The papers of Allin Dakin consist of 18 boxes of manuscripts measuring 24 linear feet that date from 1940 to 1981. Eleven of these boxes contain notebooks concerning Rotary International. There are two more boxes relating to the Boy Scouts of America and the United Nations Association. Included here are correspondence folders and speeches. Other notebooks deal with such topics as University of Iowa Rose Bowl trips and campus planning committee reports.
Box 17 and 18 contain addendum from 2006. Box 17 specifically has materials donated by the Rotary Archives, which can be contated at www.rotary.org.