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Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, September 8, 1941

 
Accession number D:BF 1941.09.08
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, September 8, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
North Vista
Mélisande's Allée
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Green Garden
Orchard
Orangery
Box Walk
Ellipse
South Lawn
Kitchen Gardens
Catalogue House
Herbaceous Border
Fountain Terrace
Rose Garden
Plum Walk
Music Room Terrace
Box Terrace
Beech Terrace
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter to John Thacher, highlighting the subjects Beatrix Farrand and Anne Sweeney discussed on her visit to Bar Harbor, Maine. Letter discusses the route for Anne Sweeney's Garden Guide tours, as well as educational materials needed for her lectures and exhibits.

Enclosed carbon copy of letter to James Bryce, discussing in more detail the route Anne Sweeney's tours would take and what areas of the Gardens the tours would avoid. It also specifies what Beatrix Farrand thinks Anne Sweeney may need for her tours, such as additional roses, bulbs, and other specimens and an enlarged work area.

Typewritten letter to John Thacher on Beatrix Farrand's San Marino, California letterhead. Address crossed out and "Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine" typed beside it. Signature in black ink, "Beatrix Farrand by Isabelle M. Stover."

Includes typewritten carbon copy of letter to James Bryce. Original letter not part of collection. Unsigned.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Bar Harbor (Me.)
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Sweeney, Anne
travel
Bryce, James
Tour guides (Persons)
guides (people)
Garden tours
installations (exhibitions)
exhibitions
notes
Outdoor education
lectures
Older people
Gardening Societies, etc.
School children
Dumbarton Oaks
autumn
School principals
School field trips
Boy Scouts of America
Girl Scouts of America
reference books
libraries (rooms)
Clark, Ethel Burnet
Sargent, Charles Sprague, 1841-1927. Silva of North America
books
Paxton, Joseph, Sir, 1803-1865
Loudon, J. C. (John Claudius), 1783-1843
Curtis, William, 1746-1799
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
health
illness
physicians
plants
steps (stair units)
paths
gates
storage
cupboards
trees
shrubs
flowers (plants)
vases
branches (plant components)
Buds
flowers
Leaves
bulbs (plants)
Alliaceae
Narcissus bulbs
tulips
Rosaceae
apples
Strawberries
Hawthorns
roses
fruit
Damask rose
Gallica rose
Damascus (Syria)
Europe
Great Britain History Wars of the Roses, 1455-1485
Horticulturists
offices (work spaces)
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
closets (storage spaces)
Toilets
Laundry
summer (season)
Photostat
maps (documents)
reports
Harvard University
Washington (D.C.)
vacations
Arnold Arboretum
Elmhirst, L. K. (Leonard Knight), 1893-1974
Elmhirst, Dorothy Payne Whitney Straight
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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