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William Miller papers, 1880-1961

Miller, William, 1849-1915

Dealer, Collector


Collection Information

Size: 1 Linear foot

Summary: Records documenting painting sales, including a ledger, 1903-1907, recording sales and purchases, noting artist, title, size, name and address of client or dealer; correspondence, 1889-1961, relating to buying, selling, and collecting art, including correspondence of his son, Arthur B. Miller, 1915-1961, in settling the estate; a pocket diary, 1880; receipts; notes and lists; a picture of William Miller, 1897; exhibition catalogs and announcements; auction catalogs; and files on paintings bought and sold, including works by: Claude, Hobbema, Inness, Homer Martin, and Pannini.

Biographical/Historical Note

Art dealer and collector; New York City and New Jersey.


Donated by Dorothy C. Miller, granddaughter of William Miller, 1994.

Language Note

English .

How to Use This Collection

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

William Miller papers, 1880-1961. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.