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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 15: Packer History, circa 1875-1996. 2.5 Cubic Feet in eight boxes

Scope and Contents

The series contains an assortment of files relating to the history of Packer, dating from circa 1875 to 1996. It includes files relating to the official history of Packer, titled A Long Way Forward (1945), as well as its unpublished sequel,  Still Forward.

Memorabilia relating to the history of Packer and the Brooklyn Female Academy are found in Sub-series 21.4: Exhibition items.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 157 Folder : 15 Letter – History of Packer Collegiate Institute
circa 1875-1880s
Box: 389 Folder : 1 The Packer Chapel Through the Years by Mabel Gordon Parker
circa 1893
Box: 33 Folder : - History of Packer 1853–1928 (23 booklets)
1928
Box: 117 Folder : 1-3 History of Packer 1853–1928 booklets (3 folders)
1928
Box: 156 Folder : 27 History of Packer Collegiate Institute
1935-1936
Box: 389 Folder : 2 The P.C.I: One Hundred Years Ago
1942
Box: 389 Folder : 3-4 Our First Hundred Years: A History of the Packer Collegiate Institute by Marjorie L. Nickerson typescript (2 folders)
1944
Box: 389 Folder : 5-6 A Long Way Forward: The First Hundred Years at Packer Collegiate Institute by Marjorie L. Nickerson (2 copies of the published volume)
1945
Box: 34 Folder : - A Long Way Forward pamphlet
1945
Box: 544 Folder : - A Long Way Forward photographic reproductions

General note

Oversize

1945
Box: 362 Folder : 7 Two (2) Rubber Stamps with Handles, One in Broken Condition. Remnants of an envelope stating "Illustrations used in Vol. 1 of Packer's History"
circa 1945
Box: 389 Folder : 7 Highlights in Packer's History
circa 1960
Box: 389 Folder : 7 Still Forward: Beginning the Second Century of the Packer Collegiate Institute by Greta Louise Osborne (complete typescript with images) (1 of 2)
1974
Box: 390 Folder : 1 Still Forward: Beginning the Second Century of the Packer Collegiate Institute by Greta Louise Osborne (complete typescript with images) (2 of 2)
1974
Box: 390 Folder : 2-3 Still Forward: Beginning the Second Century of the Packer Collegiate Institute by Greta Louise Osborne (complete typescript with images) (2 folders)
1974
Box: 390 Folder : 4 Still Forward - Old intro and Chapter VII (unused)
circa 1971
Box: 390 Folder : 5 Still Forward - Typescript III
1972
Box: 390 Folder : 6 Still Forward - Typescript III supplement
1972
Box: 390 Folder : 7 Still Forward - Illustrations and negatives
circa 1972
Box: 390 Folder : 8 Inventory of archives and old books
1979
Box: 390 Folder : 9 Packer through the decades - Sesquicentennial celebration
1996

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