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Frank Ringgold Blake notebooks

 Collection — Container: 1
Identifier: MS-0128

Scope and Contents

Collection of Frank Ringgold Blake consists of two hand-written notebooks (1920-1925) containing notes on Semitic language and history. The notes were prepared during the period when Blake was studying and teaching in the Oriental Seminary, The Johns Hopkins University.


  • Creation: 1920-1925


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is housed off-site and requires 48-hours' notice for retrieval. Contact Special Collections for more information.

This collection is open for use.

Conditions Governing Use

Single copies may be made for research purposes. Researchers are responsible for determining any copyright questions. It is not necessary to seek our permission as the owner of the physical work to publish or otherwise use public domain materials that we have made available for use, unless Johns Hopkins University holds the copyright.

Biographical Note

Frank Ringgold Blake was a professor of Oriental languages at Johns Hopkins University. He was born in Baltimore in 1875 and attended Hopkins where he recieved the A.B. degree in 1897 and the Ph. D in 1902. He remained at Hopkins until his retirement in 1955, and during his long career he taught Semitic Languages including Hebrew, Arabic, Syriac and the Philippine dialect, Tegalog. Professor Blake was a noted grammarian and published several books including "A Grammar of the Tegalog Language"( 1925) and "A Survey of Hebrew Tenses" (1951). Frank Ringgold Blake died in Baltimore, February 17, 1962.


0.167 Cubic Feet (2 notebooks)

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Frank Ringgold Blake (1875-1962) was a professor of languages at Johns Hopkins University. Collection consists of two hand-written notebooks (1920-1925) containing notes on Semitic language and history.

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Repository Details

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