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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, November 5, 1946

 
Accession number B:BF 1946.11.05
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, November 5, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discusses the Odilon Redon oil painting; the relationship between Beatrix Farrand, Robert Patterson, and John Thacher; Anne Sweeney's position at Dumbarton Oaks; work on the Herbaceous Border; a visit to Dumbarton Oaks with Robert Patterson; and the director's house site at the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden.

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

Handwritten signature in ink.

Marked as received: 12/11/46 [November 11, 1946].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

oil paintings (visual works)
paintings (visual works)
Redon, Odilon (French painter and printmaker, 1840-1916)
Thacher, John
Patterson, Robert W. (1905-1988)
consulting
Bryce, James
Sweeney, Anne
planting
shrubs
hedges
yew
walls
vegetable gardens
Jasmine
Clematis
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Dumbarton Oaks
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
houses
Bullard, Sellar, 1886-1964
California
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.)
Accession number B:BF 1946.11.05
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, November 5, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Herbaceous Border
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence