Bachelor, Smith College, Northampton, Massachusetts, 1956. Diploma, School Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1999. Certified, School Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 2000.
Systems service representative International Business Machines Corporation, Boston, 1956-1957. Photograph aide Polaroid, Cambridge, 1957-1974, assistant to chairman, 1974-1982. Assistant to director research Rowland Institute, 1982-1992, archivist, 1992-2001, artist in residence, 1992—2002.
Member teaching faculty School Museum Fine Arts, Boston, 1999-2000.
Member Phi Beta Kappa (Zeta of Massachusetts chapter).
Married John Curtis Perry, September 14, 1957. Children: Elizabeth, Margaret, Rachel, Lyman, Maria.