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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, December 31, 1947

 
Accession number B:BF 1947.12.31
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, December 31, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter asks Mildred Bliss her opinion on the purchase of property adjoining the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Beatrix Farrand feels the land surrounding the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden is "vital to its future appearance." Beatrix Farrand remarks that the Valley Club of Montecito has ruled that no cottage tenancy over 90 days is permitted making it impossible for Beatrix Farrand to continue to winter there. She thanks Mildred and Robert Bliss for allowing her and Max Farrand to stay over many winters.

On Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, Santa Barbara, California letterhead with typewritten signature of "Trix."

Marked in pencil as received, Jan 2/[19]48.

Title created by cataloger. 

Subjects

Christmas
communication (function)
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
New Year
Bullard, Sellar, 1886-1964
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
land use
real estate
costs
houses
trustees
Valley Club of Montecito (Montecito, Calif.)
winter
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
telegrams
acquisition
purchasing
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:BF 1947.12.31
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, December 31, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence