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John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, September 3, 1943

 
Accession number D:JT 1943.09.03
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
North Vista
East Lawn
Herb Garden
Herbaceous Border
Arbor Terrace
Date
1943
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter reporting that Mildred Bliss agrees to simplify plantings with grass during wartime. Expresses uncertainty in regard to the wall for the North Vista, particularly the North End.

Copy of original letter is unsigned, probably written by John Thacher based on letter Beatrix Farrand wrote to John Thacher, August 30, 1943 (D:BF 1943.08.30). Original letter lacking in collection.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

plants
Seeds
herbaceous plants
grass (plant material)
vegetables
walls
terraces (landscaped-site elements)
elevations (orthographic projections)
arches
stone (worked rock)
brick (clay product)
Bryce, James
letters (correspondence)
G. Morris Steinbraker & Son, Inc.
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Havey, Ruth, 1899-1980
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)