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Title
Beatrix Farrand to General William Lassiter, December 14, 1945
Sender
Beatrix Farrand
Date Written
1945
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Letter discussing a telephone conversation she had with Mildred Bliss regarding a house for the Director of the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Mrs. Bliss thought that her anonymous gift had made clear that the funds would be used to increase the Director's salary and provide him a house or rental to live in. Beatrix Farrand asks for a response from the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden Board on this decision on behalf of Mildred Bliss.

Written in upper left corner in pencil: "For Mrs. Bliss."

Copy of original letter; original letter lacking in collection.

Unsigned, probably sent by Beatrix Farrand.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:BF 1945.12.14
Details
Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
meetings
illness
gifts
funding
houses
Bronchitis
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Conversation
letters (correspondence)
carbon copies
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Farrand, Beatrix → illnesses of → bronchitis
Farrand, Beatrix → Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and → unable to attend Board meeting
Lassiter, Gen. William → BF on Director's housing to
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Director's house → arrangements for

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