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Collection Number: 05045

Collection Title: George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000

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Size 22.0 feet of linear shelf space (approximately 22,000 items)
Abstract George W. Miller, Democrat of Durham County, served continuously as a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives, 1971-2000. He was born in Spencer, N.C., on 14 May 1930; served in the United States Marine Corps, 1951-1953; and graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1957. During his tenure in the North Carolina General Assembly, Miller served as chair of several committees, including Highway Safety, Insurance, Utilities, Judiciary, and Finance. Miller has also served on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Visitors, and received numerous awards and designations. Miller and his wife Eula (Hux) Miller had three children: Anne, Rose, and George W. III. The collection includes material compiled by George W. Miller during his service in the North Carolina House of Representatives, 1971-2000, largely binders of correspondence, reports, legal papers, meeting minutes, and other materials related to his involvement in committees dealing with management of low-level radioactive waste, review of utilities, finance, crime, and other topics. There are also photocopies of legislation introduced by Miller, subject files, clippings, and videocassettes.
Creator Miller, George W., 1930-
Language English
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Restrictions to Access
Use of video materials may require production of viewing copies.
This collection contains additional materials that are not processed and are currently not available to researchers. For information about access to these materials, contact Research and Instructional Services staff. Please be advised that preparing unprocessed materials for access can be a lengthy process.
Copyright Notice
Copyright is retained by the authors of items in these papers, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.
Preferred Citation
[Identification of item], in the George W. Miller Papers #5045, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
Acquisitions Information
Received from George W. Miller of Durham, N.C., in January 2001 (Acc. 98826).
Sensitive Materials Statement
Manuscript collections and archival records may contain materials with sensitive or confidential information that is protected under federal or state right to privacy laws and regulations, the North Carolina Public Records Act (N.C.G.S. § 132 1 et seq.), and Article 7 of the North Carolina State Personnel Act (Privacy of State Employee Personnel Records, N.C.G.S. § 126-22 et seq.). Researchers are advised that the disclosure of certain information pertaining to identifiable living individuals represented in this collection without the consent of those individuals may have legal ramifications (e.g., a cause of action under common law for invasion of privacy may arise if facts concerning an individual's private life are published that would be deemed highly offensive to a reasonable person) for which the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill assumes no responsibility.
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George W. Miller, Democrat of Durham County, served as a member of the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1971 to 2000. He was born in Spencer, N.C., on 14 May 1930; served in the United States Marine Corps, 1951-1953; and graduated from the University of North Carolina School of Law in 1957. He was first elected to the North Carolina House of Representatives in 1971 and served continuously until 2000. During his tenure, Miller served as chair of several committees, including Highway Safety, Insurance, Utilities, Judiciary, and Finance. He was the author or primary sponsor of legislation such as the child restraint seat law, a law allowing motorists to turn right at a red light, a law that raised the state's minimum drinking age to 21, and a law to promote organ donation. In addition, Miller introduced legislation to restructure the Utility Commission, and he handled legislation authorizing North Carolina to enter the Southeast Interstate Low-level Radioactive Waste Management Compact. Miller has also served on the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill Board of Visitors and received numerous awards and designations, including the 1994 Alumni of the Year award given by the University of North Carolina School of Law and the "Tar Heel of the Week" award given by the Raleigh News and Observer. Miller and his wife, Eula (Hux) Miller had three children: Anne, Rose, and George W. III.

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The collection includes material compiled by George W. Miller during his service as the Democratic Representative of Durham County, N.C., in the North Carolina House of Representatives from 1971 to 2000. The material consists largely of binders of correspondence, reports, legal materials, meeting minutes, and other items related to his involvement in committees dealing with management of low-level radioactive waste, review of public utilities, finance, crime, and other topics. There are also photocopies of legislation introduced by Miller, 1971-2000; subject files; clippings; and videocassettes.

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Contents list

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About 22,000 items.
Box 1

Legislation Introduced by Representative George W. Miller Jr., 1971-2000 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 1

Box 2

Southeast Compact Commission for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, 1981-1992 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 2

Box 3

Southeast Compact Commission for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, 1993-1995 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 3

Box 4

Southeast Compact Commission for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, 1995-1996 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 4

Box 5

Southeast Compact Commission for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, 1996-1997 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 5

Box 6

Southeast Compact Commission for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, 1997-1999 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 6

Box 7

Southeast Compact Commission for Low-Level Radioactive Waste Management, 1998-1999 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 7

Box 8

Joint Select Commission on Low-Level Radioactive Waste, 1986-1994 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 8

Box 9

Joint Select Commission on Low-Level Radioactive Waste, 1987-1989 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 9

Box 10

Joint Select Commission on Low-Level Radioactive Waste, 1989-1994 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 10

Box 11

Utility Review Committee, 1983-1989 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 11

Box 12

Utility Review Committee, 1991-1994 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 12

Box 13

Utility Review Committee, 1994-1995 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 13

Box 14

Government Performance Audit Committee (GPAC), 1992 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 14

Box 15

Finance Committee Minutes, 1993, and Governor's Crime Package, 1994 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 15

Box 16

Subject Files: A-Duk #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 16

Box 17

Subject Files: Dur-Gun #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 17

Box 18

Subject Files: H-North Carolina Bar #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 18

Box 19

Subject Files: North Carolina Board-P #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 19

Box 20

Subject Files: R-Z #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 20

Box 21

Clippings, 1992-1994 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." Box 21

Videotape VT-5045/1-29

Videotapes, circa 1989-2000 #05045, Series: "George W. Miller Papers, 1971-2000." VT-5045/1-29

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Processing Information

Processed by: Noah Huffman, March 2007

Encoded by: Noah Huffman, March 2007

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