Guide to The Nancy Packer Collection ARS.0055

Finding aid prepared by Franz Kunst
Archive of Recorded Sound
Braun Music Center
541 Lasuen Mall
Stanford University
Stanford, California, 94305-3076
© 2010
The Board of Trustees of Stanford University. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Nancy Packer Collection
Date: 1969
Collection Number: ARS.0055
Creator: Packer, Nancy Huddleston
Collection size: 1 box
Repository: Archive of Recorded Sound
Abstract: The Nancy Packer Collection consists of two sets of recordings: an interview with Herbert Packer, and lectures by Leon Lipson. Both were taped at Stanford University in 1969.
Languages: Languages represented in the collection: English


Open for research; material must be requested at least two business days in advance of intended use. Contact the Archive for assistance.

Publication Rights

Property rights reside with repository. Publication and reproduction rights reside with the creators or their heirs. To obtain permission to publish or reproduce, please contact the Head Librarian of the Archive of Recorded Sound.

Preferred Citation

Nancy Packer Collection, ARS-0055. Courtesy of the Stanford Archive of Recorded Sound, Stanford University Libraries, Stanford, Calif.


This finding aid was produced with generous financial support from the National Historical Publications and Records Commission.

Scope and Contents

The Nancy Packer Collection consists of two sets of recordings taped at Stanford University in 1969. The first is an interview with her husband Herbert Packer, who was then Vice-Provost for Academic Planning and Programs. The second set of tapes captures a lecture series on Soviet law by Yale Law Professor Leon Lipson.

Indexing Terms

Lipson, Leon
Packer, Herbert L.
Stanford University

Box 1

Series 1. Herbert Packer interview 1969

Physical Description: Four 5" open reel tapes

Scope and Contents

Interview with Herbert L. Packer, law professor and Vice Provost for Academic Planning and Programs at Stanford University in 1969, for a Public Broadcasting Service program. The interview was also filmed. Among the items Packer discusses: a recent General Studies meeting, the Study of Education at Stanford (SES) project (which he directed), President Wallace Sterling, Stanford's self-review of Undergraduate Studies, Academic Council, urbanism at Stanford, and the political climate on campus at the time.
Box 1

Series 2. Leon Lipson lectures 1969-04-22 to 1969-04-24

Physical Description: Three 7" open reel tapes

Scope and Contents

Lectures on Soviet Law by Leon Lipson, Professor of Law at Yale University, at Stanford (possibly at Kresge Auditorium), 4/22-24/1969.