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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 8, 1945

 
Accession number B:BF 1945.07.08
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1945
Work types
correspondence

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].

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
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)