Correspondence, documents, and ephemera related to business executive Charles Dana, particularly his activities in Hawai'i.
Charles Dana (1824-1906) graduated from the University of Vermont and was a merchant in New York, St. Louis, and San Francisco,
serving as an officer of several companies including the North American Steamship Company. He resided in Hawai'i from 1854
to 1856, where as an agent of Page, Bacon & Co., he helped to establish the Hawaiian Kingdom's first bank. He and his wife
Laura Parkin Dana had one son, the philanthropist Charles A. Dana.
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