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Guide to the Rupert G. Miller Papers
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  • Overview
  • Administrative Information
  • Biographical/Historical Sketch
  • Description of the Collection
  • Access Terms

  • Overview

    Call Number: SC0742
    Creator: Miller, Rupert G.
    Title: Rupert G. Miller papers
    Dates: 1949-1986
    Physical Description: 37 linear feet (68 boxes)
    Summary: The papers pertain to Miller's professional career as researcher, professor, and author, with some materials from his days as a student. Includes drafts of papers, lectures and books; research notes and files; conference materials and organizational files; class files; minutes, reports, and other records pertaining to administrative duties at Stanford; and video tapes of his Stanford lectures (1982).
    Language(s): The materials are in English.
    Repository: Department of Special Collections and University Archives
    Stanford University Libraries
    557 Escondido Mall
    Stanford, CA 94305-6064
    Email: speccollref@stanford.edu
    Phone: (650) 725-1022
    URL: http://www-sul.stanford.edu/depts/spc/spc.html

    Administrative Information

    Provenance

    This collection was given to the Stanford University Archives by the estate of Rupert G. Miller in 2003.

    Information about Access

    This collection is open for research; materials must be requested at least 48 hours in advance of intended use.

    Ownership & Copyright

    All requests to reproduce, publish, quote from, or otherwise use collection materials must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, California 94304-6064. Consent is given on behalf of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission from the copyright owner. Such permission must be obtained from the copyright owner, heir(s) or assigns. See: http://library.stanford.edu/depts/spc/pubserv/permissions.html.
    Restrictions also apply to digital representations of the original materials. Use of digital files is restricted to research and educational purposes.

    Cite As

    [Identification of item], Rupert G. Miller Papers (SC0742). Department of Special Collections and University Archives, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.

    Biographical/Historical Sketch

    Rupert Miller taught at Stanford University from 1959 until his death in 1986; he held a joint appointment between the Department of Statistics and the School of Medicine (Division of Biostatistics), where he served as a consultant to researchers on data analysis. He was chair of the statistics department from 1969-1972 and received one of the first dean's awards for superior teaching in 1977.
    Miller earned his B.A. in mathematics at Princeton in 1954 and his doctorate in statistics at Stanford in 1958. He taught at Johns Hopkins in 1963-1964, was a Guggenheim fellow in 1972-1973, and served as editor of the Annals of Statistics. His books include Survival Analysis, Simultaneous Statistical Inference, and Beyond ANOVA, Basics of Applied Statistics.

    Description of the Collection

    The papers pertain to Miller's professional career as researcher, professor, and author, with some materials from his days as a student. The collection includes class files containing lecture notes, syllabi, exams, and other materials; departmental files containing minutes, memoranda, reports, and other records; grant files, conference papers, research reports, and other professional records; drafts of articles and books, as well as reprints of his journal articles; and videotapes of his lectures from Statistics 116, 1982. The following subject groupings have been identified: Academic Career, Conferences and Organizations, Manuscripts and Reports, Side Projects and Reviews, Reprints, and Audio Visual Materials.

    Access Terms

    Miller, Rupert G.
    Stanford University. Dept. of Statistics--Faculty.
    Mathematical statistics.
    Medical statistics
    Statistics--Study and teaching.