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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 19, 1945

 
Accession number B:BF 1945.06.19
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1945
Work types
correspondence

Description

Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 19, 1945 discussing her grief over Max Farrand's death and inability to talk to those close to her. She reports the "little funeral" will have rare Chinese rhododendrons in the two vases given to her by the Mildred and Robert Bliss on Beatrix and Max Farrand's 25th anniversary. She feels she has hurt Mildred Bliss by not having her come to Reef Point and asks for forgiveness.

Handwritten letter with signature on Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine folded notecard.

Letter received, "25/6/45" [June 6, 1945].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Death
funerals
rhododendrons
Flowers
vases
grief
Forgiveness
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Courage
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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