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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, September 22, 1941

 
Accession number B:BF 1941.09.22
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, September 22, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Catalogue House
32nd Street
Cool House
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discussing all the memories of her mother (Mary Cadwalader Jones) on the anniversary of her death. She mentions Maunsell van Rensselaer is dealing with changes to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and is concerned about the maintenance those changes bring.

Typewritten on Beatrix Farrand's letterhead with San Marino address x'ed through and replaced with Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine.

Letter marked as received [September] 24 [1941].

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
paintings (visual works)
gardens
tablets
inscriptions
lettering (layout features)
guides (people)
Flowers
orchids
deaths
Jones, Mary Cadwalader
Beall, Ninian, 1625-1717
Harvard University
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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