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Artemas Packard papers

MS-1353
 Collection
Identifier: MS-1353

Description

The papers of Artemas Packard contain personal and professional correspondence, teaching materials, administrative records, photographs, manuscripts and typescripts, as well as a scrapbook. The collection documents Packard's life as a Lieutenant in World War I, his teaching and professional life at Dartmouth College, his involvement with the Museum of Modern Art and the Delphian Society, a women’s educational group. Correspondents include Lewis Mumford, Buckminster Fuller, Benton Mackaye, Thomas J. Watson, Adelbert Ames; Otis E. Randall, Nelson Rockefeller and Ernest M. Hopkins. Of note, are extensive personal letters with Lewis Mumford, materials related to Packard's efforts in bringing muralist Jose Clemente Orozco to campus and his role in authoring a major report for the Museum of Modern Art.

Dates

  • 1873 - 1961

Creator

Conditions Governing Access

Unrestricted.

Conditions Governing Use

Permission from Dartmouth College required for publication or reproduction.

Extent

10.5 linear ft. (9 boxes)

Overview

Artemas Packard (1903-1960), professor of art at Dartmouth College. The collection contains personal and professional correspondence, teaching materials, administrative records, photographs, manuscripts and typescripts, as well as a scrapbook. The material documents his professional life at Dartmouth College including his efforts in bringing muralist Jose Clemente Orozco to campus, his involvement with the Museum of Modern Art and the Delphian Society.

Part of the Rauner Special Collections Library Repository

Contact:
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