Caroline Miller letter

Caroline Miller letter

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Miller, Caroline Pafford, 1903-1992
Title: Caroline Miller letter
Dates: 1933 September 19
Quantity: 0.03 Linear feet (1 folder; MS 671 to MS 686 housed together in 1 document box)
Abstract:The collection consists of a letter from Mrs. Miller to Mr. Duncan Burnet, University of Georgia Library, dated September 19, 1933, Baxley, Georgia. The letter is about Mrs. Miller's book Lamb in his Bosom, which was a Pulitzer Prize winner.
Coll. Number: ms676

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.

Duncan Burnet was born in 1876 and became the Librarian for the University of Georgia in 1904.

Index Terms

Authors, American--Georgia.
Burnet, Duncan, b. 1876 -- Correspondence
Miller, Caroline Pafford, 1903-1992 -- Correspondence
Pulitzer Prizes.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Caroline Miller letter. MS 676. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

11Letter, 1933 September 19