Finding Aid

Thomas Grier Miller Papers

UPT 50 M651

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Summary Information

Date [inclusive]
1947-1981
Extent
0.25 Cubic feet

ARRANGEMENT

This is an unprocessed collection. Please see Archives staff for rough inventory.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

T. Grier Miller was an medical educator, researcher and practitioner. He received his M.D. from the University of Pennsylvania in 1911. He was a member of Penn’s faculty of the School of Medicine from 1913 – 1953. Miller is credited with instituting psychiatric services at the Hospital, University of Pennsylvania in 1947; and inventing the Miller-Abbott tube (1934) with W. Osler Abbott which revolutionized gastrointestinal diagnosis, treatment and surgery.

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

Includes correspondence with colleagues pertaining to the mechanics of providing psychiatric services at the Hospital, University of Pennsylvania (1946-1947); autobiographical recollections by Miller of those events which precipitated the establishment of the Psychiatric Clinic; also personal correspondence with family members (1969-1981).

Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)
Physicians–Biography.–United States
Psychiatric clinics — History

Inventory

 

Inventory 

Box

Folder

Beginnings of Psychiatric Service at HUP 

1

1

Donner Fund and Benefactions 

1

1

Correspondence, 1946-47 

1

2

Correspondence with relations of first wife, Sarah (George) Miller, 1969-81 

1

3

Correspondence with pr. Emily H. Mudd 

1

4