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



William Phipps Blake (1826-1910), American geologist and educator

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Blake family papers

Call Number: MS 85
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, financial papers, printed material, photographs, and miscellanea of the Blake family of New Haven, Connecticut. Several generations of family members are represented in the papers, including Eli Whitney, Eli Whitney Blake (1795-1886), Eli Whitney Blake (1836-1895), Henry Taylor Blake (1828-1922), and William Phipps Blake (1826-). Additional family members represented in the papers include: Charles Thompson Blake, Edward Foster Blake, James Pierrepont...
Dates: 1773-1921

Note : San Francisco, California, to James D. Dana, 1867 Jan 29

 Part of Collection — Box 39: [Barcode: 39002137225141], Folder: GROUP 987, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

ANS with an enclosed eight-page holograph manuscript signed copy of Blake's response to William H. Brewer, sent originally to the American Journal of Science, and a note requesting that 100 copies be made and sent to Messrs. Barrnett and Barnett, New Haven.

Dates: 1867 Jan 29

Silliman family papers

Call Number: MS 450
Abstract: The papers consist of correspondence, lectures, notebooks, diaries, journals, and other material documenting the personal lives and professional careers of the Silliman family, including Benjamin Silliman (1779-1864) and Benjamin Silliman, Jr. (1816-1885). Personal material details family life, relationships, social activities, and cultural pursuits. Professional material details the academic and literary interests of the Sillimans, particularly in chemistry, physics, and geology. The...
Dates: 1717-1977, bulk 1717-1911