Scope and Content
Title: Harry E. Blake Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1925-1962
Collection number: 915
Blake, Harry E., d. 1964
1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
University of California, Los Angeles. Library. Department of Special Collections.
Los Angeles, California 90095-1575
Abstract: Harry E. Blake was a member of the Alhambra City Council (1945-56) and served as mayor of Alhambra (1961). The collection
consists of correspondence, photographs, and clippings of Harry E. Blake as well as publications and other documentation related
to Blake's role as a civic leader in Alhambra. There is also material related to water resources.
Physical location: Stored off-site at SRLF. Advance notice is required for access to the collection. Please contact the UCLA Library, Department
of Special Collections Reference Desk for paging information.
Restrictions on Use and Reproduction
Property rights to the physical object belong to the UCLA Library,
Department of Special Collections. Literary rights, including copyright,
are retained by the creators and their heirs. It is the responsibility of
the researcher to determine who holds the copyright and pursue the
copyright owner or his or her heir for permission to publish where The UC
Regents do not hold the copyright.
Restrictions on Access
COLLECTION STORED OFF-SITE AT SRLF: Advance notice required for access.
Additional Physical Form Available
A copy of the original version of this online finding aid is available at the UCLA Department of Special Collections for in-house
consultation and may be obtained for a fee. Please contact:
- Public Services Division
- UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
- Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
- Box 951575
- Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
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Provenance/Source of Acquisition
Gift of Ida Blake, 1965.
[Identification of item], Harry E. Blake Papers (Collection 915). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research
Library, University of California, Los Angeles.
Blake was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota; served as an associate hydraulic engineer for the State of California in 1930s;
city engineer and street superintendent of Alhambra, 1925-27; member, Alhambra City Council, 1945-56; mayor, city of Alhambra,
1961; died, 1964.
Scope and Content
Collection consists of correspondence, photographs, and clippings of Harry E. Blake. Includes publications and other documentation
related to Blake's role as a civic leader in Alhambra, California. Also includes material related to water resources.
The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
Blake, Harry E., d. 1964--Archives.
Hydraulic engineers--California--Archival resources.
Public officers--California--Alhambra--Archival resources.