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Four diaries kept by Perry; 1 address book; a scrapbook; and 3 photographs of Perry by George C. Cox.
Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1856-1887. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Microfilm reel 1128 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Four diaries: Returned to the donor for study purposes, January 1977.
Painter; Elmhurst, L.I., N.Y. Was the grandson of Commodore O.H. Perry of the Battle of Lake Erie, 1813. Spent most of his painting career in Elmhurst, Long Island.
The donor, Oliver H. Perry, is the grandson of the artist.
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