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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 22, 1949 (1)

 
Accession number B:BF 1949.07.22B
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1949
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discusses the accounts used for Dumbarton Oaks book purchases. Beatrix Farrand thanks Mildred Bliss for wanting her continued counsel regarding the Garden Center and the book buying. She recommends that Mildred Bliss tell Ellis Russell to provide funding for book purchases while Mildred Bliss is away. Recent book purchases from the bookseller, Staack are on the way to Dumbarton Oaks; one of those is Salomon Kleiner's, [Representation au naturel des] chateaux de Weissenstein [au dessus de Pommersfeld, et de celui de Geubach appartenants à la masion des comtes de Schönborn].

Written on Beatrix Farrand, San Marino, California letterhead, but the address was crossed out and replaced with Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

accounts
travel
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
Dumbarton Oaks
books
rare books
libraries (institutions)
Shillaber, Caroline, 1908-
Russell, Ellis
Staack (Firm)
funding
plates (illustrations)
condition reports
acquisition
letters (correspondence)
Kleiner, Salomon, 1700-1761. Representation au naturel des chateaux de Weissenstein au dessus de Pommersfeld, et de celui de Geuback appartenants à la maison des comtes de Schönborn
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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