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Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1856-1887

Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1842-1913



Collection Information

Size: 0.4 Linear feet, (on partial microfilm reel)

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.

Language Note

English .

Location of Originals

  • Four diaries: Returned to the donor for study purposes, January 1977.

How to Use This Collection

Alternative Forms Available

35mm microfilm reel 1128 available at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.

Restrictions on Access

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

How to Cite This Collection

Oliver Hazard Perry papers, 1856-1887. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.