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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 10, 1944

 
Accession number B:BF 1944.07.10
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 10, 1944
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Museum Courtyard
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter mentions an envelope arrived containing a handwritten catalog of photographs in volumes for Dumbarton Oaks. Beatrix Farrand returns carbon copies of the photograph index. She received a letter from Maunsell Van Rensselaer and provides an update on Max Farrand's health. Lastly, she asks for the Greek inscription for the cortile loggia.

On Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead with handwritten signature.

Marked as received [July] 12, [1944].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

photographs
lists (document genres)
museums (institutions)
loggias
Greek (language)
Greek (alphabet)
inscriptions
courtyards
funding
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
Santa Barbara Museum of Art
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
weather
hot (temperature)
Garden Club of Mount Desert
Girl Scouts of America
Dumbarton Oaks
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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