01/AR0131 Guide to the W.L. Dinn Papers Dinn, W.L.

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Guide to the W.L. Dinn Papers University of North Texas Special Collections Overview of the Collection W.L. Dinn Papers 01/AR0131 Dinn, Wallace Leonard, 1885-1983 0.50 University of North Texas Special Collections
University of North Texas, Willis Library 1155 Union Circle # 305190 Denton, TX, URL: https://library.unt.edu/special-collections/
This collection contains materials related to the life and work of Wallace L. Dinn.
Administrative History:

Wallace L. Dinn (b. 1885) was the Founder of W. L. Dinn & Company Insurance, Inc. in Corpus Christi, Texas. He worked as ranch hand in Live Oak, Texas in his early life. He was also employed as a bookkeeper in Alice and Corpus Christi, Texas. In 1920, Dinn began working in life insurance sales. The same year, he was also involved with land development in Corpus Christi, Texas. By 1926, his insurance company had grown into a successful business.

Access Terms

This Collection is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Topical Term: Corpus Christi (Tex.) Corpus Christi (Tex.)--History
Administrative Information Acquisition Information:

Gift

Accruals:

1981-038

Processing Information:

This collection is minimally processed.

Conditions Governing Use:

Reproduction and publication of materials in this collection are subject to the policies of the UNT Special Collections department. Copyright restrictions may apply.

Conditions Governing Access:

This collection is not restricted.

Preferred Citation:

W.L. Dinn Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections

Related Materials:

The UNT Oral History Program

Physical Characteristics or Technical Requirements:

This collection is stored off-site and requires a minimum of 24 hours notice prior to use.

Arrangement of Materials:

This collection is arranged in a single box, Box 1: Multiple Collections.

Scope and Contents

This collection contains materials related to Wallace L. Dinn.'s insurance business in Corpus Christi, Texas, as well as materials on the history of Dinn's business. The single box in the collection also contains records from the following collections: Denton Roofing and Metal Company; Arthur Dietrich; and Jewish Businesses in Fort Worth.

Detailed List of Contents id89359 1 Multiple Collections 624167 Scope and Contents

This box contains records from the following collections: Denton Roofing and Metal Company; Arthur Dietrich; and Jewish Businesses in Fort Worth.