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Creator:
Community Life, Div. of, NMAH, SI  Search this
Century Recording Studios.  Search this
Dodd, Ed, (1902-1986?) (cartoonist)  Search this
Dodd, Rosemary Wood  Search this
Elliott, Tom  Search this
Names:
Roberts, Peter.  Search this
Trail, Mark (fictional character)  Search this
Extent:
0.3 Cubic feet (10 items)
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.
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Videotapes
Audiotapes
Phonograph records
Date:
before 1985.
Scope and Contents note:
Videotapes:,Interview with Dodd, 31:58 running time; and copy of television program, "The Well-Traveled Trail."
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.
General Note:
Records have label from Century Recording Studios.
Provenance:
Collection donated by Tom Elliott, date unknown, Ed Dodd, 1985, July 17, and Rosemary Wood Dodd, 1985.
Restrictions:
Unrestricted research access to abstracts and audiotapes, on site by appointment. Original phonograph records not available for reference use.
Rights:
Mark Trail copyright held by North American Syndicate.
Topic:
Radio programs  Search this
Wildlife conservation  Search this
Camping -- 20th century  Search this
Comic strips -- 1940-1990  Search this
"Outdoors with Ed Dodd" (radio program)  Search this
Genre/Form:
Videotapes -- 1980-1990
Audiotapes
Phonograph records
Citation:
Ed Dodd (Mark Trail) Collection, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Washington, DC.
Identifier:
NMAH.AC.0165
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-nmah-ac-0165