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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 16, 1946

 
Accession number B:BF 1946.06.16
Alternative title Handwritten letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 16, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence

Description

Handwritten letter written one day before the one year anniversary of Max Farrand's death thanks Mildred Bliss for her friendship over many years; reflects on Max Farrand as her spouse; and reports her first visit to the Arnold Arboretum as a Consulting Landscape Architect was successful. She mentions that her birthday is just like any other day with no celebrations or cakes since her husband died last June 17. Beatrix Farrand's birthday is June 19, 1872.

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

Letter marked as received, [June] 17, [46].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

friendship
birthdays
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
Arnold Arboretum
consulting
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.),
Accession number B:BF 1946.06.16
Alternative title Handwritten letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, June 16, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence