Summary
Collection ID:
AAA.hooddoro
Creators:
Hood, Dorothy, 1919-
Dates:
1888-1984
Languages:
English
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Physical Description:
0.6 Linear feet
(on 4 microfilm reels)
Repository:

Scope and Contents
Scope and Contents
Eight scrapbooks; biographical data; letters; and printed material.
Scope and Contents
REELS 2153-2154 & 2245: Eight scrapbooks, 1888-1981, containing clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, photographs, scattered letters and printed material. One scrapbook relates to Hood's family, the others concern her career.
Scope and Contents
REEL 3340: Biographical data; a copy of a letter to Hood from Joan Mondale, 1978, about Hood's drawing WARRIOR'S PLUMAGE lent by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston for the Vice President's House; a copy of a letter to Eleanor Freed from Hood, 1982; exhibition announcements, invitations, catalogs and posters; a copy of Hood's report "Late Goodbye to Jose Clemente Orozco"; newspaper and magazine clippings; an invitation, program and auction catalog from the Art League of Houston's tribute to Hood, 1984; and printed material relating to The Dorothy Hood Film Project sponsored by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1984.

Biographical / Historical
Biographical / Historical
Painter, sculptor; Houston, Tex. Died Oct. 29, 2000, at age 81.

Administration
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reels 2153-2154 & 2245 available for use through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Copies
35mm microfilm reel 3440 available for use only at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston; and through interlibrary loan.
Existence and Location of Originals
Reels 2153-2154, 2245 & 3340(part): Originals returned to the lender, Dorothy Hood, after microfilming.
Author
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Material on reels 2153-2154, 2245 & magazine articles, brochures, catalogs and posters on reel 3340 lent for microfilming 1979 & 1981; and all other material on reel 3340 donated 1979 & 1984 by Dorothy Hood.

Using the Collection
Conditions Governing Access
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Women artists -- Texas -- Houston Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painting, American -- Texas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculpture, American -- Texas Topic Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Painters -- Texas -- Houston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Sculptors -- Texas -- Houston Occupation Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives of American Art
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