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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 7-8, 1922

 
Accession number B:BF 1922.07.07
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Terrace C
Orangery
Terrace A
Terrace E
Terrace D
Rose Garden
Terrace B
Date
1922
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing preliminary plans for the gardens at "The Oaks," beginning with regrading the terraces east of the house and replanting the Rose Garden. 

A report with suggestions and ideas was enclosed.

The Fountain Terrace is referred to as "the herbaceous garden."

Handwritten signature and corrections by Beatrix Farrand.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

terraces (landscaped-site elements)
surveying
trees
flowers (plants)
roses
shrubs
bushes
hedges
walls
retaining walls
photographs
Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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