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Alden Hopkins to Mildred Bliss, May 3, 1959

 
Accession number F1:Hopkins 1959.05.03
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Lilac Circle
Date
1959
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discusses construction work for the Camellia Garden or Lilac Circle. It mentions that work will be done in accordance with Alden Hopkins's drawing #93-03 which has been approved by Mildred Bliss and Michael Rapuano. Estimate received from G. Morris Steinbraker & Sons for the work is $3620 with an additional $600-$750 needed for the revived planting.

Letter received at Dumbarton Oaks, May 6, 1959.

The estimate was enclosed with the letter.

Copies of the letter also sent to John Thacher and Michael Rapuano.

Handsigned in ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gardens (open spaces)
G. Morris Steinbraker & Son, Inc.
Steinbraker, G. Morris
cap mouldings
walls
plans (orthographic projections)
planting plans
estimates
construction (assembling)
construction drawings
plants
bulbs (plants)
evergreens
trees
letters (correspondence)
cost
architectural drawings (visual works)
travel
Naples (Italy)
Lisbon (Portugal)
Barcelona (Spain)
Rapuano, Michael
Washington (D.C.)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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