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Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, October 17, 1941

 
Accession number D:BF 1941.10.17
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, October 17, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter delaying Beatrix Farrand's Harvard lecture until spring on account of Max Farrand's slow progression towards full health. She mentions stopping at Dumbarton Oaks in November when they make their way westward to California for the winter.

Postscript mentions telegram received from John Thacher, regarding the garden tours. Telegram not part of collection.

Typewritten letter on Beatrix Farrand's San Marino, California letterhead. Address crossed out and "Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine," typed beside it. Signature in black ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Bar Harbor (Me.)
Harvard University
Fogg Art Museum
lectures
travel delays
spring (season)
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
health
illness
Dumbarton Oaks
travel
California
consultants
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
hospitals (institutions, health facility)
Casa Dorinda
Business travel
Washington (D.C.)
autumn
telegrams
Garden tours
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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