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Dorothy Hood papers

Creator:
Hood, Dorothy, 1919-  Search this
Extent:
0.6 Linear feet ((on 4 microfilm reels))
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1888-1984
Scope and Contents:
Eight scrapbooks; biographical data; letters; and printed material.
REELS 2153-2154 & 2245: Eight scrapbooks, 1888-1981, containing clippings, exhibition catalogs and announcements, photographs, scattered letters and printed material. One scrapbook relates to Hood's family, the others concern her career.
REEL 3340: Biographical data; a copy of a letter to Hood from Joan Mondale, 1978, about Hood's drawing WARRIOR'S PLUMAGE lent by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston for the Vice President's House; a copy of a letter to Eleanor Freed from Hood, 1982; exhibition announcements, invitations, catalogs and posters; a copy of Hood's report "Late Goodbye to Jose Clemente Orozco"; newspaper and magazine clippings; an invitation, program and auction catalog from the Art League of Houston's tribute to Hood, 1984; and printed material relating to The Dorothy Hood Film Project sponsored by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1984.
Biographical / Historical:
Painter, sculptor; Houston, Tex. Died Oct. 29, 2000, at age 81.
Provenance:
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Material on reels 2153-2154, 2245 & magazine articles, brochures, catalogs and posters on reel 3340 lent for microfilming 1979 & 1981; and all other material on reel 3340 donated 1979 & 1984 by Dorothy Hood.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Painters -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Sculptors -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Topic:
Women artists -- Texas -- Houston  Search this
Painting, American -- Texas  Search this
Sculpture, American -- Texas  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.hooddoro
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hooddoro

Dorothy Hood drawings / prepared by James Harithas and Margie Hughto

Author:
Harithas, James  Search this
Hood, Dorothy 1919-2000-  Search this
Hughto, Margie 1944-  Search this
Everson Museum of Art  Search this
Subject:
Hood, Dorothy 1919- Themes, motives Catalogs  Search this
Physical description:
71 p. : ill. ; 26 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
United States
Date:
1974
C1974
20th century
Topic:
Drawing, American--Themes, motives--Catalogs  Search this
Drawing--Themes, motives--Catalogs  Search this
Call number:
NC139.H63 A4 1974
N40.1.H764E9
NC139.H77E92
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_646842

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