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Title
Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, May 20, 1946
Alternate Title
Letter from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand, May 20, 1946
Sender
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Recipient
Beatrix Farrand
Date Written
1946
Garden Area
Orangery
Description

Typewritten letter congratulating Beatrix Farrand on her appointment as Consulting Landscape Gardener to the Arnold Arboretum; offering to give Robert Patterson a chance as consultant for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens; and mentioning she will write to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden regarding the land for parking. She reports there was a luncheon meeting held in the Orangery of about 50 museum directors when it began to rain.

"Mrs Farrand" written at top in pencil.

Added notation at closing of letter in ink, possibly in Mildred Bliss' hand.

Copy of letter sent, unsigned. Original lacking in collection.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:MB 1946.05.20
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Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
consultants
consulting
Arnold Arboretum
Thacher, John
Patterson, Robert W. (1905-1988)
Luncheons
Dumbarton Oaks
rain
administrators
Dogs
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
parking (area)
acquisition
letters (correspondence)
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Index Terms
Arnold Arboretum → BF named Consulting Landscape Gardener at → MB's excitement over
Farrand, Beatrix → named Consulting Landscape Gardener at Arnold Arboretum → MB's excitement over
Museum Association, meeting at DO
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden → additional land for → MB to write in regard to

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