The John W. Dickie & Son records (SAFR 16758, HDC 226) consist primarily of correspondence and financial materials for the
period following the San Francisco earthquake and fire, from 1906-1910. The collection is available for use without restriction.
John Watson Dickie was born to William and Jane Watson Dickie on April 17, 1842 in Dundee, Scotland. His father, William Dickie
was a third generation shipbuilder and worked in the shipyards of Tayport, Scotland. John W. Dickie arrived in San Francisco
from Tayport in 1870 with his parents, brother James S. and sister Ellen. His other brother, George W., preceded the family
to San Francisco by one year. John Watson Dickie became a naturalized citizen of the United States on August 18, 1898.
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