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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, August 22, 1947

 
Accession number B:BF 1947.08.22
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, August 22, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discusses health issues both Mildred Bliss and Beatrix Farrand are experiencing. Beatrix Farrand offers to send prints of Reef Point Garden's reading room, student library and meeting room as examples for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Center. Beatrix Farrand is sending a check for $2,000 to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden as a donation to use for construction work of interest to her.

On Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead.

Handwritten signature in ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Cholera
Typhus fever
health
illness
Backache
Fatigue
autumn
prints (visual works)
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
reading rooms
libraries (rooms)
catalogs (documents)
Dumbarton Oaks
libraries (institutions)
books
purchasing
rare books
journals (periodicals)
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
donations
funding
Bullard, Sellar, 1886-1964
checks (bank checks)
Montecito Executive Services
secretaries (clerical workers)
Walter, Clementine
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
acquisition
Russell, Ellis
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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