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Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, March 18, 1941

 
Accession number D:BF 1941.03.18
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, March 18, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Orangery
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter detailing the dates of Beatrix Farrand's next planned trip to Dumbarton Oaks and the various topics she and John Thacher would like to discuss, specifically Mildred Bliss' wishes for the Orangery and the drawing room. She also plans to work with James Bryce and Anne Sweeney on the Catalogue House while Thacher is away on Harvard business. Beatrix Farrand discusses the health of Robert Bliss and Henri Focillon and her and Max Farrand's impending move from California to Maine.

Typewritten letter on Beatrix Farrand's San Marino, California letterhead. Signed in black ink. Includes handwritten postscript by Beatrix Farrand, "The list of questions to discuss will really arrive before I do, but the hubbub here is considerable!"

"Carbon copy to Mr. Sachs."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

San Marino (Calif.)
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
Employees Resignation
Moving, Household
Atlantic Coast (U.S.)
Washington (D.C.)
travel
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Harvard University
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965
Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va)
Bryce, James
Sweeney, Anne
consulting
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
health
illness
Cambridge (Mass.)
Bar Harbor (Me.)
Focillon, Henri, 1881-1943
Luggage Packing
Farewells
Dumbarton Oaks
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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