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Inventory of the William P. Miller papers
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  • Title: William P. Miller papers
    Collection Number: 77074
    Contributing Institution: Hoover Institution Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 4 manuscript boxes, 2 oversize boxes, 15 envelopes, 5 motion picture film reels, memorabilia (3.3 linear feet)
    Date (inclusive): 1943-1973
    Date (bulk): 1943-1945
    Abstract: Photographs, motion picture film, printed material, and a Nazi flag relating to United States Army Signal Corps operations in North Africa, Germany, Italy and France during World War II.
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    creator: Miller, William P., 1905-1973.


    Collection is open for research.
    The Hoover Institution Archives only allows access to copies of audiovisual items. To listen to sound recordings or to view videos or films during your visit, please contact the Archives at least two working days before your arrival. We will then advise you of the accessibility of the material you wish to see or hear. Please note that not all audiovisual material is immediately accessible.

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William P. Miller papers, [Box number], Hoover Institution Archives.

    Acquisition Information

    Acquired by the Hoover Institution Archives in 1977.


    Materials may have been added to the collection since this finding aid was prepared. To determine if this has occurred, find the collection in Stanford University's online catalog at http://searchworks.stanford.edu/ . Materials have been added to the collection if the number of boxes listed in the online catalog is larger than the number of boxes listed in this finding aid.

    Biographical Note

    William P. Miller served as a Lieutenant Colonel in command of the US Army Signal Corps personnel division in the Sixth Army Group during World War II. During which time he was deployed to North Africa, Italy, Corsica, France, and Germany and was awarded six Battle Stars, two Bronze stars, the Legion of Merit, and Croix de Guerre with Palm.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    The William P. Miller papers consist of news-clippings, a military order, printed matter, photographs, film reels, and a Nazi flag, relating to Miller’s career with the Sixth Army Group of the United States Signal Corps. The collection mainly consists of the photographs and film reels which depict the United States operations in North Africa, Italy, France, and Germany during World War II. The collection also includes personal papers and printed matter from his civilan position in insurance.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    Colmar, Battle of, France, 1945
    Concentration camps--Germany.
    Motion pictures.
    World War, 1939-1945--Pictorial works.