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Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, August 26, 1947

 
Accession number B:MB 1947.08.26
Alternative title Letter from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, August 26, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter asks what Mildred Bliss's annual contribution should be to the Garden Club of America; comments on the director's house and the ongoing construction project for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden; and thanks Beatrix Farrand for her donation to the construction project. She replies to Beatrix Farrand's letter of August 22, 1947 and is sending funds to Ellis Russell for garden books marked xxx and xx on a book list.

Copy of original letter with handwritten additions in ink by Mildred Bliss.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
travel
donations
Garden Club of America
houses
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
roads
Backache
health
gifts
books
rare books
bibliographies
Russell, Ellis
funding
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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