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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, April 11, 1950

 
Accession number B:BF 1950.04.11
Alternative title Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, April 11, 1950 copy enclosed
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1950
Work types
correspondence

Description

3 separate correspondence by Beatrix Farrand included in one post discussing the formidable collection of letters, drawings, sketches, etc. estimated to total between 5,000-10,000 items documenting a 20 year time span related to Dumbarton Oaks and Dumbarton Oaks Gardens. Beatrix Farrand mentions to Bradford Williams the need to carefully catalog, safely house, and make available to students of Landscape Architecture.

First letter: Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, April 11, 1950. Letter signed.

Second letter: a copy of Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, April 11, 1950. Unsigned, letter originally handwritten then typed by Beatrix Farrand's secretary, Isabelle Stover.

Third letter: a copy of Beatrix Farrand to Bradford Williams, April 11, 1950. Unsigned, letter originally handwritten then typed by Beatrix Farrand's secretary.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

architectural drawings (visual works)
drawings (visual works)
sketches
cataloging
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Thacher, John
Williams, Bradford
letters (correspondence)
records (documents)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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