letter, 19 November 1950.
Aesthetics (Literature, Fiction, Metaphysics). Letters, 11 & 19 November 1946.
Personal (Writing). Letter, 15 July 1944.
Aesthetics (Literature, Dreiser). Letter, 10 April 1946.
Aesthetics (Literature, Religion). Letter, 23 April 1946.
Aesthetics (Literature, Personhood). Letter, 24 April 1946.
Aesthetics (Trilling, America). Letter, 25 April 1946.
Aesthetics (Literature). Letter, 4 April 1953.
Aesthetics (Literature, Henry James). Letter, 30 September 1954.
Aesthetics (Literature, Harold Ross, The New Yorker). Letter, 27 July 1958.
Psychology (Unconscious, Dennett). Letter, 10 September 1937.
Aesthetics (Beauty, F.J. Mather). Letter, 20 April 1935.
Education (College). Letter, 20 December 1964.
Philosophy of History (1920s). Letter, 1971.
Contemporary Politics. Letter, 1970s.
Philosophy of History (Progress). Letter, 6 July 1973. Published in: The Philosophy of History, 174-75(3).
Semiotics/Midworld (Utterance). Letter, 10 January 1976.
Philosophy of History (Tradition). 10 July 1976.
Miscellaneous. Letters, 1935-76.
Folder Contents: various manuscripts of letters to Professor of Literature and American Studies Robert Elias (Williams College ?36); other contents include typescript transcriptions, a postcard, a typescript letter of 18 February 1952 from Elias to Miller, a program and newspaper clipping regarding a Melville conference at Williams College in 1951, telegrams from Elias of 1937 and 1947, and a typescript transcription of a 10 April 1935 letter on beauty, typescript transcription of a 10 September 1937 letter regarding Dennett and the unconscious. (Robert Elias [6].)

Box 20

Folder 1.
Aesthetics (Literature, Hemingway). Letter, 5 July 1961.
Metaphysics (Science). Letter, 18 June 1967?
Aesthetics (Literature, National Character). Letter, 1960s?
Contemporary Politics (Neutrality). Letter, 1940?
Psychology (Abnormal). Chart, 1945.
Miscellaneous. Letters, 1940?-69.
Folder Contents: various original typescripts and photocopies of typescript letters to Mr. Edward A. Hoyt (Williams College ?36); the letter on Aesthetics is a photocopy version of an original sent to Professor of English Literature and History Luther Mansfield (Williams College) and a photocopy of Miller?s schema on ?Grades of Organic Activity.? (E. A. Hoyt [6].)

Folder 2.
Philosophy of History (Psychology, Cause, Act). Letter, 24 February 1949. Published in: The Philosophy of History, 37-39.
Philosophy of History (Ethics, Unique, Personhood). Letter, February 1968. Published in: The Philosophy of History, 130-35.
Miscellaneous. Notes, 12 May 1993.
Folder Contents: note from Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) regarding several letters to Mr. Edward A. Hoyt (Williams College ?36) that were removed from the collection; included in that group of letter are the two source documents for The Philosophy of History pages noted above. (Brockway [6].)

Folder 3.
Metaphysics (Religion). Letter, 28 November 1948.
?A Mediation on a Painting.? Essay Draft, 28 March 1947. Published in: The Paradox of Cause, 169-73.
?The Accidental in History.? Essay Draft/Notes, 23 June 1948.
Personal (Miller Fund). Letter, 4 July 1960.
Philosophy of History (Metaphysics). Letter, 4 July 1953.
Semiotics/Midworld (Utterance, Language). Letter, 24 October 1956.
Psychology (Epistemology, Metaphysics). Letter, 1 November 1937.
Education (Teaching). Letter, 27 October 1960.
Miscellaneous. Letters, 1937-64.
Folder Contents: various photocopies of manuscript letters, typescript transcriptions of letters, and photocopies of manuscript essay drafts to Professor of American Studies Sewall Cushing Strout, Jr. (Williams College ?45), Professor of Philosophy Lawrence W. Beals (Williams College), and Mr. David Swetland (Williams College ?38), Mr. Byron Herrington (Williams College ?15), and Mr. Barry S. Wolff (Williams College ?35); also included is a typescript letter from Hoyt to Miller dated 2 December 1948 which is attached to a typescript transcription of Miller?s 1948 letter to Herrington. (Aesthetics; Metaphysics; Philosophy of History; Letters to Others [6].)

Folder 4.
Logic (Semiotics/Midworld, Language). Letter, November 1972. Published in: The Midworld, 33(amidst 3 ?. . . not order space?)-(end of 3), 177(1-2).
Metaphysics (Personhood). Letter, 7 November 1972.
Metaphysics (Dialectic, Necessity). Letter, June 1975.
Philosophy of History (Ahistoricism). Letter, 14 May 1973.
Miscellaneous. Letters, 1972-75.
Folder Contents: various photocopies of manuscript letters to Mr. Philip A. Brégy (Williams College ?36), as well as typescript letter of 30 March 1973 from Brégy to Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36). (Aesthetics [Writing]; Brégy [6].)

Folder 5.
Psychology (Occasion, Order). Letter, 27 January 1957. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 31-34.
Aesthetics (Camus, Existence). Letter, 13 June 1956.
Semiotics/Midworld (Utterance, Presence). Letter, 20 August 1971.
Folder Contents: various photocopies of manuscript letters to Professor of French John Savacool (Williams College). (W. J. Savacool 6/13/56 to 8/20/71 [6].)

Folder 6.
Psychology (Mental Illness). Letter, 7 October 1945. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 7-10.
Psychology (Instinct). Letter, 2 October 1945. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 48(3)-49.
Psychology (Purpose). Letter, 25 April 1945. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 118-21(2).
Psychology (Purpose). Letter, 28 May 1945. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 125(6)-28.
Psychology (Libido). Letter, 28 May 1945. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological,130(5)-33.
?Grades of Organic Activity.? Notes. July 1945. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 16-21.
Psychology (Libido). Letters, 12 & 14 April 1943.
Psychology (Abnormal). Letter, 9 July 1945.
Psychology (Abnormal). Letter, 7 August 1945.
Psychology (Education). Letter, 26 October 1945.
Psychology. Letter, 18 October 1947
Psychology (Abnormal). Letter, 1 November 1945.
Folder Contents: photocopies and original manuscripts of correspondence to Doctor of Psychiatry Edgerton McC. Howard (Williams College ?25) and, in the case of the 1 November 1945 letter, Professor of Philosophy Alburey Castell, as well as various photocopies and typescripts of correspondence from Howard to Miller which sometimes summarizes Miller?s position as stated in prior letters and in conversation; also includes a letter of 11 August 1980 from Howard to Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) regarding the documentation of his correspondence with Miller. (Psychology; J. 4/12/43a [6].)

Folder 7.
Metaphysics (Semiotics/Midworld, Act). Letter, May 1972? Published in: The Midworld, 111-17.
Philosophy (Dialectic). Letter, 19 May 1962. Published in: The Midworld, 186(2)-87(1).
Personhood (Semiotics/Midworld, Conflict). Letter, 28 May 1962. Published in: The Midworld, 187(amidst 3 ?It is not. . .?)-89(6).
Psychology (Stimulus, Local Control). Letter, November 1971. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 64-74.
Psychology (Behaviorism, Action). Letter, September-October 1971. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 90-98.
Psychology (Madness). Letter, 12 August 1953. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 134-38.
Psychology (Management, Personhood). Letter, 22 September 1971. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 139-43.
Psychology (Personhood, Semiotics/Midworld). Letter, 29 October 1968. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 152-62
Psychology. Letter, 1968? Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 178(7)-79(3).
?The Psychological.? Letter, December 1971. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 22-26.
?Object and Action.? Letter, 1970s?
Metaphysics (Utterance, Universals). Letter, 1960s?
?Reflections on Instinct.? Letter, August 1945. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 43(5)-48(2).
Metaphysics (Nature, Society). Letter, 1970s?
Semiotics/Midworld (Actual). Letter, 17 May 1972.
Aesthetics (Psychology, Epistemology). Letter, 29 March 1963.
Semiotics/Midworld (Vouchers). Letter, 18 January 1963.
Folder Contents: various manuscript letters to Professor of Philosophy Alburey Castell, including those given editorial marks CAS-A, CAS-B, CAS-C, CAS-D, CAS-E, CAS-F, CAS-G, CAS-H, CAS-I, CAS-J, CAS-K, CAS-L, CAS-N, and CAS-O. (Psychology; CAS [6].)

Box 21

Folder 1.
Metaphysics (Universals, Personhood, Semiotics/Midworld). Letter, December 1971. Published in: The Midworld, 36-45(4).
Philosophy (Utterance). Letter, 1971? Published in: The Midworld, 59-65.
Ethics (History of Philosophy, Kant, Bentham). Letter, 8 September 1954.
Education (Philosophy). Letter, 5 September 1955.
Metaphysics (Matter, Universals). Letter, July 1972. Published in: The Midworld, 145(3)-53.
Metaphysics (Universals, Semiotics/Midworld). Letter, 1 May 1973. Published in: The Midworld, 189(7)-92.
Psychology (Purpose). Letter, 26 April 1945. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 121(3)-25(5).
Psychology (Purpose). Letter, 27 April 1945.
Metaphysics (Action, Purpose, Mechanism). Letter, 1 April 1945.
?Whether Knowledge Changes its Object.? Letter, 1940?
Aesthetics (Literature, Pound). Letter, 2 August 1972.
Education (Philosophy, History of Philosophy, Emerson). Letter, 21 June 1950.
History of Philosophy (Heidegger). Letter, 29 June 1950.
Ethics (Action, Emotion). Letter, 24 October 1949.
Philosophy (Method, Argument). Letter, 1 February 1965.
Education (Teaching, Philosophy). Letter, 1970s?
Education (Teaching, Philosophy). Letter, 1969.
Ethics (Metaphysics, History of Philosophy, James). Letter, 3 January 1949.
Metaphysics (History of Philosophy, Universals, Emerson, Plato). Letter, 27 December 1949.
Education (Curriculum). Letter, 27 November 1962.
Education (Philosophy, Learning). Letter, 15 January 1963.
Psychology (Emotion). Letter, 15 July 1954.
Miscellaneous. Letters, 1945-73.
Folder Contents: various manuscript and typescript letters (as well as miscellaneous postscripts) to Professor of Philosophy Alburey Castell, including those given editorial marks CAS 7/-/72, CAS-b, CAS-Q, CAS-R, CAS-S, CAS-T, CAS-U. The letter entitled ?Whether Knowledge Changes its Object? was written apropos an essay by Professor of Philosophy Sidney Hook on John Dewey. (Psychology; CAS [6].)

Folder 2.
Psychology (Philosophy of History). Letter, 1971. Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 176(1).
?The Liberal Education.? Letter, 14 December 1971.
?Memo: A Plug for a View.? Letter, 1971? Published in: In Defense of the Psychological, 177-78(1).
Metaphysics (Law). Letter, 1971?
Education. Letter (Teaching), 1971?
Metaphysics. Letters, 1971?
Ethics (Free Will, Metaphysics). Letter, 1971?
Philosophy of History (Stare Decisis, Metaphysics). Letter, April 1973.
Metaphysics (Myth, Order). Letter, 1972.
Miscellaneous. Letters, 1970s.
Folder Contents: various manuscript letters and postscripts to Professor of Philosophy Alburey Castell (Psychology; Education; CAS [6].)

Folder 3.
Metaphysics (Epistemology, Facts). Letter, 31 October 1946. Published in: The Philosophy of History, 125(5)-26.
Metaphysics (Originality). Letter, 23 October 1951. Published in: The Philosophy of History, 189-90.
Education (Teaching). Letters, 10 & 16 July 1948.
Education (Teaching). Letters, 9 August 1949.
Metaphysics (Fate, Emerson, Melville). Letters, 12 September & 11 October 1951.
Aesthetics (Literature, Ethics, E.M. Forster). Letter, 1951?
Miscellaneous. Letters, 1946-52.
Folder Contents: various photocopies of manuscript letters to Professor of American Studies Sewall Cushing Strout, Jr. (Williams College ?45), including correspondence of June 1979 between Strout to Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) and a typescript letter of 1976 from Strout to Miller. (W. Strout [6].)

Folder 4.
Education (Public Schools). Letter, 2 August 1952.
Metaphysics (Fate, Science). Letter, 12 April 1953.
Political Philosophy (Culture, Unity). Letters, 2, 23, & 30 April 1953.
Metaphysics (Philosophy of History, Christianity). 11 February 1955.
Political Philosophy (Manners, Democracy, Emerson, Independence). 2 May 1955.
History of Philosophy (James, Psychology, Universals). Letter, 12 January 1962.
History of Philosophy (James, Semiotics/Midworld). Letter, 1968?
Philosophy of History (Method, Philosophy). Letter, July 1968.
Miscellaneous. Letters, 1952-68.
Folder Contents: various original manuscripts and photocopies of manuscript letters to Professor of American Studies Sewall Cushing Strout, Jr. (Williams College ?45), as well as one photocopy of a postcard sent from Florence, Italy, in 1954; also included are letters from Strout to Miller, two of which are in typescript (July 1959? and 1960?) and one in manuscript (1959?). (W. Strout [6].)

Folder 5.
Philosophy (Method). 23 July 1968.
Contemporary Politics. Letter, 14 November 1972.
Political Philosophy (Metaphysics, Constitutional). Letter, 1972?
Metaphysics (Psychology, Explanation, James, Pratt). Letter, 23 April 1974.
Science (Metaphysics). Letter, 24 April 1974?
Metaphysics (Universals). Letter, 1 May 1974.
Metaphysics (Law). Letter, 18 June 1956.
Education (the University). Letters, 1976?
Miscellaneous. Letters, 1968-76.
Folder Contents: various photocopies of manuscript letters to Professor of American Studies Sewall Cushing Strout, Jr. (Williams College ?45), as well as four original typescripts and one manuscript of correspondence from Strout to Miller dating between 1972-76; the typescript of a 18 June 1956 letter from Miller to Mr. Winston V. Morrow (Williams College ?46) was supplied by Strout. (W. Strout [6].)

Folder 6.
Philosophy of History (Metaphysics, Will). Letter, 20 April 1946.
Folder Contents: manuscript letter to Mr. Edward A. Hoyt (Williams College ?36). (F. 4/20/46a [6].)

Folder 7.
Philosophy (Semiotics/Midworld). Letter, 6 June 1952.
Folder Contents: typescript transcription of a portion of a letter to Professor of Philosophy Robert E. Gahringer (Williams College ?47). (X. 6/6/52 [6].)

Folder 8.
History of Philosophy (Hegel). Letter, 1950?
Folder Contents: typescript transcription of a portion of a letter to Miller?s son, Professor of Philosophy Paul J. W. Miller. (G. 1950? [6].)

Folder 9.
Philosophy of History (Metaphysics). Letter, 9 August 1941.
Folder Contents: typescript of letter to Mr. W. Allen Reynolds, Jr. (Williams College ?36). (F. 8/9/41a [6].)

Folder 10.
Education. Letter, 25 August 1950.
Folder Contents: manuscript letter to Mr. Richards J. Heuer, Jr. (Williams College ?50). (X. 8/25/50 [6].)

Folder 11.
Metaphysics. Letter, 9 September 1950.
Folder Contents: two photocopies of manuscript letter to Professor of Philosophy Henry W. Johnstone, Jr. (M. 9/9/50a [6].)

Folder 12.
Political Philosophy (Presidential Elections). Letters to the Editor, 18 August & 10 September 1952.
Folder Contents: two typescript letters to the editor of The New York Times and two rejection notes from the Times. (I. 1952 [6].)

Folder 13.
Metaphysics (Law). Letter, 18 June 1956.
Folder Contents: photocopy of typescript letter to Mr. Winston V. Morrow (Williams College ?46). (C. 6/18/56 [6]) (C. 6/18/56 [6].)

Folder 14.
Miscellaneous (Criticism, Journalism, Actuality). Letter, 14 December 1969.
Folder Contents: photocopy of manuscript letter to Miller?s son, Mr. Eugene R. Miller. (I. On the Critic [6].)

Folder 15.
Education. Letter, 1960s?
Folder Contents: photocopy of manuscript letter to Miller?s son, Mr. Eugene R. Miller. (B. Colleges Avoid the Necessary [6].)

Folder 16.
Education. Letter, 30 September 1973.
Folder Contents: photocopy of manuscript to Miller?s son, Mr. Eugene R. Miller. (To Eugene 9/30/73 [6].)

Folder 17.
Education. Letter, 1960s?
Folder Contents: manuscript letter to Miller?s son, Mr. Eugene R. Miller. (B. Eugene [6].)

Folder 18.
Psychology (Personhood). Letter, 27 October 1977.
Folder Contents: manuscript to Mr. Richard B. Sewell (Williams College ?29). (M. 10/27/77 [6].)

Box 22

Folder 1.
Contemporary Politics. Letter, November 1976.
Folder Contents: manuscript to Miller?s son, Mr. Eugene R. Miller. (I. 11/-/76a [6].)

Folder 2.
Economics (Enterprise). Letter, 1960s?
Personal (Miller Book Prize). Letters, 29 June & July 4 1960.
Economics (Markets). Letter, 6 June 1962.
Economics (Money). Letter, 4 November 1965.
Psychology (Behaviorism). Letter, 4 December 1969.
Contemporary Politics (Individualism). Letter, 30 June 1970.
Metaphysics (Actuality). Letter, 11 April 1971.
Miscellaneous (Sexuality). Letter, July 1973.
Personal (Sale of Home to Williams). Letter, 22 October 1973.
Economics (Semiotics/Midworld, Metaphysics, Brokers). Letter, October 1974.
Economics (Planned Economy, Frank Knight). 21 September 1975.
Metaphysics (Self-Maintenance, Actuality). Letter, 23 May 1976.
Contemporary Politics. Letter, 16 December 1977
Miscellaneous. Letters, 1954-77.
Folder Contents: various manuscript letters to Mr. Barry S. Wolff (Williams College ?35), as well as photocopies of Wolff?s 1960 correspondence pertaining to the establishment of a John William Miller Fund to sponsor a John William Miller Prize in Philosophy for the outstanding student in the department as chosen by the head of the department; also includes a typescript letter of 3 November 1980 from Mr. George Brockway (Williams College ?36) to Wolff regarding the publication of The Philosophy of History. (W. Wolff [6].)