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Series 2 | A Finding Aid to the Emmy Lou Packard papers, 1900-1990 | Digitized Collection

Emmy Lou Packard papers, 1900-1990

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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

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