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Title
Mildred Bliss's secretary to Ellis Russell, September 6, 1947
Alternate Title
Letter from Mildred Bliss's secretary to Ellis Russell, September 6, 1947
Sender
Unknown
Recipient
Ellis Russell
Associated Name
Mildred Barnes Bliss
Date Written
1947
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Description

Typewritten letter asking for Ellis Russell to send funds for library purchases and a yearly donation to the Arnold Arboretum to Beatrix Farrand when necessary.

Copy of original letter, unsigned. Probably created by Mildred Bliss's secretary on behalf of Mildred Bliss as the letter giving instructions to pay for books for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Library. Mildred Bliss was working with Beatrix Farrand on the acquisition of books.

A copy of Beatrix Farrand's letter to Mildred Bliss, September 3, 1947 was enclosed, B:BF 1947.09.03.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:MBsec 1947.09.06
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Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
books
libraries (institutions)
Arnold Arboretum
donations
gifts
funding
Dumbarton Oaks
acquisition
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
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 → Friends group organized for → Russell to send amount for MB as requested
Garden Library (Garden Center) → funding for → if more needed, Russell to send amount requested

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