|Creator:||Miller, Caroline Pafford, 1903-1992|
|Title:||Caroline Miller letter|
|Quantity:||0.1 Linear feet (1 portfolio)|
|Abstract:||The collection consists of a letter to Mrs. Shea (?) thanking her for inviting Caroline Miller to speak to the Women's Club of Wisconsin.|
Caroline Miller published her first novel, Lamb in his Bosom, in 1933 and became the first Georgian to win the Pulitzer Prize for fiction. The thirty-year-old housewife and author produced one of the most critically acclaimed first novels of the Southern Renaissance period. In addition to the Pulitzer, the novel earned France's Prix Femina in 1934 and became an immediate best seller. New Georgia Encyclopedia http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org (viewed October 20, 2008)
For more information, see the article "Caroline Miller (1903-1992)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.
Caroline Miller letter. MS 2417. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.