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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 16: Music, 1818-2006

Arrangement

The series is organized into three sub-series:

Sub-series 16.1: Sheet music and lyrics

Sub-series 16.2: Hymnals and song books

Sub-series 16.3: Organ

Scope and Contents

The series contains files relating to music at Packer, including hymnals, sheet music, and designs for the school's pipe organ, dating from 1818 to 2006.

Sub-series 16.1: Sheet music and lyrics, 1848-1979. 1 Cubic Feet in fourteen folders

Scope and Contents

The sub-series contains sheet music and song lyrics relating to Packer, dating from 1848 to 1979.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 157 Folder : 26 Packer Collegiate Institute Poem/Song
19th Century
Box: 540 Folder : - Brooklyn Female Academy commencement song lyrics and sheet music
1848
Box: 158 Folder : 4 Music Scores –"Cradle Song," "Spring Song," and Letter from Alice Logesgvies
circa 1859-1896
Box: 512 Folder : 5 "Alma Mater" lyrics
1871
Box: 512 Folder : 6 "The Son of God Goes Forth to War" by Josiah Booth

General note

Original manuscript dedicated to "The young ladies of the Packer Collegiate Institute." Presented to the school by Mrs. Berhta Backus Nrown, Class of 1893.

1890
Box: 512 Folder : 7 Song books

General note

Part of package to Mrs. Charles C. Parker

circa 1890s
Box: 512 Folder : 8 Associate Alumnae songs
circa 1890s-1910s
Box: 512 Folder : 9 Various songs
1892-1965
Box: 512 Folder : 10 Various Packer songs
circa 1900s-1979
Box: 512 Folder : 11 Packer Grace by R.H. Woodman (Class of 1915)
circa 1915
Box: 512 Folder : 12 "Diamond Jubilee Song" sheet music and lyrics

General note

Part of package to Mrs. Charles C. Parker

1928
Box: 512 Folder : 13 Grace sung at Alumnae Luncheons sheet music and lyrics
1944
Box: 512 Folder : 14 "The Packer Grace" sheet music and lyrics
circa 1950s-1960s
Box: 512 Folder : 15 "Feed us Now, O Son of God" and "David and the Giants"
1974-1975

Sub-series 16.2: Hymnals and song books, 1818-1961. 3.75 Cubic Feet in ten boxes

Scope and Contents

The sub-series contains hymnals and song books, most of which were specifically produced for use at Packer, dating from 1818 to 1961.

Arrangement

Arranged chronologically.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 512 Folder : 17 The Vocal Library; being the Largest collection of English, Scottish, and Irish, Songs, Ever Printed in a Single Volume
1818
Box: 513 Folder : 1 The Musical Album...
1855
Box: 513 Folder : 2 The Musical Casket...
1858
Box: 513 Folder : 3 Caecilia: A Collection of Vocal Music...
1860
Box: 513 Folder : 4 Caecilia: A Collection of Vocal Music...
1860
Box: 513 Folder : 5 The Chapel Hymnal - Owned by Alonzo Crittenden
1876
Box: 513 Folder : 6 The New Hymnary
1876
Box: 514 Folder : 1 Part-Songs for female voices selected for use in the Packer Collegiate Institute vol. I-II
1880s
Box: 565 Folder : 7-8 Part-Songs for female voices selected for use in the Packer Collegiate Institute vol. I-III (two folders)
1880s
Box: 514 Folder : 2 A collection of part songs for the use of the Packer Collegiate Institute
1880
Box: 514 Folder : 3 The Choral Hymnal
1888
Box: 514 Folder : 4 The Packer Hymnal
1895
Box: 514 Folder : 5 The Packer Hymnal
1895
Box: 565 Folder : 5 The Packer Hymnal
1895
Box: 514 Folder : 6 The Chapel Hymnal
1898
Box: 515 Folder : 1 The Institute Hymnal
1899
Box: 565 Folder : 5 The Institute Hymnal
1899
Box: 515 Folder : 2 The Institute Hymnal - Pulpit Copy
1901
Box: 515 Folder : 3 Anthem Book of the Packer Institute
circa 1900
Box: 515 Folder : 4 The Institute Hymnal (1 of 2)
1901
Box: 515 Folder : 5 The Institute Hymnal (2 of 2)
1901
Box: 515 Folder : 6 The Toy-Shop ... by Mary Packer and Harriet P. Packer
1903
Box: 515 Folder : 7 Songs of the Flag and Nation
1904
Box: 515 Folder : 8 A Golden Gift...
1906
Box: 516 Folder : 1 The High School Assembly Song Book
1912
Box: 363 Folder : 6 Institute Hymnal
1913
Box: 516 Folder : 2 The Institute Hymnal (1 of 2)
1913
Box: 516 Folder : 3 The Institute Hymnal (2 of 2)
1913
Box: 516 Folder : 4 Musical Art Series vol. 1
1913
Box: 516 Folder : 5 Musical Art Series vol. 2-3
1913
Box: 516 Folder : 6 Musical Art Series vol. 4-5
1913
Box: 517 Folder : 1 Packer Songs
1916
Box: 517 Folder : 2 Packer Songs (1 of 2)
1916
Box: 517 Folder : 3 Packer Songs (2 of 2)
1916
Box: 517 Folder : 4 The Institute Hymnal
1921
Box: 517 Folder : 5 Packer Songs (1 of 2)
1925
Box: 518 Folder : 1 Packer Songs (2 of 2)
1925
Box: 518 Folder : 2 The Hymnal of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States
1940
Box: 518 Folder : 3 The Packer Hymnal (1 of 2)
1951
Box: 518 Folder : 4 The Packer Hymnal (2 of 2)
1951
Box: 565 Folder : 6 The Packer Hymnal
1961
Box: 518 Folder : 5 The Packer Hymnal (1 of 2)
1961
Box: 519 Folder : 1 The Packer Hymnal (2 of 2)
1961

Sub-series 16.3: Organ, 1911-2006. 1 Cubic Feet in three folders

Scope and Contents

The sub-series contains designs and other files relating to Packer chapel's Austin Pipe Organ, dating from 1911 to 2006.

Container 1 Container 2   Title Date
Box: 512 Folder : 16 New Organ - Correspondence and specifications (Austin Pipe Organ)

General note

Austin Organ Company

1911-1912
Box: 540 Folder : - Design of organ fronts blueprint (Austin Pipe Organ)

General note

Austin Organ Company

1912
Box: 480 Folder : 1 Austin Pipe Organ
1911-2006

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