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Title
John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, February 3, 1942
Alternate Title
Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, February 3, 1942
Sender
John Thacher
Recipient
Beatrix Farrand
Date Written
1942
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Letter answering Beatrix Farrand's letter of January 29 (D:BF 1942.01.29) regarding the Harvard University Board's views on the Dumbarton Oaks gardens. John Thacher encourages her that they share the same opinion as his and Beatrix Farrand's in this regard and suggests a meeting in the spring to discuss garden matters. A copy of a letter Beatrix Farrand intended to send to Paul J. Sachs was returned to her.

Typewritten copy of letter; unsigned.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
D:JT 1942.02.03
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Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
Valley Club of Montecito (Montecito, Calif.)
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965
Conversation
meetings
Harvard University
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Dumbarton Oaks
spring (season)
travel
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Sweeney, Anne
salaries
guides (people)
Bryce, James
gardeners
Employees Resignation
vacations
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
health
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Death
letters (correspondence)
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
budget for landscape work at DO → during World War II for 1942-43 → gardeners' salaries raised
budget for landscape work at DO → during World War II for 1943-44 → discussions on, with BF, PJS, and
garden policy at DO → during World War II → Sachs discussions planned with BF and JT on
Sachs, Paul J. → DO grounds policy and → discussions planned with BF, JT, and
Sachs, Paul J. → son-in-law's death
Sweeney, Anne → as Garden Guide → JT to prod on start of classes by
Sweeney, Anne → salary of → reminding Blisses of support for