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Guide to the J. Hillis Miller Papers MS.C.013
MS.C.013  
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Description
This collection consists of scholarly and personal papers of J. Hillis Miller (1928 - ), literary critic and Professor of Comparative Literature and English at the University of California, Irvine. The collection best documents Miller's intellectual life as a specialist in Victorian and Modern British and American literature, a Derridean deconstructionist, and a university educator. Some personal material, such as family papers, photographs, and awards, are also included.
Background
J. Hillis Miller is a Distinguished Professor of Comparative Literature and English at the University of California, Irvine. He is an internationally recognized scholar in the field of nineteenth and twentieth century English and American literature and in literary theory.
Extent
73.2 linear feet (77 Boxes) and 11.8 GB of unprocessed digital material
Restrictions
Property rights reside with the University of California. Copyrights are generally retained by the creators of the records and their heirs, unless transferred to the University of California. It is the responsibility of the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where the UC Regents do not hold the copyright.
Availability
The collection is open for research. General correspondence, including email, is restricted for 25 years from date of creation. This restriction may be lifted with permission from the donor. All student and employee records are restricted for 75 years due to third party privacy issues. Boxes 66 though 72 of this collection contain correspondence restricted for 25 years from date of creation, and boxes 76 and 77 contain letters of recommendation restricted for 75 years.