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John Elvis Miller Oral History Interview

Identifier: MC 279

Scope and Content Note

Oral history interview and transcript conducted by Walter L. Brown, Bruce Parham, and Samuel A. Sizer at Fort Smith, Arkansas, March 18, 1976 with John Elvis Miller. Interview conducted at Miller's office in the U.S. Post Office building, Fort Smith, Arkansas. In the interview Miller discusses his youth, the Elaine, Arkansas race riots of 1919, and his political career.


  • Creation: 1976


Language of Materials

Materials are in English.

Access Information

Please call (479) 575-8444 or email at least two weeks in advance of your arrival to ensure availability of the materials.

Use Information

No Use Restrictions Apply.

No Interlibrary Loan.

Standard Federal Copyright Laws Apply (U.S. Title 17).

Biographical Note

John Elvis Miller was a United States Representative and Senator from Searcy, Arkansas.


0.25 Linear Feet (1 box)

Acquisition Information

Papers and materials pertaining to John Elvis Miller were donated to Special Collections by Robert L. Skinner of Fort Smith, Arkansas, on August 23, 1996.

Related Materials

Records relating to the John Elvis Miller Oral History Interview include:

John Elvis Miller Papers MC 1358 1917-1981

Processing Information

Processed by Kim Allen Scott, Special Collections Division, University of Arkansas Libraries, Special Collections Division, in November 1991.


John Elvis Miller Oral History Interview
Kim Allen Scott
November 1991
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Special Collections Department Repository

University of Arkansas Libraries
365 N. McIlroy Avenue
Fayetteville AR 72701 United States
(479) 575-8444