Series 4. Miscellaneous Papers: undated papers and Brockway correspondence

Box 32

Folder 1. Miscellaneous. Essay Drafts/Letter Drafts, 1970s. Folder Contents: fragmentary manuscript pages (on white typing paper, numbered, and in blue felt tip pen).

Folder 2. Miscellaneous. Essay Drafts/Letter Drafts, 1970s. Folder Contents: fragmentary manuscript pages (on white typing paper, numbered, and in black felt tip pen).

Folder 3. Miscellaneous. Essay Drafts/Letter Drafts, 1970s. Folder Contents: fragmentary manuscript pages (on white typing paper, numbered, and in black felt tip pen).

Folder 4. Metaphysics (Philosophy of History, Science, Nature). Essay Drafts/Letter Drafts, 1970s. Folder Contents: fragmentary manuscript pages (on yellow legal paper, numbered, and in black felt tip pen). One page is dated 13 November 1978 and another is addressed to Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36).

Folder 5. Miscellaneous. Essay Drafts/Letter Drafts, 1970s. Folder Contents: fragmentary manuscript pages (on white tablet paper [5 x 8 inches], numbered, and in black felt tip pen). One sheet is addressed to Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36).

Folder 6. Miscellaneous. Essay Drafts/Letter Drafts, 1970s. Folder Contents: fragmentary manuscript pages (on white lined composition paper and white tablet paper [5 x 8 inches], numbered, and in black felt tip pen). Some pages are dated from November 1974 and two pages are addressed to Mr. Edward A. Hoyt (Williams College ?36).

Folder 7. Miscellaneous. Essay Drafts/Letter Drafts/Notes, 1950-78. Folder Contents: fragmentary manuscript pages on various papers and using various pens; one page is dated 28 January 1976 and addressed to Professor of Philosophy Lawrence W. Beals (Williams College); also included are deposit tickets for Miller?s bank account with Williamstown National Bank, a letter from Mr. Byron M. Herrington (Williams College ?15) dated 15 September 1971, photocopies of newspaper clippings (including the farewell speech of Prince Edward and the address of the Apollo astronauts to the U.S. Congress, 17 September 1969.

Box 33

Folder 1. Miscellaneous (Publishing, Psychology). Letters, 1979-83. Folder Contents: typescript letters from Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) to Professor of Philosophy Alburey Castell regarding the publication of Miller?s letters; also included is an essay of Castell?s on André Gide (which had an appendix quoting from Joseph Conrad?s Lord Jim at Stein?s speech on the ?destructive element?.)

Folder 2. Personal (Memorial Service, Emerson). Letter, 4 January 1979; Personal (Publishing, Biography, ?History and Case History?). Letter, 5 June 1979; Miscellaneous (Publishing, Personal). Letters, 1979-82. Folder Contents: correspondence between Mr. Eugene R. Miller and Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36).

Folder 3. Personal (Legal). Letter and Will, 4 January 1979; Personal (Memorial Service). Letter, 28 February 1979; Personal (Autopsy). Letter, 21 December 1979; Personal (Legal, Copyright). Letter, 15 January 1980; Personal (Prospect of Sale of House to Williams College). Letter, 6 May 1983; Miscellaneous (Personal). Letters, 1979-1983. Folder Contents: correspondence between Mrs. Katherine R. Miller and Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36); also includes the copy of the codicil to Brockway?s will, sent to Williams College President John W. Chandler, establishing the John W. Miller Fund

Folder 4. Personal (The Paradox of Cause). Letter, 1978? Folder Contents: a letter from Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) to his children.

Folder 5. Personal. Letters, 1980 Folder Contents: letters to Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) from Miller?s sister Ruth Miller and a postcard from Miller?s son, Professor of Philosophy Paul J. W. Miller, to Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36).

Folder 6. Miscellaneous (J. W. Miller Book Prize and Fellowship Fund, Publishing). Letters, 1959-83. Folder Contents: correspondence of Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) with former students, colleagues, and friends of Miller; other items include letters to the New York Review of Books (regarding Professor of Philosophy Peter Singer?s review of The Paradox of Cause) and business correspondence from W. W. Norton and Company.

Folder 7. Miscellaneous (J. W. Miller Book Prize and Fellowship Fund, Publishing). Letters, 1959-81. Folder Contents: correspondence of Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) with former students, colleagues, and friends of Miller.

Folder 8. Missing.

Folder 9. Miscellaneous (J. W. Miller Book Prize and Fellowship Fund, Publishing). Letters, 1959-79. Folder Contents: correspondence of Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) with former students, colleagues, and friends of Miller and other materials relating to the Fund; also included is a note that lists the missing contents of Box 33, Folder 8.

Folder 10. Miscellaneous (Book Prize). Letters, 1979. Contents: letters to Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) from former book prize winners who were sent a copy of The Paradox of Cause.

Folder 11. Miscellaneous (Publishing). Contracts, 1944-1981. Folder Contents: all publishing contracts beginning with the 1944 agreement to publish Miller?s dissertation, ?The Definition of the Thing? and concluding with the contract for In Defense of the Psychological; also included is correspondence between Mr. George P. Brockway (Williams College ?36) and Mrs. Katherine G. Miller.

Folder 12. Miscellaneous. (Publishing). Various, 1944-82. Folder Contents: miscellaneous items ranging from editorial correspondence of Mr. George P. Brockway?s (Williams College ?36) to pages from Williams College publications; included is an in-house review (dated 17 January 1944), by Mr. W. W. Norton, of Miller?s ?The Definition of the Thing? and Brockway?s letter (dated 10 December 1943) offering it for editorial consideration; also included is Miller?s unused dedication (i.e., ?To the Williamstown Utopian and Beer Picnic Association, Est. 1933?) to The Paradox of Cause.

Box 34

Folder 1. Miscellaneous. Essays, 1936-60. Folder Contents: offprints and copies of articles and papers by Miller, including ?The Ahistoric and the Historic,? Review of Professor of Philosophy Walter A. Kaufmann?s (Williams College ?44) Nietzsche: Philosopher, Psychologist, Anitchrist, published letters to the editor of the North Adams Transcript and unpublished letters to the editor of The New York Times (1940), and his review of student magazine Sketch; also included is an article from the Williams Record (v. 50, no. 60, 20 March 1937) regarding Miller?s lecture ?The Religion of the Church and the State.?

Folder 2. Miscellaneous (Publishing). Essay and Letters, 1979. Folder Contents: manuscript copies, offprints, and final, published version of Mr. George P. Brockway?s (Williams College ?36) biographical essay on Miller that appeared in The American Scholar; included is an edited typescript of Miller?s essay ?History and Case History,? which accompanied Brockway?s essay; also included is editorial correspondence relating to the essay.

Folder 3. Miscellaneous (Publishing). Review, 1981. Folder Contents: a photocopy of a review in The Nation (30 May 1981) of Mr. Joseph Epstein?s edited volume Masters: Portraits of Great Teachers in which Mr. George P. Brockway?s (Williams College ?36) essay on Miller from The American Scholar was reprinted

Folder 4. Miscellaneous (Publishing). Book, 1981. Folder Contents: copy of Mr. Joseph Epstein?s Masters: Portraits of Great Teachers in which Mr. George P. Brockway?s (Williams College ?36) essay from The American Scholar was reprinted

Folder 5. Miscellaneous (Publishing). Reviews, 1980-83 Folder Contents: reviews of the four posthumous W. W. Norton & Company volumes of Miller?s writing.

Folder 6. Miscellaneous (Publishing). Reviews, 1979-80. Folder Contents: reviews of The Paradox of Cause and Other Essays.

Folder 7. Personal (Tributes, Biography). Essays, 1978-80. Folder Contents: various essays, memorials, and newspaper articles regarding Miller; also included are items of correspondence between Mr. George P. Brockway?s (Williams College ?36) and others regarding those essays.

Folder 8. Miscellaneous. Photographs, 1928-78 Folder Contents: photographic prints, black and white as well as color, of Miller; a number of photos from 1928 also feature Mrs. Katherine G. Miller.

Folder 9. Miscellaneous. Photographs & Photographic Negatives, 1928-78. Folder Contents: negatives of photographs in Box 34 Folder 8, as well as original photographic prints dating from the late 1930 of Miller at a beer picnic at Flora?s Glen, Williamstown MA.