Archives of American Art

Lamar Dodd selected papers

Collection ID:
Dodd, Lamar
Physical Description:
0.1 Linear feet
circa 4,800 items on 6 microfilm reels

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Biographical material; material related to the University of Georgia; lectures and writings; agenda, reports and correspondence from 1957-1963 relating to the State Department's Advisory Commission on Educational Exchange Board of Foreign Scholarship, People-to-People Program and other international art projects; correspondence, printed material, and photographs, 1960-1963, on the Stone Mountain project; and personal correspondence, 1928-1976.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Lamar Dodd (1909-1996) was a painter and educator in Athens, Georgia Born in 1909, Dodd taught at the University of Georgia. In addition, he was chairman of of the committee that revitalized Gutzon Borglum's carving project at Stone Mountain, Georgia, in the early sixties.

Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 3760-3765 available in the Washington office only.
Existence and Location of Originals
Originals are in the possession of the University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia. Those interested in consulting the rest of the collection should contact this repository.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
This microfilm records only a portion of the Lamar Dodd papers. The entire collection is available to researchers at the University of Georgia Libraries' Manuscript Department (call number MS 1296) and consists of over 36,000 manuscripts, letters, typescripts, photographs, audio tapes, and other documentation.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Conditions Governing Use
Authorization to publish, quote or reproduce requires written permission from Manuscripts Librarian, University of Georgia Libraries. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Terms of Use
The Archives of American Art makes its archival collections available for non-commercial, educational and personal use unless restricted by copyright and/or donor restrictions, including but not limited to access and publication restrictions. AAA makes no representations concerning such rights and restrictions and it is the user's responsibility to determine whether rights or restrictions exist and to obtain any necessary permission to access, use, reproduce and publish the collections. Please refer to the Smithsonian's Terms of Use for additional information.

More Information
Other Finding Aids
Other Finding Aids
Though the target for personal correspondence has a note which states that there is a inventory or finding aid, there is no finding aid.

Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Painters -- Georgia -- Athens Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

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