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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, March 28, 1938

 
Accession number B:BF 1938.03.28
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Orangery
Catalogue House
Terrior Column and Enclosure
South Side of House
Herb Garden
Forsythia Dell
Date
1938
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing the memorial tablet for William James Gray, Royall Tyler's approaching visit, and comments on measurements for the Forsythia Gate.

Enclosed copy of inscription for Gray.

"The Council for Dr. Hale's great 200-inch telescope" that Farrand mentions belongs to the California Institute of Technology's Hale Observatories, previously called Palomar Observatory.

Unsigned, probably written by Beatrix Farrand. Handwritten corrections.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

galleries (display spaces)
inscriptions
tablets
plants
flowers (plants)
shrubs
hedges
garden structures
stone (worked rock)
walls
mock-ups
balconies
gates
benches (furniture)
ironwork (visual works)
telescopes
Salter, Arthur, 1881-1975
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939
Hale Observatories
Harvard University
Princeton University
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:BF 1938.03.28
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Orangery
Catalogue House
Terrior Column and Enclosure
South Side of House
Herb Garden
Forsythia Dell
Date
1938
Work types
correspondence

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