Blake, William P. (William Phipps), 1826-1910

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Geologist, mining engineer and educator; he worked on numerous railroad and mining surveys throughout Europe and the western United States. In 1895, he became professor of geology and mining at the University of Arizona. From 1853 to 1856, he accompanied the Pacific Railroad Expedition.

From the description of Blake papers, 1847-1910. (Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division). WorldCat record id: 37905971

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referencedIn Blake family papers, 1773-1921 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
referencedIn Silliman family papers, 1717-1977, 1717-1911 Yale University. Department of Manuscripts and Archives
creatorOf Jones, T. Rupert (Thomas Rupert), 1819-1911. Geology and palaeontology of North America / Jones, Conrad, Roemer, Koch. American Museum of Natural History
referencedIn Plumb, Edward Lee, 1827-1912. Edward Lee Plumb papers, 1856-1912. Stanford University. Department of Special Collections and University Archives
referencedIn Silliman family. Silliman family papers, 1717-1977 (inclusive), 1717-1911 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn Harvard University Archives Photograph Collection: Portraits, ca. 1852-ca. 2004 Harvard University Archives.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 33: Office Of The Secretary, Outgoing Corres..
referencedIn Immigration Restriction League (U.S.) records, 1893-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Rolla Kent Beattie Papers, 1899-1956 Washington State University Libraries: Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections
creatorOf Williams, J. Fletcher (John Fletcher), 1834-1895. J. Fletcher Williams papers, 1849-1894. Minnesota Historical Society, Division of Archives and Manuscripts
referencedIn James Henry Coffin Papers, 1848-1884 Smithsonian Institution Archives
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 7062: Fielding B. Meek Papers.
referencedIn National Archives And Records Administration. Rg 57: Geological Survey.
referencedIn Papers, 1806-1902. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Wendell family papers, ca. 1620-1921. Houghton Library.
referencedIn American Philosophical Society Archives. Record Group IIi, 1897 American Philosophical Society
creatorOf Treadwell, George A. Papers, 1870-1912 (bulk 1870-1896). American Museum of Natural History
creatorOf Blake, William P. (William Phipps), 1826-1910. Blake papers, 1847-1910. Arizona Historical Society, Southern Arizona Division
referencedIn Silliman family. Silliman family papers, 1717-1977 (inclusive), 1717-1911 (bulk). Yale University Library
referencedIn American Philosophical Society. John Warner Papers.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Spencer F. Baird Papers (Mc 2000.11).
creatorOf Hitchcock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1836-1919. Geological map of the United States / compiled by C.H. Hitchcock and W.P. Blake. State Archive of Michigan
creatorOf William Phipps Blake letters, 1858-1874 New York Public Library. Manuscripts and Archives Division
referencedIn Letter Book of the College of California, 1849-1867 The Bancroft Library. University Archives.
referencedIn Oswald Garrison Villard papers, 1872-1949. Houghton Library.
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 26: Office Of The Secretary, Incoming Corres..
referencedIn American Philosophical Society. John Peter Lesley Papers.
referencedIn Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924. Isabella Stewart Gardner papers, 1760-1956. Smithsonian Archives of American Art
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. George P. Merrill Collection.
referencedIn Library Of Congress, Manuscript Division. Samuel F. B. Morse Papers.
referencedIn Blake family. Blake family papers, 1773-1921 (inclusive). Yale University Library
referencedIn Smithsonian Archives. Ru 52: Assistant Secretary, Incoming Correspondenc.
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correspondedWith Baird, Spencer F. person
correspondedWith Barnard, Frederick Augustus Porter person
associatedWith Batchelder family. family
associatedWith Beattie, R. Kent (Rolla Kent), b. 1875 person
associatedWith Blake family. family
associatedWith Blake family. family
correspondedWith Briggs, S. A. person
associatedWith California Geological Survey corporateBody
associatedWith Capron, Horace (General) person
associatedWith Centennial Board Of Finance corporateBody
associatedWith Centennial Exhibition (Philadelphia, 1876) corporateBody
associatedWith Chapman, George W. (Dr.) person
correspondedWith Claiborne, D. A. person
associatedWith College of California corporateBody
correspondedWith De Caindry, William A. person
associatedWith Doulton, James person
associatedWith Gabb, William M. person
associatedWith Gardner, Isabella Stewart, 1840-1924. person
associatedWith Hall, James person
correspondedWith Henry, Joseph, 1797-1878 person
correspondedWith Herr, Theodore W. person
associatedWith Hitchcock, Charles H. (Charles Henry), 1836-1919. person
correspondedWith Immigration Restriction League (U.S.). corporateBody
associatedWith Jefferis, William W. person
associatedWith Kennedy, Mr. person
correspondedWith Kingsley, J. E. & Co. corporateBody
associatedWith Lindahl, J. (Dr.) person
associatedWith Lowmoor Iron Company corporateBody
associatedWith Lyford, Stephen Carr person
correspondedWith Meek, Fielding B. person
associatedWith Mission San Xavier del Bac (Tucson, Ariz.) corporateBody
correspondedWith Morse, Samuel F. B. person
associatedWith Newton, Professor person
associatedWith Paris Exposition corporateBody
associatedWith Plumb, Edward Lee, 1827-1912. person
correspondedWith Powell, John Wesley person
correspondedWith Rhees, William J. person
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correspondedWith Villard, Oswald Garrison, 1872-1949 person
associatedWith Wendell family. family
associatedWith Williams, J. Fletcher (John Fletcher), 1834-1895. person
correspondedWith Winslow, C. F. person
correspondedWith Young, Clarence B. person
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Ajo (Ariz.)
Tucson (Ariz.)
Tombstone (Ariz.)
Tumacácori National Historical Park (Ariz.)
Vulture Mine (Ariz.)
Applications for positions
Ehrenberg Road (Ariz.)
Scientific publications
Light House Board
Pacific railroads--Exploration and surveys
Recommendations For Positions
Exchanges Of Publications
Fine Arts
Smithsonian Publications
National Museum
Natural history
Ethnology Archaeology Anthropology
Surveys And Explorations, General
Smithsonian Institution
Mining engineers--Diaries
National Academy of Sciences
Smithsonian Exchange
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American Assoc. For The Advancement Of Science (+ Aagn Etc.)


Birth 1826-06-01

Death 1910-05-22



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