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Paul J. Sachs to Beatrix Farrand, December 29, 1941

 
Accession number D:PJS 1941.12.29
Alternative title Letter from Paul J. Sachs to Beatrix Farrand, December 29, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter responding to Beatrix Farrand's sent report to Harvard regarding the maintenance of Dumbarton Oaks' grounds (B:BF 1941.11.24). Mentioning she start a plant record book for Dumbarton Oaks and encouraging her that it is Harvard's intention to maintain the quality and designs of the gardens by carefully reviewing new plantings to budget resources during World War II. He ends the letter by praising the work Anne Sweeney is doing as garden guide and encourages the continuation of the garden tours.

Typewritten letter on "Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Georgetown, Washington, D.C." letterhead. Signed in black ink. Penciled notes in left margin next to paragraphs three and four, "Insert in Thacher letter." Typewritten copy of letter also in collection, but not displayed in image.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Dumbarton Oaks
Valley Club of Montecito (Montecito, Calif.)
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
reports
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Harvard University
meetings
Farrand, Beatrix, 1872-1959. Plant book for Dumbarton Oaks.
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
trees
shrubs
planting
flowers (plants)
Sweeney, Anne
guides (people)
garden walks
winter
visitors
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
health
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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