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Lee Parry collection

Identifier: AG 217

Scope and Contents

The Lee Parry Research Collection contains 16 publications (books, magazines, and exhibition catalogues) used by Lee Parry in his research of Thomas Eakins, Parry’s memorial service pamphlet from 2005, and a framed photograph by Nancy Sirkis.


  • Creation: 1967-2005


Language of Materials

Material in English

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Conditions Governing Use

It is the responsibility of the user to obtain permission from the copyright owner (which could be the institution, the creator of the record, the author or his/her transferees, heirs, legates or literary executors) prior to any copyright-protected uses of the collection.

The user agrees to indemnify, defend, and hold harmless the Arizona Board of Regents, the University of Arizona, Center of Creative Photography, including its officers, employees, and agents, from and against all claims made relating to copyright or other intellectual property infringement

Biographical Note

Elwood Comly (Lee) Parry III was born in 1941 in Pennsylvania. He received his bachelor’s degree from Harvard College, a master’s from the University of California, Los Angeles, and a Ph.D. from Yale University.


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Metadata Rights Declarations

  • License: This record is made available under an Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International Creative Commons license.


Publications of Ellwood Comly (Lee) Parry III (1941 – 2005), art historian, author, and instructor. Includes books and catalogs used by Parry in his research on American art as well as books containing his published writings. Also included is a copy of the program for the memorial service held on the death of Parry in 2005. Parry first taught art history at the Columbia University from 1966-1975, followed by the University of Iowa from 1976-1981, and finally the University of Arizona from 1981 until his death in 2005.

Custodial History

The materials in this collection were a gift of Lee and Pamela J. Parry in 2006. The memorial service program was a gift of Amy Rule in 2005.

Processing Information

Collection processed and finding aid updated by Meghan Jordan in June 2016.

Lee Parry Research Collection, 1967-2005
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Repository Details

Part of the Center for Creative Photography Archives Repository

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