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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, January 8, 1947 (2)

 
Accession number B:BF 1947.01.08B
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, January 8, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter apologizes for putting pressure on Mildred Bliss when she was ill and explains an opportunity arose for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden for which the Board of Trustees wanted to capitalize on. Beatrix Farrand agrees that Maunsell van Rensselaer's health is troubling, and he needs to adjust his effort based on his strength.  She mentions matters before the Board of Trustees such as the service road, Ceanothus trail, and parking area.

On Beatrix Farrand's Valley Club of Montecito, Santa Barbara, California letterhead.

Handwritten signature in ink.

Marked as received [January] 10 [1947].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

illness
health
Lancaster, Louis
funding
Christmas
drawings (visual works)
parking (area)
plan (formal concept)
cost
walks
walkways
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
Gould, Josephine
leaflets (printed works)
roads
trails (recreation areas)
Thacher, John
Boston (Mass.)
Walter, Clementine
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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