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Guide to The Packer Collegiate Institute records 2014.019

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Collection processed by Pratt Institute, School of Library and Information Science graduate students and John Zarrillo

This finding aid was produced using ArchivesSpace on November 02, 2017
Finding aid written in English using Describing Archives: A Content Standard

 Revised by John Zarrillo  , March 2017

Container List

Series 11: Office of Public Relations, 1848-2016

Arrangement note

The series is organized into six sub-series:

Sub-series 11.1: Administrative files

Sub-series 11.2: Press releases and photographs

Sub-series 11.3: Promotional materials

Sub-series 11.4: Press clippings and advertisements

Sub-series 11.5: Institutional scrapbooks

Sub-series 11.6: Calendars

Scope and Contents

The series is composed of files maintained by Packer''s Office of Public Relations. It include administrative files, press releases, photographs, clippings, scrapbooks, promotional items, and calendars, dating from 1848 to 2016.

Sub-series 11.1: Administrative files, 1937-1990s. 2.5 Cubic Feet in five boxes

Scope and Contents

This sub-series contains materials generated by and produced for the Office of Public Relations, dating from 1937 to the 1990s (primarily dating from the 1970s to the early 1990s). The items include interoffice memos among staff; correspondence between staff and advertisers, newspapers, educational directories, as well as correspondences between the Public Relations office and faculty, parents, and students. It also contains minutes from weekly meetings and school related conventions. Other materials includes: programs and academic schedules, handouts, scratch paper, bills, school histories, newsletters, and memos concerning school lectures and events.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 96 Folder : 3 American College Public Relations Association
1954-1962
Box: 96 Folder : 4 125th Anniversary
1970
Box: 96 Folder : 5 125th Anniversary Program and Invitation, November 7
1979
Box: 96 Folder : 6 Public Relations Office
1970
Box: 96 Folder : 7 Public Relations
1970-1971
Box: 96 Folder : 8 Public Relations
1971-1972
Box: 96 Folder : 9 Public Relations
1974-1980
Box: 96 Folder : 10 Public Relations
1980-1982
Box: 96 Folder : 11 Undated Office Materials
circa 1982
Box: 96 Folder : 12 Standardized testing, scholarship winners, award winners
1983-1992
Box: 96 Folder : 13 Packer Herald (newsletter)
1982-1985
Box: 97 Folder : 1 Packer Herald (newsletter)
1985-1987
Box: 97 Folder : 2 Maps of Brooklyn and Floor Plans for Packer Renovation
1960s-1980s
Box: 97 Folder : 3 May Day Celebration planning
1955-1969
Box: 97 Folder : 4 Packer Carnival planning s, receipts, October 7
1961
Box: 97 Folder : 5 PTA Garden Party programs
1978-1982
Box: 97 Folder : 6 PTA Garden Party programs
1983-1985
Box: 97 Folder : 7 Packer Theater ads, programs, memos, planning
1984-1991
Box: 97 Folder : 8 Packer Music, programs, memos, faculty concerts
1984-1992
Box: 97 Folder : 9 Packer Dance, programs, flyers, dance classes
1985-1992
Box: 97 Folder : 10 Packer Pumpkin Patch, adds, memos, planning
1988-1994
Box: 97 Folder : 11 Packer Parent Association Aids Program, January 20
1993
Box: 97 Folder : 12 NY State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS) Workshop
1993
Box: 98 Folder : 1 Founder's Day
1937-1986
Box: 98 Folder : 2 Founder's Day, compiled by Hal Wicke, November 13
1985
Box: 98 Folder : 3 Founder's Day
1992
Box: 98 Folder : 4 Grandparent's Day
1980-1989
Box: 98 Folder : 5 Grandparent's Day
1990-1991
Box: 98 Folder : 6 Grandparent's Day
1992-1993
Box: 98 Folder : 7 Grandparent's Day
1993
Box: 98 Folder : 8 Maine Coast Semester
1987-1988
Box: 99 Folder : 1 Lee Feldman lecture, February 1
1989
Box: 99 Folder : 2 Media Conference, Race Relations Conferences
1990
Box: 99 Folder : 3 Ecumenical Chapel, "Evocations of Light & Dark" concert, December 11
1991
Box: 99 Folder : 4 Presidential Suite
1991-1992
Box: 99 Folder : 5 Jonathan Galassi lecture (poet, editor, Packer parent), February 2
1992
Box: 99 Folder : 6 Faculty News and Memos, January – May
1992
Box: 99 Folder : 7 Teaching articles
1986-1990
Box: 99 Folder : 8 Packer events programs
1993-1994
Box: 99 Folder : 9 Junior college brochures, Packer shops & services guide
1980-1981
Box: 100 Folder : 1 Chapel Talks programs
1984-1989
Box: 100 Folder : 2 Chapel Talks programs
1986-1991
Box: 100 Folder : 3 Chapel Talks programs
1988-1991
Box: 100 Folder : 4 Chapel Ideas Potential Speakers
1980s
Box: 100 Folder : 5 Chapel Ideas Potential Speakers
1990s

Sub-series 11.2: Press releases and photographs, 1960s-1995. 2 Cubic Feet in three boxes

Scope and Contents

This sub-series contains press releases (and related photographs), dating from the 1960s to 1995.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 101 Folder : 1 Press Photographs
1960s
Box: 101 Folder : 2 Press Releases
1965-1966
Box: 101 Folder : 3 Press Releases
1966-1967
Box: 101 Folder : 4 Press Releases
1967-1968
Box: 101 Folder : 5 Press Releases
1968-1969
Box: 101 Folder : 6 Press Releases
1969
Box: 101 Folder : 7 Public Relations Lists and May Day Photos
1969
Box: 101 Folder : 8 Sample Releases – corrected copies
1967-1971
Box: 101 Folder : 9 Press Releases – Packer 125th Anniversary
1970-1971
Box: 101 Folder : 10 Press Releases
1970-1971
Box: 101 Folder : 11 Press Release – sports event
1975
Box: 102 Folder : 1 Press Release – Brooklyn Heights Press
1979
Box: 102 Folder : 2 Press Releases
1981
Box: 102 Folder : 3 Press Releases
1981-1982
Box: 102 Folder : 4 Press Releases
1982
Box: 102 Folder : 5 Press Releases – compiled by Public Relations Coordinator, Linda Williams
1983-1984
Box: 102 Folder : 6 Press Releases – compiled by Hal Wicke

General

Includes log of press release writing dates

1984-1985
Box: 102 Folder : 7 Press Releases – compiled by Hal Wicke

General

Includes log of press release writing dates

1985-1986
Box: 102 Folder : 8 Press Releases – compiled by Hal Wicke

General

Includes log of press release writing dates

1986-1987
Box: 102 Folder : 9 Press Releases – compiled by Hal Wicke

General

Includes log of press release writing dates

1987-1988
Box: 103 Folder : 1 Press Releases – compiled by Hal Wicke

General

Includes incomplete log of press release writing dates

1988-1989
Box: 103 Folder : 2 Press Releases – compiled by Hal Wicke and Sarah Aldag
1989-1990
Box: 103 Folder : 3 Press Releases – compiled by Hal Wicke
1990-1991
Box: 103 Folder : 4 Press Releases – compiled by Hal Wicke
1991-1992
Box: 103 Folder : 5 Press Releases and Photos – compiled by Sarah Aldag

General

No log contained and some releases have attached photos for release

1992-1993
Box: 103 Folder : 6 Press Releases and Photos – miscellaneous – compiled by Sarah Aldag

General

Some releases have attached photos for release

1993-1994
Box: 103 Folder : 7 Press Releases and Photos – compiled by Sarah Aldag

General

Some releases have attached photos for release

1994-1995

Sub-series 11.3: Promotional materials, 1860-2011. 1.1 Cubic Feet in six boxes

Scope and Contents

The sub-series contains a variety of Packer promotional materials, including advertisements, brochures, viewbooks, cards, CD-ROMs, and other publications, dating from 1860 to 2011.

Additional promotional items can be found in Sub-series 21.1: Artifacts.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 519 Folder : 19 School advertisements

General note

Donated in memory of Martha Atwater, 2013 / Gift of Evelyn Sidman Wachter, 1988

1860
Box: 34 Folder : - The Spirit of Packer (1 pamphlet)
1910
Box: 519 Folder : 20 Admissions circulars
1910-1920, circa 1940
Box: 519 Folder : 21 Christmas cards
circa 1920s-1940s
Box: 519 Folder : 22 Admissions brochure
circa 1930-1938
Box: 104 Folder : 7 Packer Brochures
1935
Box: 519 Folder : 23 Admissions brochure
circa 1950s
Box: 519 Folder : 24 Printed matter and news of Packer
1952-1953
Box: 104 Folder : 8 Packer Brochures
1960s-1990s
Box: 519 Folder : 25 Summer camp brochure
circa 1972
Box: 519 Folder : 26 Admissions brochure
1973-1974
Box: 520 Folder : 1 Admissions brochure
circa late 1970s
Box: 520 Folder : 2 Admissions viewbook
circa late 1980s - early 1990s
Box: 520 Folder : 3 Admissions brochure
1980s
Box: 520 Folder : 4 Press release - NAIS Arts curriculum planning group
1982
Box: 520 Folder : 5 Admissions brochure
1985
Box: 104 Folder : 10 Blank Greeting Cards of Packer Chapel – drawing of Packer chapel done by Kristina Delmhorst, class of 1988
1988
Box: 520 Folder : 6 General information brochure

General note

Includes lists of administration, faculty, activities calendars, Board of Trustees, etc. and brief information on unique offerings

1988-1989
Box: 566 Folder : 4 General information brochure
1988-1989
Box: 520 Folder : 7 "What's doing at Packer" postcards
circa 1990s
Box: 520 Folder : 8 Admissions viewbook

General note

Includes correspondence from Barbara Smith Delmhorst

spring 1992
Box: 520 Folder : 9 Packer Parent Association brochure
1993
Box: 520 Folder : 10 Packer Summer promotional materials
1994, 1996
Box: 520 Folder : 11 Admissions viewbook
circa late 1990s - early 2000s
Box: 520 Folder : 12 Admissions viewbook
circa early 2000s
Box: 520 Folder : 13 Admissions viewbook
circa 2000s
Box: 554 Folder : 7 Packer promotional CD-ROMs
2002
Box: 520 Folder : 14 Packer Plus Brochure
2004
Box: 520 Folder : 15 Holiday and Greeting Cards
circa 2004-2006
Box: 554 Folder : 8 a look inside the Packer Collegiate Institute CD-ROMs
2005
Box: 520 Folder : 16 Admissions viewbook "a look inside"
2005-2006
Box: 520 Folder : 17 Middle and Upper School admissions application and materials
Fall 2006
Box: 520 Folder : 18 Summer Programs
2006-2007
Box: 520 Folder : 19 Tuition Listing
2006-2007
Box: 520 Folder : 20 "Ensuring Continued Excellence" Five year strategic plan 2011-2016
September 2011

Sub-series 11.4: Press clippings and advertisements, 1853-1990s. 2.5 Cubic Feet in eight boxes

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

This series contains press clippings, articles, and advertisements relating to Packer, dating from 1853 to the 1990s.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 520 Folder : 21 "School for Girls - The Academy" - Brooklyn Daily Eagle clipping

General note

Regarding dissolution of the Female Academy and the municipal endowment from Mrs. Packer

1853
Box: 534 Folder : - Ballou's Pictorial Drawing-Room Companion

General note

Image of Packer building and other Brooklyn institutions

1857
Box: 520 Folder : 22 Spingler Institute commencement - Morning Express (New York) clipping
1859
Box: 107 Folder : 14 Miscellaneous clippings
1873-1990s
Box: 107 Folder : 15 Packer Quarterly clipping with drawing
circa 1880s
Box: 520 Folder : 23 Elizabeth J. Smith (teacher) retirement clippings
1884
Box: 520 Folder : 24 "Packer Pupils at Work" - Brooklyn Daily Eagle clipping
1887
Box: 520 Folder : 25 Assorted clippings
1888-1925
Box: 107 Folder : 1 Packer student newspaper clippings, Brooklyn Daily Eagle
1890
Box: 107 Folder : 2 Newspaper clippings
1892
Box: 107 Folder : 3 "Packer Grads" newspaper article clipping
1893
Box: 107 Folder : 4 Class Day newspaper article clipping
1893
Box: 107 Folder : 5 Packer's Semi-Centennial (Clipping) - 50th year celebration
1896
Box: 107 Folder : 6 Brooklyn Life, September 6,
1902
Box: 520 Folder : 26 Sigma Phi club - Brooklyn Life (photocopy)
1907
Box: 520 Folder : 27 Dr. Backus memorial clipping
1909
Box: 107 Folder : 7 Froebel Academy Journal
1920
Box: 107 Folder : 8 Newspaper clippings
1920s
Box: 107 Folder : 9 Advertising notebook
1936-1938
Box: 520 Folder : 28 Julia B. Anthony (librarian) obituary - Eagle
1944
Box: 107 Folder : 10 Alumni clippings
1950s
Box: 107 Folder : 11 Miscellaneous clippings
1958
Box: 520 Folder : 29 Packer landmarking clipping - New York World Telegram and Sun
1959
Box: 34 Folder : - Marianne Moore described Packer in an article entitled "The Plums of Curiosity" (2 pamphlets)
1960
Box: 107 Folder : 12 Packer brochure and advertisements
1960s
Box: 107 Folder : 13 Press clippings
1960s
Box: 520 Folder : 30 Brooklyn Heights Press clippings regarding St. Ann's Church sale and John F. Skillman
1969
Box: 107 Folder : 16 Home Reporter clippings
1970
Box: 107 Folder : 17 Packer 125th Anniversary clippings
1970
Box: 107 Folder : 18 Press clippings
1971
Box: 107 Folder : 19 Press clippings
1973
Box: 107 Folder : 20 Press clippings
1974-1978
Box: 107 Folder : 21 Press clippings
1974
Box: 107 Folder : 22 Press clippings
1974-1977
Box: 107 Folder : 23 Press clippings
1975
Box: 549 Folder : - Atlantic Antic 2 clipping
circa 1975
Box: 107 Folder : 24 Press clippings
1976
Box: 107 Folder : 25 Press clippings
1977
Box: 108 Folder : 1 Press clippings
1978
Box: 108 Folder : 2 Press clippings
1979
Box: 108 Folder : 3 Press clippings
1980
Box: 108 Folder : 4 Press clippings
1980-1981
Box: 108 Folder : 5 Alumni press clippings
1980s-1990s
Box: 108 Folder : 6 Packer sports press clippings
1980-1982
Box: 108 Folder : 7 Packer arts & Theater press clippings
1980-1983
Box: 108 Folder : 8 Headmaster Peter Etsy press clippings
1981
Box: 108 Folder : 9 Press clippings
1981
Box: 520 Folder : 31 Assorted clippings
1981-1982
Box: 109 Folder : 1 Press clippings
1982
Box: 109 Folder : 2 Faculty press clippings
1982-1983
Box: 109 Folder : 3 Press clippings
1983
Box: 109 Folder : 4 Press clippings about Tom Chapin concert, September 26 and Blood Drive, October 17 – 18
1983
Box: 109 Folder : 5 Drama & Art press clippings
1984-1989
Box: 109 Folder : 6 Faculty press clippings
1984-1989
Box: 109 Folder : 7 Packer sports press clippings
1984-1989
Box: 109 Folder : 8 Press clippings
1984-1985
Box: 109 Folder : 9 Packer public quotes (Vogue, Town & Country)
1985-1989
Box: 109 Folder : 10 Press clippings
1986-1989
Box: 109 Folder : 11 PTA press clippings
1984-1985
Box: 109 Folder : 12 Packer student press clippings
1985-1989
Box: 109 Folder : 13 Thomas Cook press clippings
1988
Box: 109 Folder : 14 St. Ann's press clippings
1980-1989
Box: 109 Folder : 15 St. Ann's times, Spring
1989
Box: 534 Folder : - New York Times "Freshman Blues" clipping
1990
Box: 110 Folder : 1 Press clippings
1990-1991
Box: 110 Folder : 2 Press clippings
1992
Box: 534 Folder : - Press clippings
1993-1994
Box: 110 Folder : 3 Press clippings
1993-1994
Box: 110 Folder : 4 Press clippings
1993-1994
Box: 110 Folder : 5 Press clippings
1993-1994
Box: 110 Folder : 6 Press clippings
1993-1994
Box: 110 Folder : 7 Press clippings
1994-1995

Sub-series 11.5: Institutional scrapbooks, 1848-1993. 5 Cubic Feet in eight boxes

Arrangement note

Arranged chronologically.

Scope and Contents

The sub-series consists of scrapbooks maintained by Packer staff, with items dating from 1848 to 1993. They contain newspaper clippings, photographs, letters, and programs pertaining to the students, faculty, alumni, and school events. Most newspaper clippings are taken from publications such as the Brooklyn Eagle. The sub-series holds some mounted newspaper clippings in addition to loose scrapbook pages.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 111 Folder : 1 Institutional Scrapbook (Class Day and commencement clippings, photos, and programs)
1848-1928
Box: 112 Folder : 1 Institutional Scrapbook - Volume 1 of 2 (clippings)
1870-1908
Box: 112 Folder : 2 Institutional Scrapbook – Volume 2 of 2 (clippings)
1908-1920
Box: 113 Folder : 1 Institutional Scrapbook (clippings compiled by Cromwell Childe)
1932-1935
Box: 113 Folder : 2 Institutional Scrapbook (clippings compiled by publicity manager Mrs. Louise Warner)
1935-1936
Box: 114 Folder : 1 Institutional Scrapbook (clippings compiled by publicity manager Mrs. Louise Warner)
1937-1938
Box: 114 Folder : 2 Institutional Scrapbook (clippings compiled by publicity manager Mrs. Louise Warner)
1939-1940
Box: 116 Folder : 1 Centennial Scrapbook (clippings, letters, photos, and programs)
1945
Box: 549 Folder : - Centennial Scrapbook
1945
Box: 551 Folder : - Institutional Scrapbook
1959-1968
Box: 115 Folder : 1 Institutional Scrapbook (clippings compiled into topics: Alumni, Drama, Faculty/Staff, PTA, Popcorn and Popsicle Theater)
1973-1976
Box: 116 Folder : 2 Clippings (mounted)
1990
Box: 116 Folder : 3 Institutional Scrapbook (clippings)
1992
Box: 549 Folder : - Clippings scrapbook
1992-1993
Box: 116 Folder : 4 Clippings (mounted loose scrapbook papers)
1993

Sub-series 11.6: Calendars, 1967, 1986-2016. 0.75 Cubic Feet in four boxes

Scope and Contents

The sub-series consists of Packer promotional calendars, dating from 1967 and 1986 to 2016.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 458 Folder : 1 Calendar
1967
Box: 458 Folder : 2 Calendar
1986-1987
Box: 103 Folder : 8 Calendars
1986-1998
Box: 458 Folder : 3 Calendar

General note

Appears to be a marked-up draft

1989-1990
Box: 458 Folder : 4 Calendar
1990-1991
Box: 458 Folder : 5 Calendar
1994-1995
Box: 458 Folder : 6 Calendar
1995-1996
Box: 458 Folder : 7 Calendar
1996-1997
Box: 458 Folder : 8 Calendar
1997-1998
Box: 104 Folder : 1 Calendars
1999-2002
Box: 458 Folder : 9 Calendar
2001-2002
Box: 458 Folder : 10 Calendar
2002-2003
Box: 458 Folder : 11 Calendar
2003-2004
Box: 458 Folder : 12 Calendar
2004-2005
Box: 458 Folder : 13 Calendar
2005-2006
Box: 458 Folder : 14 Calendar
2006-2007
Box: 554 Folder : 14 Calendar
2016-2017

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