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Finding Aid for the Henry Miller Papers, 1896-1984, 1930-1980
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Box 165, Folder 16

[Mountains] 1957

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Watercolor, 42 x 34 cm. Signed by Miller, dated 12/57. Inscribed by Miller on recto: "For Barbara from her Daddy, 1/4/55."
Box 165, Folder 17

La vie en rose 1961

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Watercolor, 40 x 30 cm. Self portrait, signed by Miller.
Box 165, Folder 18

Gott ist die liebe 1961

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Watercolor, 40 x 30 cm. Self portrait, signed by Miller.
Box 165, Folder 19

[Abstract patterns] 1980

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Unititled watercolor, 51 x 36 cm. Signed by Miller and numbered 15/80.
Box 165, Folder 20

[Abstract patterns] 1980

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untititled watercolor, 41 x 31 cm. Signed by Miller and numbered 18/80.
Box 166, Folder 1

[Self portrait for Mary de Wolf] 1949

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untitled watercolor, 62 x 46 cm. Signed by Miller, and numbered 28-49.
Box 166, Folder 2

Ah, hapless birdee, thou wilt fly no more! 1959

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Watercolor, 61 x 48 cm. Signed by Miller, and numbered 11/59.
Box 166, Folder 3

[Seascape with three boats] 1959

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untitled watercolor, 60 x 48. Signed by Miller and numbered 12/59.
Box 166, Folder 4

[Town with hills in background] 1959

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untitled watercolor, 60 x 48 cm. Signed by Miller and numbered 12/59.
Box 166, Folder 5

[Nude figure, horse, and Miller's head] 1962

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untitled watercolor, 51 x 41 cm. Signed by Miller and dated.
Box 166, Folder 6

Nude seated 1963

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Watercolor, 61 x 48 cm. Signed by Miller and numbered 94/63.
Box 166, Folder 7

The lion of Judah 1963

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Watercolor, 61 x 48 cm. Signed by Miller and numbered 95/63.
Box 166, Folder 8

[Half-length portrait of nude woman] 1963

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untitled watercolor, 61 x 48 cm. Signed by Miller and numbered 133/63.
Box 166, Folder 9

Scherzo 1963

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Watercolor, 61 x 48. Signed by Miller and numbered 141/63.
Box 166, Folder 10

[Half-length portrait of two figures] 1965

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untitled watercolor, 60 x 46. Inscribed by Miller on recto: "For Barbara, Happy Birthday." Signed by Miller and numbered 34/65 [?].
Box 166, Folder 11

[Floating head with abstract shapes] 1980

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untitled watercolor, 60 x 45 cm. Signed by Miller and numbered 19/80.
Box 166, Folder 12

[Abstract figure] 1980

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Untited watercolor, 60 x 45 cm. Signed by Miller and numbered 22/80.
 

Artwork by others ca. 1931-1978

Physical Description: 3 oversized boxes, 2 cartons

Scope and Content Note

This subseries consists of drawings, paintings, sculptures, and prints given to Miller by fans, friends, and other artists. Notable artists include Alfred Perlès, May Ray, Abram Krol, Jean Verame, and Gyula Zilzer. Works are arranged alphabetically by the artist's surname.
Box 104

Marrakech, Figen. [Abstract watercolor paintings] 1968

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Some signed by the author. One inscribed, "For Henry Miller, done at his home."
Box 104, Folder 1

Verame, Jean. Pour l'anniversaire de Henry; I'm just wild about Henry 1963, 1967

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Original watercolors, 40 x 32 and 80 x 55 cm. Signed by the artist.
Box 104, Folder 2

[Suiouin, F.?] Series of six prints 1970

Physical Description: 6 items.

Scope and Content Note

50 x 64 cm. Signed by the artist
Box 104, Folder 3

Nichols, John. [Portrait of Henry Miller] 1931?

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Oil painting, 56 x 67 cm. Signed on recto, "John Nichols, signed by Kate Nichols for Henry Miller."
Box 104, Folder 4

Carlson, Diane. "Tree drawing" 1979

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Watercolor painting, 56 x 56 cm. Signed by the artist. Accompanied by a letter from Carlson to Miller.
Box 104, Folder 5

Delaney, Beauford. [Untitled watercolor] 1962

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Watercolor, 50 x 66 cm. Signed by the artist.
Box 123, Folder 1

Blei, Norbert. Klee bouquet 1966

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Pastel drawing, 45 x 38 cm. Letter from Blei to Miller written on the same sheet.
Box 123, Folder 2

Goodman, Rachel. Figure drawings 1965

Physical Description: 15 items.

Scope and Content Note

Charcoal drawings, 60 x 45 cm.
Box 123, Folder 3

Krol, Abram. Prints undated

Physical Description: 10 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted numbered and signed prints.
Box 123, Folder 4

Miscellaneous watercolors and prints by unidentified or minor artists circa 1945-1970

Physical Description: 18 items.

Scope and Content Note

Various sizes.
Box 123, Folder 5

Osterlund, Steven. Assorted works 1968-1970

Physical Description: 5 items.

Scope and Content Note

Original watercolor titles include: Beginning of a farm; The gun-winners; and two untitled works. The print is a poster-sized limited reproduction of a nude woman.
Box 123, Folder 6

Perlès, Alfred. Sketches 1967

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Pen and pastel sketches entitled: Very bad likeness of Henry and Hoki; To Henry with love. Signed by the artist.
Box 123, Folder 7

Scala, Mia. [Portrait of Henry Miller] 1967

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Watercolor, 60 x 45 cm. Signed by the artist.
Box 123, Folder 8

Shatz, Bezalel. Oil portrait of Henry Miller, and a print 1946

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Original oil on tracing paper, 53 x 42 cm., of a portrait of Henry Miller. Signed by the artist and inscribed to Henry Miller. One print of an untitled work.
Box 123, Folder 9

Spare, Austin Osman. Assorted portraits of Henry Miller circa 1945-1954

Physical Description: 4 items.

Scope and Content Note

Pencil sketches on wood panel, 38 x 29 cm. and 23 x 18 cm. Pencil and oil pastel sketch, 38 x 27 cm.; oil pastel, 34 x 26 cm. All signed by the artist.
Box 123, Folder 10

Steiner, F. Florian. Henry Miller, Big Sur 1962

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Photolithograph, 32 x 23 cm. Signed by the artist.
Box 123, Folder 11

Unidentified landscape undated

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Acrylic on paper, 45 x 58 cm. Signed H. Ab[illegible].
Box 123, Folder 12

Zilzer, Gyula. Assorted charcoal rubbings, watercolors, and prints 1964-1967

Physical Description: 27 items.

Scope and Content Note

Titles include: Kibbutz workers; Icarus; Vietnam; Henry; and others. Most are signed.
Box 138, Folder 5

Copper relief portrait undated

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Copper releif mounted on wood, 23 x 26 cm.
Box 144

Shirai, Hiro. [Reposing nude female] circa 1978

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Terra cotta figurines, ca. 10 x 17 x 24 cm.
Box 145

Shirai, Hiro. [Seated nude female] circa 1978

Physical Description: 2 items.

Scope and Content Note

Terra cotta figurines, ca. 40 x 15 x 15 cm.
Box 163, Folder 1

Ueno, Ken-ichi. [Portrait of Henry Miller] 1965

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

32 x 40 cm. Signed by the artist.
Box 163, Folder 2

Ray, Man. [Box with wooden objects] undated

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Wood box, 40 x 30 x 5 cm. Initialed by the artist, and signed by the artist on the back. Lettered g/g.
 

Signed prints and posters ca. 1948-1974

Physical Description: .5 oversized box

Scope and Content Note

This subseries consists of prints of Miller's watercolors and posters advertising Miller's work. Most are signed by Miller.
Box 162, Folder 1

The Windsor Gallery: homage to Henry Miller 1974

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Signed exhibition poster, 75 x 52 cm. Features a reproduction of the Henry Miller watercolor The Joker.
Box 162, Folder 2

Just a Brooklyn boy undated

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Print, 79 x 57 cm. Signed by Miller. No. 25/200.
Box 162, Folder 3

Sarasota undated

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Print, 65 x 51 cm. Signed by Miller. No. 92/100.
Box 166, Folder 13

[O lake of light] undated

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Poster reproduction, 60 x 48 cm. Gift of Brooke Whiting, 1985.
Box 166, Folder 14

Hindu wedding 1948

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Serigraph silkscreen print by Bezalel Schatz from a drawing by Miller, 58 x 36 cm. No. 58/200.
Box 166, Folder 15

Henry Miller: Gallery 669, paintings & etchings, May 29-June 16 1967

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Exhibition poster for Gallery 669, 61 x 46 cm. Features two photographic images of Miller; one as a child, the other as an adult.
Box 166, Folder 16

Assorted signed prints inscribed from Henry Miller to Barbara Sanford (nee Miller) 1970-1977

Physical Description: 7 items.

Scope and Content Note

Assorted signed prints and one poster featuring small reproductions of 13 paintings. Titles include: Blue face; Childish dream; Clownesque; Glow worm (no. 129/200); The gremlins; The procession.
 

Audio and visual materials 1944-1973

Physical Description: 1 box, 3 oversized boxes (.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

This series consists of films, records, and magnetic tape recordings.
Arranged in subseries A-B as follows:
  • A. Sound recordings, ca. 1944-1973 (1 box and 1 oversized box)
  • B. Film, ca. 1971-1973 (2 oversized boxes).
 

Sound recordings 1944-1973

Physical Description: 1 box, 1 oversized box (.5 linear ft.)

Scope and Content Note

This subseries consists of recordings of Miller reading from several of his books, interviews with Miller, and some unidentified recordings. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 130, Folder 1

"Durrell: for USA." [Unidentified recording] undated

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 record (2 s.), 12 in.
Box 130, Folder 2

"Henry Miller recalls and reflects." New York: Riverside Records, 1956 1956

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Modern Voices Series. 1 record ( 4 s.), 12 in., 33 1/3 rpm.
Box 130, Folder 3

Just Wild About Harry. [Paris]: La Voix de L'Auteur, 1962 1962

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 record (4 s.), 12 in., 33 1/3 rpm.
Box 130, Folder 4

"Henry Miller reading from his Tropic of Capricorn." The Library of Congress Division of Music, 1944 (1 of 2) 1944

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 record (2 s.), 16 in, 33 rpm.
Box 130, Folder 5

"Henry Miller reading from his Tropic of Capricorn." The Library of Congress Division of Music, 1944 (2 of 2) 1944

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 record (2 s.), 16 in, 33 rpm.
Box 130, Folder 6

"Henry Miller Reading From Tropic of Capricorn. Berkeley, California: Circle Editions, 1946 1946

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 record (2 s.), 12 in., 78 rpm.
Box 130, Folder 7

The Smile at the Foot of the Ladder. [Paris]: La Voix de L'Auteur, 1962 1962

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 record (2 s.), 12 in., 33 1/3 rpm.
Box 130, Folder 8

To Paint is to Love Again. [Paris]: La Voix de L'Auteur, 1961 1961

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

1 record (4 s.) 12 in., 33 1/3 rpm.
Box 139, Folder 1

[Durrell, "Brend"?] 1948

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Magnetic tape. 7 in. reel.
Box 139, Folder 2

"Goldilocks and the three bears" 1948

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Magnetic tape. 7 in. reel.
Box 139, Folder 3

Interview conducted by George Wickes (1 of 2) 1961

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Interview conducted in London. This unedited interview was the basis for The Art of Fiction: XXVIII, edited by George Wickes. Magnetic tape. 7 in. reel. 3 3/4 in. per sec.
Box 139, Folder 4

Interview conducted by George Wickes (2 of 2) 1961

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Interview conducted in London. This unedited interview was the basis for The Art of Fiction: XXVIII, edited by George Wickes. Magnetic tape. 7 in. reel. 3 3/4 in. per sec.
Box 139, Folder 5

Miller-Durrell Meeting. Recording of meeting in Powell Library, UCLA 1968

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

On magnetic tape. Meeting began at 2:30 p.m. Recorded at 3 3/4 in. per sec. Meeting was arranged by Robert Snyder to film scenes for his documentary, "The Henry Miller Odyssey." Persons present at the meeting include: Henry Miller, Lawrence Durrell, etc.
Box 139, Folder 6

Wild Lines. Interview with Henry Miller by Tom Schiller (1 of 2) 1973

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Retaped from 19 reels to 2. Made in connection with Shiller's film, "Henry Miller Asleep and Awake." Tape recording. 3 3/4 in. per sec.
Box 139, Folder 7

Wild Lines. Interview with Henry Miller by Tom Schiller (2 of 2) 1973

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Retaped from 19 reels to 2. Made in connection with Shiller's film, "Henry Miller Asleep and Awake." Tape recording. 3 3/4 in. per sec.
 

Film 1971-1973

Physical Description: 2 oversized boxes

Scope and Content Note

This subseries consists of motion pictures regarding or featuring Henry Miller and several unidentified films. Arranged alphabetically by title.
Box 131, Folder 1

"Scenario also called Alraune." Magnetic tape. Audio. 1/4 in. (1 of 3) undated

Physical Description: 1 items.
Box 131, Folder 2

"Scenario also called Alraune." Magnetic tape. Audio. 1/4 in. (2 of 3) undated

Physical Description: 1 items.
Box 131, Folder 3

"Scenario also called Alraune." Magnetic tape. Audio. 1/4 in. (3 of 3) undated

Physical Description: 1 items.
Box 131, Folder 4

Schiller, Tom. "Henry Miller Sleep and Awake." Motion Picture. 35 min. Color. 16mm. 1973

Physical Description: 1 items.

Scope and Content Note

Produced by Tom Schiller. Print no. 6. A Film of Henry Miller describing pictures hanging in his bathroom.
Box 132, Folder 1

"Poète Maudit." Motion Picture. 6 mm. (1 of 2) undated

Physical Description: 1 items.
Box 132, Folder 2

"Poète Maudit." Motion Picture. 6 mm. (2 of 2) undated

Physical Description: 1 items.
Box 132, Folder 3

Snyder, Robert. "Henry Miller: Reflections on Writing." Motion Picture. 55 min. Color. 16mm. 1971

Physical Description: 1 items.
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