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Title
John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, January 19, 1942
Alternate Title
Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, January 19, 1942
Sender
John Thacher
Recipient
Beatrix Farrand
Date Written
1942
Garden Area
Orangery
Description

Letter apologizing to Beatrix Farrand for the upset caused regarding closing the greenhouses. John Thacher clarifies that there is no reason to be alarmed and that their plans for the gardens can continue as normal. He ends the letter with a postscript regarding Anne Sweeney's salary and the Bliss' contribution to it.

Typewritten copy of letter; unsigned.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
D:JT 1942.01.19
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Details
Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
Valley Club of Montecito (Montecito, Calif.)
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
orangeries
Bryce, James
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965
Harvard University
Dumbarton Oaks
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
spring (season)
autumn
Business travel
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
health
illness
Arizona
Climate
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Sweeney, Anne
salaries
letters (correspondence)
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
garden policy at DO → during World War II → JT on no changes in policy at this time
Orangery → during World War II, moving orchids into → resolution on
orchids → during World War II, moving into Orangery of → resolution on
Sachs, Paul J. → DO grounds policy and → quoted to JT for resolution