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Charles Johnson and E. Ethelbert Miller correspondence

Identifier: GV005

Scope and Content Note

The collection contains correspondence from Charles Johnson to E. Ethelbert Miller.


  • 1989-2006


Language of Materials

Collection materials in English

Restrictions on Access

Permission to examine this collection will be granted to any qualified researcher upon completion of an application form. The original documents do not circulate and may only be used in the Reading Room.

Restrictions on Use

Photo reproduction of any materials in which Charles Johnson and E. Ethelbert Miller hold copyright shall be performed only with the written permission of Charles Johnson and E. Ethelbert Miller. For items that Johnson or Miller do not own the copyright, written permission must be gained from the copyright holder(s) before photo reproductions are made.

Biographical Notes

Charles R. Johnsonwas born April 23, 1948 in Evanston, Illinois. He completed a BA from Southern Illinois University in 1971 and an MA in 1973. He completed further postgraduate work at State University of New York at Stony Brook from 1973-1976. A writer, cartoonist, and educator, Johnson has been teaching at the University of Washington in Seattle since 1976. Johnson has published several novels along with short story collections and nonfiction. He is a Pollock Professor for Excellence in English, and remains on a board of directors within the Associated Writing Programs at the University of Washington.

E. Ethelbert Millerwas born November 20, 1950 in New York, New York. He completed a BA from Howard University in 1972. A poet, essayist, editor and educator, Miller has published poetry collections and has edited several anthologies. Miller is a member of the PEN American Center, Associated Writing Program, Institute for Policy Studies, National Writers Union, Cultural Alliance of Greater Washington, Alliance of Greater Washington, Community Humanities Council of Washington, DC and is the director of African-American Resource Center at Howard University.


2 boxes


Contains correspondence from Charles Johnson to E. Ethelbert Miller and other related materials.


This collection is organized in chronological order in two sections:

  1. Correspondence
  2. Articles and Miscellaneous Items

Acquisition Information:

Donated to the collection by E. Ethelbert Miller in May, 2006.

Charles Johnson and E. Ethelbert Miller Correspondence
Karla Y. Davis
Language of description
Script of description
Language of description note
Finding aid written in English

Collecting Area Details

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