Silas Sadler Packard (1826-1898)

Object Number: 
ca. 1890
Oil on canvas
Overall: 54 x 36 in. ( 137.2 x 91.4 cm )
Gallery Label: 
Packard, a pioneer in the field of business education, founded a business college in New York in 1858. Packard's Business College was especially successful in training young women for office work; in this respect, Packard was a leader in demonstrating to employers the clerical skills of women, especially in stenography and with the newly invented typewriter.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Trustees of Packard Junior College
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Creative: Tronvig Group