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Title
Alden Hopkins to Mildred Bliss, May 3, 1959
Sender
Alden Hopkins
Recipient
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Date Written
1959
Garden Area
Lilac Circle
Description

Letter discusses construction work for the Camellia Garden or Lilac Circle. It mentions that work will be done in accordance with Alden Hopkins's drawing #93-03 which has been approved by Mildred Bliss and Michael Rapuano. Estimate received from G. Morris Steinbraker & Sons for the work is $3620 with an additional $600-$750 needed for the revived planting.

Letter received at Dumbarton Oaks, May 6, 1959.

The estimate was enclosed with the letter.

Copies of the letter also sent to John Thacher and Michael Rapuano.

Handsigned in ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
F1:Hopkins 1959.05.03
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Details
Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
gardens (open spaces)
G. Morris Steinbraker & Son, Inc.
Steinbraker, G. Morris
cap mouldings
walls
plans (orthographic projections)
planting plans
estimates
construction (assembling)
construction drawings
plants
bulbs (plants)
evergreens
trees
letters (correspondence)
cost
architectural drawings (visual works)
travel
Naples (Italy)
Lisbon (Portugal)
Barcelona (Spain)
Rapuano, Michael
Washington (D.C.)
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Bliss, Mildred → DO gardens and → Hopkins seeking approval for Camellia Garden installation from
bulbs → spring → Hopkins's plan for Ellipse and
evergreens → Hopkins's plan for Ellipse using
Steinbraker, G. Morris → estimates of → for Camellia Garden reconstruction
walls → Camellia Garden → cap on cutting garden wall and cap on

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