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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 17, 1945 (1)

 
Accession number B:BF 1945.06.17
Alternative title Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 17, 1945
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1945
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discussing Max Farrand dying, but she reports he is not in pain or distress. Beatrix Farrand hopes she can meet the future with the same kind of courage and thoughtfulness of others that Max Farrand has. She is unable to endure expressions of sympathy at this time, but knows the deep attachment with Robert and Mildred Bliss is sustaining.

Handwritten letter with signature in ink.

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

Letter marked as received, 19/6/45 [June 19, 1945].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
illness
pain
health
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
sympathy
grief
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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