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[Pictorial material from the Emmy Lou Packard papers].
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Title:

[Pictorial material from the Emmy Lou Packard papers]

Creator/Contributor:

Packard, Emmy Lou, 1914-1998, creator, creator.

Creator/Contributor:

Lange, Dorothea, photographer.

Creator/Contributor:

Douglas, Marshall, photographer.

Abstract:

Personal photographs, sketchbooks and miscellaneous drawings, photographs documenting Packard's work, her association with Diego Rivera, and her efforts to preserve and restore Rivera's fresco murals in the San Francisco Bay Area. PIC box 1 contains miscellaneous drawn and painted sketches of various subjects (landscapes, animals, children, trees, etc.) and sketchbooks pertaining to particular topics (sprout pickers, a Hawaiian motif, portraits, agriculture and farming, cows, logging, etc.). PIC box 2 contains photographic prints pertaining to various subjects: Emmy Lou Packard, her family, friends and associates; Packard's mural in the Polynesian Club of the S.S. Mariposa; miscellaneous artwork of Packard and other artists; frescoes by Diego Rivera located in the San Francisco Bay Area ("Pan American Unity" mural painted at the Golden Gate International Exposition, later relocated to San Francisco City College; the San Francisco Art Institute mural; and a small fresco "Still life and blossoming almond trees" made in the Atherton home of Rosalie Stern, later relocated to Stern Hall, University of California, Berkeley); other works by Diego Rivera; photographs of Rivera and Frida Kahlo by Packard and Ansel Adams; Rivera's assistant Albert Barrows; sculptor Dudley Carter; and photographs by Dorothea Lange and Imogen Cunningham. PIC box 3 contains papers pertaining to Packard's research on Rivera's fresco "Allegory of California" (made at the City Club of San Francisco Stock Exchange tower, completed 1931) and the San Francisco Art Institute mural (also completed 1931) and associated restoration efforts. AX box 1 contains original art and photographic prints: sketchbooks and drawings by Packard; photographs of Packard taken by Lee Romero of the San Francisco Examiner; photographs of miscellaneous and unidentified murals, sculpture, etc.; photographs pertaining to Rivera's frescoes "Allegory of California", "Pan American Unity" and his mural in the Palacio Nacional, Mexico City; photographs of Frida Kahlo by Packard; photograph of circus performers by Packard; photograph of Dudley Carter by Emmanuel Montoya; and photograph "Kansas City" by George Olson. LAN box 1 contains 35mm slides pertaining to various subjects: Packard's studios and galleries; her travels to the Soviet bloc in 1965; Don Beatty photographs of Packard's works; prints and paintings by Packard; Diego Rivera's frescoes in the San Francisco Bay area, and other works by the artist; and the Coit Tower mural. Oversize folder (C) contains 2 drawings: studies of a bird of prey (falcon?), and a plant. Most negatives depict details of various Diego Rivera murals: NEG box 1: personal photographs and photographs of paintings by Frida Kahlo; NEG boxes 2-3 and NEG (8x10) box 1: details of Diego Rivera murals; NEG portfolio: miscellaneous images (landscapes, Packard artworks, Diego Rivera works, etc.).

Date:

1935 (issued)

Subject:

n-us-ca
Mural painting and decoration -- California -- San Francisco -- Photographs
Mural painting and decoration -- Conservation and restoration -- California -- San Francisco
Peinture et d├ęcoration murales -- Conservation et restauration -- Californie -- San Francisco
Mural painting and decoration
Mural painting and decoration -- Conservation and restoration
California -- San Francisco
Packard, Emmy Lou -- 1914-1998 -- Archives
Packard, Emmy Lou -- 1914-1998 -- Photographs
Rivera, Diego -- 1886-1957 -- Photographs
Kahlo, Frida -- Photographs
Kahlo, Frida
Packard, Emmy Lou -- 1914-1998
Rivera, Diego -- 1886-1957

Note:

Title devised by cataloger.
Photographers include Don Beatty, Marshall Douglas, Emmy Lou Packard, Lee Romero, Dorothea Lange, Imogen Cunningham, Emmanuel Montoya, Linda Del Vecchio, Sara Diamond and George Olson.
COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
SLIDES (LAN box 1) and NEGATIVES : RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.
Transferred from the Emmy Lou Packard papers (BANC MSS 88/207 c).
Gift of Emmy Lou Packard ; 1988.
Additions : Gift of Donald Cairns ; 2011.
Pictorial material from the Emmy Lou Packard papers, BANC PIC 1988.090, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.

Type:

graphic
drawings (visual works)
sketchbooks.
Archives.
Drawings.
Photographs.
Sketchbooks.
Drawings.
Sketchbooks.
Dessins.
Albums de croquis.

Physical Description:

photoprint
approximately 1000 items in 9 boxes, 1 portfolio and 1 oversize folder : photographic prints, film transparencies, drawings and film negatives ; various sizes

Language:

English

Identifier:

http://www.lib.berkeley.edu/libraries/bancroft-library/reference-online

Origin:

California

Copyright Note:

COLLECTION STORED, IN PART, OFF-SITE: Advance notice required for use.
SLIDES (LAN box 1) and NEGATIVES : RESTRICTED. Available for use by appointment only. Inquiries should be submitted to Bancroft Reference via the Reference Inquiry form.

Related Item:

Emmy Lou Packard papers : Packard, Emmy Lou, : 1914-1998
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