Winnie Dodge papers, circa 1913-1931, 2010-2012

Dodge, Winnie K., b. 1868 d. 1939
Active in Los Angeles, Calif.

Collection size: 0.4 linear feet

Collection Summary: The papers of Winnie Dodge measure 0.4 linear feet and date from circa 1913 to 1931 and 2010 to 2012. The collection contains photographs of the Walter L. Dodge House in West Hollywood, California and documents Winnie Dodge's life through travel journals, diaries, and photographs.

Biographical/Historical Note: Winnie K. Dodge (1868-1939) lived, with her husband, Walter L. Dodge, in the Dodge House, a home designed by architect Irving Gill, in West Hollywood, California, from the time until it was finished in 1916 until it was sold in 1924.

Donated 2012 by Roger Humphries, who inherited the papers from an unknown relative who had ties to the Dodge family.

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Related Materials

The Archives of American Art also has material relating to the Walter L. Dodge house in the papers of architectual historian Esther McCoy, including a 1965 film created by McCoy as a part of her effort to save Dodge House from destruction.