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Beatrix Farrand to Irving C. Root, May 20, 1941

 
Accession number D:BF 1941.05.20
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Irving C. Root, May 20, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Dumbarton Oaks Park
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter from Beatrix Farrand acknowledging the creation of a Dumbarton Oak Park Committee. In the letter she informs Mr. Root, a fellow member of the committee, Mrs. Bliss' plans for the widening and creation of a path, which she would like done in coordination with the other members of the committee. Beatrix Farrand closes the letter by proposing a meeting during her next visit to Dumbarton Oaks, when they could discuss the path construction and the filling of the fifth seat on the committee.

Copy of letter; unsigned; original letter lacking in collection.

Includes penciled notes, "Miss Carpenter" in top left corner and "c.c. to Thacher" at the bottom of the page.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Bar Harbor (Me.)
Thacher, John
Dumbarton Oaks Park (Washington, D.C.)
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Harvard University
construction (assembling)
designs (concepts)
Washington (D.C.)
Dumbarton Oaks
travel
consulting
Bryce, James
summer (season)
Carpenter, Alberta S.
walkways
paths
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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