Joseph Blake Correspondence
Scope and Contents
Correspondence consists primarily of 488 letters sent to Rev. Blake by botanists. Also contains later correspondence concerning the donation of his herbarium and 4 lists of fungi.
- Majority of material found within ( 1847-1888)
- Blake, Joseph, 1814-1888 (Person)
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Joseph Blake was born in Otisfield, Maine in January 1814. He studied theology in the Bangor Theological Seminary and was ordained pastor of the Congregational Church in Cumberland, Maine where he remained 18 years. He later became a botanist and donated his valuable herbarium to the University of Maine. He died at Andover, Mass. in May 1888.
1 linear foot (1 box)
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- Botany Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Correspondence Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
- Herbaria Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Lists Subject Source: Art & Architecture Thesaurus
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