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BEVERLYANN E. MILLER PAPERS

 Collection
Identifier: ARL153

SCOPE AND CONTENT NOTE

The Beverlyann E. Miller Papers span the years 1942-1959. The papers comprise a report card, a recital program, newspaper clippings, and typewritten history of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. Also included are photographs that record her association with the Denver Beta Phi Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority and her career as a music teacher.

SERIES 1 PERSONAL PAPERS 1942-1957, n.d. BOX 1

This series contains Miller’s typed and handwritten basic initiation history for the Denver Beta Phi Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. A Progress Report documenting Miller’s attendance at Whittier Elementary School, memorabilia, newspaper clippings documenting Miller’s association with the Denver Beta Phi Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, and her piano recital at Loretto Heights are also included.

SERIES 2 PHOTOGRAPHS 1943-1959, n.d. BOX 1

This series contains photographs documenting Miller’s personal life at Loretto Heights College, her participation in Denver Beta Phi sorority events, and her professional life as a music teacher.

Dates

  • 1942-1959

ACCESS:

The collection is open for research.

OWNERSHIP:

Beverlyann E. Miller papers are the physical property of the DenverPublic Library

PUBLICATION RIGHTS:

All requests for permission to publish,reproduce, or quote from material in the collection should be discussed withthe appropriate librarian or archivist. Permission for publication may be givenon behalf of the Denver Public Library as the owner of the physical item. It isnot intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which alsomust be obtained by the customer. The Library does not assume anyresponsibility for infringement of copyright or publication rights of themanuscript held by the writer, heirs, donors, or executors. Reproductionrestrictions are decided on a case-by-case basis.

BIOGRAPHICAL NOTE

Beverlyann E. Miller was born December 5, 1931 in Denver. She attended Whittier Elementary School and graduated from Loretto Heights College. In Denver she pledged the Denver Beta Phi Chapter of the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority (ca. 1950) and won the sorority’s Creative Activity contest in the instrumental division. This was the second Delta Sigma Theta contest Beverlyann E. Miller won; the first was an essay contest before she pledged. Before graduating from Loretto Heights College, Miller presented a piano recital on April 19, 1953 to fulfill requirements for a B.A. degree in music. She married John Riley (date unknown). Miller died February 2, 2005 in Denver.

Extent

1 Boxes (.25 linear feet)

Language of Materials

English

PROVENANCE:

Unknown

SELECTION OF RELATED MATERIAL

The Western History/Genealogy Department has additional collections with material related to Beverlyann E. Miller, including:

Loretto Heights College Music Department: WH323

Joe "Awful" Coffee Photograph Collection: CPhotoCollection127

SIZE:

Number of Boxes: 1 box (.25 linear feet)

LOCATION:

ARL153

PROCESSED BY:

Earline Hill

March 2011

PROJECT MANAGER:

Terry Nelson

Title
BEVERLYANN E. MILLER PAPERS
Date
2011
Language of description
Undetermined
Script of description
Code for undetermined script

Repository Details

Part of the Denver Public Library, Blair-Caldwell African American Research Library Repository

Contact:
2401 Welton St.
Denver Colorado 80205