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Lamar Dodd selected papers, 1928-1976

Lamar Dodd selected papers, 1928-1976

Dodd, Lamar, 1909-1996

Painter, Illustrator

Collection Information

Size: circa 4,800 items

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

Lamar Dodd (1909-1996) was a painter and educator in Athens, Georgia 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.

Provenance

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.

Location of Originals

  • Originals are in the possession of the University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia. Those interested in consulting the rest of the collection should contact this repository.

Microfilm reels 3760-3765 available in the Washington office only.

Publication, quotation, or reproduction requires written permission from: Direct inquiries to the Manuscripts Librarian, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia 30602.

Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Contact Reference Services for more information.