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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, August 18, 1944

 
Accession number B:BF 1944.08.18
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Ellipse
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

Description

Discusses walls to replace the hedges surrounding the Ellipse in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Mr. Van Rensselaer's of the Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens excitement surrounding Mildred Bliss' financial gift, and visit by Mr. William Judd and Mr. Robert Cameron to Reef Point for a garden consultation.

Letter received at Dumbarton Oaks, August 21, 1944.

Handwritten signature and postscript discussing Max Farrand's health and Mr. Thacher's availability during the Dumbarton Oaks Conversations in black ink. An exhibition catalog was produced from the exhibit that commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Dumbarton Oaks Conversations titled, Dumbarton Oaks Conversations, 1944-1994.

Written in upper right corner in pencil: [check] by Tel 22/8/44.

Letter on Beatrix Farrand letterhead.

Carbon copy of letter included; second page of carbon copy on verso of first page.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gardens (open spaces)
walls
shrubs
columns (architectural elements)
telegrams
sketches
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
gifts
donations
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Judd, William H.
Arnold Arboretum
Cameron, Robert
Cambridge Botanic Garden
Casa Dorinda
books
publications
Thacher, John
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
symposia (conferences)
Conversations on International Organization (1944 : Washington, D.C.)
Dumbarton Oaks
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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