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Santa Barbara Botanic Garden

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Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., November 8, 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 48Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1938.11.08
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Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to "Garden Twin" [Mildred Bliss] shares how nice it was to be with Mildred and Robert Bliss at Dumbarton Oaks. She offers her suggestion on wording of the Gardeners' memorial for William Gray. She has sent what the rose standards should be at Dumbarton Oaks and will meet with workers at Casa Dorinda and the Blaksley [Santa Barbara Botanic Garden] in a few days. While at Dumbarton Oaks, she and James Bryce accomplished some good work.

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., February 9, 1939 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 53Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1939.02.09
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Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to "Garden Twin" [Mildred Bliss] updates her on the Blaksley Garden [Santa Barbara Botanic Garden] matters regarding incorporation and separating from the Santa Barbara Museum with a name change of the Blaksley Botanic Garden to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden. Farrand visited Casa Dorinda and tells Mildred Bliss about the gutter situation with options to fix it.

Letter from Mildred Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks to Trix, March 5, 1939 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 56Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1939.03.05
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with signature by Anne Sweeney on behalf of Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand reponds to Farrand letters. Pages 2 and 3 appear to be lacking. Mildred tells Beatrix to acknowledge the Alliums from Harry Du Pont (Henry Francis Du Pont). She remarks on the tragedy of losing Mr. Yew, but hoping a fragment of his can be grown in the nursery. Mildred thanks Beatrix for her assistance with Santa Barbara Botanic Garden matters. She congratulates Max on the launching of the Friends...

Telegram from MilRob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, February 24, 1939 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 54Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1939.02.24
Scope and Contents: Postal telegram from Mildred Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss [MilRob] to Beatrix Farrand thanks her for the [Santa Barbara Botanic Garden] deal and says they knew she wouldn't forget. They offer congratulations to the Committee and appreciation for invaluable help. Mildred? is telegraphing General Lassiter and wants to be the first contributor to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden by sending him a check. It will indeed make April 7th, a Good Friday if they see Beatrix that afternoon. They send...