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Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, May 20, 1946

 
Accession number B:MB 1946.05.20
Alternative title Letter from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, May 20, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Orangery
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter congratulating Beatrix Farrand on her appointment as Consulting Landscape Gardener to the Arnold Arboretum; offering to give Robert Patterson a chance as consultant for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens; and mentioning she will write to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden regarding the land for parking. She reports there was a luncheon meeting held in the Orangery of about 50 museum directors when it began to rain.

"Mrs Farrand" written at top in pencil.

Added notation at closing of letter in ink, possibly in Mildred Bliss' hand.

Copy of letter sent, unsigned. Original lacking in collection.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

consultants
consulting
Arnold Arboretum
Thacher, John
Patterson, Robert W. (1905-1988)
Luncheons
Dumbarton Oaks
rain
administrators
Dogs
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
parking (area)
acquisition
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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