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Robert Patterson to Mildred Bliss, February 5, 1952

 
Accession number F13:RP 1952.02.05
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Tennis Court
32nd Street
Cool House
Date
1952
Work types
correspondence

Description

Discusses the bill for the work and plans for the proposed alterations for the Cool House (greenhouse) or Garden Center. Robert Patterson expresses disappointment for sending a bill for work that will not be carried out, but admits that there is now a clearer idea of what "we are aiming for." He contacted Matthew Kearney for measurements which he has received. He has a couple of rough "sketches showing the possibilities for floor plans for a new Garden Library on the Tennis Court and one south of the service entrance on thirty-second street. He will work on a sketch for the area north of the museum and send copies to John Thacher once completed. The 3 sketches Robert Patterson is going send are drawings are titled "Garden Library, Dumbarton Oaks, Harvard Univ., Washington, D.C." dated, August, 1951. The drawings can be found in the Dumbarton Oaks Archives, with accession numbers: AR.AP.MW.GL.001a, AR.AP.MW.GL.001b, AR.AP.MW.GL.001c. 

Robert Patterson sends his wishes that Robert Bliss' operation was successful.

Typewritten on Robert W. Patterson's letterhead.

Received at Dumbarton Oaks on February 7, 1952.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

plans (orthographic projections)
architectural drawings (visual works)
alterations (object components)
billing
greenhouses
letters (correspondence)
Thacher, John
Kearney, Matthew
libraries (buildings)
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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