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Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, July 14, 1944

 
Accession number B:MB 1944.07.14
Alternative title Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, July 14, 1944, discussing the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden in California and photographs of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
North Vista
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Green Garden
Director's House and Terrace
Star Garden
Orangery
Box Terrace
Rose Garden
Kitchen Gardens
Urn Terrace
Arbor Terrace
Fountain Terrace
Herbaceous Border
Plum Walk
Superintendent's Cottage
Box Walk
Copse
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter outlining Mrs. Bliss' proposals for the donation of funds to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and requesting Beatrix Farrand's advice. Mrs. Bliss asks if she should request Beatrix Farrand be transferred from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Advisory Committee to the Board.

Third page is carbon copy of "Mrs. Bliss' suggested list for postcards" and "Mrs. Farrand's 'Postcard Possibilities Dumbarton Oaks July 12, 1944.'"

Typewritten letter dictated and not signed.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
letters (correspondence)
donations
photograph albums
postcards
lists (document genres)
Garden ornament and furniture
vases
Dumbarton Oaks
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Delafield, Lewis L.
libraries (rooms)
Lassiter, William, 1867-1959
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
Thorne, Helen
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:MB 1944.07.14
Alternative title Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, July 14, 1944, discussing the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden in California and photographs of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
North Vista
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Green Garden
Director's House and Terrace
Star Garden
Orangery
Box Terrace
Rose Garden
Kitchen Gardens
Urn Terrace
Arbor Terrace
Fountain Terrace
Herbaceous Border
Plum Walk
Superintendent's Cottage
Box Walk
Copse
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

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