Stuart H. Perry Papers,
1930-1954, with related materials to 1963
Digitized Content

Summary
Collection ID:
Record Unit 7284
Creators:
Perry, Stuart H., 1874-1957
Dates:
1930-1954, with related materials to 1963
Languages:
English
Physical Description:
0.5 cu. ft. (1 document box)
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives

Introduction
Introduction
This finding aid was digitized with funds generously provided by the Smithsonian Institution Women's Committee.

Descriptive Entry
Descriptive Entry
These papers document Perry's work on meteorites and consist of incoming and outgoing correspondence with geologists, meteorite collectors and owners, and museums mostly concerning efforts by Perry to purchase meteorite specimens. Of special interest is a large amount of correspondence with Harvey Harlow Nininger. Also included is a small amount of correspondence regarding fiscal matters; photographs of meteorites; and newspaper clippings.

Historical Note
Historical Note
Stuart H. Perry (1874-1957) was a newspaper publisher and authority on meteorites. He made extensive collections of meteorites and donated many specimens to the United States National Museum (USNM). In 1940, Perry became an Honorary Associate in Mineralogy, USNM, a title he held until his death.

Notes
Personal Papers

Using the Collection
Prefered Citation
Smithsonian Institution Archives, Record Unit 7284, Stuart H. Perry Papers

Keywords
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Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Perry, Stuart H., 1874-1957 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Nininger, Harvey Harlow, 1887- Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
United States National Museum Corporate Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Mineralogy Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Meteorites Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Manuscripts Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Clippings Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Black-and-white photographs Genre/Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Smithsonian Institution Archives
Washington, D.C.
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