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William de Leftwich Dodge and Sara Dodge Kimbrough papers, 1891-1973

Creator:
Dodge, William de Leftwich, 1867-1935
Kimbrough, Sara Dodge, 1901-1990
Subject:
Cornwell, Dean
Keck, Charles
Lucioni, Luigi
MacMonnies, Betty
McFee, Henry Lee
Roosevelt, Franklin D. (Franklin Delano)
St. Denis, Ruth
Trask, Katrina
Place of publication, production, or execution:
Other
Physical Description:
0.4 linear ft. (partially microfilmed on 3 reels)
Summary:
Correspondence; scrapbook; a published biography; photographs; and clippings. Some of the material was compiled by Dodge's daughter, Sara Dodge Kimbrough, in preparation for her biography of her father, "Drawn From Life."
REEL 379: Scrapbook of clippings, announcements, printed material relating to Dodge's career.
REEL 532: Letters from Frederick MacMonnies and George Grey Barnard, Jules Guerin, Dean Cornwell, Katrina Trask, Ruth St. Denis, Charles Keck, Upton Sinclair, Franklin D. Roosevelt, and others associated with Dodge as colleagues or sitters. Also included are: letters from Dodge to his daughter, Sara Dodge Kimbrough, and letters of condolence from colleagues, relatives and friends to his widow; clippings on Dodge's work; a press release concerning his N.Y. State capitol murals; a sketch and a summary of Kimbrough's "Done from Life".
REEL 722: Personal letters to Sara Dodge Kimbrough from her grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Rogewr A. Pryor, and letters relating to Kimbrough's biography of her father, "Done from Life," from Henry McFee, Blair Niles, Luigi Lucioni, Betty MacMonnies, and other; exhibition catalogs and announcements, clippings, and material relating to Dodge's Venus.
UNMICROFILMED: "Done from Life", published biography of Dodge by his daughter, Sara Dodge Kimbrough; photographs of Dodge murals; and printed material.
Citation:
William de Leftwich Dodge and Sara Dodge Kimbrough papers, 1891-1973. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Additional Forms:
Microfilm reels 379, 532 & 722 available for use at Archives of American Art offices and through interlibrary loan.
Location of Originals:
Reels 379, 532 and 722: Originals returned to Sara Dodge Kimbrough after microfilming.
Biography Note:
Mural and portrait painter; New York, N.Y.
Provenance:
Material on reels 379, 532 and 722 lent for microfilming 1972-1974 by Sara Dodge Kimbrough, Dodge's daughter; (Portions of the papers were microfilmed twice.) Most were subsequently donated in 2001 by Leftwich D. Kimbrough along with some unmicrofilmed papers.
Location Note:
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution, 750 9th St. NW, Washington, D.C. 20001
Topic:
Mural painting and decoration
Muralists
Portrait painters
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9314
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211509
AAA_collcode_dodgwill
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art

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