User copies: Audiotapes, open-reel, 7", 7-1/2 ips.
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.
Records have label from Century Recording Studios.
Collection donated by Tom Elliott, date unknown; Ed Dodd, July 17, 1985 and Rosemary Wood Dodd, 1985.
Unrestricted research access to abstracts and audiotapes, on site by appointment. Original phonograph records not available for reference use.
Mark Trail copyright held by North American Syndicate.