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Emmy Lou Packard papers, 1900-1990

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Series 1: Biographical Material, 1942-1985
1 folder
Box 1

There is one folder containing resumes, a 1942 report card, an application form, a driver's license, and a 1973 prenuptial agreement with Louis Jackson Owen.
Materials are arranged by document type.
The series has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
Biographical Material, 1942-1985
1
1

Series 2: Correspondence, 1919-1990
2.6 linear feet
Box 1-3

Correspondence is primarily with family and colleagues discussing personal relationships and political and art-related activities in the San Francisco area. Personal correspondents include Anton Refregier, songwriter Malvina Reynolds, and composer John Edmunds.
See Also Series 6, Reference Files on Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo for additional correspondence.
The series is arranged as 2 subseries.
2.1: Business Correspondence, 1950-1990
2.2: Personal Correspondence, 1919-1990
2.1:Business Correspondence, 1950-1990
This subseries contains Packard's professional correspondence with clients, other artists, gallery owners, museums, and editors. Correspondence reflecting her interests in social justice and workers rights, including letters to the ACLU and the publishers of the Russian magazine
Soviet Woman
, are also included in the subseries. There is also one letter from Dorothea Lange.
Several art museums are represented in this subseries, including the DeYoung Memorial Museum, Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Pasadena Art Museum, Phoenix Art Museum, San Francisco Museum of Art, and Santa Barbara Museum of Art.
DescriptionContainer
A, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
2
American Civil Liberties Union, Marin Chapter, 1965
1
3
American Russian Institute, 1958-1985
1
4
Artists Equity Association, 1950-1983
1
5
B, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
6
Bridges, Nikki, 1980
1
7
C, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
8
Carmel Museum of Art, 1970
1
9
Cornelius Sampson and Associates, 1966-1967
1
10
D, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
11
Davis Publications Inc., 1971
1
12
Depot Gallery, 1973-1975
1
13
E-F, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
14
Fuapopo, Sekio, 1973-1984
1
15
G, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
16
H, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
17
I, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
18
International Longshoremen's and Warehousemen's Union, 1954-1985
1
19
J, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
20
Jenner Street Gallery, 1975-1976
1
21
K, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
22
L, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
23
Ma-Mn, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
24
Mo-Mz, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
25
M.H. de Young Memorial Museum, 1956-1971
1
26
Mayer, Ralph, 1975
1
27
Mejia, Joy and Hathaway, Charles, 1972-1975
1
28
Melzer, Milton, 1976-1977
1
29
Mendocino Headlands State Park, 1987-1988
1
30
N, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
31
Neue Gesellschaft fur Gildende Kunst (New Society for Fine Arts), 1982-1985
1
32
New World Review, 1964
1
33
Nolan, Harris, 1973-1974
1
34
O, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
35
Oakland Museum, 1971-1986
1
36
O'Flaherty, Terrence, 1967-1976
1
37
P, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
38
Paule Anglim, 1964-1966
1
39
Pfeiffer, Pat, 1981
1
40
Puskas, Christine, 1985
1
41
Q-R, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
42
S, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
1
43
San Francisco Art Festival, 1955
1
44
San Francisco Art Commission, 1971-1986
1
45
San Francisco Museum of Art, 1950-1965
1
46
Sapinsley, Barbara, 1965-1985
2
1
Smithsonian Institution, 1971-1979
2
2
Soviet Women, 1965-1985
2
3
Sunset Lane Magazine, 1963-1965
2
4
T, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
2
5
U, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
2
6
U.S. Congress, 1983-1984
2
7
Uzbek Friendship Society, 1974-1977
2
8
V, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
2
9
W, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
2
10
Wallen, Alfhild C., 1978-1980
2
11
Women for Peace, 1963-1964
2
12
Women's Caucus for Art, 1979
2
13
X-Z, Miscellaneous, circa 1960-1990
2
14
2.2:Personal Correspondence, 1919-1990
This subseries contains personal correspondence with Packard's friends and family. Personal correspondents of note include Anton Refregier, Charles Safford, songwriter Malvina Reynolds, and composer John Edmunds. Packard's 1940 letters to her parents include references to her work with Diego Rivera as a studio assistant in Mexico.
DescriptionContainer
Bayer, Leona, 1967-1985
2
15
Bornholdt, Tordis, 1967-1985
2
16
Brown, Phoebe H., 1980-1985
2
17
Cairns, Donald and Kathe, 1966-1973
2
18
Cairns, Donald and Kathe, 1974
2
19
Cairns, Donald and Kathe, 1975
2
20
Cairns, Donald and Kathe, 1976-1978
2
21
Cairns, Donald and Kathe, 1979-1986
2
22
Campusano, Jesus ("Chuy"), 1974-1986
2
23
Chrisman, Gale and Laura, 1968-1985
2
24
Chrisman, Robert, 1974-1981
2
25
Coffield, Clara and Joel, 1963-1985
2
26
Cowell, Sidney Robertson, 1959-1985
2
27
Darnis, Upiek and Marina, 1971-1983
2
28
Davies, Lily, 1966-1968
2
29
Davis, Jane Grace, 1967-1985
2
30
Demars, Vernon, 1977-1983
2
31
Douglas, Marshall and Lori, 1966-1972
2
32
Duimovich, Betty, 1973-1985
2
33
Edmunds, John and B, 1945-1985
2
34
Erb, Guy Feliz, 1981-1985
2
35
Ford, Patricia C., 1974-1985
2
36
Gardner, Maxine, 1982-1985
2
37
Ginzton, Edward and Artemas, 1972-1990
2
38
Goodwin, James and Eva, 1968-1985
2
39
Guttmann, Ethel W., 1970-1985
2
40
Herring, Frances, 1965-1976
2
41
Irvine, Charles ("Tad") and Charlotte, 1972-1983
2
42
Kurdina, Vera, 1964-1983
2
43
Leff, David N. and Alena, 1965-1972
2
44
Mackey, Bugie, 1965-1974
2
45
McChesney, Mary and Robert, 1954-1978
2
46
McQueenie, Claire, 1984-1985
2
47
Miller, Adam David, 1984-1985
2
48
Owen, Louis Jackson ("Jack"), 1973
2
49
Owen, Louis Jackson ("Jack"), 1973
2
50
Owen, Louis Jackson ("Jack"), 1973
2
51
Packard, Emma Leonard and Walter, 1919-1965
3
1
Packard, Emma Leonard and Walter, 1966
3
2
Packard, Emma Leonard and Walter, 1967-1974
3
3
Packard, Emma Leonard and Walter, 1975-1985
3
4
Packard, Emmy Lou, circa 1960-1990
3
5
Pittman, Margrit and Roberson, Mason, 1965-1981
3
6
Randall, Byron, 1963-1966
3
7
Randall, Byron, 1966-1968
3
8
Randall, Byron, 1969
3
9
Randall, Byron, 1969
3
10
Randall, Byron, 1969
3
11
Randall, Byron, 1970-1983
3
12
Randall, Frances and Kenneth, 1966-1972
3
13
Randall, Jonathan, 1965-1978
3
14
Refregier, Anton and Lila, 1966-1979
3
15
Reynolds, Malvina and Bud, 1965-1971
3
16
Safford, Charles, 1953-1955
3
17
Safford, Charles, 1963
3
18
Sartain, Gerry, 1967-1975
3
19
Shaw, Bob and Mary, 1961-1967
3
20
Shevelyova, Katrina, 1967-1969
3
21
Stern, Thalia, 1965-1984
3
22
Stradalova, Leonora, 1954-1980
3
23
Sweeting, Ed and Reon, 1965-1985
3
24
Templin, Yvonne, 1965-1971
3
25

Series 3: Personal Business Records, 1945-1985
21 folders
Box 3

These records document many of Packard's business and personal transactions not directly associated with specific projects. This series includes a contract, studio real estate records, rent records, insurance records, price lists for art prints, consignment records for galleries and art centers, and receipts.
The material is arranged chronologically.
The series has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
Contract with Alfonso Pardinas, 1957
3
26
Studio Real Estate Records, 1959-1969
3
27
Studio Real Estate Records, 1970-1975
3
28
Rent Records, 1970-1980
3
29
Insurance Records, 1978-1981
3
30
Price Lists for Prints, 1962-1981
3
31
Consignment Records, Gallery West, 1970-1974
3
32
Consignment Records, Mendocino Art Center, 1970-1979
3
33
Consignment Records, Collectors Graphics, 1973
3
34
Consignment Records, Collectors Gallery, Oakland Museum, 1973-1978
3
35
Consignment Records, Collectors Gallery, Oakland Museum, 1979
3
36
Consignment Records, Gallery Fair, Mendocino Gallery, 1973-1975
3
37
Consignment Records, Gallery Fair, Mendocino Gallery, 1976
3
38
Consignment Records, Gallery Fair, Mendocino Gallery, 1977-1979
3
39
Consignment Records, Pines and Needles, 1973-1974
3
40
Consignment Records, Pines and Needles, 1975-1984
3
41
Consignment Records, March Gallery, Roy Boyd Gallery, 1973-1976
3
42
Consignment Records, Specialty Art of California, Inc., 1975
3
43
Consignment Records, Mary Williams, 1974-1978
3
44
Receipts, California Redwood Association Show, 1974-1975
3
45
Receipts, Miscellaneous, 1945-1985
3
46

Series 4: Interview Transcript, 1979
1 folder
Box 3

This is a transcribed interview of Emmy Lou Packard conducted by Louise Gilbert for the 1979 Radical Elders Oral History Project, "The Early Years."
The series has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
Transcript of an interview of Packard by Louise Gilbert, 1979
3
47

Series 5: Notes, 1900-1985
1.1 linear feet
Box 3-4, 10

Notes consists primarily of numbered notebooks/diaries that briefly annotate Packard's daily activities and meetings, thoughts, medications, and food consumption. There are also address lists, minutes of meetings for the Artists Equity Association, membership lists and newsletters for the Graphic Arts Workshop, and notes on various political/social matters, Mexico, and miscellaneous topics. Included in this series are 3 folders of notes on family history, including notes on Elizabeth Ware Packard and Walter Packard, Emmy Lou's father, as well as biographical accounts of Packard's grandparents Samuel and Clara Packard, and a photograph of Packard's great-grandparents Theophilus and Elizabeth Ware Packard. Also found is a file of notes relating to therapy sessions with Dr. Arthur Bazell.
Materials are arranged by document type.
The series has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
Notebooks/Diaries #1-2, 1938-1939
3
48
Notebooks/Diaries #3-4, 1941-1942
3
49
Notebooks/Diaries #5-6, 1956-1957
4
1
Notebooks/Diaries #7-8, 1959-1960
4
2
Notebooks/Diaries #9-10, 1976-1982
4
3
Notebooks/Diaries #11, 1982
4
4
Notebooks/Diaries #12-13, 1983-1984
4
5
Notebooks/Diaries #14, 1984
4
6
Notebooks/Diaries #15, 1984
4
7
Notebooks/Diaries #16, 1984
4
8
Notebooks/Diaries #17, 1984
4
9
Notebooks/Diaries #18, 1985
4
10
Notebooks/Diaries #19, 1985
4
11
Notebooks/Diaries #20, 1985
4
12
Notebooks/Diaries #21, 1985
4
13
Notebooks/Diaries #22-23, 1985-1986
4
14
Annotated Wall Calendars, 1974
Oversized material housed in Box 10, F1
4
15
Notes of Conversations with Dr. Arthur Bazell (therapist), 1972
4
16
Mailing List for Prints, 1969-1976
4
17
Address File, A-C, 1979-1983
4
18
Address File, D-Z, 1979-1985
4
19
Artists Equity Association Meeting Minutes, 1949-1950
4
20
Artists Equity Association Meeting Minutes, 1955-1956
4
21
Graphic Arts Workshop Newsletters and Member List, 1971-1973
4
22
Family History Notes, circa 1910-1978
4
23
Notes on Elizabeth Ware Packard, circa 1960-1980
4
24
Notes on Walter Packard (father), 1944-1974
4
25
Notes on Alonzo Aquilar (Mexican economist), circa 1960-1980
4
26
Notes on Alexander Gumberg (former secretary to Lenin), 1924-1966
4
27
Notes on Frederick Douglas, 1972
4
28
Notes on "A.G.S" (artist), 1976
4
29
Notes on
Mission to Moscow
by Joseph E. Davies, circa 1960-1980
4
30
Notes Regarding the Hungarian Crisis, 1956
4
31
Notes on London Social Condidtions, 1965
4
32
Notes on Peace Posters, 1971
4
33
Notes on Mexico, 1971
4
34
Notes on Mexico, 1973-1978
4
35
Notes on Mexico, 1974-1982
4
36
Song Lyrics, circa 1960-1980
4
37
Notes on Tide Pool Aquariums, 1963-1964
4
38
Notes on San Francisco City Planning Code, 1967-1974
4
39
Miscellaneous Notes, undated
4
40
Miscellaneous Notes, 1964-1974
4
41
Miscellaneous Notes, 1975-1984
4
42
Miscellaneous Notes, 1985
4
43
Annotated Wall Calendar, 1983
Oversized material scanned with Box 4, F15
10
1

Series 6: Reference Files on Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, 1929-1986
0.9 linear feet
Box 5, 10, OV 11

These reference files consist of correspondence, notes, writings, photographs, and printed material documenting Packard's close business and personal relationship with Diego Rivera and Frida Kahlo, including Packard's research for her planned, but unpublished book on the couple. The correspondence includes letters from Rivera, Kahlo, and Mexican mural painters Juan O'Gorman and Pablo O'Higgins. Photographs in this series include those of Rivera, Kahlo, Packard and others, both individually and together; many are quite personal and rare. Included are photographs of Rivera painting a portrait of Frances Rich; Rivera with Rich; Rivera holding hands with Packard; Rivera and Packard at the Alamo; Rivera and Packard in Coyoacan, Mexico, photographed by Kahlo; Kahlo and Packard photographed by Rivera; Rivera eating; Rivera playing with a spider monkey; Kahlo sitting in a doorway; Rivera and Kahlo at lunch in Coyoacan, Mexico; Kahlo in jeans leaning against a wall; and Rivera with pre-Columbian stone figures. This series also includes sketches by Rivera, Kahlo, and Covarrubias.
Materials are arranged by document type. Correspondence is alphabetically arranged by last name of correspondent.
The series has been partially scanned; slides, negatives, and photographs of artwork have not been scanned.
DescriptionContainer
Correspondence, A-F Miscellaneous, circa 1970-1980
5
1
Correspondence, G-M Miscellaneous, circa 1970-1980
5
2
Correspondence, N-Z Miscellaneous, circa 1970-1980
5
3
Correspondence, Banamex (Garcia Bareza, Felipe), 1981
5
4
Correspondence, Dimitroff, Lucienne Bloch, 1976-1985
5
5
Correspondence, Erb, Guy Feliz, 1983-1984
5
6
Correspondence, Galeria de La Raza/Studio 24, 1978-1984
5
7
Correspondence, Herrera, Hayden, 1978-1980
5
8
Correspondence, Kahlo, Frida, 1940-1941
5
9
Correspondence, Lancaster-Miller Publishers, 1981-1984
5
10
Correspondence, Mexican Museum, 1981-1983
5
11
Correspondence, O'Gorman, Juan and Helen, 1972-1977
5
12
Correspondence, O'Gorman, Juan and Helen, 1982-1983
5
13
Correspondence, O'Higgins, Pablo and Maria, 1961-1983
5
14
Correspondence, Rivera, Diego, 1940-1941
5
15
Correspondence, San Francisco Chronicle, 1981-1982
5
16
Correspondence, Soloman, Peter, 1984
5
17
Correspondence, Tejada-Flores, Rick, 1981
5
18
Correspondence, Zamora, Martha, 1982-1983
5
19
Correspondence, Zamora, Martha, 1984-1985
5
20
Receipts and Invoices, 1981-1982
5
21
Caricatures of Rivera Drawn on a Menu by Covarrubias, circa 1940s
5
22
Sketches and Doodles by Frida Kahlo, circa 1940s
5
23
Sketches and Doodles by Diego Rivera, circa 1940s
Oversized material housed in OV 11
5
24
Transcript of an Interview of Giacomo Patri by Packard, circa 1940-1980
5
25
Notebook Concerning Repair of Rivera Fresco at San Francisco City College by Packard, circa 1940-1982
Includes photographs of Packard and Rivera.
5
26
Notebook Concerning Repair of Rivera Fresco at San Francisco City College by Packard, circa 1940-1982
5
27
Notebook Concerning Repair of Rivera Fresco at San Francisco City College by Packard, circa 1940-1982
5
28
Notebook Concerning Repair of Rivera Fresco at San Francisco City College by Packard, circa 1940-1982
5
29
Notes, circa 1940-1980
5
30
Notes, circa 1940-1980
5
31
Notes, 1930
5
32
Notes, 1933
5
33
Notes, 1940-1953
5
34
Notes, 1975
5
35
Notes, 1976
5
36
Notes, 1977
5
37
Notes, 1979-1980
5
38
Notes, 1981
5
39
Notes, 1982
5
40
Notes, 1983-1985
5
41
Writings, "An Account of Rivera's Work on the Fresco at the Golden Gate International Exposition, 1940," by Emmy Lou Packard, 1958
5
42
Drafts for Unpublished Book on Rivera and Kahlo by Emmy Lou Packard, 1976
5
43
Drafts for Unpublished Book on Rivera and Kahlo by Emmy Lou Packard, 1977
5
44
Drafts for Unpublished Book on Rivera and Kahlo by Emmy Lou Packard, 1980-1981
5
45
Drafts for Unpublished Book on Rivera and Kahlo by Emmy Lou Packard, 1984-1985
5
46
"Paintings of Emmy Lou Packard" by Diego Rivera, 1941
5
47
Statement for the San Francisco Housing and Planning Association by Diego Rivera, 1941
5
48
"Discurso en el Aniversario de la Muerte de Frida Kahlo" by Juan O'Gorman, 1964
5
49
Biographical Account of Packard by Sharon Patton, 1977
5
50
Photograph of Ralph Stackpole with Rivera and Kahlo, 1931
5
51
Photographs of Rivera, Rivera with Kahlo, Rivera with Packard, and Kahlo with Packard, 1940-1941
Oversized materials housed in Box 10, F2
5
52
Photographs of Kahlo's Studio and Rivera's Pan American Unity Mural in San Francisco, 1941
Oversized materials housed in Box 10, F3
5
53
Photographs of Packard at Kahlo's House/Museum, taken by Charles Irvine, 1976
5
54
Photograph of Pablo O'Higgins, 1977
5
55
Photograph of Aztec dancers celebrating Rivera's birthday in front of City College Fresco, 1981
5
56
Photograph of Packard and Ruth Cravath by Don Beatty, 1982
5
57
Photograph of Packard Authenticating a Rivera Fresco in Bellas Artes, Mexico City, 1982
5
58
Photographs of Artwork by Kahlo, circa 1970-1980
5
59
Photographs of Artwork by Rivera, circa 1971
5
60
Photographs of Artwork by Juan O'Gorman, 1977
5
61
Photographs of Presentation of Two Rivera Frescos, 1982
Oversized material housed in Box 10, F4
5
62
Clippings, undated
5
63
Clippings, 1936-1978
5
64
Clippings, 1982-1983
5
65
Exhibitions Announcements and Catalogs, 1978-1984
5
66
Miscellaneous Printed Material, 1978
5
67
Photographs of Packard, Rivera, and Kahlo, circa 1940s
Oversized material scanned with Box 5, F52
10
2
Photographs of Kahlo's Studio and Rivera's Pan American Unity Mural in San Francisco, circa 1940s
Oversized material scanned with Box 5, F53
10
3
Photograph of Presentation of Two Rivera Frescos, 1982
Oversized material scanned with Box 5, F62
10
4
Sketches and Doodles by Diego Rivera, circa 1940s
Oversized material scanned with Box 5, F24
OV 11

Series 8: Writings By Others, 1955-1984
19 folders
Box 6

These consist of typescripts and manuscripts concerning politics, art, and Packard's family.
Writings are chronologically arranged.
The series has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
"Richard Correll," by an unidentified author, circa 1960-1980
6
18
"Ugli Amici di Reality," by Renato Guttuso, circa 1960-1980
6
19
"Betrayal or Blessing, An Attempt to Analyze the Czechoslovak Occupation," by Hugh B. Hester, circa 1960-1980
6
20
"Should Berkeley Own Its Own Power Distribution System and Buy Its Power from Some Suitable Public Agency," by Walter E. Packard, circa 1960-1980
6
21
"The Preservation of Public Art: Problems and Proposals," by Marlene Park, circa 1960-1980
6
22
"Three Fables," by Allan Temko, circa 1960-1980
6
23
"Four Fables," by Allan Temko, circa 1960-1980
6
24
"Artists As Light Sharers," by Althya Clark Youngman, circa 1960-1980
6
25
KCBS: "This is San Francisco: The Painted Birds," by J. G., 1955
6
26
"Indonesia: Victory or Defeat?," by an unidentified author, 1965
6
27
Poem: "Trial of Mary Jane," by Dr. Francis Hatch, 1968
6
28
"In Czechoslovakia, The West is Checkmated," by J. B. C. Woods, 1968
6
29
"On the Life of Lucien Labaudt," by Emily Maloney, 1969
6
30
"A Personal Reminiscene of Walter Packard," by Carey McWilliams, 1969
6
31
"Introduction to Bancroft Library Tape of Walter Packard," by Allan Temko, 1970
6
32
"Emmy Lou Packard," by Claudia Lettman Bubeck for the Womans' Art Caucus, 1979
6
33
"A Short Biography of Emmy Lou Packard," by Nikki Bridges, 1980
6
34
"As We Live and Perceive," by Sydney H. Williams, 1984
6
35
Poem: "Foothill Bay: A Vivid and Ironic Saga," by Sydney H. Williams, 1984
6
36

Series 10: Exhibition Files, 1950-1964
5 folders
Box 6, OV 11

Exhibition files consists of letters, writings, a scrapbook, and miscellaneous printed material relating to exhibitions in which Packard participated. The files for the
Randall-Packard Print Exhibition
in Moscow contain writings, printed materials, and a scrapbook. The scrapbook includes a postcard, clippings, a translation of a letter from Andrei Chegodaev, a note, a photograph of Dementi Shmarinov of the Artists Union in Moscow, two photographs of the exhibition opening, and an exhibition announcement and catalog.
Materials are arranged chronologically and by document type.
The series has been partially scanned; the cover, title page, and individual relevant pages have been scanned from published materials.
DescriptionContainer
San Francisco Art Festival 1950
, San Francisco, California, 1950-1951
6
47
Randall-Packard Print Exhibition
, Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Writings, 1964
6
48
Randall-Packard Print Exhibition
, Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Scrapbook, 1964
6
49
Randall-Packard Print Exhibition
, Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Printed Material, 1964
6
50
Randall-Packard Print Exhibition
, Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Printed Material, 1964
Oversized material housed in OV 11
6
51
Oversized
Randall-Packard Print Exhibition
, Pushkin Museum, Moscow, Printed Material, 1964
Oversized material scanned with Box 6, F51
OV 11

Series 11: Project Files, 1953-1985
1.8 linear feet
Box 6-7, 10, OV 11

These files document Packard's commissioned projects and her mural restoration work. Many of the project files contain letters, receipts, notes, artwork, photographs, and printed material. Of particular interest are the files documenting Packard's restoration work with the Coit Tower murals in San Francisco and Anton Refregier's murals at the Rincon Annex Post Office in San Francisco. Several of the mural restoration project files include scattered letters from artists, such as Anton Refregier and Reuben Kadish, photographs of artists, and photographs of the murals prior to and after construction/restoration work.
Materials are arranged in chronological order.
The series has been partially scanned. The cover, title page, and individual relevant pages have been scanned from published materials; slides and negatives have not been scanned. The unpublished sound cassette has been digitized for research access and is available at the Archives of American Art offices.
DescriptionContainer
Photographs of Plexiglas Mural, Paper Doll Club, San Francisco, California, circa 1970-1980
6
52
Photographs of Murals completed at Home of Mrs. Stephan Zellerbach, circa 1950-1970
6
53
Library Murals, Hillcrest Elementary School, San Francisco, 1956
Correspondence, 1956
6
54
Photographic Materials, 1956
6
55
Photographic Materials, 1956
6
56
Printed Materials, 1956
6
57
Mural Panels for Various Ships, Matson Navigation Company, San Francisco, 1956-1972
Correspondence, 1956-1972
Includes photographs of the
S. S. Mariposa
,
S. S. Matsonia
and the
S. S. Lurline
.
6
58
Photographic Materials, 1956-1972
6
59
Photographic Materials, 1956-1972
6
60
Photographic Materials, 1956-1972
6
61
Photograph of Insignia for Entrance, A. S. Aloe Company, Seattle, 1959
6
62
Student Center Bas-Relief, University of California, Berkeley, 1959-1979
Correspondence, 1959-1979
Includes photographs of Byron Randall and Emmy Lou Packard with Paule Anglim and Vernon DeMars.
6
63
Financial Material, 1959-1979
6
64
Artwork, 1959-1979
6
65
Photographic Materials, 1959-1979
6
66
Photographic Materials, 1959-1979
6
67
Photographic Materials (duplicates), 1959-1979
6
68
Printed Material, 1959-1979
6
69
Decorative Wall, Diamond Heights Redevelopment Area, San Francisco, 1963-1968
Prospectus and Correspondence, 1963-1968
6
70
Plans, 1963-1968
Oversized material housed in OV 11
6
71
Plans, Drawings, 1963-1968
6
72
Photographic Materials, 1963-1968
6
73
Photographic Materials, 1963-1968
6
74
Printed Material, 1963-1968
6
75
Murals and Fountains, Ralph Bollman Water Purification Plant, Concord, California, 1966-1968
Correspondence, 1966
6
76
Correspondence, 1967
6
77
Correspondence, 1968
6
78
Artwork, 1966-1968
6
79
Schematic Drawings and Blueprints, 1968
Oversized material housed in Box 10, F5
6
80
Notes, 1966-1968
6
81
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
6
82
Printed Material, 1966-1968
6
83
Mural, Fresno Convention Center Theater, Fresno, California, 1966-1972
Contract, 1966-1968
6
84
Correspondence, 1966
6
85
Correspondence, 1967
6
86
Correspondence, 1968-1972
6
87
Financial Records, 1966-1968
6
88
Notes, 1966-1968
6
89
Artwork, 1966-1968
6
90
Photographs, 1966-1968
6
91
Photographs, 1966-1968
6
92
Photographs, 1966-1968
6
93
Mural, Fresno Convention Center Theater, Fresno, California, 1966-1972
Photographs, 1966-1968
7
1
Photographs, 1966-1968
7
2
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
3
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
4
Photographic Materials (slides), 1966-1968
7
5
Clippings, 1966-1968
7
6
Printed Material, 1966-1968
7
7
Concrete Mural, Mirabeau Restaurant, Oakland, California, 1966-1980
Oversized material housed in OV 11
Correspondence, 1966-1968
7
8
Notes, 1966-1968
7
9
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
10
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
11
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
12
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
13
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
14
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
15
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
16
Printed Material, 1966-1968
7
17
Brick Mosaic Wall, Pinole Valley Library, Pinole, California, 1972-1975
Financial Records and Notes, 1966-1968
7
18
Writings, 1966-1968
7
19
Artwork, 1966-1968
7
20
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
21
Photographic Materials, 1966-1968
7
22
Clippings, 1966-1968
7
23
Printed Material, 1966-1968
7
24
Bank of America Mural by Mission High School Students, 1974-1982
Packard served as technical advisor.
Letters, 1966-1968
7
25
Notes, 1966-1968
7
26
Writings, 1966-1968
7
27
Photographic Material, 1966-1968
7
28
Printed Material, 1966-1968
7
29
Photographs of Mural, West Lake Library, Daly City, California, circa 1977
7
30
Photographs of Mural, South San Francisco Boys Club, 1978
7
31
Restoration of Murals by Anton Refregier, Rincon Annex Post Office, San Francisco, California
Preliminary Reports, 1978-1979
7
32
Correspondence, 1953-1969
7
33
Correspondence, 1971-1978
7
34
Correspondence, 1978
7
35
Correspondence, 1979
7
36
Correspondence, 1979
7
37
Correspondence, 1979
7
38
Correspondence, 1980
7
39
Correspondence, 1981-1985
7
40
Signatures of Petition Sponsors, 1979
7
41
Petitions, circa 1979
7
42
Notes, circa 1953-1980
7
43
Notes, 1953
7
44
Notes, 1978
7
45
Notes, 1979
7
46
Notes, 1979
7
47
Notes, 1979
7
48
Notes, 1980-1985
7
49
Receipts, 1980
7
50
Photographs, circa 1977-1978
Includes one of Packard with Pete Seeger.
7
51
Clippings, circa 1953-1985
7
52
Clippings, 1953-1966
7
53
Clippings, 1974
7
54
Clippings, 1978
7
55
Clippings, 1979
7
56
Clippings, 1980-1985
7
57
Press Releases, 1978-1979
7
58
Printed Material, circa 1953-1980
7
59
Restoration of Coit Tower Murals, San Francisco
Contract, 1975
7
60
Report Notebook of Letters and Photographs, 1975-1984
7
61
Report Notebook of Letters and Photographs, 1975-1984
7
62
Financial records, 1975-1976
8
1
Correspondence, 1974-1984
8
2
Notes, circa 1975-1976
8
3
Television Interview of Packard by John Fullmer, circa 1975-1976
1 sound cassette
Original
8
4
Photographs of Coit Tower artists Ralph Chesse, Lucien Labaudt, Rinaldo Cuneo, Otis Oldfield, and Bernard Zakheim, circa 1962-1984
8
5
Photographs of 1962 restoration by Dorothy Puccinelli Cravath, circa 1962
8
6
Photographs of 1975 restoration by Packard, circa 1975
8
7
Printed Material, 1979-1983
8
8
Restoration of Murals by Helen Forbes and Dorothy Puccinelli Cravath, Fleishacker Memorial Mothers' House Children's Building, San Francisco, Report, circa 1975
8
9
Restoration of Murals by Helen Forbes and Dorothy Puccinelli Cravath, Fleishacker Memorial Mothers' House Children's Building, San Francisco, Photographs, circa 1975
8
10
Murals and Fountains, Ralph Bollman Water Purification Plant, Schematic Drawings and Blueprints, 1968
Oversized material scanned with Box 6, F80
10
5
Decorative Wall, Diamond Heights Redevelopment Area, San Francisco, 1964-1968
Oversized material scanned with Box 6, F71
OV 11
Concrete Mural, Mirabeau Restaurant, Blueprints, 1967
Oversized material scanned with Box 7, F9
OV 11

Series 12: Photographs, 1914-1982
0.8 linear feet
Box 8, 10

Photographs are of Packard, her family, colleagues, residences, artwork, and miscellaneous art-related events and peace demonstrations. Included in the files are photographs of Packard with Cesar Chavez, Juan O'Gorman, Malvina Reynolds, Charles Safford, Ralph Stackpole, and Tennessee Williams. Also found is one photograph of Emmy Lou Packard signed by Dorothea Lange.
Materials are arranged by subject.
The series has been partially scanned; slides, negatives, duplicates, and photographs of artwork have not been scanned.
DescriptionContainer
Photographs of Emmy Lou Packard
Packard with her Mother, Clara (sister), Schoolmates, and Donald (son), 1914-1936
8
11
Packard with Clara (sister) and Donald (son), circa 1940-1947
8
12
Emmy Lou Packard, 1954
Oversized material housed in Box 10, F6
Includes one copy signed on the reverse by Dorothea Lange.
8
13
Packard's Wedding to Byron Randall, 1959
8
14
Packard in the Studio with Byron Randall and her Mother, circa 1960-1971
8
15
Packard in the Studio with Clara (sister), Byron Randall, and Jack Owen, circa 1970-1979
8
16
Packard with Clara (sister), circa 1980
8
17
Photographs of Family Members
Burton Cairns as a Child, circa 1930s
8
18
Donald Cairns and Family, 1973-1978
8
19
Byron and Jonathan Randall; Byron Randall's paintings, 1960s
8
20
Packard and Jack Owen, 1970s
8
21
Packard at Miscellaneous Parties, circa 1950s-1970s
8
22
Packard at a Thanksgiving Gathering, circa 1950s-1960s
8
23
Photographs of Packard with Colleagues and Friends
Packard with Friends and Colleagues, 1935-1976
Includes Cesar Chavez, Bill Einstein, John Grace (architect), Edgar Kauffman, Juan and Elena O'Gorman, Otis Oldfield, Charles Safford, Ralph Stackpole, Francis Violich, and Tennessee Williams.
8
24
Packard with Friends and Colleagues, 1935-1976
8
25
Packard with Friends and Colleagues, 1935-1976
8
26
Packard with Friends and Colleagues, 1935-1976
8
27
Charles Safford, circa 1949-1964
8
28
Malvina Reynolds, circa 1966
8
29
Photographs of Residences and Studios
Ranch Near Mendocino, 1960s
8
30
House and Gallery in Mendocino, 1964
8
31
House and Gallery in Mendocino, 1964
8
32
Construction of Studio at Mendocino and Completed Studio, 1960s
8
33
Photographs of Miscellaneous Events
Events at the Randall-Packard Gallery, circa 1950s-1960s
8
34
Miscellaneous Outdoor Art Exhibitions (includes Packard), circa 1950s-1960s
8
35
Children's Multi-Culture Institute Art Exhibition (includes Packard), circa 1950s-1960s
8
36
Guild Gallery Reception, circa 1950s-1960s
8
37
Exhibition of American Graphic Art in Moscow, Russia, 1958
8
38
Russian Art Exhibition at the Randall-Packard Gallery, 1967
8
39
Miscellaneous Peace Demonstrations and Marches, 1964-1971
Oversized material housed in Box 10, F6
8
40
Negatives of Miscellaneous Peace Demonstrations and Marches, 1964-1971
8
41
Photographs of Artwork
By Packard, Annotated Paintings, 1939-1971
8
42
By Packard, Paintings, 1939-1971
8
43
By Packard, Paintings, 1939-1971
8
44
By Packard, Paintings, 1939-1971
8
45
By Packard, Paintings, 1939-1971
8
46
By Packard, Paintings, 1939-1971
8
47
By Packard, Paintings, 1939-1971
8
48
By Packard, Plexiglass, circa 1950s-1960s
8
49
By Packard, Plexiglass, circa 1950s-1960s
8
50
By Packard, Plexiglass, circa 1950s-1960s
8
51
By Packard, Plexiglass, circa 1950s-1960s
8
52
By Packard, Sculpture and Mosaics, 1960s
8
53
By Packard, Prints and Drawings, circa 1950s-1970s
8
54
By Packard, Card Designs, circa 1950s-1970s
8
55
By Packard, Peace Posters Designed by Packard, 1964-1978
8
56
By Others, Prints and paintings by Byron Randall, circa 1950s-1970s
8
57
By Others, Murals and Paintings by Harry Donald Jones, Charles Lobdell, Orozco, 1977
8
58
By Others, Clay figures and wood sculpture by an unidentified artist, Genni Mucchi, Vladmir Preslik, circa 1930s-1960s
8
59
By Others, Illustration by Adolf Born, Monotype by Zdena Fibichova, Drawing by Karel Trinkewitz, circa 1930s-1960s
8
60
By Others, Miscellaneous murals, 1973-1982
8
61
Photograph of an Elephant's Trunk, circa 1950s-1960s
8
62
Packard and Peace Demonstrations, circa 1940-1971
Oversized material scanned with Box 8, F13 and F40
10
6

Series 13: Scrapbooks, 1947-1950
0.2 linear feet
Box 8, 10

There are two scrapbooks containing photographs and clippings of artwork, commissioned projects, clippings, and other printed materials. Scrapbook 1 contains photographs of artwork by Packard including plexiglas artwork, murals for the Matson Navigation Company, murals for the residence of Mrs. Stephan Zellerbach, a mural for the Hillcrest Elementary School, wallpaper designed for James Kemble Mills, an inlaid table, and miscellaneous sculpture. Scrapbook 2 contains clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, a photograph of a painting, photographs of murals, photographs of Packard, and photographs of plexiglass artwork.
The series has been scanned in its entirety.
DescriptionContainer
Scrapbook #1, circa 1940s-1950s
Oversized material housed in Box 10, F7
8
63
Scrapbook #2, circa 1940s-1950s
Oversized material housed in Box 10, F8
8
64

Series 14: Printed Material, 1936-1988
1 linear foot
Box 8-9, 10

Printed materials includes clippings, exhibition announcements and catalogs, prospectuses, press releases, calendars of events, announcements for political rallies, programs, brochures, booklets, books, and reproductions of artwork.
Materials are arranged by document type.
The series has been partially scanned; the cover, title page, and individual relevant pages have been scanned from published materials. Exhibition catalogs from other artists and booklets from other authors have not been scanned.
DescriptionContainer
Clippings, circa 1930s-1970s
8
65
Clippings, 1936
8
66
Clippings, 1938
8
67
Clippings, 1940-1949
8
68
Clippings, 1950-1957
8
69
Clippings, 1958
9
1
Clippings, 1959
9
2
Clippings, 1960-1965
9
3
Clippings, 1966-1968
9
4
Clippings, 1969
9
5
Clippings, 1970-1971
9
6
Clippings, 1972
9
7
Clippings, 1973-1975
9
8
Clippings, 1976-1978
9
9
Clippings, 1979
9
10
Clippings, 1980
9
11
Clippings, 1981
9
12
Clippings, 1982
9
13
Clippings, 1983
9
14
Clippings, 1984
9
15
Clippings, 1985
9
16
Clippings, 1987-1988
9
17
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Packard, circa 1948-1985
9
18
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Packard, 1948-1949
9
19
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Packard, 1950-1952
9
20
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Packard, 1953-1955
9
21
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Packard, 1957-1959
9
22
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Packard, 1962-1967
9
23
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Packard, 1974-1985
9
24
Annotated Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Others, 1950-1964
9
25
Annotated Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Others, 1970-1986
9
26
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Others, circa 1937-1986
9
27
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Others, 1937-1957
9
28
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Others, 1963-1971
9
29
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Others, 1972-1979
9
30
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Others, 1980-1984
9
31
Exhibition Announcements and Catalogs, for Others, 1985-1986
9
32
Exhibition Prospectuses, Other Artists, 1966-1973
9
33
Press Releases, 1982
9
34
Calendars of Events, 1982-1983
Oversized material housed in Box 10, F9
9
35
Announcements for Political Rallies, 1979-1985
9
36
Programs, 1949-1985
9
37
Brochures, undated
9
38
Brochures, circa 1952-1985
9
39
San Francisco City Planning booklets designed by Packard, 1947-1948
9
40
Booklet,
North of Mendocino
by C. Grant Loomis (poems), 1962
9
41
Booklet,
The Soul Book
by Malvina Reynolds (poems), 1967
9
42
Booklet,
Peace Poems by Children
, compiled by Mary Rudge, cover art by Packard, 1984
9
43
Miscellaneous Booklets, 1984
9
44
Book,
Art of the United States of America, 1675-1975
by André Chegodaev, 1976
9
45
Book,
San Francisco General Hospital Medical Center Collection
, 1978
9
46
Reproductions of Artwork by Packard, circa 1960s
9
47
Reproductions of Artwork by Others, circa 1960s
9
48
Miscellaneous Printed Material, circa 1970s-1980s
9
49
Miscellaneous Printed Material, circa 1970s-1980s
9
50
Calendar of Events, 1982-1983
Oversized material scanned with Box 9, F35
10
9

Series 15: Artifacts, circa 1950s-1960s
2 folders
Box 9-10

An rpm vinyl recording by Malvina Reynolds and a political campaign button.
The series has been partially scanned; the 45rpm record has not been scanned.
DescriptionContainer
Vinyl 45rpm record
Malvina Reynolds Sings 'Little Boxes' and 'Cement Octopus,'
, circa 1950s-1960s
Oversized material housed in Box 10, F9
9
51
Anti-Reagan Campaign Button, 1984
9
52
Vinyl 45rpm record
Malvina Reynolds Sings 'Little Boxes' and 'Cement Octopus,'
, circa 1950s-1960s
Oversized material scanned with Box 9, F51
10
9

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