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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 23, 1945

 
Accession number B:BF 1945.06.23
Alternative title Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 23, 1945 with enclosed newspaper clipping of Max Farrand's obituary from the Bar Harbor Times
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1945
Work types
correspondence
clippings

Description

Letter discussing the spreading of Max Farrand's ashes on the plants in the Reef Point Gardens, Bar Harbor, Maine, "a place he so loved." Beatrix Farrand mentions there was a short service for Max Farrand in the "blue room" after which she went out into the garden with his ashes as he requested. She asks Mildred Bliss to write her when she has time.

Enclosed is a newspaper clipping of Max Farrand's obituary from the Bar Harbor Times titled, "Dr. Max Farrand died at Reef Point Sunday." Beatrix Farrand wrote at top: "You may like to see what our home paper said about Max. It is the best of all the notices."

Handwritten letter with signature.

Marked as received, 18/6/45 [June 28, 1945].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
obituaries
Death
funeral rites and ceremonies
Clippings (Books, newspapers, etc.)
clippings (information artifacts)
letters (correspondence)
Bar Harbor Times
communication (function)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:BF 1945.06.23
Alternative title Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 23, 1945 with enclosed newspaper clipping of Max Farrand's obituary from the Bar Harbor Times
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1945
Work types
correspondence
clippings