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Guide to the Hamilton H. Dobbin Collection, 1880-1930
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  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Hamilton H. Dobbin Collection,
    Date (inclusive): 1880-1930
    Box Number: 948-952
    Creator: Dobbin, Hamilton Henry, 1856-1930
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information



    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Hamilton H. Dobbin Collection, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Dobbin, Hamilton Henry, 1856-1930
    Boxers (Sports)--Photographs
    San Francisco (Calif.)--History--Photographs


    Photographs of San Francisco scenes and subjects, 1915-1925 and photographs of actors, actresses and boxers from this same time period.


    Hamilton H. Dobbin (1856-1930) was an Irish-born police officer in San Francisco for 35 years. His hobby was the theater, the actors and the stage.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    Books by Dobbin, Hamilton Henry, 1856-1930.

    • Album of San Francisco. A collection of photos of places, events, and persons of San Francisco, 1838-1927. 2 volumes. (**fc917.9461 A3)
    • Album of theatrical pictures. 5 volumes. (**fc 792 A3)
    • San Francisco early days. 1846-1906. (**qc917.9461 D63)