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Guide to the Barbara D. Dimock family papers
circa 1865-2004

Collection number: HMC-0895.
Creator: Barbara D. Dimock family.
Title: Barbara D. Dimock family papers.
Dates: circa 1865-2004
Volume of collection: 3.6 cubic feet. 
Language of materials: Collection materials in English.
Collection summary: Papers of a politician, women's rights advocate and operator of the Bethel Roadhouse.

Biographical note:
Barbara D. Dimock was born in Seattle, Washington on November 22, 1914 and died August 28, 2004.  Among many activities in her life, she studied law, purchased and ran the Bethel (Alaska) Roadhouse, founded the Republican Women’s Club of Anchorage, ran for election as a pre-Statehood Alaskan delegate to Congress, and served for many years with the D.C. League of Republican Women. 

Collection description:
The collection includes Barbara Dimock’s papers including photographs, business papers, correspondence, journals, and newspaper clippings.  The collection also includes papers regarding her great-grandmother Eliza Lynch (1835-1886), her grandmother Maud Alejandrina Lloyd Lopez Raincia (1865-1948), her mother Lorna Maud Solano Lopez Deane (1885-1955), and her father George Parker Maslen Deane (1887-1947).

Arrangement: The collection is arranged by family member.

Digitized copies: Digital copies of collection material not available online. For information about obtaining digital copies, please contact Archives and Special Collections.

Rights note: Materials in the collection not created by the Dimock family members may be subject to copyright restrictions.

Preferred citation: Barbara D. Dimock family papers, Archives and Special Collections, Consortium Library, University of Alaska Anchorage.

Acquisition note: The Dimock family collection was presented to the Archives in 2006 by Karen R. Day, the executor for Barbara D. Dimock’s estate.

Processing information:The collection box and folder list and biographical statement for Barbara Dimock was provided by Karen R. Day. The remaining description was written by Arlene Schmuland in 2008.

Container list:

Box/Folder

Family member

Description

1/1

Eliza Lynch papers

 Photograph

1/2

Eliza Lynch papers

 Biographical information

1/3

Maud Raincia papers

Childhood letter from Dr. George Critchelt

1/4

Maud Raincia papers

Childhood letters from Count D’Albanie

1/5

Maud Raincia papers

Childhood letter from Aunt Lidie

1/6

Maud Raincia papers

Photos portrait

1/7

Maud Raincia papers

Writings on her life in South America

1/8

Maud Raincia papers

Writings of Eliza Lynch and South America

1/9

Maud Raincia papers

Letter on the death of her son Paco

1/10

Maud Raincia papers

Miscellaneous postcards 1903

1/11

Maud Raincia papers

Photo with children

1/12

Maud Raincia papers

Document concerning husband, Paul Raincia

1/13

Maud Raincia papers

Photos son George

1/14

Maud Raincia papers

Notes on a property claim

1/15

Maud Raincia papers

Letter to a Paraguay newspaper

1/16

Maud Raincia papers

Letter of instructions

1/17

Maud Raincia papers

Obituary

1/18

Lorna Deane papers

Photos early childhood

1/19

Lorna Deane papers

Photos school

1/20

Lorna Deane papers

Childhood artwork

1/21

Lorna Deane papers

Apprenticeship forms

1/22

Lorna Deane papers

Photos portrait

1/23

Lorna Deane papers

Photos New York city employment

1/24

Lorna Deane papers

Letter from former employer

1/25

Lorna Deane papers

Letter of reference

1/26

Lorna Deane papers

Letter of introduction

1/27

Lorna Deane papers

Letter from Maud about move west

1/28

Lorna Deane papers

Articles in Pacific Builder and Engineer

1/29

Lorna Deane papers

I.D. and calling cards

1/30

Lorna Deane papers

Masset Island

1/31

Lorna Deane papers

Letter to husband George

1/32

Lorna Deane papers

Photos earthquake 1933

1/33

Lorna Deane papers

Letter from Maud

1/34

Lorna Deane papers

Writings

1/35

Lorna Deane papers

Handwriting analysis

1/36

Lorna Deane papers

Obituary and funeral records

1/37

George Deane papers

Birth certificate

1/38

George Deane papers

Photos early childhood

1/39

George Deane papers

Photos school

1/40

George Deane papers

Christs Hospital School

1/41

George Deane papers

Calgary

1/42

George Deane papers

New Brunswick

1/43

George Deane papers

Demerara British Guinea

1/44

George Deane papers

Postcards New York 1908

1/45

George Deane papers

Nome 1913

1/46

George Deane papers

Emergency Fleet Corporation

1/47

George Deane papers

Naturalization papers

1/48

George Deane papers

Hancock Oil

1/49

George Deane papers

Horse documents

1/50

George Deane papers

Photos with horses

1/51

George Deane papers

Photos horses

1/52

George Deane papers

Uncle Edgar

1/53

George Deane papers

Photos sisters

1/54

George Deane papers

Passing

1/55

George Deane papers

Genealogy search

1/56-73

Unidentified photographs

Unidentified photographs

2/1

Barbara Dimock papers

Birth certificate

2/2

Barbara Dimock papers

Brother David

2/3

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos Barbara and David

2/4

Barbara Dimock papers

Childhood letters

2/5

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos Seattle home

2/6

Barbara Dimock papers

School records

2/7

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos childhood

2/8

Barbara Dimock papers

Sister Janet

2/9

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos Barbara and Janet

2/10

Barbara Dimock papers

Ranch home

2/11

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos mother and father

2/12

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos mother and Grandmother

2/13

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos family trips

2/14

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos with horses

2/15

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos childhood pets

2/16

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos family auto

2/17

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos old Spanish days

2/18

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos school

2/19

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos Southwestern University

2/20

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos miscellaneous family

2/21

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos portrait

2/22

Barbara Dimock papers

Ryan Aeronautics

2/23

Barbara Dimock papers

Marriage certificate

2/24

Barbara Dimock papers

Husband Ed Dimock, Jr.

2/25

Barbara Dimock papers

Bethel Roadhouse

2/26

Barbara Dimock papers

Oral history Bethel

2/27

Barbara Dimock papers

Personal notes on Bethel

2/28

Barbara Dimock papers

Alaska radio transcripts

2/29

Barbara Dimock papers

Articles for guide to Alaska

2/30

Barbara Dimock papers

Rolls Royce in Anchorage

2/31

Barbara Dimock papers

Insurance business

2/32

Barbara Dimock papers

Alaska politics 1952-1953

2/33

Barbara Dimock papers

Alaska politics 1954

2/34

Barbara Dimock papers

Alaska politics 1956

2/35

Barbara Dimock papers

Alaska politics 1958

2/36

Barbara Dimock papers

Alaska politics 1960’s

2/37

Barbara Dimock papers

Anchorage Republican Women’s Club

2/38

Barbara Dimock papers

Alaska earthquake clippings

2/39

Barbara Dimock papers

Paraguay Lopez family correspondence

2/40

Barbara Dimock papers

Voyage to Paraguay

2/41

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos trips to Paraguay

2/42

Barbara Dimock papers

Address to Paraguay Congress

2/43

Barbara Dimock papers

Paraguay farewell speech

2/44

Barbara Dimock papers

Paraguay trip notes and accounts

2/45

Barbara Dimock papers

Paraguay official invitations

2/46

Barbara Dimock papers

Paraguay “official” correspondence

2/47

Barbara Dimock papers

Paraguay trip slides list

2/48

Barbara Dimock papers

Personal notes on trips to Paraguay

2/49

Barbara Dimock papers

Alaska news clippings on trip to Paraguay

2/50

Barbara Dimock papers

Correspondence with Biographer William Barrett

2/51

Barbara Dimock papers

Consulate of Paraguay appointment

2/52

Barbara Dimock papers

Notes on relations between United States and Paraguay

2/53

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos Alaska 1950’s

2/54

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos Alaska 1960’s

2/55

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos Alaska pets

2/56

Barbara Dimock papers

Listing in Who’s Who of American Women

2/57

Barbara Dimock papers

Alaska miscellaneous

2/58

Barbara Dimock papers

Notes on life in Alaska

2/59

Barbara Dimock papers

Notes on life in Alaska and Washington DC

3/1

Barbara Dimock papers

Seattle Boat Thunderbird

3/2

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos Seattle 1970’s

3/3

Barbara Dimock papers

Confidential resume

3/4

Barbara Dimock papers

DC League of Republican Women 1969-1971

3/5

Barbara Dimock papers

DC League of Republican Women 1972

3/6

Barbara Dimock papers

DC League of Republican Women 1973

3/7

Barbara Dimock papers

DC League of Republican Women 1974

3/8

Barbara Dimock papers

DC League of Republican Women 1975

3/9

Barbara Dimock papers

InterAmerican Women’s events

3/10

Barbara Dimock papers

Friend Dorothy Kabis

3/11

Barbara Dimock papers

Employer (?) Hamilton Robinson

3/12

Barbara Dimock papers

Notes on life in Washington, DC

3/13

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos 1970’s

3/14

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos 1980-1982

3/15

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos 1983

3/16

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos 1984

3/17

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos 1985

3/18

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos 1986

3/19

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos farewell party 1986

3/20

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos 1986-1990

3/21

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos trip to Alaska 1987

3/22

Barbara Dimock papers

Photos trip to Scotland 1992

3/23

Barbara Dimock papers

Communiversity

3/24

Barbara Dimock papers

Journals 1995-1996

3/25

Barbara Dimock papers

Pets

3/26

Barbara Dimock papers

Christmas letters and gift list 1961-2001

3/27

Barbara Dimock papers

Article ideas and genealogy research

3/28

Barbara Dimock papers

Sketch pad

3/29

Barbara Dimock papers

Resumes

3/30

Barbara Dimock papers

Printed letterhead

3/31

Barbara Dimock papers

Newspaper clippings on Paraguay

3/32

Barbara Dimock papers

Newspaper clippings on Alaska

3/33

Barbara Dimock papers

Newspaper clippings miscellaneous

3/34

Barbara Dimock papers

Information on volcanoes

3/35

Barbara Dimock papers

Death certificate

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