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Inventory of the William P. Miller papers
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  • Access
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  • Accruals
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  • Biographical Note
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  • Title: William P. Miller papers
    Date (inclusive): 1939-1973
    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)
    Abstract: Letter, biographical information, motion picture film, and photographs relating to United States Army Signal Corps operations in North Africa, Germany, Italy and France during World War II. Includes a Nazi flag. Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 
    Physical Location: Hoover Institution Archives
    Creator: Miller, William P., 1905-1973.


    Collection is open for research.
    Use copies of all motion picture film in this collection are available for immediate access; digital copies also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

    Publication Rights

    For copyright status, please contact the Hoover Institution Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], William P. Miller papers, [Box no.], 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.

    Alternate Forms Available

    Digital copies of select records also available at https://digitalcollections.hoover.org. 

    Related Collection(s)

    Dachau (Concentration camp) miscellaneous records, Hoover Institution Archives

    Biographical Note

    William P. Miller served as a lieutenant colonel in command of the United States Army Signal Corps personnel division in the Sixth Army Group during World War II. 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, motion picture film, and a Nazi flag relating to Miller’s career with the Sixth Army Group of the United States Army Signal Corps. The collection mainly consists of the photographs and film reels, which depict 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 civilian position in the insurance business.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    United States. Army. Signal Corps.
    World War, 1939-1945--Pictorial works.
    Motion pictures.