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Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, March 8, 1941

 
Accession number D:BF 1941.03.08
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, March 8, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
R Street
Green Garden
Orangery
Box Walk
Tennis Court
Museum Courtyard
Herb Garden
Service Court
Forsythia Dell
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter responding to John Thacher's letter (D:JT 1941.03.04). Beatrix Farrand lists the garden-related items expressed in the earlier letter, attempting to answer or express her opinion regarding each garden matter.

Includes copy of letter to Paul Sachs, regarding dates for her next visit to Dumbarton Oaks (D:BF 1941.03.08B).

Penciled annotations and corrections, including date of receipt, "Re'd [March] 15, [1941] " and "after spring planting" by point #8, first page.

Handwritten signature in black ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

San Marino (Calif.)
Dumbarton Oaks
Harvard University
Seeds
grass (plant material)
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
finials
flowers (plants)
chairs (furniture forms)
vegetables
Canning and preserving
inscriptions
lanterns (lighting devices)
Havey, Ruth, 1899-1980
spring (season)
planting
Sachs, Paul J. (Paul Joseph), 1878-1965
travel
consulting
trellises
Bryce, James
greenhouses
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
piers (supporting elements)
Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery
Washington (D.C.)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number D:BF 1941.03.08
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, March 8, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
R Street
Green Garden
Orangery
Box Walk
Tennis Court
Museum Courtyard
Herb Garden
Service Court
Forsythia Dell
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence