Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942

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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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referencedIn Newborg, Agnes Morgenthau. Papers, 1914-1933. Smith College, Neilson Library
referencedIn Duer family. Papers, 1784-1937. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
creatorOf Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942. Alice Duer Miller papers 1899-1942. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Robert E. Sherwood papers, 1917-1968 (inclusive), 1934-1955 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Alexander Woollcott correspondence, ca. 1856-1943 (inclusive), 1920-1943 (bulk). Houghton Library
referencedIn Authors' League of America, Inc. Collection, n.d. University of Virginia. Library. Special Collections Dept.
creatorOf Authors' League of America. Letter from the Authors' League of America to an unknown recipient, n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Agnes Morgenthau Newborg Papers MS 107., 1914-1933 Sophia Smith Collection
referencedIn Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Papers, 1874-1945 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
creatorOf Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942. Correspondence file, n.d., from Boni & Liveright and Horace Liveright, Inc. University of Pennsylvania Libraries, Van Pelt Library
referencedIn Hand, Learned, 1872-1961. Papers, 1840-1961 Harvard Law School Library Langdell Hall Cambridge, MA 02138
creatorOf Authors' League of America. Letter from the Authors' League of America to an unknown recipient [manuscript], n.d. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Duer family Papers, 1784-1937. Columbia University. Rare Book an Manuscript Library
referencedIn Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. Papers: Series III, 1909-1942 (inclusive) [microform]. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Braithwaite, William Stanley, 1878-1962. Papers, 1897-1930 Houghton Library
creatorOf Day, Clarence, 1874-1935. Clarence Day papers, 1796-1993, (bulk dates 1890-1935). New York Public Library System, NYPL
referencedIn New York Woman Suffrage collection, 1914-1915. Division of Rare and Manuscript Collections, Cornell University Library.
referencedIn Otto Harbach Papers, 1870-1990, 1895-1963 The New York Public Library. Billy Rose Theatre Division.
creatorOf Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942. Letter, 1923 January 23, [New York to] Mrs. [Anne Catherine] Markham, [Staten Island] / Alice Duer Miller. Wagner College, Horrmann Library
referencedIn Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956. Papers, ca.1919-1959. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Clarence Day papers, 1796-1993, 1890-1953 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
creatorOf Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942. Phonorecords of Mrs. Miles Carey [manuscript] ca. 1940. University of Virginia. Library
referencedIn Duer family. Duer family papers, ca. 1890-1955. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Amy Lowell correspondence, 1883-1927 (inclusive), 1910-1925 (bulk). Houghton Library
creatorOf Miller, Alice Duer, 1874-1942. [Poems] / Alice Maude Duer. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn Jay family. Jay family papers, 1828-1943. Columbia University in the City of New York, Columbia University Libraries
referencedIn Autograph collection. Texas Woman's University Library, Mary Evelyn Blagg-Huey Library
referencedIn Papers, 1889-1957, n.d. Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Beard, Mary Ritter, 1876-1958. Papers, 1935-1958 Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Brown, Gertrude Foster, b. 1867. Papers, 1732-1956 (inclusive), 1815-1956 (bulk). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn Whitehouse, Vira Boarman, 1875-1957. Papers, 1889-1957 (inclusive). Arthur and Elizabeth Schlesinger Library on the History of Women in America‏
referencedIn New Yorker records, ca.1924-1984 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Women's Project of New Jersey. Records, 1984-2004 Rutgers Special Collections and University Archives
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associatedWith Alexander, William, 1726-1783. person
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associatedWith Brown, Gertrude Foster, b. 1867. person
associatedWith Day, Clarence, 1874-1935. person
associatedWith Dennett, Mary Ware, 1872-1947. person
associatedWith Duer, Elizabeth Meads, 1844-1908. person
associatedWith Duer family. family
associatedWith Duer family. person
associatedWith Duerr family. family
associatedWith Duer, William, 1747-1799. person
associatedWith Duer, William Alexander, 1780-1858. person
associatedWith Hand, Learned, 1872-1961 person
associatedWith Harbach, Otto, 1873-1963 person
associatedWith Jay family. family
correspondedWith Lowell, Amy, 1874-1925 person
associatedWith Markham, Anne Catherine, 1859-1938, person
associatedWith Mary (Ritter) Beard, 1876-1958 person
associatedWith MARY (WARE) DENNETT person
correspondedWith Newborg, Agnes Morgenthau person
correspondedWith Newborg, Agnes Morgenthau. person
associatedWith New Yorker Magazine, Inc corporateBody
associatedWith Parsons, Geoffrey, 1879-1956. person
correspondedWith Sherwood, Robert E. (Robert Emmet), 1896-1955 person
associatedWith Vira Boarman Whitehouse, 1875-1957 person
associatedWith Whitehouse, Vira Boarman, 1875-1957. person
associatedWith Women's Project of New Jersey corporateBody
correspondedWith Woollcott, Alexander, 1887-1943 person
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New York (State)--New York
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Algonquin Round Table
Women authors
Mathematics
Motion pictures
Suffragists
Women
Women dramatists
Women poets, American
Women's colleges
Women screenwriters
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Birth 1874-07-28

Death 1942-08-22

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