Finding Aid for the Harry E. Blake Papers, 1925-1962

Processed by Margaret V. Long; machine-readable finding aid created by Caroline Cubé
UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
Manuscripts Division
Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
Box 951575
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
© 2002
The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

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Finding Aid for the Harry E. Blake Papers, ca. 1925-1962

Collection number: 915

UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections

Manuscripts Division



Los Angeles, CA

Contact Information

  • Manuscripts Division
  • UCLA Library, Department of Special Collections
  • Room A1713, Charles E. Young Research Library
  • Box 951575
  • Los Angeles, CA 90095-1575
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu
  • URL: http://www.library.ucla.edu/libraries/special/scweb/
Processed by:
Margaret V. Long, 10 October 1966
Encoded by:
Caroline Cubé
Text converted and initial container list EAD tagging by:
Lilace Hatayama
Online finding aid edited by:
Josh Fiala, February 2002
© 2002 The Regents of the University of California. All rights reserved.

Descriptive Summary

Title: Harry E. Blake Papers,
Date (inclusive): ca. 1925-1962
Collection number: 915
Creator: Blake, Harry E., d. 1964
Extent: 1 box (0.5 linear ft.)
Repository: 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.
Language: English.

Administrative Information

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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
  • Telephone: 310/825-4988 (10:00 a.m. - 4:45 p.m., Pacific Time)
  • Email: spec-coll@library.ucla.edu

Provenance/Source of Acquisition

Gift of Ida Blake, 1965.

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Harry E. Blake Papers (Collection 915). Department of Special Collections, Charles E. Young Research Library, University of California, Los Angeles.

Biography

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.

Indexing Terms

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.


Container List

 

Papers, ca. 1925-1962

Creator/Collector: Blake, Henry E., d. 1964
Physical Description: (1 box)

Scope and Content Note

Correspondence, photographs and clippings of Harry E. Blake, Alhambra civic leader. Papers concern city politics in Alhambra and California water resources.