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Guide to the David Dodd Grateful Dead Collection MS.052
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  • Access
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Biographical History
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Related Material

  • Title: David Dodd Grateful Dead Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.052
    Contributing Institution: University of California, Santa Cruz
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 6.5 Linear feet (10 document boxes, 1 flat)
    Date (bulk): Bulk, 1960-1998
    Date (inclusive): 1960-2005
    Abstract: This collection contains published periodical and unpublished manuscript material pertaining to the Grateful Dead and their fans, the Deadheads, compiled during the preparation of Dodd's coauthored book, The Grateful Dead and the Deadheads: An Annotated Bibliography (Greenwood, 1997), as well as drafts and associated materials used in the preparation of Dodd's coedited book, The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics (Free Press, 2005). Some papers were presented at the first meeting of the Grateful Dead area of the Southwest/Texas American Culture and Popular Culture Association conference, which later became the Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus.
    Location: Special Collections and Archives, McHenry Library.
    creator: Dodd, David G., 1957-

    Access

    The collection is open for research.

    Publication Rights

    Property rights reside with the University of California. Literary rights are retained by the creators of the records and their heirs. For permission to publish or to reproduce the material, please contact the Head of Special Collections and Archives.

    Preferred Citation

    David Dodd Grateful Dead Collection, ms52. Special Collections and Archives, University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz.

    Acquisition Information

    Gift of David Dodd in 1997. Second accrual donated in 2012.

    Biographical History

    The David Dodd Grateful Dead collection consists of original and photocopied printed reference material about the Grateful Dead musical group and their fans, the Deadheads, assembled during the research for Dodd's coathored book, The Grateful Dead and the Deadheads: An Annotated Bibliography (Greenwood Press, 1997), written with Robert G. Weiner. The collection also includes drafts, correspondence, and materials pertaining to Dodd's coedited book, The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics (Free Press, 2005). David Dodd is also the creator of The Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics website, which was the precursor to the book of the same name.

    Scope and Content of Collection

    Items in the David Dodd Grateful Dead collection were selected by the donor and given to the University Library in October 1997, with a second accrual donated in 2012. The collection includes journals, articles and newsletters, theses, conference papers and reports, concert flyers, tourbooks and catalogs, and book drafts and associated materials.

    Related Material

    1. David G. Dodd and Robert G. Weiner. The Grateful Dead and the Deadheads: An Annotated Bibliography. Westport, CT: Greenwood Press, 1997. Available in Special Collections: ML134.5.G73 D6 1997.
    2. David Dodd. The Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics (web site). http://artsites.ucsc.edu/GDead/agdl/
    3. Fredric Lieberman. Field Work Among the Dead: Portrait of a Marin Rock Band. Brian Duggan, producer-director. [Santa Cruz, CA]: Presentations Unit, Media Services, The University Library, University of California, Santa Cruz, 1991. 1 videocassette (156 min.) Available at McHenry Library's Media Center: VT1659.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Dodd, David G., 1957-
    Grateful Dead (Musical group)
    Deadheads (Music Fans)