- Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, October 16, 1944
- Beatrix Farrand
- Mildred Barnes Bliss
- Date Written
- Garden Area
- Catalogue House
- North Vista
- Mélisande's Allée
- Herbaceous Border
Discusses Beatrix Farrand's upcoming visit to Dumbarton Oaks to talk with Mildred Bliss about studies for new buildings, revised drawings for the Ellipse, revised planting plans for the North Vista, the possibility of raising the North Vista walls, the question of walls for the Herbaceous Border, the enlargement of the Catalogue House, and the wall at the north end of Melisande's Allee.
Mentions the State Department is still moving material out of Dumbarton Oaks and Beatrix will be staying at the Mayflower Hotel.
An "appeal" letter for funding was probably enclosed and is no longer with letter.
Handwritten signature and postscript in black ink.
Typewritten with handwritten postscript on Beatrix Farrand's letterhead.
Received at Dumbarton Oaks, October 18, 1944.
Carbon copy of letter also in Collection.
Title created by cataloger.
- Accession No.
- B:BF 1944.10.16
- Related Items
- Work Types
- Mayflower Hotel (Washington, D.C.)
- United States. Department of State
- Dumbarton Oaks
- building (structures)
- architectural drawings (visual works)
- planting plans
- Thacher, John
- Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- letters (correspondence)
- Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
- Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
- Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C),
- Index Terms
- Bryce, James → California vacation for → JT on possibility of
- Catalogue House → enlargement of, to be discussed with MB
- Ellipse → revised drawings of, to show MB
- Farrand, Beatrix, scheduling → 1944, Oct. at DO → items to be discussed with MB
- Mélisande's Allée → wall for → at north end, to be discussed with MB
- North Vista → planting changes in → to be discussed with MB
- North Vista → wall height and scale → raising of?
- Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → fundraising letter/pamphlet → MxF's revisions requiring remodelling of
- walls → Mélisande's Allée → at north end, to be discussed with MB
- walls → North Vista, height and scale of → raising of?