Perry, Oliver Hazard, b. 1842 d. 1913
Active in Long Island, N.Y.
Collection size: 0.4 linear ft. (on partial microfilm reel)
Collection Summary: Four diaries kept by Perry; 1 address book; a scrapbook; and 3 photographs of Perry by George C. Cox.
Biographical/Historical Note: 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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