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Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, January 3, 1942

 
Accession number D:BF 1942.01.03
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, January 3, 1942
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Orangery
Service Court
Date
1942
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter in which Beatrix Farrand gives her negative opinion regarding closing the greenhouses, and so losing the orchids and azaleas. After a scheduled meeting with Mildred Bliss, she promises to send John Thacher a telegram with their combined decision.

Typewritten letter on Beatrix Farrand's New York letterhead. Address crossed out and "Valley Club of Montecito, Santa Barbara, California." typed beneath it. Signed in black ink. Penciled note in top, right hand corner, "Read & return, please."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Valley Club of Montecito (Montecito, Calif.)
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Dumbarton Oaks
greenhouses
orangeries
orchids
azaleas
meetings
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
telegrams
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
health
illness
Cold (Disease)
Bronchitis
Sinusitis
travel
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)