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Photo, Print, Drawing Dayton C. Miller Family

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  • Dayton C. Miller Family

Created / Published

  • 1902.


  • Photographs


  • -  Verso: top center: (in ink) Top row - left to right: / Alanson P. Miller, Sarah Frances Miller, / Dewey H. Miller, Harlan D. Miller, / Dudley A. Smith, C. W. D. Miller / Bottom row - left to right: / Vienna Pomeroy Miller, Harriet Miller Smith, / Marjorie M. Miller; l. l.: (in pencil) 044; l. r.: (in ink) 1902.
  • -  Family group in garden, five men, three women, and baby in wicker pram at right.
  • -  Alanson P. Miller (1873-1934) was one of Dayton C. Miller's younger brothers. Alanson's wife was Sarah Frances Metcalf Miller (1873-1929). Alanson and Sarah Miller's oldest daughter, Marjorie M. Miller (1901-1960) is the baby in the pram. Dewey H. Miller (1883-1947) and Harlan D. Miller (1880-1926) were also younger brothers. Dudley A. Smith (1871-1941) married Harriet Kezia Miller (1871-1963), Dayton C. Miller's younger sister. Charles Webster Dewey Miller (1841-1918) and Vienna Pomeroy Miller (1843-1919) were Dayton C. Miller's parents.
  • -  Provenance: Gift of Mrs. Frances Hanover, Oakland, California, 23 Jan. 1978. Niece of Dayton C. Miller, Frances Vienna Miller (b. 1905) was the daughter of Dayton C. Miller's younger brother Alanson P. Miller (1873-1934) and Sarah Frances Metcalf Miller (1873-1929). She married Alton Dole Hanover in 1941.
  • -  Location: Box Miller.
  • -  Record created through migration from the Performing Arts Encyclopedia Database.


  • Photograph. 4 3/8 x 6 3/16 inches (11.1 x 15.7 cm.)

Call Number/Physical Location

  • ML30.4

Source Collection

  • Dayton C. Miller flute collection, 1880-2000


  • c-Music Dayton C. Miller flute collection

Library of Congress Control Number

  • 2023870777

Online Format

  • image

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Four full-size drawings of flutes DCM 0507, DCM 0615, DCM 0916, and DCM 1125 by Jean-François Beaudin, Québec, Canada. 2003. Please make written requests for permission for other uses to:

Jean-François Beaudin
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The quotation regarding Dr. Miller and his gold flute comes from an article by Robert S. Shankland, "Dayton Clarence Miller: Physics Across Fifty Years." American Journal of Physics 9(October 1941):273-283. LC call number: QC1.A47. It was reprinted here with permission from the American Journal of Physics 9(October 1941):278. Copyright 1941, American Association of Physics Teachers. Should you wish to quote from this article, please contact:

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The image of the Faun playing an aulos by Rea Irvin, Miller no. 57/G, comes from the cover of The New Yorker magazine, 14 March 1925. It is reproduced here without The New Yorker masthead as required by Condé Nast Publications, New York. Permission to reproduce the Faun only as a thumbnail-size image, and without the masthead, is Courtesy of the Irvin Estate. No reproduction without permission. For reproduction permission, please contact:

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Credit line: Dayton C. Miller Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

"Dayton C. Miller, His Life, Work and Contributions as a Scientist and Organologist" is made available here with permission from the author, William J. Maynard. HTML version of this text

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Credit line: Dayton C. Miller Collection, Music Division, Library of Congress

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