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Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, October 30, 1944

 
Accession number B:MB 1944.10.30
Sender
Recipient
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

Description

Discusses Mildred Bliss' "bitter disappointment" of not seeing Beatrix Farrand at Dumbarton Oaks due to Beatrix's hand arthritis, recommends diathermia as a treatment; worry about Beatrix Farrand "deserting" Dumbarton Oaks before the Spring and expresses Dumbarton Oaks needs her; report that James Bryce wants to postpone a vacation to California until after the War; and thank you for 2 copies of the Dumbarton Oaks article in Landscape architecture.

Mildred Bliss mentions she will be meeting with John Thacher and James Bryce following the opening of the semester for fellows and scholars. Mildred states she will probably be sending Beatrix Farrand blueprints of suggested additions to the Fellow's House.

Mildred Bliss reports having a different impression of France than six months ago and reports Germans troops still in France.

Approves fundraising appeal letter for the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

Typewritten letter on Mildred Bliss' letterhead.

Handwritten signature and postscript in black ink.

Carbon copy of letter also in Collection.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

hands (animal or human components)
health
illness
travel
Bryce, James
California
travel delays
Dumbarton Oaks
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
funding
donations
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
Landscape architecture
serials (publications)
Harvard University
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
blueprints (reprographic copies)
Waterman, Thomas Tileston, 1900-1951
France
England
Germans
Spain
Netherlands
Germany
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
arthritis
diathermy
Argentina
World War, 1939-1945
building (structures)
letters (correspondence)
John Thacher
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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