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Glen Crossman Hayes Perry (Princeton Class of 1926) was an American journalist and publicist.
The Glen C.H. Perry Papers consists of works, lecture note cards, correspondence, an audio tape, and printed matter of Perry (Princeton Class of 1926). The collection contains the typed manuscript with author's corrections of Dear Bart (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1982), a personal narrative about World War II, and the typed manuscripts of articles, speeches, and lectures by Perry in his capacity as public relations director of Du Pont. There is correspondence regarding seminars, lectures, and meetings in which he participated, as well as congratulatory letters to him upon joining Du Pont as assistant public relations director (1944) and on being named director (1965). Also included is a tape of a radio interview on the New York radio station WRVR entitled "The Function of Public Relations."
This is an unprocessed collection and remains in its original arrangement.
Gift of the author.
For preservation reasons, original analog and digital media may not be read or played back in the reading room. Users may visually inspect physical media but may not remove it from its enclosure. All analog audiovisual media must be digitized to preservation-quality standards prior to use. Audiovisual digitization requests are processed by an approved third-party vendor. Please note, the transfer time required can be as little as several weeks to as long as several months and there may be financial costs associated with the process. Requests should be directed through the Ask Us Form.
This is an unprocessed collection. The contents list provided is a preliminary inventory.
The collection inventory was created by Michael Heist in August 2007.
No appraisal information is available.
- Chemical industry -- United States -- 20th century
- Public relations -- United States -- Corporations -- 20th century
- World War, 1939-1945 -- Personal narratives, American
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Collection is open for research use.
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