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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, September 4, 1944

 
Accession number B:BF 1944.09.04
Alternative title Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, September 4, 1944 including Memorandum by E.D. Merrill, August 22, 1944
Creator
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence
notes

Description

Discusses Mr. Thacher's concern that growing vegetables is costly from a time and labor standpoint, so Beatrix Farrand suggests not do so for a year as an experiment; review of the funding pamphlet for the Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens; a draft article for the journal, Landscape Architecture; and a proposal for a book on cultivated trees and shrubs for California and the Pacific region by Mr. William Judd.

Includes a "Memorandum" notes dated August 22, 1944, written by Dr. E.D. Merrill supporting the creation of a book on the cultivated trees and shrubs of California and the Pacific Region similar to "Rehder's Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs."

Also includes a handwritten note in pencil by unknown hand.

Mentions Mr. Van Rensselaer would like the pamphlet comments be returned to him via Mildred Bliss.

Handwritten signature in black ink.

Letter received at Dumbarton Oaks September 6, 1944.

Written on Beatrix Farrand's letterhead.

Carbon copy of letter also in Collection.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

vegetables
vegetable gardens
Thacher, John
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Bryce, James
students
Kearney, Matthew
pamphlets
funding
publications
books
drafts (documents)
Judd, William H.
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Van Rensselaer, Maunsell, 1897-
Merrill, Elmer D. (Elmer Drew), 1876-1956
memorandums
plants
California
Pacific Coast (America)
Liberty Hyde Bailey Hortorium
Landscape architecture
journals (periodicals)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C)
Accession number B:BF 1944.09.04
Alternative title Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, September 4, 1944 including Memorandum by E.D. Merrill, August 22, 1944
Creator
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence
notes

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