Caroline Miller letter

Caroline Miller letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Miller, Caroline Pafford, 1903-1992
Title: Caroline Miller letter
Dates: 1960s
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.
Coll. Number: ms2417

Biographical/Historical Note

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 (viewed October 20, 2008)

For more information, see the article "Caroline Miller (1903-1992)" in the New Georgia Encyclopedia.

Index Terms

Miller, Caroline Pafford, 1903-1992 -- Correspondence
Thank-you notes--Georgia--Specimens.
Women's Club of Wisconsin.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Caroline Miller letter. MS 2417. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

1Letter, 1960s