Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942

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Birth 1874-07-28
Death 1942-08-22
Americans
English

Biographical notes:

Alice (Maude) Duer Miller served as a Trustee of Barnard from 1922-1942, collaborating with Susan Myers-on " Barnard College; the First Fifty Years" published in 1939. She graduated from Barnard in 1899 and did graduate work in Mathematics at Columbia. Miller was an author, writing short stories, novels, screenplays and poetry. She acted in the film, "Soak the Rich." Miller was member of the Algonquin Roundtable a charter member of Alexander Woollcott's literary colony on Neshobe Island, Lake Bomoseen, Vt. Her narrative poem, "The White Cliffs" praising British resistance in World War II became a best-seller. The film, "White Cliffs of Dover" was adapted from the poem. She was married to Henry Wise Miller, whose biography of her and their life together, "All Our Lives", was published in 1945.

From the description of Alice Duer Miller papers 1899-1942. (Columbia University In the City of New York). WorldCat record id: 56809906

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Subjects:

  • Women dramatists
  • Mathematics--Study and teaching
  • Women's colleges
  • Algonquin Round Table
  • Motion pictures--Motion picture plays
  • Women poets, American
  • Women--Suffrage
  • Women authors
  • Suffragists
  • Women screenwriters

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  • New York (State)--New York (as recorded)