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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, May 22, 1946

 
Accession number B:BF 1946.05.22
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, May 22, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discusses that Robert Patterson is looking forward to spending time at Dumbarton Oaks with an agenda that she has drawn up pointing out areas of the garden to address and further explains to Mildred Bliss the land situation with the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Beatrix Farrand comments on congratulations sent by Mildred Bliss for the recent appointment as Consulting Landscape Gardener to the Arnold Arboretum.

Handwritten signature in ink.

Letter marked in pencil as received 24/5/46 [May 24, 1946].

Includes handwritten corrections in ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Arnold Arboretum
consulting
consultants
Patterson, Robert W. (1905-1988)
Dumbarton Oaks
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Thacher, John
agendas (administrative records)
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
summer (season)
acquisition
parking (area)
rhododendrons
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
Walter, Clementine
empathy
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Death
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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