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Heather Ross Miller Manuscripts

Identifier: MSS 0028

Scope and Contents

This collection includes typescripts, galley proofs and page proofs for The Edge of the Woods (Atheneum, 1964), Tenants of the House (Harcourt, Brace, 1964), The Wind Southerly (Harcourt, Brace, 1967) and typescripts of two unpublished poems.


  • 1964 - 1968


Conditions Governing Access

Collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Use

Copyright is retained by the creators of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

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Biographical or Historical Information

Heather Ross Miller was born in Albemarle, North Carolina in 1939. She received an undergraduate degree from Woman's College (now the University of North Carolina at Greensboro) in 1961 and an MFA in Creative Writing in 1969. She received fellowships from the National Endowment for the Arts in 1968/69 and again in 1973/74. Inspired by the teaching of Randall Jarrell, Miller became an instructor in reading and writing.


0.40 Linear Feet (1 box)

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Heather Ross Miller (1939- ) received both her undergraduate degree and Master of Fine Arts in Creative Writing from UNCG. She went on to become an award-winning author and an instructor in reading and writing.

This collection includes manuscripts of three of Miller's books and two unpublished poems.

Method of Acquisition

Gift of Heather Ross Miller in April 1968. Additional materials received from Emily Herring Wilson in 2017.

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Repository Details

Part of the Martha Blakeney Hodges Special Collections and University Archives Repository

P.O. Box 26170
320 College Ave.
Greensboro NC 27402-6170 US