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Title
Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, April 29, 1946
Alternate Title
Handwritten letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, April 29, 1946
Sender
Beatrix Farrand
Recipient
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Date Written
1946
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Handwritten letter thanking Mildred Bliss for all the winters Beatrix and Max Farrand spent in the cottage at the Valley Club of Montecito. Beatrix Farrand mentions that she is meeting with John Thacher in Boston to discuss a plan of care and rehabilitation of Dumbarton Oaks after the War years; and reports on Santa Barbara Botanic Garden matters and decisions.

Marked as received, May 1/[19]46.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:BF 1946.04.29
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Details
Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
Valley Club of Montecito (Montecito, Calif.)
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
Fatigue
World War, 1939-1945
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
retirement
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
libraries (institutions)
plaques (flat objects)
funding
parking (area)
membership
visitors
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
health
telegrams
Walter, Clementine
Thank-you notes
Thacher, John
Boston (Mass.)
agendas (administrative records)
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
donations
letters (correspondence)
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Bliss, Robert → gift to SBBG by
Farrand, Beatrix → aging of → fatigue and
Farrand, Beatrix → retirement of → BF letter to MB on
garden policy at DO → post-World War II → BF letter to MB on
parking space or area → at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Board finding funding for
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → additional land for → Board on buying
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Blaksley Library → plaque finally in place in
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Board of Trustees → buying adjacent land
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Board of Trustees → wanting MB's opinion on capital improvements by
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → member renewal → increases in
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → parking space or area at → Board finding funding for
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → visitors to → increases in
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell → medical leave for → progress on
winter home, Farrand's → at Valley Club of Montecito, Calif. → BF gratitude to MB for

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