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Title
Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, January 14, 1946
Alternate Title
Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, January 14, 1946
Sender
Beatrix Farrand
Recipient
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Date Written
1946
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Letter discussing the refreshing change of the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden board since Mildred Bliss gifted funds to the organization. A fund has been established for the use by the director, Maunsell van Rensselaer. He has been ill lately having to have taken time off to recover. Now he is taking an additional 3 months of paid leave on doctor's advice. Beatrix Farrand thanks Mildred Bliss for "housing us so perfectly in the little cottage where we have had four winters together." She is referring to spending winters with Max Farrand at the Valley Club of Montecito.

Written on Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, Santa Barbara, California letterhead.

Letter marked as received: "24 [January, 1946].

Handwritten corrections noted.

Handwritten signature and postscript in ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:BF 1946.01.14
Details
Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Valley Club of Montecito (Montecito, Calif.)
funding
gifts
donations
Gould, Josephine
Lancaster, Louis
illness
health
Fithian, Anne
Dumbarton Oaks
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
books
Le Veillard, Louis Guillaume, -1974
Tucker, John M.
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
salaries
World War, 1939-1945
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945. Benjamin Franklin's memoirs
letters (correspondence)
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Farrand, Beatrix → MxF's Franklin book and → Le Viellard manuscript and
Farrand, Max → Franklin, Benjamin, book on → BF on Le Viellard manuscript and
Fithian, Anne → health and energy of
Franklin, Benjamin → MxF's book on → BF on Le Viellard manuscript and
Franklin, Benjamin → MxF's book on → Le Viellard manuscript and
Gould, Josephine (Mrs. Frederic Saltonstall) → Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and → gift for Director's House by
Koefod, Dr. → on medical leave for Van Rensselaer → ordering three months rest
Lancaster, Louis → on assistant to SBBG director
Lancaster, Louis → returned to SBBG Board
"The Little Fishes of the Sea" → MB and BF on
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → assistant to director of → Lancaster on
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Board of Trustees → transformed energy and spirit of
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Director's house → Gould gift for
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → donations to → by Gould, for Director's house
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → financial affairs of → surplus at end of 1945 for, director's fund and
Tucker, John → as potential assistant to SBBG director
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell → medical leave for → for three weeks
winter home, Farrand's → at Valley Club of Montecito, Calif. → BF gratitude to MB for
winter home, Farrand's → at Valley Club of Montecito, Calif. → during 1945-46

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