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Allin Dakin Papers Edit




  • 1940-1981 (Creation)
  • 1950-1960 (Creation)
  • Date acquired: 19820000 (Other)


  • 24.00 linear feet (Whole)
  • Photographs Box 17 other_unmapped (Whole)

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  • Abstract

    Administrative dean at the University of Iowa (1944-1974). Correspondence, notebooks, and speeches relating to Dakin's many civic interests and activities. Topics included are Rotary International, Boy Scouts of America, and U of I.

  • Conditions Governing Access

    This collection is open for research.

  • Conditions Governing Use

    Copyright restrictions may apply; please consult Special Collections staff for further information.

  • Method of Acquisition

    These papers were donated to the University in 1982.

  • Preferred Citation

    Papers of Allin Dakin, The University of Iowa Libraries, Iowa City, Iowa.

  • Other Descriptive Information

  • Scope and Contents

    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

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