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Reid, Helen Rogers, 1882-1970

 Person

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Dorothy Kingsford, c/o Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., July 12, 1938

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 33Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1938.07.12
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to Dorothy Kingsford. Beatrix Farrand and her secretary's initials are in lower left corner. Beatrix Farrand kept copies of Mrs. Ogdan Reid's correspondence to Mildred Bliss but is returning the originals. Farrand comments on Reid's gardener, Edwin Beckett. Beatrix Farrand asks Dorothy Kingsford if Mrs. Reid has a price for the bulbs she is offering. If the price of the bulbs is not too great, buying 6 or 8 pots may be of interest to Mildred Bliss...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, August 1, 1938

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 36Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1938.08.01
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to "my very dearest" [Mildred Bliss]. Farrand responds to Mildred's letter of July 23, 1938. She comments on Robert Millikan's illness and the need for Trustees to take on added responsibility at the Huntington Library and Museum. Farrand thinks that the price Helen Reid is charging for Nerines is too much and she will write her. Farrand comments on Casa Dorinda landscaping issues and garden projects and tree work at Dumbarton Oaks.

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 3203 S. Street, Washington, D.C., June 18, 1938

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 30Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1938.06.18
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss with responses to the following garden projects: Orion and Bootes chairs for the Star Garden, seat for the Lilac Circle, unicorn lady for Dumbarton Oak Park area, Forsythia arch in the Forsythia Dell, designing at Dumbarton Oaks, lantern in the Star Garden, the swinging seat in the Terrior Column and Enclosure, ironwork colors, William Gray's memorial, and the Music Room wall. She also responds to points on the the Memorandum sent...

Letter from Helen Reid, 15 East 84th Street, New York City to Mildred Bliss and response, May 26, 1938 to June 2, 1938

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 23Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:HR 1938.05.26
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letters from Helen Reid to Mildred Bliss and Mildred Bliss to Helen Reid (Mrs. Ogden Reid). Reid asks Mildred Bliss if she was interested in Nerines from Harry du Pont's collection as the greenhouses are closing down. She also inquires if Mildred Bliss would know of anyone who would like a good gardener. She loved the picture postcard and view of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden which made her more sad that she missed Mildred Bliss' party.Mildred Bliss responds that she...

Letter from Mildred Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Mt. Desert, Maine, July 27-29, 1938

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 35Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.07.27
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter dated July 27, 1938 and July 29, 1938 with handwritten signature from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand (Trix) tells her it is distressing news to hear about the illness and surgery of Robert Millikan. Mildred comments on Farrand's letter of July 12 and 14, 1938 on Helen Reid and prices for Nerines, and she lists questions and comments on Casa Dorinda. Mildred Bliss addresses Dumbarton Oaks building new wing and the landscape, seeking out consultation about trees from Van...

Letter from Mildred Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to Trix, June 13, 1938

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 28Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.06.13
Scope and Contents: Dictated typescript letter with handwritten signature and postscript from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand. Mildred Bliss was hoping that Beatrix Farrand would stop in Washington, D.C. on her way to Calfornia as she had much to talk over with her. She thanks her for the recent letter and photographs. She reports the Garden Club met at Dumbarton Oaks and Anne Sweeney gave a talk about the Catalogue House. Royall Tyler leaves for New York and Robert Bliss is going to hear him speak at the Council...

Papers of Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt, 1885-1961

Collection Identifier: A-61
Overview: Correspondence, manuscripts, scrapbooks,etc., of Florence Ledyard Cross Kitchelt, social worker, suffragist, and socialist.

Papers of Harriet Burton Laidlaw, 1851-1958

Collection Identifier: A-63
Overview: Correspondence, diary, articles, speeches, etc., of H. B. (Harriet Burton) Laidlaw, teacher and writer.