Title:William Norris Dakin journals, 1935-1937
Creator/Contributor:Dakin, Will, 1910-1992, creator
Experiences recorded while travelling throughout Sonora and Chihuahua, Mexico, as an ore-buyer for the Texas Mining and Smelting
Company. Contain detailed descriptions of villages, people, food, and customs. Illustrated with pen and ink and watercolor
sketches by the author.
Dakin, Will -- 1910-1992 -- Archives
Texas Mining and Smelting Company.
Mines and mineral resources -- Mexico -- Sonora (State)
Mines and mineral resources -- Mexico -- Chihuahua (State)
Mexico -- Description and travel
Sonora (Mexico : State) -- Description and travel
Chihuahua (Mexico : State) -- Description and travel
William Norris Dakin journals, BANC MSS 84/181 m, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
The Bancroft Library also holds William Norris Dakin diaries, BANC MSS 94/25 c.
California artist. During the 1930s he worked for Disney Studios and in the 1940s was a staff artist at Eimac Corporation.
His oils and drawings include urban and rural scenes, old mansions, marine vessels, and Mexican genre.
8 volumes in 2 boxes
BANC MSS 84/181 m box 1 (v.1, 3-8)
BANC MSS 84/181 m box 2 (v.2)
BANC MSS 84/181 m
Origin:No place, unknown, or undetermined