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Henry Carl Dake
DAKE, Henry Carl.

DAKE, Henry Carl.
(1896 - 1969)

(Born: 1896; Died: Portland, Oregon, 1969) American dentist, mineral collector & author.

Biographical references: Gems & Minerals Magazine: Dec., 1969, no. 387, 10. Lapidary Journal: 23 (1969), no. 9, 1285. Mineralogical Record: 7 (1976), no. 4, 1601, portrait. Sinkankas, Gemology Bibliography, 1993: 1, p. 249. Wendell E. Wilson, Mineralogical Record Biographical Archive, 2007.

1. English, 1938.
Quartz Family Minerals a Handbook for the Mineral Collector by Dake, H. C. ; Fleener, Frank L. ; And Wilson, Ben Hur. McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, NY (1938).

8: 304p., Color, Black & White Illus. Good plus condition; Frontispiece in color; diagrams; illustrations Very scarce.

Bibliographical references: Sinkankas, Gemology Bibliography, 1993: no. ??.

2. English, 1943.
Mineral Club History | By | H.C. Dake | Editor, The Mineralogist Magazine | Couch Building-Portland, Oregon | Price $1.00 | First Edition-1943 | Copyrighted-1943 | From The Press Of | Durham, Ryan & Downey Co. | Portland, Oregon | 1943.

8: [1]-64p., illus (portraits). Wraps, center-stapled. Page size: 234 x 154 mm.

Contents: [1-2], Title page, verso "H.C. Dake, Co-Writer of ..."; [3], "Contents."; 4-5, "Preface."; 6-64, Text.

Rare. History of various mineral clubs and societies with in the United States. The text contains names, places and dates for organizations across the country, most of which would now be very difficult to research. An appendix at the end provides information on "Founding a Mineral Society." Scattered throughout the text, portraits of important people enhance the work.

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