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William Norris Dakin journals, 1935-1937.
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
Collection Overview

Title:

William Norris Dakin journals, 1935-1937

Creator/Contributor:

Dakin, Will, 1910-1992, creator

Abstract:

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.

Date:

1935 (issued)

Subject:

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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

Note:

William Norris Dakin journals, BANC MSS 84/181 m, The Bancroft Library, University of California, Berkeley.
In English.
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.

Type:

Diaries.
Sketches.

Physical Description:

print
8 volumes in 2 boxes

Language:

English

Identifier:

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