Guide to the Margaret Blake Alverson Papers, 1880-1920.

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Guide to the Margaret Blake Alverson Papers, 1880-1920.



California State Library

Sacramento, California

Contact Information:

  • California History Room
  • California State Library
  • Library and Courts Building II
  • 900 N. Street, Room 200
  • P.O. Box 942837
  • Sacramento, California 94237-0001
  • Phone: (916) 654-0176
  • Fax: (916) 654-8777
  • Email: cslcal@library.ca.gov
  • URL: http://www.library.ca.gov/
Processed by:
The California State Library staff
Encoded by:
Xiuzhi Zhou
© 1999 California State Library. All rights reserved.

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

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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.

Container List

Box Box 705

Correspondence: A

Box Box 706

Correspondence: B

Box Box 707

Correspondence: C

Box Box 708

Correspondence: D

Box Box 709

Correspondence: E-F-G

Box Box 710

Correspondence: Lee Tung Foo

Box Box 711

Correspondence: H-I-J

Box Box 712

Correspondence: K-L

Box Box 713

Correspondence: M

Box Box 714

Correspondence: N-O-P

Box Box 715

Correspondence: Q-R-S

Box Box 716

Correspondence: T-Z

Box Box 717

Files: 1880-1884

Box Box 718

Files: 1885-1889

Box Box 719

Files: 1890-1894

Box Box 720

Files: 1895-1899

Box Box 721

Files: 1900-1910

Box Box 722

Miscellany: Badges and ribbons

 

Miscellany: Biographical material

Box Box 723

Miscellany: Business papers

Box Box 724

Miscellany: Calendars

 

Miscellany: Cards: Business, calling, & political

Box Box 725

Miscellany: Cards: Holiday cards: Christmas cards

Box Box 726

Miscellany: Cards: Holiday cards (except Christmas cards)

Box Box 760

Miscellany: Cards: Holiday cards (postcards)

Box Box 761

Miscellany: Catalogs

 

Certificates

 

Ephemera

 

Foo, Lee Tung materials

 

Genealogy (Kroh-Blake family)

Box Box 762

Miscellany: Insurance

 

Legal papers

 

Lists

 

Marriage announcements

 

Menus

 

Miniature books

 

Miscellaneous subjects:

 

Benicia Female Seminary

 

California Musicians

 

"Crossing the Plains" by George Kroh (1849)

 

Golden Jubilee (1896)

 

Lyon Relief Corps

 

"Sixty Years of California Song" (materials)

Box Box 763

Miscellany: Notes and drafts (handwritten)

Box Box 764

Miscellany: Notes and drafts (typed)

Box Box 765

Miscellany: Notes and drafts: miscellaneous

 

Pamphlets

 

Periodicals

 

Poetry

Box Box 766

Miscellany: Photos

Box Box 767

Miscellany: Programs

 

Sketches

 

Songs

Box Box 768

Diaries: 1869-70, 1872, 1874-75, 1879-80, 1886

Box Box 769

Diaries: 1887-1891

Box Box 770

Diaries: 1892-1895

Box Box 771

Diaries: 1896-1899

Box Box 772

Diaries: 1900-1904

Box Box 773

Diaries: 1905-1909

Box Box 774

Diaries: 1910-1914

Box Box 775

Diaries: 1915-1918

Box Box 776

Diaries: 1919-1922

Box Box 777

Account Books: 1870-1885

Box Box 778

Account Books: 1887-1893, 1913-1922

Box Box 444

Scrapbooks: Music in California, v. 2

Box Box 445

Scrapbooks: Music in California, v. 1