Lilly Library Manuscript Collections


The Miller, E. Gamble mss., 1962-2007, consist primarily of manuscripts, drafts, correspondence and other material relating to translations into English from the Spanish, mostly of Latin American authors, made by Elizabeth Gamble Miller over the course of her career. Miller obtained her B.A. from Texas Christian University in 1946, her M.A. in Spanish in 1965 from Southern Methodist University, and her Ph.D in Comparative Literature and Aesthetics in 1981 from the University of Texas at Dallas. She taught at SMU until her retirement in 2002. A charter member of the American Literary Translators Association (ALTA), she served as the editor for the ALTA Newsletter from 1983-2006. A prolific translator of poetry, Miller has published works by various Latin American authors, including Hugo Lindo (San Salvador) and Nela Rio (Argentina/Canada).

The collection is organized into the following series: I. Correspondence; II. Writings; III. Miscellaneous; IV. Audio/visual.

An inventory is available.

Acquired: 2007

Collection size: 750 items

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