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Finding Aid for the Paul Albert Dodd Papers, 1955-1965
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Biography
  • Scope and Content
  • Indexing Terms
  • Items Removed from Collection
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Paul Albert Dodd Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1955-1965
    Collection number: 541
    Creator: Dodd, Paul Albert, 1902-
    Extent: 110 boxes (55 linear ft.)
    Abstract: Paul Albert Dodd (1902-1992) was a professor of economics (1932-61), director of the Institute of Industrial Relations (1945-47), dean of the College of Letters and Science (1946-61), acting vice chancellor (1959-60), and professor emeritus (1961) at UCLA. He also served as president of San Francisco State University (1962-66), was a member of the Governor's Committee on Health Insurance (1939-40), and an arbitrator in various industrial disputes. During World War II, he served on the National War Labor Board, and as chair of the President's Emergency Railway Labor Board. Boxes 1-71 of the collection include correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to Dr. Paul Dodd's career at the University of California.
    Repository: University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
    Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
    Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.

    Biography

    Dodd was born on July 26, 1902 in Greenwood, Missouri; AB, Park College, 1924; Ph.D, University of Pennsylvania, 1932; LLD, Park College, 1950; instructor, University of Pennsylvania, 1927-28; associate, UCLA, 1928-30; Harrison Fellow, University of Pennsylvania, 1930-31; assistant professor of economics (1932-38), associate professor (1939-45), director, Institute of Industrial Relations (1945-47), professor (1945-61), dean, College of Letters and Science (1946-61), acting vice chancellor (1959-60), and in 1961 professor emeritus, UCLA; president, San Francisco State University (1962-66); member, Governor's Committee on Health Insurance, 1939-40; arbitrator in various industrial disputes; during World War II, served on the National War Labor Board, and as chair of the President's Emergency Railway Labor Board; published works include Financial policies in the aviation industry (1933) and (with E.F. Penrose) Economic aspects of medical services (1939); he died on August 22, 1992 in Boulder, Colorado.

    Scope and Content

    Boxes 1-71 of the collection include correspondence, reports, and printed materials relating to Dr. Paul Dodd's career at the University of California. Includes files relating to his Academic Senate Committee activities while at UCLA in the 1950s, a faculty salary survey for UC, the President's Office of San Francisco State, 1962-63, the Academic Senate Committee on Retirement in the 1950s, and the Ford Faculty Fellowship Committee, 1950-54.

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.

    Subjects

    Dodd, Paul Albert, 1902- --Archives.
    Economics teachers--California--Archival resources.

    Items Removed from Collection

    Files on the University of California Loyalty oath have been transferred to University Archives Loyalty oath file - Paul Dodd files  . These consist of 3 document boxes and 1 scrapbook of clippings.

    Related Material

    Patient persuader [oral history transcript] / Paul A. Dodd, interviewee. UCLA Oral History Department interview, c1985. Available at Department of Special Collections, UCLA.