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Guide to the John Wendel Dodds Papers SC0139
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  • Title: John Wendel Dodds papers
    Identifier/Call Number: SC0139
    Contributing Institution: Dept. of Special Collections & University Archives
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 3.75 Linear feet
    Date (inclusive): 1942-1967
    creator: Dodds, John W. (John Wendell), 1902-
    creator: Dodds, John W., ((John Wendell),), 1902-

    Scope and Contents note

    The majority of these files date from Dr. Dodd's term as Dean of the School of Humanities and Director of Special Programs in the Humanities. Also included are miscellaneous files created during his service on various University committees, including one on Far Eastern Studies; files and film footage from two programs written and narrated by Dodds and filmed by KQED (public television station, San Francisco): AMERICAN MEMOIR and THE MEASURE OF MAN; and the published version of AMERICAN MEMOIR, 1961.

    Biographical/Historical note

    Professor of English at Stanford (1937-1967; emeritus 1967- ), interim head of the Department of French and Italian (September 1972-April 1973), Dean of the School of Humanities and Director of Special Programs in the Humanities.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Dodds, John W., ((John Wendell),), 1902-
    Rockefeller Foundation..
    Sokol, Anthony Eugene.
    Stanford University. School of Humanities and Sciences.
    Stanford University. Special Programs in Humanities.
    American memoir.
    East Asia.
    Motion pictures.
    The Measure of man.