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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, August 14, 1944 (3)

 
Accession number B:BF 1944.08.14C
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

Description

Discusses the contents of a letter Beatrix Farrand received from Mr. Van Rensselaer about the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and shifting Garden responsibility to Mr. Frederick B. Kellam.

The letter also discusses that Mr. Thacher has written to tell Beatrix Farrand that the Post War Security Conference (Dumbarton Oaks Conversations) closing date had to be postponed and that Dumbarton Oaks will be occupied until November 1, 1944. The Dumbarton Oaks Conversations took place at Dumbarton Oaks, August 21, 1944-October 7, 1944.

An exhibition catalog was produced from the exhibit that commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Dumbarton Oaks Conversations titled, Dumbarton Oaks Conversations, 1944-1994.

Handwritten signature and postscript in black ink.

Letter on Beatrix Farrand letterhead.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
botanical gardens
Lassiter, William, 1867-1959
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
recreation
Santa Ynez Mountains (Calif.)
management
California Association of Nurserymen
publications
Kellam, Frederick B.
tiger in art
sculpture (visual work)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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