Papers, 1873-1933.


Blake family. Papers, 1873-1933.

Papers, 1873-1933.

Papers pertaining to W.H.D. Blake include his business card; business letters and shipping bills from his position as agent for Homer Ramsdell & Company, 1873; manuscript copy of his letter of resignation from Homer Ramsdell & Company, 1873; and a letter from his brother John P.M. Blake concerning the death of a horse after surgery and difficulties getting hired help, 1873. Papers pertaining to Alfred B. Blake consist of personal letters received from his father, his brother William C., and others concerning traveling and life in the American West, family news, boot camp training, purchase of a tractor, and farming and snowstorms in New Paltz, 1916-1920, and a letter from John Haynes Holmes concerning Blake's response to Holmes' negative opinion of farmers, 1933. Other items include school papers and drawings by Matilda and Alfred Blake, 1899-1900 and undated.

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Blake family. (family)

The Blake family includes W.H.D. Blake, his children Alfred B., Matilda, and William C. Blake. From the description of Papers, 1873-1933. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155500462 ...

Blake, William H. D., 1843-1926. (person)

Member of the 56th Regiment of the New York State Volunteers during the Civil War; and Commander of GAR Post 212. From the description of Civil War and GAR papers, 1861-1923. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 155511905 ...

Holmes, John Haynes, 1879-1964 (person)

American clergyman and reformer. From the description of The voice of God is calling : autograph poem signed, 1930 Nov. 13. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 269557327 John Haynes Homes (1879-1964) was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and raised near Boston, Massachusetts. He graduated from Harvard College in 1902 and Harvard Divinity School in 1904. He received honorary doctorates from Benares Hindu University, Rollins College, and Meadville Theological School. He served as...

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