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Ruth Havey to Mildred Bliss, November 20, 1949

 
Accession number K:RH 1949.11.20
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
North Vista
Mélisande's Allée
Herbaceous Border
Bowling Green
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Rose Garden
Arbor Terrace
Date
1949
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing the difficulty of creating a sundial on the Arbor Terrace, and mentioning consultations with Mr. Robert Coles at the Hayden Planetarium and Dr. Morgan Cilley at the Naval Observatory. The Bar Harbor files could play an important role in a future Garden Center.

On Ruth Havey's professional letterhead with handwritten signature and additions.

Includes the Dumbarton Oaks Agenda, November 19, 1949, discussing ongoing projects for Mildred Bliss, John Thacher, and Robert Patterson.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

agendas (administrative records)
inscriptions
garden furniture
garden seats
benches (furniture)
sundials
walls
plants
trees
fences
Cilley, Morgan
Coles, Frederick, 1875-
Coles, Robert R., -1985
United States Naval Observatory
Hayden Planetarium
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number K:RH 1949.11.20
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
North Vista
Mélisande's Allée
Herbaceous Border
Bowling Green
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Rose Garden
Arbor Terrace
Date
1949
Work types
correspondence

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