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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, September 3, 1947

 
Accession number B:BF 1947.09.03
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, September 3, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter responds with a suggested amount Mildred Bliss should donate to the Garden Club of America; comments that "everyday" books have been purchased [for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Library], and more funds will be needed; and asks if Mildred Bliss would be willing to donate to The Friends of the Arnold Arboretum.

Handwritten postscript and signature in ink. A correction and exclamation point added in ink.

On Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead.

Marked as received [September] 6 [1947].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

donations
Garden Club of America
books
rare books
acquisition
libraries (institutions)
Dumbarton Oaks
Russell, Ellis
Arnold Arboretum
gifts
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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