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Perry, Oliver Hazard, 1785-1819



  • Existence: 1785 - 1819

Oliver Hazard Perry (1785-1819), American naval commander.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Fowler & Wells Portrait Posters for Physiognomy Lectures

Call Number: YCAL MSS 1000
Overview: A set of nineteen posters with 112 bust portraits depicting identified men and women, primarily authors, artists, scientists, monarchs, and religious and political leaders from the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, with a group of idealized heads illustrating characteristics identified by phrenologists.
Dates: circa 1860

Indent for the U.S. Frigate Java, 1815 Jul 13

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 389, Folder: F-2
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Manuscript, holograph, signed, with ANS regarding supplies for the frigate Java from Charles de Selding to "Mr. Beatty."
Dates: 1815 Jul 13

Letter : Erie, to Nathaniel G. [Manwell?], 1813 Jun 24

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 389, Folder: F-3
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: ALS noting service with his "fleet" and mentioning Queen Charlotte and Lady [Brevoort?].
Dates: 1813 Jun 24

Order to survey damage to masts, 1816 Feb 7

 Part of Collection — Box: GROUP 389, Folder: F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents: Autograph manuscript, signed, dated on board U. S. S. Java, at sea.

A report signed by Lieutenant Joseph MacPherson and five other crew members is on verso.
Dates: 1816 Feb 7

William Howard Taft papers

Call Number: MS 480
Overview: Miscellaneous letters by William Howard Taft, two speeches (one on strikes, the other on liberty under the law) and a colored pen and ink drawing by Sir Francis Carruthers Gould, entitled "Ex-President Taft in Retirement." Among the letters the most important was written to Colonel J.C. Hemphill from the White House, July 28, 1911 and discusses Senator Robert M. La Follette's attempt to introduce protectionist legislation on wool. In a number of letters in 1917 Taft writes to classmates of his...
Dates: 1874-1928