Lamar Dodd collection

Lamar Dodd collection

Descriptive Summary

Repository: Hargrett Manuscripts
Creator: Dodd, Lamar
Title: Lamar Dodd collection
Dates: 1928-1996
Quantity: 86.0 Linear feet (167 boxes, 3 volumes, 3 oversize folders)
Coll. Number: ms1296

Biographical/Historical Note

Lamar Dodd is a highly recognized artist from the state of Georgia and an advocate for the arts and a skilled administrator. His most visible legacy is the Lamar Dodd School of Art at the University of Georgia. For fully two-thirds of the twentieth century, Lamar Dodd represented Georgia's visual arts community as administrator, teacher, and advocate, and as the most influential Georgia artist of his generation.

New Georgia Encyclopedia - Lamar Dodd (1909-1996) http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org/nge/Article.jsp?id=h-975 (Retrieved November 17 2009)


Scope and Content Note

Correspondence is both business and personal and is arranged chronologically, while Business is arranged into several subseries by topic. These two series make up the majority of the collection. A small amount of personal material is also available, as well as roughly two dozen scrapbooks documenting several decades of Dodd's career, and a handful of audiovisual materials and art ephemera such as printing blocks.


Arrangement

This collection has been roughly arranged into seven series: correspondence, business, personal, scrapbooks, audiovisual materials, printing blocks, and unprocessed.


Index Terms

Art teachers--Georgia--Athens.
Art--Exhibitions.
Clippings (information artifacts)
Exhibition records.
Lamar Dodd School of Art. -- Records and correspondence
Painters--Georgia.
Painting, Modern--Georgia.
Personal papers.
University of Georgia. -- Faculty

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Lamar Dodd collection, ms1296. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.


Restrictions

Conditions Governing Access note

Though the collection is open for research, the audiovisual recordings do not have reference copies; however, reference copies are available upon request. Audiovisual research requests are dependent upon the format and condition of the recordings.


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

1. Correspondence

Box
11928-1942
Box
21943-1946
Box
31940-1948
Box
41948
Box
51949
Box
61950 January-September
Box
71950 October-December
Box
81951 January-September
Box
91951 October-December
Box
101952 January-May
Box
111952 June-December
Box
121953 January-May
Box
131953 June-December
Box
141954 January-July
Box
151954 August-December
Box
161955 January-August
Box
171955 September-December
Box
181956
Box
191956-1957
Box
201957
Box
211958
Box
221958 January-October
Box
231958
Box
241959 January-June
Box
251959 July-December
Box
261959
Box
271960 January-June
Box
281960 July-December
Box
291960
Box
301961 January-May
Box
311961 May-December
Box
321962 January-April
Box
331962 May-December
Box
341963 January-March
Box
351963 April-June
Box
361963 July-September
Box
371963 October-December
Box
381964 January-March
Box
391964 April-June
Box
401964 July-December
Box
411964
Box
421965 January - 20 March
Box
431965 21 March-30 June
Box
441965
Box
451965 July-1966 January
Box
461966 21 January-31 May
Box
471966 June-December
Box
481967 January-April
Box
491967 May-December
Box
501967 July-December
Box
511968 January-April
Box
521968 May-December
Box
531969
Box
541969 July-December
Box
551969-1970
Box
561970 January-March
Box
571970 April-August
Box
581970 September-November
Box
591970 December-1971 March 10
Box
601971 March 11-September
Box
611971
Box
621972
Box
631972 April-August
Box
641972 September-December
Box
651973 January-February
Box
661973 March-June
Box
671973 June-December
Box
681973-1974
Box
691974
Box
701974
Box
711974
Box
721974-1975
Box
731975
Box
741975-1976
Box
751976 January-June
Box
761976 July-December
Box
771977 January-July
Box
781977 August-1978 March
Box
791978 April-September
Box
801978 October-1979
Box
811980
Box
821981 January-September
Box
831981 October-December
Box
841982 January-May
Box
851982 May-December
Box
861983
Box
871983
Box
881984
Box
88A1984
Box
88B1984
Box
891985
Box
89A1985
Box
89B1985
Box
901986
Box
911986
Box
921987-1988
Box
931989
Box
941990 January-August
Box
951990-1996
Box
96Undated
Box
97Undated
Box
98Undated
Box
99Undated
Box
99AIndex to Correspondence
The index is alphabetical by correspondent; however, the box numbers in the index are no longer accurate.
 

2. Business materials

Box
100Applications
Box
101Art Auction
Box
102Art Faculty
Box
103Awards
Box
104Clippings
Box
105Clippings
Box
106Clippings
Carton
107Clippings
Box
108College Art Association
Box
109College Art Association
Box
110College Art Association
Box
111College Art Association
Box
112Commemorative Plates, 1939-1959
Box
113Desk and Calendar Book, 1949-1957
Box
114Desk and Calendar Book, 1958-1967
Box
115Desk and Calendar Book, 1968-1973
Box
116Forum Series B-G
Box
117Forum Series H-Z
Box
118Georgia Art Commission
Box
119Georgia Art Commission
Box
120Georgia Art Commission
Box
121Georgia Art Commission
Box
122National Council of the Arts Education
Box
123Permission Files, 1958-1960
Box
124Photographs
Box
125Speeches
Box
126Speeches
Box
127Speeches
Box
128Speeches
Box
129Speeches
Box
130Speeches
OS Folder
3BSt. Johns Baptist Church (Charlotte, NC)- Preliminary Floor Plans, Elevations, Details (3 pieces), 1964
Box
131Stone Mountain Project, 1958-1961
Box
132Stone Mountain Project, 1962-1964
Box
133Stone Mountain Project- Board of Advisors
Box
134Stone Mountain Project- Reports
Box
135Stone Mountain Project- Duplicates
Box
149Stone Mountain Project- Pictures (photographs)
Item
1Stone Mountain Project- rolled item, maps and diagrams showing area of project
OS Folder
2BStone Mountain Memorial- "Scheme B" Restudy, Brochure, 1959
Box
136Subject Files
Box
137Subject Files
 

3. Personal materials

Carton
147General
Box
148Address for retrospective catalog
OS Folder
1AHonors and Awards
Oversize_Box
162Biographical information and Exhibition materials
 

4. Scrapbooks

OS BoxVolume
1501Scrapbook I- Dodd clippings of articles pertaining to the artist and his career, 1931-1939
Scrapbook II "Kappa Pi"- Dodd, students and faculty of the UGA Art Dept- clippings of articles pertaining to lives and work of the artists, 1938-1941
Scrapbook III- clippings of articles and announcements pertaining to the artist and his career, 1940
OS BoxVolume
1514Scrapbook IV- Dodd clippings of articles pertaining to the artist and his career, 1940-1942
Scrapbook V "Art Dept. UGA"- Dodd, Jean Charlot, George Cress, UGA Art Dept- clippings of articles and announcements pertaining to artists, careers and events, 1941-1942
Scrapbook VI cover: "My Service for Uncle Sam"- Dodd clippings of articles pertaining to the artist and his career; clippings of articles pertaining to Jean Charlot (Fine Arts Bldg mural), Howell Dodd, John Autrey, Reuben Gambrell and others; UGA Dept of Art, 1943-1944
OS BoxVolume
1527Scrapbook VII- Dodd, Jean Charlot, Faculty and students of the UGA Dept of Art ;clippings and articles pertaining to artists and their works, 1943-1946
Scrapbook VIII- Clippings pertaining to the artist and his career, 1942-1947
Volume
9Scrapbook IX- Correspondence w/ students overseas in WWII and comtemporaries; additional clippings and announcements, 1942-1948
OS BoxVolume
15310Scrapbook X- Dodd UGA Art Dept, students, faculty and others- clippings of articles pertaining to lives, careers, and events, 1943-1949
Scrapbook XI- Dodd and UGA Art Dept, faculty and students- clippings including jean Charlot, Howard Thomas, Yasuo Kuniyoshi, Alfred Holbrook, 1946-1947
OS BoxVolume
15412Scrapbook XII- Dodd clippings of articles and announcements pertaining to the artist and his career, 1947-1948
Scrapbook XIII- Dodd UGA Art Dept students, faculty- clippings of articles, announcements pertaining to lives and works, related articls and announcements, 1948-1949
OS Box
14Scrapbook XIV- 1949 Life Magazine article; clippings pertaining to article; photographs of artist and students; Sept. 11, 1949 Atlanta Journal article; additional clippings, 1949
OS BoxVolume
15415Scrapbook XV- Dodd clippings of articles and announcement pertaining to artist and his work, 1949-1951
OS BoxVolume
15516Scrapbook XVI- Dodd, clippings of articles and announcements pertaining to the artist and his work; also James Johnson Sweeney, Alvin Lustib, William Zorach, faculty and students of the UGA Art Dept., 1949-1953
Scrapbook XVII- Dodd, assorted clippings pertaining to the artist and his career, 1945-1951, 1953-1959
Volume
18Scrapbook XVIII- UGA Art Dept. faculty and students clippings of articles and announcements pertaining to the artist and his work (included: Howard Thomas, Joseph DeMartini, Abbott Pattison, Sir Herbert Reid, Francis Chapin, George Cress, Leonard DeLonga, Alfred Holbrook, U.S. Art Survey- Dodd-Carnegie, Dedication of Georgia Museum), 1952-1961
OS BoxItem
1561Scrapbook, general, following Lamar Dodd, works and family, 1932-1968
2Album, general, documenting Dodd's work, exhibitions, UGA campus, etc., 1960s
3Scrapbook, clippings documenting Lamar Dodd exhibits at various museums, 1952-1954
4Portfolio of loose clippings, undated
5Metal engraving plate showing UGA campus building, possibly library
6Black and white photograph of Lamar Dodd painting
 

5. Audiovisual material

The audiovisual materials primarily consist of audio recordings of lectures and interviews. Though the collection is open for research, the audiovisual recordings do not have reference copies; however, reference copies are available upon request. Audiovisual research requests are dependent upon the format and condition of the recordings.
Box
158Film- NASA MA-9 Administrators Briefing Report, 24 FPS
Item
216mm film - ABC "Meet the Professor: Lamar Dodd", 1961 ( Digitized in August 2012 )
 

6. Printing Blocks

Box
159Printing Blocks
Box
160Printing Blocks
Carton
161Printing Blocks
 

7. Unprocessed

Box
161Misc
Box
162Misc
Box
163Misc