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The Archives of Rudolph and Leopold Blaschka
and the
Ware Collection of Blaschka Glass Models of Plants

Series I. Correspondence

 


Sub-Series I: Blaschka Correspondence from Studio
Folder 1: 1866-1883, undated
Folder 2: February 1892
Folder 3: March 1892
Folder 4: April 5-16, 1892
Folder 5: April 16-21, 1892
Folder 6: April 24-May 4, 1892
Folder 7: May 5-19, 1892
Folder 8: May 20-31, 1892
Folder 9: June 4-6, 1892
Folder 10: June 8-17, 1892
Folder 11: June 9-23, 1895
Folder 12: June 29-July 5, 1895
Folder 13: July 8-15, 1895
Folder 14: July 17-August, 1895
Folder 15: Undated/after 1898
Folder 16: 1916-1946
Financial and official documents
Folder 1: Military documents, c. 1870s
Folder 2: Financial notes, 1931-1944, undated
Folder 3: Financial statements, 1914-1921
Folder 4: Court Document, 1954
Notes and publications
Folder 1: Rudolf Blaschka Publications, 1880
"Hydroidquallen oder Craspedoten" by Von Rudolph Blaschka, 1880 (2 copies)
"Die Nacktschnecken des Meeres" by Von Rudolf Blaschka, 1880 (2 copies)
Folder 2: Dresden ISIS publication, 1935
"Naturwiffenschaftlichen Gefellschaft ISIS zu Dresden (gegründet 1833)", June 1935; Rudolf Blaschka is mentioned on page 10
Folder 3: Lists, undated
Two undated lists in German, one that is one page long and another that is two pages long, possibly of specimens or glass flowers (very fragile)
Oversize correspondence
Folder 1: 1881, February 3-14, 1892
Folder 2: February 15-19, 1892
Folder 3: March 6-23, 1892
Folder 4: April 7-20, 1892
Folder 5: April 22-30, 1892
Folder 6: May 7-11, 1892
Folder 7: May 15-31, 1892
Folder 8: June 2-10, 1892
Folder 9: June 7-19, 1895
Folder 10: July 1-10, 1895
Miscellaneous oversize:
Folder 1: Notes, 1893 + undated
Folder 2: Building inspection, 1912
Folder 3: Financial documents, 1919 + 1934
Sub-Series II: Ware Correspondence Summary

This series includes correspondence kept by Mary Lee Ware and her mother, Elizabeth. It is arranged chronologically, and spans the years 1887-1936. The bulk of the correspondence is between Rudolf (Rudolph) Blaschka, G.L. (George Lincoln) Goodale, Mary Lee Ware, and Oakes Ames.

Carton 1:
Folder 1: 1887 + undated, 4 letters
Folder 2-3: 1888, 5 letters
Folder 4-10: 1889, 18 letters
Folder 11-24: 1890, 38 letters
Folder 25-32: 1891, 31 letters
Folder 33-42: 1892, 39 letters
Folder 43-50: 1893, 29 letters
Folder 51-54: 1894, 16 letters
Folder 55-58: 1895, 15 letters
Folder 59-64: 1896, 21 letters
Folder 65-69: 1897, 13 letters
Folder 70-71: 1898, 6 letters
Folder 72-74: 1899, 9 letters
Folder 75-86: 1900, 43 letters
Folder 87-91: 1901, 18 letters
Folder 92-94: 1902, 8 letters
Folder 95-96: 1903, 7 letters
Folder 97-100: 1904, 14 letters
Folder 101: 1905, 4 letters
Folder 102-107: 1906, 23 letters
Folder 108-110: 1907, 13 letters
Folder 111-112: 1908, 8 letters
Folder 113-115: 1909, 13 letters
Folder 116-117: 1910, 8 letters
Folder 118-119: 1911, 8 letters
Folder 120-121: 1912, 7 letters
Folder 122-123: 1913, 5 letters
Folder 124-125: 1914, 5 letters
Folder 126: 1915-1916, 1 letter from 1915; 5 from 1916
No correspondence from 1917-1919
Folder 127: 1920, 4 letters
Folder 128: 1921, 2 letters
Folder 129: 1922, 5 letters
Folder 130-135: 1923, 21 letters
Folder 136-141: 1924, 26 letters
Folder 142-143: 1925, 8 letters
Folder 144-145: 1926, 9 letters
Folder 146: 1927, 5 letters
Folder 147-150: 1928, 12 letters
Folder 151: 1929, 4 letters
Folder 152-153: 1930-1931, 1 letter from 1930, 6 from 1931
Folder 154-155: 1932-1933, 2 letters from 1932, 6 from 1933
Folder 156: 1934, 2 letters, 1 folder
Folder 157: 1935, 3 letters, 1 folder
Folder 158: 1936, 5 letters, 1 folder
Oversized box:
Folder 1: June 9 and 11, 1889
Folder 2: June 12, 20, 24, 1889
Folder 3: June 25 and 26; September 23, 1889
Folder 4: January 4 and 27, 1891
Folder 5: July 18, 1893 (2 letters); November 3, 1894
Folder 6: September 18, 1895; October 23, 1896; December 11, 1896 (2 letters)
Folder 7: March 23, 1897; February 6, August 2, 1898
Folder 8: February 3, April 5, August 31, 1899
Folder 9: October 1, December 12, 1899; July 15, 1900
Folder 10: August 7 (2 letters), August 27, November 4, 1900
Folder 11: September 16, November 17, 1901; February 24, 1902
Folder 12: June 1, 1902; February 1, April 14, 1903
Folder 13: September 15, November 1, 1903; January 3, 1904
Folder 14: May 2 and 29, August 8, 1904
Folder 15: October 28, November 28, December 31, 1904
Folder 16: February 12 (2 letters), April 9, 1905
Folder 17: August 23, October 27 and 28, 1906
Folder 18: November 30, December 11, 1906; January 23, 1907
Folder 19: July 14, 1907; January 1, March 22, 1908
Folder 20: July 29, August 21, 1908; January 5, 1910
Folder 21: September 14, 1913; February 2, 1914; February 15, 1920
Folder 22: September 12, November 29, 1923; January 30, 1925
Legal Folder 1: May 8, 1890; September 21, 1900
Legal Folder 2: May 4, June 21, 1923; March 24, 1925; January 25, May 30, 1928
Legal Folder 3: April 5, 1929; June 30, 1931

 

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