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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 11, 1945

 
Accession number B:BF 1945.07.11
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1945
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing the delay in letters getting to Mildred Bliss. Beatrix Farrand had received two letters from Mildred Bliss which were touching. She mentions the transfer of Casa Dorinda and wonders if Mildred Bliss will have to assume responsibility for it again. Beatrix Farrand is feeling the strain and fatigue since Max Farrand's death, but is dealing with it sensibly. The garden [Reef Point Gardens] has kept her going.

Signed in ink: "Trix, All goes well, & dear Clem [Clementine Walter] is an anchor.

Letter received [July] 13, [1945].

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

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Ritz-Carlton Hotel (Boston, Massachusetts)
Walter, Clementine
letters (correspondence)
Casa Dorinda
California
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Fatigue
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Death
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
hands (animal or human components)
gout
Dumbarton Oaks
arthritis
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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