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Blake, Francis 1850-1913

Works: 11 works in 26 publications in 1 language and 659 library holdings
Genres: Biography  History  Photographs 
Roles: Author, Photographer
Classifications: K46,
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Memoir of John Elbridge Hudson by Francis Blake( Book )

16 editions published in 1900 in English and held by 131 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Francis Blake papers by Francis Blake( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

83 boxes containing correspondence and a 50-volume diary, 1866-1913; 41 scrapbooks; and 5 photograph albums, chronicling Blake's service with the United States Coast Survey (1866-1875), his work as an astronomer with the Darien Exploring Expedition (1870), his determination of differences in longitude between Greenwich, England, and the U.S., and his experiments in physics and electrical communication which led to the development of the Blake transmitter for the Bell Telephone Company. The papers also include extensive records of household expenses; business investments; the construction of his estate, Keewaydin (Weston, Mass.); his photographic interests; and his association with the American Academy of Arts and Sciences, Harvard University, Massachusetts General Hospital, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Thursday Evening Club, the Brookline (Mass.) Country Club, and the town of Weston
Blake family photographs( Visual )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Two boxes contain portraits of Francis Blake, his wife Elizabeth Livermore Hubbard Blake, and their children, Benjamin Sewall Blake and Agnes Blake Fitzgerald, as well as friends, other family, and unidentified individuals. Included in these photographs are images of Benjamin Sewall Blake and the 1st Corps Cadets of the Massachusetts Militia, among other subjects. A third box also contains photographs of early telephone technology (including Francis Blake's own invention, the Blake Transmitter), and one oversize box contains photographs of Keewaydin, Francis Blake's estate in Weston, Mass. There are also three photograph albums in the collection: two contain portraits of the Hubbard family and friends; and the third contains photos of Woodlands, the Hubbards' family estate in Weston, Mass. Photographers include Francis Blake, William A. Webster, and Caro Studio (Boston, Mass.), among others. The collection includes cabinet cards, cartes de visite, card photograph albums, tintypes, and paper-based photographs
Blake family papers by Blake family( )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Family papers of inventor and physicist Francis Blake (1850-1913), mainly correspondence of his wife Elizabeth (Hubbard) Blake, and their children Agnes (later Fitzgerald) and Benjamin S. Blake. Frequent correspondents include Elizabeth's sisters Charlotte (Hubbard) Young and Louisa (Hubbard) Jackson Canda, among other Hubbard family members; and Benjamin's wife Ruth (Field) and her mother Amelia D. Field
[John Elbridge Hudson. Memoir.] by Francis Blake( Book )

1 edition published in 1901 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

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Alternative Names
Francis Blake

Francis Blake Amerikaans ingenieur (1850-1913)

Francis Blake amerikansk ingeniør

Francis Blake amerikansk ingenjör

Francis Blake ingeniero estadounidense

Francis Blake ingénieur américain

Francis Blake US-amerikanischer Wissenschaftler, Erfinder und Fotograf

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