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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, February 12, 1945

 
Accession number B:BF 1945.02.12
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1945
Work types
correspondence

Description

Discusses Max Farrand's X-ray treatments for bladder tumors taking a toll on him and mentions the close friendship between Beatrix Farrand has with Mildred Bliss. Informs Mildred Bliss that all is going well at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden since her "anonymous gift" with the exception of one Board member who is balking at the idea of a Director's House.

Typewritten letter on Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito letterhead.

Handwritten signature and corrections by Beatrix Farrand in pencil.

Letter received at Dumbarton Oaks, February 17, 1945.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

memory
love
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
illness
therapeutics
hands (animal or human components)
health
snow (precipitation)
weather
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
winter
dwellings
Fithian, Anne
Duane, William North, 1869-1944
gifts
donations
friendship
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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