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Title
Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, January 5, 1947
Alternate Title
Letter from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, January 5, 1947
Sender
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Recipient
Beatrix Farrand
Date Written
1947
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Typewritten letter sharing Mildred Bliss' surprise and distress of hearing that Maunsell van Rensselaer will not be returning to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden tomorrow from his medical leave and suggests projects to consider or postpone based on funding. Mildred Bliss reports she likes to dictate letters and keep copies to refresh her memory later.

Written in upper left hand corner: "Copy for M.B.B.'s files." Unsigned, probably sent by Mildred Bliss.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:MB 1947.01.05
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Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
telegrams
communication (function)
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
houses
parking (area)
paths
trails (recreation areas)
roads
cost
funding
construction (assembling)
leaflets (printed works)
gifts
letters (correspondence)
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Ceanothus section at SBBG
Ceanothus section at SBBG → service road through → MB understanding need for postponement of
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Arroyo Trail at, widening of and retaining wall for
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → assistant to director of → as essential
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → service road through Ceanothus → MB understanding need for postponement of
service road at SBBG through Ceanothus section → MB understanding need for postponement of
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Publications Program → as essential, MB on
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell → medical issues of → MB's concern on
walls → retaining → Arroyo Trail widening at SBBG and
walls → at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → retaining, Arroyo Trail widening and
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Ceanothus section, service road through → MB understanding postponement of
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → Director's house → MB approves of temporary purchase of

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