The Resource William Wallace Peery photo collection

William Wallace Peery photo collection

Label
William Wallace Peery photo collection
Title
William Wallace Peery photo collection
Creator
Contributor
Donor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
Collection contains portrait, feature and special event photographic work by Perry. Subjects include candid portraits of entertainment and political figures such as Tony Curtis, Jack Benny, John Wayne, Lena Horne, Helen Hayes, Gerry Spence, Robert Guccione, Robert Kennedy, Marilyn Van Debur, Sally Rand, The Beatles, etc. Current event photos: Dorothy DeMesseman murder case (1960); Texas City Harbor Fire (1947); unpublished biographical manuscript: "Famous and Infamous" (2008) that documents Perry's work as a photojournalist
Action
Physical condition: materials are in good condition.
Biographical or historical data
William "Bill" Wallace Peery was born April 28, 1916 in Brunswick, Mo. to Thomas H. Peery and Anna Glasscock Peery. The family moved to Denver in 1918 and Perry graduated from North Denver High School and the University of Denver. He was an Army photographer during WWII and chief photographer for the Denver Post and the Rocky Mountain News. He also did freelance work for magazines such as Newsweek and Time. Bill Peery died in Arvada, Colo. on April 12, 2014.
Cataloging source
DPL
Characteristic
picture
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1916-2014
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Peery, William Wallace
http://library.link/vocab/relatedWorkOrContributorName
Perry, Beverly J.
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Peery, William Wallace
  • Photographers
  • Photojournalists
  • Celebrities
  • American newspapers
Technique
not applicable
Label
William Wallace Peery photo collection
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/
Instantiates
Publication
Note
  • Title from inventory. For a complete list of images see inventory sheet
  • Title supplied by cataloger
Carrier category
  • sheet
  • slide
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1.5 linear ft. (2 photo boxes: 147 b&w photographs, 1858 b&w negatives, 186 b&w and color slides)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
Immediate source of acquisition
Beverly J. Perry;
Media category
  • unmediated
  • projected
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892642447
  • (OCoLC)ocn892642447
Label
William Wallace Peery photo collection
Link
http://digital.denverlibrary.org/
Publication
Note
  • Title from inventory. For a complete list of images see inventory sheet
  • Title supplied by cataloger
Carrier category
  • sheet
  • slide
Carrier MARC source
  • rdacarrier
  • rdacarrier
Content category
still image
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Extent
1.5 linear ft. (2 photo boxes: 147 b&w photographs, 1858 b&w negatives, 186 b&w and color slides)
Governing access note
Contact Western History/Genealogy Dept., Denver Public Library, Denver, Colo
Immediate source of acquisition
Beverly J. Perry;
Media category
  • unmediated
  • projected
Media MARC source
  • rdamedia
  • rdamedia
System control number
  • (OCoLC)892642447
  • (OCoLC)ocn892642447

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