Fredric Miller (1947-98)
Richard Leffler, November 1999
Fredric Miller, who received his PhD in British history, died on March 27, 1998. Dr. Miller was for 15 years curator of the Urban Archives Center at Temple University. He was the author of two photographic histories of Philadelphia.
In 1988 Dr. Miller joined the National Endowment for the Humanities. His 1990 book, Arranging and Describing Archives and Manuscripts, has become a standard for archival study and one of the Society of American Archivists' all-time bestsellers.
Memorials may be sent to the Fredric M. Miller Memorial Fund, Philadelphia Foundation, 1234 Market Street, Suite 1900, Philadelphia, PA, 19107.
—Reprinted with permission of Richard Leffler,
University of Wisconsin at Madison