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Title
Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 19, 1945
Sender
Beatrix Farrand
Recipient
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Date Written
1945
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 19, 1945 discussing her grief over Max Farrand's death and inability to talk to those close to her. She reports the "little funeral" will have rare Chinese rhododendrons in the two vases given to her by the Mildred and Robert Bliss on Beatrix and Max Farrand's 25th anniversary. She feels she has hurt Mildred Bliss by not having her come to Reef Point and asks for forgiveness.

Handwritten letter with signature on Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine folded notecard.

Letter received, "25/6/45" [June 6, 1945].

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:BF 1945.06.19
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Details
Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Death
funerals
rhododendrons
Flowers
vases
grief
Forgiveness
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Courage
letters (correspondence)
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Bliss, Mildred → gifts by → of vases for Farrand's 25th anniversary
Bliss, Mildred → MxF's death and → BF's need to be alone after
Farrand, Beatrix → MxF's death and → need to be alone after
Farrand, Max → death of → BF's need to be alone after

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