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The Saltillo diary

Label
The Saltillo diary, 1933 Aug. 21-Sept. 7
Title
The Saltillo diary
Inclusive dates
1933 Aug. 21-Sept. 7
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Diary of Dobie's trip with Henry Nash Smith to Saltillo, Mexico, in 1933. Includes details of the day-to-day arrangements for transportation, accommodations, guides, food, horses and mules, etc. Dobie specifically mentions routes, dates, names of people he talked to, locations of overnight stays, what they ate, what kind of horses they rode, and stories they heard during their stay
Note
Forms part of: J. Frank Dobie Papers, Research Material Series, 217/1.
Is part of
Biographical or historical data
J. Frank Dobie was an author, folklorist, and teacher, noted for his work on the history, culture, and mythology of the American Southwest. Born on a Texas ranch, he received degrees from Southwestern and Columbia Universities, and an honorary degree from Cambridge University, England, where he was a lecturer. He taught at the University of Texas for thirty-three years.
Cataloging source
TXI
Label
The Saltillo diary
Instantiates
Note
  • "Trip to Saltillo, into Zacatecas, and back by Sierra Mojada with Henry Smith, Aug.-Sept., 1933. J. Frank Dobie"--Cover
  • Diary is written in clothbound book, with "U.S. Geological Survey Level Book" stamped on cover. First six pages are torn out, and the name "G. E. Ramsey, Jr." is printed at the top of the cover, perhaps indicating that Dobie kept his diary in a discarded geological field book
Control code
18490498
Cumulative index finding aids
Available in Special Collections; selected items individually cataloged.
Extent
1 v. (60 p.) ;
Immediate source of acquisition
William D. Wittliff
Size
18 cm.
Label
The Saltillo diary
Note
  • "Trip to Saltillo, into Zacatecas, and back by Sierra Mojada with Henry Smith, Aug.-Sept., 1933. J. Frank Dobie"--Cover
  • Diary is written in clothbound book, with "U.S. Geological Survey Level Book" stamped on cover. First six pages are torn out, and the name "G. E. Ramsey, Jr." is printed at the top of the cover, perhaps indicating that Dobie kept his diary in a discarded geological field book
Control code
18490498
Cumulative index finding aids
Available in Special Collections; selected items individually cataloged.
Extent
1 v. (60 p.) ;
Immediate source of acquisition
William D. Wittliff
Size
18 cm.

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