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Roger Miller papers

 Collection
Identifier: CA-MS-01139

Scope and Contents

The Roger Miller papers contains Miller’s professional papers from when he was in the Program for Advanced Study, organized by year. The annual files include meeting minutes, grants, and correspondence. The collection also contains Miller’s Curriculum Vitae, as well as brochures for the program and assessments of students’ research.

Dates

  • 1964 - 1992

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for use without restriction beyond the standard terms and conditions of Smith College Special Collections.

Until we move into New Neilson in early 2021, collections are stored in multiple locations and may take up to 48 hours to retrieve. Researchers are strongly encouraged to contact Special Collections (specialcollections@smith.edu) at least a week in advance of any planned visits so that boxes may be retrieved for them in a timely manner.

Conditions Governing Use

Smith College retains copyright of materials created as part of its business operations; however, copyright in other items in this collection may be held by their respective creators. For reproductions of materials that are governed by fair use as defined under U. S. Copyright Law, no permission to cite or publish is required. For instances which may regard materials in the collection not created by Smith College, researchers are responsible for determining who may hold materials' copyrights and obtaining approval from them. Researchers do not need anything further from Smith College Special Collections to move forward with their use.

Biographical / Historical

Roger Miller was born on December 21, 1925. He earned his B.A. in history in 1946 from Yale University. In 1949, Miller earned his M.S.S.A. in Psychiatric Casework at Western Reserve University while working locally as a caseworker. From 1951-1954, Miller worked as 1st Lieut.-Capt., U.S. Army; Chief, Social Work Section in the US Army Hospital in Frankfurt. He returned to the US in 1954 to work as a research associate and caseworker while earning his D.S.W. in Casework, which he received from Western Reserve University in 1957. Miller split his time between his duties as an assistant professor at Western Reserve and as a lecturer and Research Supervisor at the Smith School of Social Work, until taking a position permanently at Smith as Director of Research in 1960. In 1967, Miller took the position of Director of the Program of Advanced study, a position he held until he retired in 1996. During his time at Smith, Miller was editor of the Smith college Studies of Social Work, and wrote a large number of articles on a wide range of topics in the field. Miller is a member of the National Association of Social Workers, the Council of Social Work Education, the American Orthopsychiatric Association, and many others.

Extent

0.438 linear feet (1 container)

Overview

Roger Miller was a lecturer and Research Supervisor at the Smith School of Social Work in the late 1950's, until taking a position permanently at Smith as Director of Research in 1960. In 1967, he took the position of Director of the Program of Advanced study, a position he held until he retired in 1996. His papers contain Miller's professional papers, including correspondence, committee minutes, brochures, grants, and research evaluations.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Source unknown.
Title
Finding aid to the Roger Miller papers
Status
Legacy Finding Aid (Updated)
Description rules
dacs

Revision Statements

  • 2019-07-17: Added legacy finding aid and published.

Repository Details

Part of the Smith College Archives Repository

Contact:
Young Library
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Northampton MA 01063