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Beatrix Farrand to Paul Sachs, February 18, 1941

 
Accession number D:BF 1941.02.18B
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Paul Sachs, February 18, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Green Garden
32nd Street
Orangery
Box Walk
Catalogue House
Entrance Drive
Tennis Court
Museum Courtyard
Service Court
Forsythia Dell
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing Farrand's continued employment at Dumbarton Oaks after the gift to Harvard, including numbered list of unfinished garden projects requested by Mildred Bliss.

Handwritten notation in pencil on first page, "Jack. So as not to cross lines with you, please draft an answer for me. p." Implies Sach's copy of the letter was forwarded to John Thacher.

"Bryce" crossed out and "Bliss" written above it in black ink on second page. Handwritten signature in black ink.

Includes carbon copy.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

finials
gates
consoles (brackets)
lettering
architraves (entablature)
shields (motifs)
inscriptions
tablets
stone (worked rock)
benches (furniture)
polychromy
loggias
painting (coating)
trellises
walls
groundcover
vines
greenhouses
swimming
piers (supporting elements)
travel
weather
Magnolia (genus)
Apocynaceae
ivy
salaries
San Marino (Calif.)
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Dumbarton Oaks
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Washington (D.C.)
Thacher, John
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Bryce, James
Coles, Frederick, 1875-
Russell, Ellis
Sweeney, Anne
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
trees
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number D:BF 1941.02.18B
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Paul Sachs, February 18, 1941
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Green Garden
32nd Street
Orangery
Box Walk
Catalogue House
Entrance Drive
Tennis Court
Museum Courtyard
Service Court
Forsythia Dell
Date
1941
Work types
correspondence

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