MC:P2/3/3P Photographs of Dodds-Parker’s American Visit, 1937
As explained in the Introduction to this section, Dodds-Parker was visiting America with Richard Pilkington, MP, and many of these photographs include him too.
MC:P2/3/3P/1 10 May 1937
Photograph of an unnamed old man sitting in a chair.
MC:P2/3/3P/2 19 Jun [1937?]
Photograph of a laden car (with two dogs) titled “Off to Canada”, no doubt taken as Dodds-Parker was leaving Oxford for his holiday there.
MC:P2/3/3P/3–109 Summer and Autumn 1937
Photographs relating to Dodds-Parker’s holiday in America and Canada. These have been numbered 1–105 (although there are two numbered 42, and a 53a and 53b). Almost all are uninscribed, and show both landscapes and people whom Dodds-Parker on his travels. 3P/66 shows Lord and Lady Martonmere; 3P/72–80 show Dodds-Parker and the Grand Canyon; 3P/93–100 are of his stay with his friend Mildred Kimball (later Ruddick) at Chattanooga.
MC:P2/3/3P/110–120 1–29 Nov 1937
Collection of photographs of mining sites in America or Canada; although each print is dated, the sites are not named.
Group photograph including Dodds-Parker, Spencer Tracy and Joan Crawford, taken during Dodds-Parker’s visit to Hollywood.
Photograph of a party, including Dodds-Parker, at a restaurant in Hollywood. Many of the people in it are the same as in 3P/121 above, but Spencer Tracy and Joan Crawford are absent.
Group of photographs, apparently taken on the same film, which seem to have been taken during Dodds-Parker’s visit to America and Canada.
Four photographs, all with inscriptions on the back in an unknown hand (possibly Mildred Kimball?), and all apparently from Dodds-Parker’s American travels. 3P/134 is of T. Sawton, an aviator.
Miscellaneous group of photographs, taken from different films. 3P/139–141 are labelled on the back and were taken when Dodds-Parker was in Canada. The others are uninscribed, and may also have been taken then.
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