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Title
Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 8, 1945
Sender
Beatrix Farrand
Recipient
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Date Written
1945
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Letter discussing how she is following Max Farrand's courage, patience, intellectual distinction and true humility in coping through difficult days following his death. She feels fortunate to have had 30 years of companionship "with so great a gentleman...."

Beatrix Farrand acknowledges a letter Mildred Bliss recently sent to Clementine Walter who is also grieving following her Max Farrand's death. She reports that Reef Point Gardens has white delphiniums and azaleas blooming.

Handwritten letter with signature in ink on a folded notecard.

Letter marked as received, 10/7/45 [July 10, 1945].

Accession No.
B:BF 1945.07.08
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Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Courage
Humility
Intellect
Patience
Love
Walter, Clementine
grief
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 death and → legacy for
Farrand, Max → death of → legacy for BF
Walter, Clementine "Clemmy" → MB letter after MxF's death to

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