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Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, November 3, 1941

 
Accession number D:BF 1941.11.03
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, November 3, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Dumbarton Oaks Park
Green Garden
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter regarding Beatrix Farrand's upcoming trip to Dumbarton Oaks from November 21 to 25, 1941. She discusses her planned schedule, such as who she will meet with, what they will discuss, and when these meetings will take place. Beatrix Farrand also encloses copies of two letters she wrote to Newton B. Drury and to Irving C. Root, planning a meeting between them, regarding Dumbarton Oaks Park.

Typewritten letter on Beatrix Farrand's San Marino, California letterhead. Address crossed out and "Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine" typed beside it. Signed in black ink by Isabelle M. Stover. Penciled check mark on first page, next to paragraph regarding replacing an oak tree in the Green Garden.

Typed copy of letter to Newton B. Drury; unsigned. Embossed letterhead, "Beatrix Farrand, Landscape Gardener, Bar Harbor, Maine." Crossed out marks and typed "Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine" transferred from copy process. Watermark: "Hampshire, Citadel Bond, Rag Content."

Typed copy of letter to Irving C. Root; unsigned. Embossed letterhead, "Beatrix Farrand, Landscape Gardener, Bar Harbor, Maine." Crossed out marks and typed "Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine" transferred from copy process. Watermark: "Hampshire, Citadel Bond, Rag Content."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

telegrams
consulting
Dumbarton Oaks
travel
New Haven (Conn.)
New York (N.Y.)
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Sweeney, Anne
Bryce, James
Alexandria (Va.)
Elmhirst, Dorothy Payne Whitney Straight
Straight, Michael Whitney
Drury, Newton Bishop, 1889-1978
Root, Irving C.
Dumbarton Oaks Park (Washington, D.C.)
paths
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
secretaries (clerical workers)
Railroad travel
Washington (D.C.)
White oak
plantings
trees
Coles, G. Frederick
inscriptions
walls
exhibitions
winter
California
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
health
illness
summer (season)
Chrysanthemum (genus)
flowers
Eryngium
Spruce
lectures
Harvard University
Stover, Isabelle M.
United States. National Park Service
autumn
construction (assembling)
Bar Harbor (Me.)
meadows
lawns (landscaped grass)
grass (plant material)
Maine
Chicago (Ill.)
meetings
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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