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Title Oral History of Roger Packer
Collection Oral History
Scope & Content In this brief interview, Roger Packer recounts living in Mill Valley in the 1960s. Roger spent time with the legendary philosopher and poet Alan Watts, who was living aboard the docked ferry Vallejo. Roger describes his love for the eccentric and his experiences with other colorful locals such as Roger Summers, Art Grant, and Margo St. James.
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Dates of Creation 2011-05-22
Narrator's name Packer, Roger
Interviewer Van Loan, Derek
Extent and Medium Transcript: 6pp
Recording: 00:24:05
Search Terms Artists
East Blithedale Avenue
Ferry Boat Vallejo
Grant, Art
In My Own Way
Montford Avenue
Philosophers
St. James, Margo
Summers, Roger
Watts, Alan
Object ID 2016.033.001
Object Name Recording
Copyrights Transcript and recording copyright Mill Valley Public Library, 2011. Materials are made available for research purposes only; all rights are reserved to the Mill Valley Public Library. Requests for permission to quote for publication or for any other usage must be obtained from the Library.