Millard, Christopher, 1872-1927

Millard, Christopher, 1872-1927



  • Existence: 1872 - 1927


Christopher S. Millard was born on November 7, 1872 in Basingstoke, England. He was educated at Bradfield College and St Mary's Basingstoke before matriculating at Keble College, Oxford. At Keble, Millard read theology. After graduating, Millard taught at Ladycross Preparatory School in Bournemouth and then at his own school—a Catholic establishment in Woodford Wells, Essex. Around 1900, Millard began his compilation and collection of Wildeana in earnest, collaborating with Robert Ross and another scholar of Wilde's works, Walter Edwin Ledger and he continued to acquire material on and off from much of his life. He published his first book on Wilde,a biography, in 1914. Millard died on November 21, 1927.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Christopher Millard papers on Oscar Wilde

Identifier: MS-773
Date(s): 1914 to 1959

Christopher Millard (1872-1927), writer and Oscar Wilde scholar. The collection contains correspondence, clippings, broadsides, and other materials relating to Millard's interest in Wilde and the libel trial, Methuen and Co. vs. Millard.