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Guide to the Francis John Dyer Papers, 1864-1924
BANC MSS 68/157 c  
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Description
Relate primarily to his free-lance writing and service as U.S. consul. Included are letters addressed to him; copies of a few letters written by him; MSS and clippings of some of his articles; certificates of appointment, membership cards, invitations, memorabilia; clippings.
Background
Francis John Dyer, California journalist, went to Washington, D.C. in 1906 as correspondent for the San Francisco Chronicle, and served thereafter as representative also for the Los Angeles Times, San Diego Union, Albany Journal and Portland (Ore.) Journal. During this period he worked, also, as a free lance writer, contributing to various magazines and syndicating "Dyer's Washington Letter." In March 1915, he was appointed a U.S. consul, serving first in Swansea, Wales, and later in Tegucigalpa, Honduras; Nogales, Mexico; and Coblentz, Germany.
Extent
Number of containers: 1 box and 1 oversize folder
Restrictions
Copyright has not been assigned to The Bancroft Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Public Services. Permission for publication is given on behalf of The Bancroft Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.
Availability
Collection is open for research.