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Thomas and Rosamond Miller Collection

Identifier: ISA-MS-016

Scope and Contents

Intended as a learning collection, included are a variety of fossils for scientific study and material culture samples from the collector's own studies and travels. Also includes donor narratives.


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Conditions Governing Access

The Archivist reserves the right to restrict use of materials which are exceptionally fragile. Duplicates such as photocopies, typescripts, or digital surrogates may be supplied in place of original materials.


The ’Iolani School Archives contains materials, information, videos, images, etc., that may be considered sensitive or offensive according to today's standards. These items are indicative of societal attitudes at particular points in time. Such materials are retained and preserved in an effort to adequately represent the historical record.


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Custodial History

Items were collected by Thomas Miller throughout his lifetime via discovery, gift, or purchase. A portion of the objects were collected by Miller throuout his lifetime beginning at his grandfather's Kentucky property, others were obtained during his travels. According to Miller, the "Mississippian objects" were discovered by collector Charles Wagers in 2013 on Wager's family property in Hardin County Kentucky. The objects were then given to Miller in 2017.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift of Thomas Miller.

Condition Description

Condition of objects vary widely.

Physical Description

Three-dimentional objects; object collection.

Thomas and Rosamond Miller Collection
A guide to the collection in the 'Iolani School Archives.
In Progress
Georgina Tom, Archivist
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Repository Details

Part of the 'Iolani School Archives Repository

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