William de Leftwich Dodge and Sara Dodge Kimbrough papers

Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.dodgwill
Creators:
Dodge, William de Leftwich, 1867-1935
Kimbrough, Sara Dodge, d. 1990
Dates:
1891-1973
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.4 Linear feet
(partially microfilmed on 3 reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Correspondence; scrapbook; a published biography; photographs; and clippings. Some of the material was compiled by Dodge's daughter, Sara Dodge Kimbrough, in preparation for her biography of her father, "Drawn From Life."
Scope and Contents
REEL 379: Scrapbook of clippings, announcements, printed material relating to Dodge's career.
Scope and Contents
REEL 532: Letters from Frederick MacMonnies and George Grey Barnard, Jules Guerin, Dean Cornwell, Katrina Trask, Ruth St. Denis, Charles Keck, Upton Sinclair, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and others associated with Dodge as colleagues or sitters. Also included are: letters from Dodge to his daughter, Sara Dodge Kimbrough, and letters of condolence from colleagues, relatives and friends to his widow; clippings on Dodge's work; a press release concerning his N.Y. State capitol murals; a sketch and a summary of Kimbrough's "Done from Life".
Scope and Contents
REEL 722: Personal letters to Sara Dodge Kimbrough from her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Rogewr A. Pryor, and letters relating to Kimbrough's biography of her father, "Done from Life," from Henry McFee, Blair Niles, Luigi Lucioni, Betty MacMonnies, and other; exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and material relating to Dodge's Venus.
Scope and Contents
UNMICROFILMED: "Done from Life", published biography of Dodge by his daughter, Sara Dodge Kimbrough; photographs of Dodge murals; and printed material.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Mural and portrait painter; New York, N.Y.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 379, 532 & 722 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 379, 532 and 722: Originals returned to Sara Dodge Kimbrough after microfilming.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 379, 532 and 722 lent for microfilming 1972-1974 by Sara Dodge Kimbrough, Dodge's daughter; (Portions of the papers were microfilmed twice.) Most were subsequently donated in 2001 by Leftwich D. Kimbrough along with some unmicrofilmed papers.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Mural painting and decoration -- New York (State) -- New York Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Muralists -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Portrait painters -- New York (State) -- New York Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Cornwell, Dean, 1892-1960 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Keck, Charles, 1875-1951 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano), 1882-1945 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
St. Denis, Ruth, 1880-1968 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trask, Katrina, 1853-1922 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
MacMonnies, Betty Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Lucioni, Luigi, 1900-1988 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
McFee, Henry Lee, 1886-1953 Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
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