William Corless Mills

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William Corless Mills
Bookplate of William Corless Mills, showing archaeological artefacts and a skeleton
Born January 2, 1860
Pyrmont, Ohio
Died January 17, 1928
Nationality US
Fields Native American

William Corless Mills (January 2, 1860 - January 17, 1928) was a US museum curator.

Mills was born in Pyrmont, Ohio.

Mills specialized in Native American remains, leading excavations in Adena Mound, Ohio (1901)

Mills was the second curator and librarian of the Ohio State Archaeological and Historical Society (1898–1928), following Warren K. Moorehead. He also was

Mills died in Columbus, Ohio.


  • Excavation of the Adena Mound (1902)

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