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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, August 25, 1947

 
Accession number B:BF 1947.08.25
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, August 25, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discusses Reef Point Gardens and library and encourages Mildred Bliss to adopt a similar plan that includes a reading room at Dumbarton Oaks. Beatrix Farrand mentions she hopes Mildred Bliss approves of her donation to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden construction of a parking area. She knows Mildred Bliss's thoughts will be with her on September 22 [anniversary of the death of her mother, Mary Cadwalader Jones].

On Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead.

Marked as received, [August] 27, [1947].

Handwritten signature and postscript in ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

telegrams
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
travel
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
libraries (rooms)
libraries (institutions)
Dumbarton Oaks
reading rooms
trustees
winter
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
parking (area)
construction (assembling)
letters (correspondence)
Death
anniversaries
Jones, Mary Cadwalader
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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