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S. F. (Sidney Fay) Blake Papers, c. 1880-1921

Creator:
Blake, S. F (Sidney Fay) 1892-1959
Title:
S. F. (Sidney Fay) Blake Papers, c. 1880-1921
Dates:
1880, 1880-1921, c 1880-1921
Summary:
Sidney Fay Blake (1892-1959) was born in Stoughton, Massachusetts. He studied systematic botany at Harvard, receiving his B.A. in 1912, his M.A. in 1913, and his Ph.D. in Botany in 1917. He began work as a Botanist at the Bureau of Plant Industry of the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) in 1917 and worked there until his death. He published a number of botanical works and was writing the second volume of his "Flora of the World" at the time of his death. These papers consist of S. F. Blake's salutatory address at Stoughton (Mass.) High School; the 1912 Harvard University Commencement Program; newspaper clippings; an account of Blake's trip to London during World War I; and photographs of Blake, his wife Doris Holmes Blake, and family and colleagues
Topic:
Botany
Subjects:
Blake, Doris Holmes 1892-1978, United States Dept. of Agriculture
Form/Genre:
Manuscripts, Collection descriptions, Clippings, Black-and-white photographs
Local Number:
SIA Acc. 00-076
Physical Description:
0 cu. ft
Full Record:
http://siris-archives.si.edu/ipac20/ipac.jsp?&profile=all&source=~!siarchives&uri=full=3100001~!229259~!0#focus

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