Guide to the Dudley Fox Miller Collection of Perry Family Papers MS.R.036

Finding aid prepared by Carole McEwan; Sara Seltzer
Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
The UCI Libraries
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University of California, Irvine
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Title: Dudley Fox Miller collection of Perry family papers
Identifier/Call Number: MS.R.036
Contributing Institution: Special Collections and Archives, University of California, Irvine Libraries
Language of Material: English
Physical Description: 2.6 Linear feet (7 boxes)
Date: circa 1800s-1900s
Abstract: This collection consists of personal papers of the Perry Family, a New England family descending from Nathan Perry, including the Fox branch of the family, during the 1800s and 1900s. Included are family papers, letters, photographs, and narratives from the 19th and 20th centuries, including substantial genealogical data. The collection includes hundreds of photographs, including an album documenting turn-of-the-century California. Also included is an unpublished typescript by Emily P. Fox entitled "Journal of camping trip to Yosemite Valley, summer of 1893". The collection also contains some later materials, such as photographs of Dudley Miller with General Dwight Eisenhower during World War II.
Creator: Perry family

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Preferred Citation

Dudley Fox Miller collection of Perry family papers. MS-R036. Special Collections and Archives, The UC Irvine Libraries, Irvine, California. Date accessed.
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Acquisition Information

Gift of Dudley Fox Miller, 1984, who received the materials from his grandfather (a grandson of Admiral Perry) and mother (a first cousin of the Delano branch of the Roosevelt family).

Collection Scope and Content Summary

This collection consists of personal papers of the Perry Family, a New England family descending from Nathan Perry, including the Fox branch of the family, during the 1800s and 1900s. Included are family papers, letters, photographs, and narratives from the 19th and 20th centuries, including substantial genealogical data. The collection includes hundreds of photographs, including an album documenting turn-of-the-century California. Also included is an unpublished typescript by Emily P. Fox entitled "Journal of camping trip to Yosemite Valley, summer of 1893". The collection also contains some later materials, such as photographs of Dudley Miller with General Dwight Eisenhower during World War II.

Box 1

Genealogies (Perry and descended families) circa 1800s-1900s

 

Correspondence, diaries, autograph books, documents, etc. (arranged alphabetically by person)

Box 1

Cornell-Fox circa 1800s-1900s

Box 1

Miller-Perry circa 1800s-1900s

Box 2

Clippings circa 1800s-1900s

Box 2

Miscellaneous items circa 1800s-1900s

Box 2

Christmas greetings received by Emily Perry Fox Danks circa 1800s-1900s

Box 3-4

Photographs circa 1800s-1900s

Box 4-5

Photograph albums circa 1800s-1900s

Box 6

Memorabilia circa 1800s-1900s

Box 7

Books (religious and childrens) circa 1800s-1900s