Lamar Dodd selected papers, 1928-1976

Dodd, Lamar, b. 1909 d. 1996
Painter, Illustrator
Active in Ga.

Collection size: ca. 4,800 items (on six microfilm reels)

Collection Summary: 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 Note: Painter and educator (Athens, Ga.). 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.

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.

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