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Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, January 10, 1941

Accession number D:BF 1941.01.10
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, January 10, 1941
Garden Area
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Letter mentioning the preliminary topics Beatrix Farrand wants to discuss with John Thacher on her impending trip to Dumbarton Oaks, specifically the future of Dumbarton Oaks under the new management of Harvard University and how that affects the gardens and Beatrix Farrand's role as Dumbarton Oak's consulting landscape gardener. Beatrix Farrand concludes the letter by suggesting John Thacher and David Finley, from the National Gallery [of Art], arrange a time for her and David Finley to meet as mentioned in earlier correspondence (D:JT 1941.01.02 and D:BF 1941.01.03).

Handwritten letter on Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California letterhead.

Penciled note under the letterhead, "An'd [Answered] 1/13/41" referring to a letter John Thacher wrote in response to this letter, D:JT 1941.01.13.

Title created by cataloger.


Cosmopolitan Club (New York, N.Y.)
New York (N.Y.)
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
Havey, Ruth, 1899-1980
Dumbarton Oaks
Harvard University
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Finley, David E. (David Edward)
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
letters (correspondence)


Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives


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