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John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, March 27, 1947

 
Accession number D:JT 1947.03.27
Alternative title Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, March 27, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter accepts Beatrix Farrand's resignation and offers her the title, Consulting Landscape Gardener, Emerita beginning July 1, 1947 the day of her official resignation. John Thacher reports that Robert Patterson will be offered the Beatrix Farrand's position and will request he visit Dumbarton Oaks in April 1947 for which he extended Beatrix Farrand to join in the visit. He mentions that Anne Sweeney is due for a salary increase.

John Thacher reports he is quite busy prior the end of April before he travels with the Byzantine Conference [Byzantine Art and Scholarship Symposium] organized by Princeton University, Walters Gallery in Baltimore, and Dumbarton Oaks.

Copy of original, unsigned. Original lacking in collection. Probably created by John Thacher as this is a response to Beatrix Farrand's letter to him on March 21, 1947, D:BF 1947.03.21.

2 copies of the 2 page letter in collection.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

resignation
resignation letters
retirement
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Dumbarton Oaks
consulting
consultants
Honor
Patterson, Robert W. (1905-1988)
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Sweeney, Anne
salaries
health
travel
New York (N.Y.)
Europe
symposia (conferences)
Princeton University
Walters Art Gallery (Baltimore, Md.)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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