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Title Warren Dodd's Papers
Call Number MSS 423
Extent 1 box
Dates of Creation 1930-1960
Creator Warren Dodd
Scope & Content The collection consists of the personal papers of Warren Dodd. It contains both business and personal correspondence, papers relating to his political interests in reforming the chattel mortgage process, and a large amount of his time and expense reports from his time as a banker.
Admin/Biographical History Warren Dodds was a Moorhead banker who at one time served as the secretary treasurer for the Moorhead Production Credit Association. He was very active in the politics of his career at many times writing to local politicians in support of casues like the reformation of the process of securing chattel mortgage loans to make it permissable to only have one person witness the deal instead of two.

He was also engaged with the community on a civic level as he served as an air warden for the city of Moorhead during WW2 and played a role in the city wide “blackout drill that took place in 1943.
Subjects Banking
World War II
Civil defense
Politics & government
Access Conditions There are no access restrictions on the materials, and the collection is open to all members of the public in accordance with state law.
Copyrights The researcher assumes full responsibility for conforming to the laws of libel, privacy, and copyright of the state of Minnesota which may be involved in the use of this collection.
Language of Material English
Archival History Donated by Dorothy Dodd in 2003. (Accession # 2003.50)
Containers Initial Inventory
Air Raid Warden, 1943
C/M Bill, 1957-1959
Correspondence, 1932-1940
Maps of Clay and Norman County, 1945
Miscellaneous, 1930-1938
Miscellaneous Personal, 1940-1942
Moorhead Library, 1959-1960
Mrs. Mabel J. Gates, 1939-1940
Newspaper Clippings, 1939
Publications, 1960
Senate Bill 1286, 1955
Temperature Readings, 1936
Time and Expense Reports, 1 of 2, 1945-1957
Time and Expense Reports, 2 of 2, 1945-1957