Ed Dodd (Mark Trail) Collection

Summary
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0165
Creators:
National Museum of American History (U.S.). Division of Community Life
Century Recording Studios.
Dodd, Ed, 1902-1991 (cartoonist)
Dodd, Rosemary Wood
Elliott, Tom
Dates:
before 1985.
Languages:
English
.
Physical Description:
0.3 Cubic feet
10 items
Repository:

Scope and Contents note
Scope and Contents note
Videotapes: Interview with Dodd, 31:58 running time; and copy of television program, "The Well-Traveled Trail."
Scope and Contents note
6 phonograph recordings, with 4 open-reel audiotape copies made from the discs, plus abstracts of eleven "Outdoors with Ed Dodd" 15-minute radio programs, which aired weekly. They focus on conservation and human interaction with the natural world, and include camping tips. The tone of the program is informal, usually consisting of a brief conversation between the show's host, Peter Roberts, and Ed Dodd, creator of the "Mark Trail" comic strip. Occasionally there are identified guests.

Administration
Processing Information
Collection processed by NMAH Staff, undated
Author
NMAH Staff
Immediate Source of Acquisition
Collection donated by Tom Elliott, date unknown; Ed Dodd, July 17, 1985 and Rosemary Wood Dodd, 1985.

General Note
General Note
Records have label from Century Recording Studios.

Using the Collection
Television program:Videotape cassette.
Master copies:Vinyl sound discs, 10" diam., 33-1/3 r.p.m.
User copies: Audiotapes, open-reel, 7", 7-1/2 ips.
Terms Governing Use and Reproduction
Mark Trail copyright held by North American Syndicate.
Restrictions on Access
Unrestricted research access to abstracts and audiotapes, on site by appointment. Original phonograph records not available for reference use.
Preferred Citation
Ed Dodd (Mark Trail) Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC.

Keywords
Keywords table of terms and types.
Keyword Terms Keyword Types
Radio programs Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Videotapes -- 1980-1990 Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Wildlife conservation Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Camping -- 20th century Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Audiotapes Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Phonograph records Genre Form Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Comic strips -- 1940-1990 Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
"Outdoors with Ed Dodd" (radio program) Topical Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Trail, Mark (fictional character) Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid
Roberts, Peter. Personal Name Search Smithsonian Collections Search ArchiveGrid

Repository Contact
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
P.O. Box 37012
Suite 1100, MRC 601
Washington, D.C. 20013-7012
archivescenter@si.edu
http://americanhistory.si.edu/archives