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Collection Overview

Title: W.L. Dinn PapersAdd to your cart.
ID: 01/ AR0131
Primary Creator: Dinn, Wallace Leonard (1885-1983)
Extent: 0.5 Boxes
Arrangement: This collection is arranged in a single box, Box 1: Multiple Collections.
Date Acquired: 00/00/1981. More info below under Accruals.
Subjects:

Abstract

This collection contains materials related to the life and work of Wallace L. Dinn.

Scope and Contents of the Materials

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.

Collection Historical Note

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.

Subject/Index Terms

Access Information

Access Restrictions:

This collection is not restricted.

Use Restrictions:

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

Physical Access Note:

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

Reading Room or Duplication Requests

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Administrative Information

Repository: University of North Texas Special Collections
Accruals: 1981-038
Acquisition Source: W.L. Dinn
Acquisition Method: Gift
Related Materials: The UNT Oral History Program
Preferred Citation: W.L. Dinn Papers, University of North Texas Special Collections
Processing Information: This collection is minimally processed.

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  • Box 1: Multiple CollectionsAdd to your cart. Request Reading Room Access

    This box contains records from the following collections: Denton Roofing and Metal Company; Arthur Dietrich; and Jewish Businesses in Fort Worth.
    Barcode: 624167

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