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Guide to the Margaret Blake Alverson Papers, 1880-1920.
444-445, 705-726, 760-778  
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  • Descriptive Summary
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  • Biography
  • Correspondents
  • Material Transferred from the Collection

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: Margaret Blake Alverson Papers,
    Date (inclusive): 1880-1920.
    Box Number: 444-445, 705-726, 760-778
    Creator: Alverson, Margaret Blake
    Repository: California State Library
    Sacramento, California
    Language: English.

    Administrative Information

    Access

    Unrestricted.

    Conditions of Use

    Please credit California State Library.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to California State Library. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing. Permission for publication is given on behalf of California State Library as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Preferred Citation

    [Identification of item], Margaret Blake Alverson Papers, California State Library.

    Access Points

    Singing-Study and teaching--California
    Alverson, Margaret Blake

    Contents

    Account books, correspondence, diaries, files, notes and drafts, photographs, scrapbooks.

    Biography

    Margaret Blake Alverson was born in Illinois, June 12, 1836 and came to Stockton in November 1851. She began her career singing in churches, then sang in operas, and finally gave voice lessons for some 40 years to over 1,000 pupils. She published a book describing her career -- Sixty years of California song (San Francisco: Sunset Publishing House, 1913). She died January 17, 1923 in Oakland.

    Correspondents

    Major Correspondents

    • Alverson, Margaret Blake.
    • American Defense Society
    • Barnabee, Henry Clay, 1833-
    • Benchinstein, J. P.
    • Campbell, Louise Marriner
    • Deetkin, Marjorie
    • Diederich, Minnie
    • Edwards, Laura S.
    • Garoutte, Eudora, d. 1943
    • Foo, Lee Tung
    • Harrington, Clare H.
    • Keith, William H.
    • Kellogg, Abbe
    • Kroh, Flora
    • Kroh, James Henry
    • Marshall, Seth
    • McCurrie, Charles Henry
    • Nicholl, Mary E.
    • O'Dell, Helen Bacon
    • Rodriguez, Amelia C.
    • Staley, R. P. (Mrs.)
    • Webster, Marjorie
    • Wing, Lillian F.

    Other Correspondents

    • Abbey, B.
    • Agard, Arthur
    • Alberger, W. R.
    • Alderson, Mabel
    • Alexander, E.
    • Alexander, Mary Baker
    • Alice, Laura
    • Allen, Eleta Petrie
    • Allison, George W.
    • Allison, Mary E.
    • Ames, Elwin Witt
    • Ames, Grace Dobbins
    • Ames, Lucile E.
    • Angus, Helen
    • Angus, William
    • Anthony, F. A.
    • Anthony, Mary S.
    • Armstrong, Amelia H.
    • Armstrong, Sue
    • Arnold, Kate L.
    • Arrillaga, Santiago
    • Atkinson, L. F.
    • Atwood, Stella
    • Austin, O. P.
    • Bailey, Ethel N.
    • Bailey, Lucile
    • Bailey, M.C.
    • Baker, Emily L.
    • Baker, Sarah M.
    • Baltzel, Winton J.
    • Barham, C. L., Mrs.
    • Barkin, Alfred A.
    • Bauske, Hazel
    • Bauske, L. M.
    • Beauregard, L. R.
    • Beel, Sigmund
    • Bekeart, Philip Baldwin.
    • Belden, Charles F.
    • Bell, John T.
    • Bendix, Otto
    • Bennett, Miles
    • Beretta, Annie
    • Bernard, Frankie
    • Bielsky, Frederick
    • Billington, Frank W.
    • Blake, A. E.
    • Blake, Anita
    • Blake, Ella A.
    • Blake, G. R.
    • Blake, George
    • Blake, J.
    • Blankart, Otto
    • Boggs, Louise
    • Bohl, Amelia
    • Bolton, Jean D.
    • Booth, Cora Mitchell
    • Booth, La Vern
    • Booth, Sam
    • Borland, Sally
    • Boston, Eliza C.
    • Bosworth, H. M.
    • Bours, B. W.
    • Bowen, C. R.
    • Bradley, Dolores
    • Brewster, B. H.
    • Britton, John A.
    • Brooks, Fred Emerson, 1850-1923
    • Brooks, Grace Blake
    • Brooks, Lily
    • Brown, D. C.
    • Brown, Frank L.
    • Brown, Matilda E.
    • Brown, Morgenia
    • Brown, Tom
    • Bruce, Florence
    • Brueck, Karl C.
    • Buckingham, Elisa
    • Burdick, Carrie
    • Burns, Herbert
    • Bushnell, J. E.
    • Butler, J. M.
    • Button, Fred L.
    • Byer, Maude Gerrior
    • Caldwell, Augusta M..
    • Cameron, Anna A.
    • Campbell, Walter
    • Cannon, Anna A.
    • Carence, S. W., Mrs.
    • Carmany, Agnes
    • Carrier, M.
    • Case, M. J., Mrs.
    • Cauzza, Genevieve
    • Chan, Goldie
    • Chapin, Artena M.
    • Chase, Edith J.
    • Chase, Eunice M.
    • Chase, George
    • Chase, Quincy A.
    • Cristeson, A.
    • Churchill, H. B.
    • Cianciaroulo, Lucia
    • Claiborne, Marian F.
    • Clay, I. H.
    • Clay, Nannie P.
    • Cockroff, M. Garthwaite
    • Cohen, Emma
    • Coklin, Ethel A.
    • Collins, Minnie
    • Colvin, Mary K.
    • Condy, Lizzie H.
    • Cooke, Bertha H.
    • Cooke, Grace
    • Cooper, Margaret B.
    • Cooper, Sarah
    • Cara, Stuart
    • Corbett, S. J.
    • Cordan, Evelyn
    • Crandell, Harry A.
    • Crandell, Thomas. B.
    • Crocker, William H.
    • Crunihorn, E., Miss
    • Cullen, Thomas.
    • Cushing, Lillian
    • Cushman, Olive Reed
    • Dane, Cecil
    • Daniel, S. N.
    • Danielewicz, Rosa
    • Davison, Hanna P.
    • De Jarnett, Inez
    • De Witt, Frederick
    • Deaner, Grace L.
    • Deaner, Harriet
    • Derby, Charles
    • Derby, Kate M.
    • Dibble, Henry C., 1844-
    • Dickie, Anna
    • Dille, Elbert R.
    • Dohrmann, J. H.
    • Dolores, Antonia
    • Donovan, J. H.
    • Dorety, Rene E.
    • Dorsett, J., Mrs.
    • Dowling, Gertrude M.
    • Dowling, Leo
    • Driner, Maurice Leon
    • Drum, John
    • Drum, Mary
    • Dungan, Charlie W.
    • Dutton, W. J.
    • Edwards, Jessie E.
    • Elaine, Margaret
    • Ellech, Lauerence B.
    • Elkus, Albert I.
    • Elliot, Fannie A.
    • Ellis, Carl
    • Ellis, Kate
    • Ellis, Marien
    • Farnum, L. M.
    • Farnum, Mary
    • Farnum, Susan M.
    • Faull, Helen S.
    • Ferguson, David
    • Ferguson, Milton J.
    • Fischer, Lizzie R.
    • Fisher, Miles B.
    • Fisher, P. M.
    • Fleming, Clara
    • Flieler, Florence M.
    • Forsyth, Ben
    • Foster, Ruth
    • Fowler, C. J. J., Mrs.
    • Frear, Walter Francis, 1863-
    • Freuler, Clara
    • Frihoffer, Emily
    • Frohlinger, Ethel
    • Frohlinger, John
    • Fry, Willis B.
    • Gauld, J. G.
    • Gauld, Rebecca R.
    • Georges, Leonard
    • Geylor, E. R.
    • Ghiglieri, G., Mrs.
    • Gibson, E. M.
    • Gilchrist, Jennie M.
    • Gilliland, Adam
    • Gillis, J. L. (James Louis), 1857-1917
    • Gilmor, Louise
    • Gilson, Ray C.
    • Glass, Louis
    • Goodall, Caroline J.
    • Goodell, May
    • Goodfellow, Alice R.
    • Goodfellow, Edith
    • Goodfellow, W. B.
    • Graves, J. B.
    • Gray, Henry
    • Greene, Charles Samuel, 1856-1930.
    • Greer, Yvonne
    • Grosvenor, Gilbert H.
    • Gruenhagen, Marie
    • Gruninger, Albert
    • Gumbert, Morris
    • Gunn, Elsie H.
    • Gunn, Eva
    • Guthrie, S. V.
    • Guthrie, W. K.
    • Hadden, Anne
    • Harlow, Frankie
    • Hartman, A. A.
    • Harvey, C. D.
    • Hastings, Alice
    • Hastings, Helen
    • Havens, Clara
    • Hemphill, John
    • Henderson, Grace
    • Henderson, V. H.
    • Herold, Marrion A.
    • Heyman, Henry
    • Hilborn, Samuel G.
    • Hill, Aggie Bell
    • Hillerman, George H.
    • Hinckley, Frank E.
    • Hitchcock, Ruth
    • Hoitt, Julia B.
    • Hollwig, Peter T.
    • Horsburgh, D. W.
    • Horsburgh, Jas.
    • Horton, Sarah W.
    • Hough, Mary
    • Howard, Emma Shafter
    • Howard, Helen
    • Howell, John
    • Hughes, D. P., Mrs.
    • Hume, Mrs.
    • Hunter, Alma M.
    • Hunter, W. A.
    • Jack, William. S.
    • Jacobs, Flora
    • Jacoby, O. D.
    • Jenkins, W. N.
    • Jewett, Sue
    • Johnson, Charlotte
    • Johnson, Emily A.
    • Johnston, E. D.
    • Johnston, R. E.
    • Jones, Jno. Aubrey
    • Jones, Julia Clinton
    • Jones, G. H., Mrs.
    • Jordan, Mary F.
    • Jordan, William. H.
    • Kassabaum, Gertrude
    • Katzenbuch, Elizabeth
    • Keith, Chas. D.
    • Keller, H. A.
    • Kelly, Minnie
    • Kennedy, Walter B.
    • Kimball, Frank P.
    • Kimball, Rena
    • King, C. K.
    • Kleinenbroich, H.
    • Klinger, Marie
    • Klose, L. A., Mrs.
    • Knight, Eva
    • Knight, Harriet
    • Knight, William H.
    • Knudsen, Margaret R.
    • Koeing, Emma
    • Krauth, Marcella
    • Kroh, Dorothy
    • Kroh, Lillie
    • Kroh, Oly C.
    • Krueckel, Ann
    • Kruschke, Martha Redfield
    • La Berge, Lillian
    • La Rue, Grace
    • Labish, Albertina
    • Laidlaw, Carrie
    • Lampson, Bertha
    • Lander, Maria Barber
    • Laufer, F. W.
    • Law, Marguerite:
    • Law, Nora
    • Laymance, J.
    • Lemmon, John Gill, 1832-1908.
    • Lewis, Ellen M..
    • Lewis, J. C.
    • Lewis, Nellie
    • Lewis, Walter F.
    • Lightfoot, Helen
    • Lippincott, R. Rose
    • Livingston, Mabel A.
    • Lloyd, May Crossley
    • Louderbeck, Caroline K.
    • Mansfeldt, Hugo Leonhardt
    • Margaret, Eva
    • Marsily, Mary
    • Martin, S. Wesley
    • Mattnece, R.
    • Mattox, W. C.
    • Maul, Matilda
    • Mauzy, Byron
    • Mayer, Samuel. D.
    • Maynard, Eliz. P.
    • McClintock, E. C., Mrs.
    • McCormick, R. H.
    • McCutcheon, Mattie
    • McDonald, A. S.
    • McFarland, G. S.
    • McGrew, Wm. K.
    • McKowen, J. B., Mrs.
    • McMahon, Bernard S.
    • McNaught, John
    • McNear, Mary
    • McNutt, George. L.
    • Mehden, Fl. von der
    • Melvin, Henry A.
    • Melvin, S. H., Mrs.
    • Merrill, Mary S.
    • Merritt, C. Z.
    • Metcalf, John W.
    • Mette, M. H., Mrs.
    • Meyer, Cecile
    • Milas, Anna
    • Mill, Emma Jane
    • Miller, Janet Watts
    • Miller, Mabel L.
    • Milliken, Richard
    • Mills, Susan
    • Mills, William H. (William Harrison), 1837-1907.
    • Minelli, Mary S.
    • Mitchell, Cora
    • Montgomery, Flora
    • Moore, Charles
    • Mooser, Mae
    • Mora, Ebirges
    • Morris, Mary E.
    • Mott, Frank
    • Mulgrew, Margaret
    • Mullineux, M. A.
    • Muach, Emma
    • Murdock, Charles A. (Charles Albert), 1841-1928.
    • Near, Mary
    • Neustadt, Sofia
    • Newell, Theresa
    • Nexsen, Ruth
    • Nicholson, Mary C.
    • Nordin, John A.
    • Norman, Lillian M.
    • Norton, Geo. A.
    • Oaks, Mr.
    • Oaks, F.
    • Oaks, Marjorie
    • Ohney, Caroline
    • Oler, Laura F.
    • Olmsted, Ida A.
    • Olsen, Fred
    • Ormsby, Edgar L.
    • Osborn, Anita
    • Parnell, Hattie G.
    • Pauling, Lilian B.
    • Pemberton, Marie
    • Peres, Alice Louise
    • Perkins, Alma
    • Perkins, Charles
    • Perkins, Charles J., Mrs.
    • Perkins, George
    • Pershbaker, Ruby E.
    • Peterson, A. H.
    • Peterson, Jessie
    • Peterson, Pauline
    • Petrie, Eleta
    • Petrie, Lottie
    • Phelps, R. S.
    • Phelps, Timothy Guy
    • Phillips, Henry B.
    • Pierce, Walter S.
    • Pioda, Mary E.
    • Pleasant, M. E.
    • Porter, John Newton, Mrs.
    • Pratt, Mabel Drake
    • Pritchard, Norma
    • Prugh, Mary A.
    • Pryer, Arthur
    • Ramsey, Peter
    • Rayburn, Cora Mette
    • Read, Glenna
    • Redfield, Mabel
    • Reinhardt, Aurelia Henry, 1877-1948.
    • Reiter, Victor
    • Requa, I. L., Mrs.
    • Reynolds-Jones, Evelyn
    • Richards, Harry
    • Richardson, Minnie
    • Rickens, Walter Laurence
    • Riley, Ruth G.
    • Rinehart, Effie
    • Ringrose, Jerome Arthur.
    • Rix, E. A.
    • Roberts, E.
    • Robertson, A. M.
    • Romaine, Isabella
    • Romer, Cain
    • Sanderson, Sarah D.
    • Sanford, Alice
    • Sawyer, Anna L.
    • Saxton, Emily
    • Schlingheyde, Mae
    • Schmidt, Alex. R.
    • Schmidt, Arthur P.
    • Schmidt, Sylvia
    • Scott, Gustavus
    • Sellander, May L.
    • Seminario, Ida de
    • Sferlazzo, Charles
    • Shaw, Lyra J.
    • Shedman, Sanra
    • Shell, Margaret H.
    • Shepard, Eliza
    • Sherman, Edwin Allen, 1829-1914.
    • Sherman, Leander S.
    • Sibley, Josiah
    • Simpson, A. W.
    • Simpson, Elizabeth
    • Slemmons, Lillie
    • Sloss, M. C.
    • Smale, Lillian
    • Smith, Evelyn Ellis
    • Smith, Josephine C.
    • Smith, Wilson George, 1855-
    • Sperry, Mary Simpson
    • Stewart, Alex
    • Stiefrater, Ida
    • Stocking, Helen
    • Stoll, H. F.
    • Stoner, Viola
    • Stratton, Grace G.
    • Sweeny, Stella Marie
    • Taffender, Adelia Hall
    • Tait, E. R.
    • Talcott, Marion
    • Talcott, S. R.
    • Tetrazzini
    • Thane, J. E., Mrs.
    • Thomas, W. R.
    • Thompson, Charles W.
    • Tinkham, George H. (George Henry), b. 1849.
    • Tompkins, A., Mrs.
    • Tretheway, E. E.
    • Tripp, E. Bingham
    • Van Brandt, Emma E.
    • Van Winkle, Alice D.
    • Van Winkle, Helen
    • Verner, Alice
    • Vickery, W. K.
    • Vossler, William
    • Walker, Wilbur, Mrs.
    • Ward, Fannie
    • Waste, William H.
    • Watt, Elizabeth
    • Weber, Julius Rehu
    • Weeks, Elsie Cordes
    • Weinberger, H. F.
    • Wells, C. D.
    • Wentz, Jennie
    • Werner, Dora
    • West, C. F., Mrs.
    • Westin, Melinda
    • Wetherbee, Nellie
    • Wheeler, Richmond, Mrs.
    • Whitbeck, Alice
    • Whittall, George
    • Whitworth, J.
    • Widmer, Kate Mayhew
    • Wiedersheim, Lilliam Brooke
    • Wilcox, Allen C.
    • Wilhoit, E. C.
    • Wilhoit, R. E.
    • Wilkie, Alfred
    • Williams, A. W.
    • Wilson, Corinne
    • Wilson, Gladys
    • Winsor, S., Mrs.
    • Wise, Clark
    • Wood, Jennie M.
    • Woodsworth, Lemuel
    • Woods, Mamie
    • Yarndley, Richard Edwin
    • Young, Ruth
    • Zech, F.
    • Zimmerman, Daisy
    • Zumstein, Hazel E.

    Material Transferred from the Collection

    Books

    • Alverson, Margaret Blake. Sixty years of California song. (CALIF B A474)

    Other Materials

    • Photographs, art reproductions and a broadside.