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COLLECTIONSNewspaper articles, Biographies
TITLEHarrison G. Dyar: Articles
AUTHOR 1John Kelly
DATE_THIS2012
TITLE_PARENTWashington Post
ABSTRACTLinks to a 10-part series of columns about Harrison Dyar, one of Washington D.C.’s most unusual residents (the "mysterious tunnel builder"), and another Bahá'í, Wellesca Pollock. Includes many mentions of 'Abdu'l-Bahá and the Bahá'í Faith.
NOTES See also Dyar, Harrison Gray, Jr. (Henson, 2005) and Reality Magazine: Editorship and Ownership of an American Bahá'í Periodical (Smith, 1984).
TAGSHarrison G. Dyar; United States (documents); Washington, DC, USA
 
CONTENT
Intro:Meet Dr. Dyar: He hunted mosquitoes, dug subterranean chambers and cheated on his wife (May 10, 2016)
1. Who was Harrison G. Dyar? (October 27, 2012)
2.Harrison Gray Dyar: The gentleman naturalist (October 28, 2012)
3.An investment fueled by a reckless affair (October 29, 2012)
4.Wellesca Pollock, before she met Harrison G. Dyar (October 30, 2012)
5.Harrison G. Dyar’s fancies ran far beyond tunnels at D.C. home (October 31, 2012)
6.Inside the tunnels of Washington’s mole man, Harrison G. Dyar (November 3, 2012)
7.Harrison G. Dyar’s odd connection to the odd Wellesca Allen is aired (November 4, 2012)
8.Dyar divorce witness divulges details to judge (November 5, 2012)
9.Dyar and Wellesca, together at last and above ground (November 6, 2012)
10.A final look at D.C.’s tunnel-digging bug man (November 7, 2012)
Bonus:1915 letter from Dyar’s mistress to his wife (November 5, 2012)
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LANG THISEnglish
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