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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, January 14, 1946

 
Accession number B:BF 1946.01.14
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, January 14, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence

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.

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
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:BF 1946.01.14
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, January 14, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence