BLAKE, Anson

Anson Blake (1870-1959)

BLAKE, Anson Stiles (1870-1959), San Francisco-born grandson of Eli Whitney Blake (1795-1886) and son of Charles Thompson Blake (1826-1899). In 1894 he married Anita Day Symmes (1872-1962).

Blake went to Santa Cruz Island with Willis Linn Jepson aboard Ira Eaton's Sea Wolf in May 1927, and they stayed at Pelican Bay.

Blake collected Quercus wislizeni on Santa Cruz Island on May 25, 1929.


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Island Collections~
ISLAND COLLECTOR INSTITUTION DATE NUMBER SPECIMEN
Santa Cruz Island Anson Blake UCB May 25, 1929 JEPS-39830 Quercus wislizeni Plants
Santa Cruz Island Anson Blake UCB May 25, 1929 UCSB-24344 Quercus parvula var. parvula Plants