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John H. Perry papers

 File — Multiple Containers
Identifier: MSS 4188

Scope and Contents

1 VHS tape entitled 'John H. Perry, Jr. & The National Dividend Act' by Potomac Teleproductions, 1987, with accompanying letter and copy of an article from the Arizona Republic entitled, "'National Dividend Act' has been longtime goal," printed December 15, 1986. 1989 papers, consisting of correspondence and copies of three Florida newspaper articles regarding Perry's induction into the Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame 'for outstanding service and contribution to journalism.'


  • 1986-1989


Conditions Governing Access

Open for public research.

Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the researcher to obtain any necessary copyright clearances. Permission to publish material from Papers of John H. Perry must be obtained from the Supervisor of Reference Services and/or the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Board of Curators.

Biographical / Historical

John H. Perry founded Americans for the National Dividend Act, Inc., studied at Yale, and graduated from Harvard Business School. John H. Perry is chairman of Perry Oceanographics, Inc. and Perry Offshore Inc. in Riviera Beach, Florida. He inducted into the Florida Newspaper Hall of Fame June 1989 for 'outstanding service and contribution to journalism'; pioneered the use of photo typesetting, word processing and computers in newspaper production, and initiated state news Sunday supplement services to improve news coverage.


2 folders (0.16 linear ft.)

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Custodial History

These items were donation to Special Collection in 1989.

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Donation; John H. Perry; 1989.


Utah and the American West and LDS cultural, social, and religious history (20th century Western & Mormon Manuscripts collection development policy, 5.VII, 2007).

Related Materials

These items are part of the 20th Century and 21st Century Western and Mormon Americana Archives.

Register of Papers of John H. Perry
Rose Frank
2011 June 22
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Finding aid written in English in Latin script.

Repository Details

Part of the L. Tom Perry Special Collections Repository

1130 HBLL
Brigham Young University
Provo Utah 84602 United States