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Title
Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, September 17, 1949
Sender
Beatrix Farrand
Recipient
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Date Written
1949
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Letter comments that all the arrangements are made for Lewis L. Delafield's and Ellis Russell's visit to Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine. The Executive Secretary of the American Society of Landscape Architects sees the value in Reef Point gardens and feels that once more books are available, it will attract scholars. She mentions that there is "still an immense amount of cataloguing and arranging to do, but we are plugging along with it ...." Beatrix Farrand received encouragement for her efforts from a neighbor who is working to establish an educational program at Colonial Williamsburg, Virginia.

It mentions Beatrix Farrand and Clementine Walter will be traveling to Canada for an eight day holiday of rest.

Written on Beatrix Farrand's letterhead and hand signed "Trix."

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:BF 1949.09.17
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Details
Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
visitors
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
Reef Point (cape)
Delafield, Lewis L.
Russell, Ellis
Asticou Inn (Northeast Harbor, Me.)
American Society of Landscape Architects
Colonial Williamsburg (Williamsburg, Va)
projects (artistic concepts)
vacations
travel
Canada
Walter, Clementine
letters (correspondence)
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
American Society of Landscape Architects → Reef Point visit by Executive Secretary of
Colonial Williamsburg → Reef Point Gardens compared to
Delafield, Lewis L. → Reef Point visit by → planned by
Reef Point (Gardens) → Ex. Sec. of Am. Soc. of Landscape Architects' visit to
Reef Point (Gardens) → library → educational value of
Reef Point (Gardens) → Russell and Delafield's visit to → plan for
Russell, Ellis → Reef Point visit by → planned by

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