- Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 23, 1948
- Alternate Title
- Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 23, 1948
- Beatrix Farrand
- Mildred Barnes Bliss
- Date Written
- Garden Area
- Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Typewritten letter offers Beatrix Farrand's thoughts on the purchase of the books, Phytanthoza iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann and North American wild flowers by Mary Vaux Walcott for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Library. Beatrix Farrand includes Report from Miss Caroline Shillaber of the Robinson Hall library of Harvard University regarding the Phytanthoza iconographia. Further inspection of the book for condition and comparison to recent sales is needed before purchasing.
Beatrix Farrand suggests Mildred Bliss visit Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine when the azaleas are blooming and comments on their recent telephone conversation.
On Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead with handwritten signature and postscript in ink.
Marked as received, [June] 25, .
Title created by cataloger.
- Accession No.
- B:BF 1948.06.23
- Related Items
- Work Types
- rare books
- Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm, 1683-1741. Phytanthoza iconographia
- Dumbarton Oaks
- libraries (institutions)
- Sweeney, Anne
- condition reports
- Walcott, Mary Vaux, 1860-1940. North American wild flowers
- summer (season)
- Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
- Shillaber, Caroline, 1908-
- Harvard University. Library
- Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
- letters (correspondence)
- Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
- Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
- Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
- Index Terms
- Bliss, Mildred → BF relationship with → telephone talk with BF
- North American wild flowers (Walcott) → worthy of inclusion at DO
- Phytanthoza iconographia (Weinmann) → as worthy if in good condition
- Reef Point (Gardens) → house remodeling → slowness of
- Walcott, Mary Vaux → North American wild flowers → worthy of inclusion at DO
- Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm → Phytanthoza iconographia → as worthy if in good condition