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Title
Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, May 26, 1947 (3)
Alternate Title
Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, May 26, 1947
Sender
Beatrix Farrand
Recipient
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Date Written
1947
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Typewritten letter informs of Santa Barbara Botanic Garden matters such as buying a house for the director which will be sold once one can be built; working on the parking area, entrance road, and approach steps; and the Board of Trustees learning from past mistakes.

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

In ink, a handwritten signature and "Sta B. Botanic Garden."

Marked as received, 27/5/47 [May 27, 1947].

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:BF 1947.05.26C
Details
Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
houses
Bullard, Sellar, 1886-1964
health
parking (area)
steps (stair units)
roads
boards of directors
lots (land)
letters (correspondence)
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Bullard, Sellar → Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and → on Van Rensselaer's improved health
parking space or area → at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → under construction
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Board of Trustees → on land acquisition mistakes
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Director's house → temporary house bought until building of
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → parking space or area at
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell → house for, as SBBG director → temporary house bought until building of
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell → medical issues of → much improvement in