Caroline Miller papers

Caroline Miller papers

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Miller, Caroline Pafford, 1903-1992
Title: Caroline Miller papers
Dates: 1933-2010
Quantity: 0.2 Linear feet (1 half box)
Abstract:This collection consist of typescripts of writings by Joanne Bishop about Caroline Miller's work, as well as photographs and photocopies of newspaper articles about Miller and her novel Lamb in His Bosom. These were compiled in a paper in 1987 and transcribed in 2010 by her niece Joanne Bishop. The photographs depict Caroline Miller, her grave inb Waynesville, North Carolina, and an historic marker in Baxley, Georgia.
Coll. Number: ms3711

Biographical/Historical Note

Caroline Pafford Miller (1903-1977) was born in Waycross, Georgia, the daughter of Levy Zan and Elias Pafford. She married Clyde H. Ray, Jr. in 1937 after her divorce from William D. Miller. Her first novel, Lamb in His Bosom, was published in 1933 and won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction that year. Although she continued to write for newspapers and magazines, her only other published novel was Lebanon in 1944.

Index Terms

Authors, American--Georgia.
Pulitzer Prizes.
Women authors, American--Georgia.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation note

Caroline Miller papers, MS 37111. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, University of Georgia Libraries.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

Gift of Joanne Bishop.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11"An ethnographic study on the 1934 Pulitzer Prize novel Lamb in His Bosom," by Joanne Bishop (typescript of student paper written at UGA), 1987
2"Critical notices of Caroline Miller's Pulitzer novel Lamb in His Bosom," by Joanne Bishop (transcription of folder 1), 2010
3Printed biographical material on Caroline Miller; article on Joanne Thompson, 2007
4Photographs, 20th century