Guide to the David Dodd Grateful Dead Collection MS.052

Finding aid prepared by Maureen Carey, Minna Lindgren-Larkin, Mathew Simpson, and Nicholas G. Meriwether.
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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Abstract: This collection contains published periodical and unpublished manuscript material pertaining to the Grateful Dead and their fans, the Deadheads, compiled during the preparation of Dodd's coauthored book, The Grateful Dead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)

 

Correspondence and Articles Series 1 1967-1998

General Physical Description note: Boxes 1-2

Series Scope and Contents Note

This series contains a small amount of correspondence to David Dodd. The bulk of this series consists of articles collected from magazines, newspapers, books, and reviews.

Arrangement note

The articles are arranged alphabetically by the source.
Box-folder 1:1

Correspondance (Interlibrary Loan Requests)

Box-folder 1:2

A

Box-folder 1:3

B

Box-folder 1:4

Billboard, 1967-1998

Box-folder 1:5

C

Box-folder 1:6

D

Box-folder 1:7

E-H

Box-folder 1:8

I-L

Box-folder 1:9

M

Box-folder 1:10

Melody Maker, 1977-1989

Box-folder 2:1

N-P

Box-folder 2:2

New York Times, 1971-1996

Box-folder 2:3

Q-R

Box-folder 2:4

S

Box-folder 2:5

T-V

Box-folder 2:6

Variety, 1969-1995

Box-folder 2:7

W-Z

Box-folder 2:8

Lexis/Nexis database list 1983-1985

Box-folder 2:9

Unknown Sources

 

Annotated Grateful Dead Bibliography & Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics Material Series 2 ca. 1996

General Physical Description note: Boxes 3-4

Series Scope and Contents Note

The second series consists of bibliography drafts and notes, as well as background notes for The Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics website designed by David Dodd.

Arrangement note

The material is arranged according to dates assigned by the author (Dodd).
Box-folder 3:1

The Grateful Dead: An Annotated Bibliography, Draft April 3, 1996

Note

With emendations and annotations.
Box-folder 3:2

The Grateful Dead: An Annotated Bibliography, Furthur Festival Draft, July 12, 1996

Box-folder 3:3

The Grateful Dead and the Deadheads: An Annotated Bibliography, Review Draft November 18, 1996

Box-folder 4:1

Notes on the Bibliography

Box-folder 4:2

The Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics: A Web Site [print copy]

Box-folder 4:3

Background Notes for The Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics: A Web Site

 

Papers and Essays Series 3 1990-1998

General Physical Description note: Box 5:1-14

Scope and Contents note

The third series contains essays and papers focusing on Grateful Dead or the Deadhead phenomenon. The bulk of the material dates to 1995-1998.

Arrangement note

The material is arranged alphabetically by author's last name.
Box-folder 5:1

Allen, Stephen. "Across the Lazy River."

Note

Paper given at the nineteenth Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference, Holiday Inn Plaza, Lubbock, TX, January 29–31, 1998.
Box-folder 5:2

Bawcom, Charles Jay. "Songs of Our Own: Romanticism and the Grateful Dead."

Note

Paper given at the nineteenth Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference, Holiday Inn Plaza, Lubbock, TX, January 29–31, 1998.
Box-folder 5:3

Boone, Graeme M. "Mirror Shatters: Tonal and Expressive Ambiguity in 'Dark Star."

Note

This is a pre-publication of the chapter by the same name in Graeme Boone and John Covach, eds., Understanding Rock: Essays in Musical Analysis (NY: Oxford University Press, 1997).
Box-folder 5:4

Cole, Chris. "Dead on the Wall: Grateful Dead and Deadhead Iconography from 30 Years on the Bus." Huntington Beach Art Center, Gallery 3, June 29 - September 1, 1996

Note

Exhibition brochure.
Box-folder 5:5

Davis, Seth. "Group Improvisation and Composition in the Grateful Dead's Music."

Note

Paper given at the nineteenth Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference, Holiday Inn Plaza, Lubbock, TX, January 29–31, 1998.
Box-folder 5:6

Dollar, Natalie J. "Now That the Singer's Gone, Where Will We Go For the Song?"

Note

Paper given at the nineteenth Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference, Holiday Inn Plaza, Lubbock, TX, January 29–31, 1998.
Box-folder 5:7

Ganter, Granville. "Grateful Dead and the Sound of Enthusiasm."

Note

Paper given at the nineteenth Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference, Holiday Inn Plaza, Lubbock, TX, January 29–31, 1998.
Box-folder 5:8

Goodenough, Mary. "The Grateful Dead Experience: A Rite of Passage in Modern Society."

Note

Paper given at the nineteenth Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference, Holiday Inn Plaza, Lubbock, TX, January 29–31, 1998.
Box-folder 5:9

Holt, Joseph. "The Ripple Effect."

Note

Paper given at the nineteenth Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference, Holiday Inn Plaza, Lubbock, TX, January 29–31, 1998.
Box-folder 5:10

Hunter, Robert. "The Giant's Harp." Unpublished draft, 1996.

Box-folder 5:11

Lane, Philip J. "What a Long, Strange Trip It's Been" : The Grateful Dead, the Deadheads, and the Refiguration of Subculture."

Note

Paper given at the Western Speech Communication Association conference, Sacramento, CA, Feb. 18, 1990. Paper published as ERIC ED321319, available online at http://eric.ed.gov/?id=ED321319. This draft is incomplete.
Box-folder 5:12

Noe, Jason Robert. "Modernism, Postmodernism, and the Grateful Dead: the Evolution of the Psychedelic Avant-Garde." MA Thesis, Iowa State University, 1996.

Note

Title page missing.
Box-folder 5:13

O'Donnell, Shaugn. "Space, Motion and Other Musical Metaphors."

Note

Paper given at the nineteenth Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association conference, Holiday Inn Plaza, Lubbock, TX, January 29–31, 1998.
Box-folder 5:14

Slabicky, Ihor. The Compleat Grateful Dead Discography. 11th ed. 1993.

 

Newsletters Series 4 Bulk, 1982-1997 1982-1997

General Physical Description note: Box 5:15-5:24

Scope and Contents note

The fourth series consists of band newsletters that are devoted to reporting on and following the band.

Arrangement note

The material is arranged alphabetically.
Box-folder 5:15

Archives Network

Box-folder 5:15

Fall Number, 1982

Box-folder 5:15

XMAS Number, 1982

Box-folder 5:15

The Archives: The Newsletter of the Archives

Box-folder 5:15

v.6:1 Fall 1984

Box-folder 5:15

v.7:1

Box-folder 5:15

v.8:1

Box-folder 5:15

v.11:1 May 1988

Box-folder 5:15

v.11:2 Sep. 1988

Box-folder 5:15

The Dead by Hank Harrison [Archives Newsletter #4]

Box-folder 5:16

Awesome Comics: The Official Comic Book of the Deadheads [photocopy]

Box-folder 5:17

Deadheads Japan News Letter

Box-folder 5:17

no.5 Feb. 1995

Box-folder 5:17

2nd ed. Nov. 1993

Box-folder 5:18

Deadheads Unite Newsletter, 1990

Box-folder 5:19

Dedletter: The Tape Collectors Newsletter, v.1:1 Mar. 1978

Box-folder 5:20

The Golden Owl, v.1:3 [1991]

Box-folder 5:21

Ripple, Dead, v.1 Dec. 2, 1989

Box-folder 5:22

Sunshine Roses, concert flyers, 1983-1987

Box-folder 5:22

Marin, Halloween Special, no. 1:1-2 1983

Box-folder 5:22

Christmas Special, Merry Christmas and Shake It,Shake It Sugaree! no. 1:3-4 1983

Box-folder 5:22

Keep On Dancin'! no. 2 1984

Box-folder 5:22

Marin Civic Center Mar. 28-Apr. 1, 1984

Box-folder 5:22

China Cat Into Th' New Year 1984

Box-folder 5:22

Cal Expo Special, King Solomon's Marbles Jun. 9-10, 1984

Box-folder 5:22

Christmas/New Year's, When the Drum Solo Comes 1984

Box-folder 5:22

Chinese New Year, Mr. Myke and Cosmic Chimpout 1985

Box-folder 5:22

Berkeley Community Theatre, The Dead Okays Voluntary, Prayer at Shows, Thinking Weird Thinks, Mar. 9-10, 12-13, 1985

Box-folder 5:22

Frost Amphitheatre, Apr. 27-28, 1985

Box-folder 5:22

Lost Sailor

Box-folder 5:22

Record Time

Box-folder 5:22

Boreal Ridge, "They Love Each Other" with Dancing Bears. "Uncle Dires Mountaineering Tips.", 1985

Box-folder 5:22

H.J. Kaiser Convention Center, Sep. 1985

Box-folder 5:22

Who's Got My Deadhead?

Box-folder 5:22

China Cat and His Friends

Box-folder 5:22

It's New Year, 1985-86

Box-folder 5:22

Ain't Superstitious

Box-folder 5:22

Frost Amphitheater Shows, 1986

Box-folder 5:22

Look Out for Rainbo

Box-folder 5:22

High At the Frost

Box-folder 5:22

Henry J. Kaiser Auditorum, 1987

Box-folder 5:22

New Years!

Box-folder 5:22

Friends, A Toast

Box-folder 5:23

Catalogs (6)

Box-folder 5:23

KEY-Z Productions, Eugene, OR, 1997

Box-folder 5:23

Author Autographed Grateful Dead Books, 1997

Box-folder 5:23

Hulogosi Catalogue, Eugene, OR

Box-folder 5:23

Dead Art 1984, San Francisco, CA, 1984

Box-folder 5:23

Club Dead, 1996

Box-folder 5:23

ArtRock Gallery, no.29

Box-folder 5:24

Miscellaneous material: album release and air play announcements, band updates, sketches for movie animation, Grateful Dead Sound System for Hollywood Bowl, History of the Diga Rhythm Band, etc.

 

Magazines and Newspapers Series 5 1972-1998

General Physical Description note: Boxes 6-8

Scope and Contents note

The fifth series holds a collection of more widely distributed magazine and newspaper issues focusing on, or citing Grateful Dead. Bulk of the material dates to 1995-1998.

Arrangement note

The material is arranged first by format and then alphabetically; magazines and newspapers by title.
Box-folder 6:1

Acoustic Guitar, no. 32 Aug. 1995

Box-folder 6:2

Acoustic News Issue, no.5 Summer 1996

Box-folder 6:3

American Libraries, v.27:8 Sep. 1996

Box-folder 6:4

BAM Issue

Box-folder 6:4

No. 466 Aug. 25, 1995

Box-folder 6:4

No. 474 Dec. 15, 1995

Box-folder 6:5

Entertainment Weekly

Box-folder 6:5

Special Commorative Issue Aug 1995

Box-folder 6:5

No. 348 Oct. 11, 1996

Box-folder 6:5

No. 353 Nov. 15, 1996

Box-folder 6:6

George, Inaugural Issue Oct/Nov 1995

Box-folder 6:7

Guitar for the Practicing Musician, , v.3:4 Feb. 1986

Box-folder 6:8

Guitar Worldv.8:9 Dec. 1987

Box-folder 6:9

Guitar World Acousticno.17 1996

Box-folder 6:10

Interviewv.21:7 Jul. 1991

Box-folder 6:11

Keyboardv.17:3, (no.179) Mar. 1991

Box-folder 6:12

Mix Jul. 1987

Box-folder 6:13

Musician, no.215 Oct. 1996

Box-folder 6:14

Newsweek, Aug. 21, 1995

Box-folder 6:15

The Nose, Fourth One 1990

Box-folder 6:16

Notes: Quarterly Journal of the Music Library Assoc.

Box-folder 6:16

v.47:4 Jun. 1991

Box-folder 6:16

v.48:1 Sep. 1991

Box-folder 7:1

People Weekly

Box-folder 7:1

v.44:8 Aug. 21, 1995

Box-folder 7:1

Special Issue Sep/Oct 1995

Box-folder 7:1

v.46:2 July 8, 1996

Box-folder 7:2

Playbill: The National Theatre Magazine, v.87:10 Oct. 1987

Box-folder 7:3

Playboy, v.191:3 Mar. 1972

Box-folder 7:4

Psychedelic Illuminations, no.8 Winter 1995/96

Box-folder 7:5

Rock! v.2:12 Nov. 1985

Box-folder 7:6

Rock 'N' Roll Comics, no.46 Dec. 1993

Box-folder 7:7

Rolling Stone

Box-folder 7:7

no.717 Sep. 21, 1995

Box-folder 7:7

no.724/725 Dec. 28, 1995-Jan.11, 1996

Box-folder 7:8

Rolling Stone

Box-folder 7:8

no. 726 Jan. 25, 1996

Box-folder 7:8

no. 740 Aug. 8, 1996

Box-folder 7:9

San Francisco Examiner Magazine, May 25, 1997

Box-folder 7:10

Schwann Spectrum, v.7:4 Fall 1996

Box-folder 7:11

Program, 19th Annual Southwest/Texas Popular Culture and American Culture Association Conference, Jan. 29-31, 1998.

Box-folder 7:12

Time, v.148:5 July 22, 1996

Box-folder 8:1

Express: The East Bay's Free Weekly, v.18:11 Dec. 22, 1995

Box-folder 8:2

Goldmine

Box-folder 8:2

v.9:8 (no.87) Aug. 1983

Box-folder 8:2

v.22:17 (no.419) Aug. 16, 1996

Box-folder 8:3

Looking Ahead: Music & Arts Newspaper, no. 10 Sep. 1995

Box-folder 8:4

San Francisco Chronicle, Section A, pp.1-12 Jan. 6, 1995

Box-folder 8:5

UR: University Reporter, Spring Break Edition, Colorado State University Feb. 1996

Box-folder 8:6

Westward Aug. 8-14, 1996

 

The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics Series 6

Series Scope and Content

This series consists of drafts, notes, correspondence, page proofs, and other material for the book, The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics, edited by Alan Trist and David Dodd (Free Press, 2005).

Arrangement

The material in this series is arranged by placement in the book and chronologically.
Box-folder 9:1

Barlow, Afterword Draft

Box-folder 9:2

Hunter, Foreword Draft

Box-folder 9:3

Typescript Draft, undated

Box-folder 9:4

January 24, 2005 Draft

Box-folder 9.5

March 2005, Third Draft

Box-folder 10:1

April 17, 2005 Draft Work

Box-folder 10:2

May 10, 2005 Outstanding Issues

Box-folder 10:3

May 11, 2005 Draft

Box-folder 10:4

June 6, 2005 Front Matter Draft

Box-folder 10:5

June 13, 2005 Draft, Trist Edit

Box-folder 11:1

July 2005 FAX Draft

Box-folder 11:2

July 11, 2005 Final Draft

Box-folder 11:3

July 19, 2005 Page Proofs

Box-folder 11:4

Indices Draft

Box-folder 11:5

Dust Jacket Draft