Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
- Existence: 1875 - 1962
Found in 262 Collections and/or Records:
1964 bulb order for Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss's 1537 28th Street residence from Matthew Kearney to Ralph Cook, June 11, 1965 Digital
Typescript garden bulb order for 1964 with note added to return to Matthew Kearney's file. Order originally made attention to Mr. Ralph Cook.
Article from Archaeological Notes by Marvin Ross titled "Two Gem Carvings of the IV Century A.D." from Marvin C. Ross to Mildred and Robert Bliss, 1957 Digital
Typescript article written by Marvin C. Ross titled, "Two Gem Carvings of the IV Century A.D. and two photographs published under Archaeological Notes in the American Journal of Archaeology, 61, 1957, pages 173-174 and plate 67. Plate 67 includes Fig. 1, Intaglio of Constantine the Great, from a cast and Fig. 2 Chalcedony gem. Head of a youth, IV century, both in the Walters Art Gallery.
Correspondence including letters and telegrams to, from, or about Barbara Sessions, librarian at Dumbarton Oaks and Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection.
Correspondence, photographs and a drawing sent to Mildred Bliss or Robert Woods Bliss from individuals with a last name beginning with "C".
Requests sent by individuals to Dumbarton Oaks and Robert and Mildred Bliss. Six letters are copies of letters sent by Mildred Bliss or her secretary in response to requests. Two copies, one letter and one telegram, sent by Robert Woods Bliss or his secretary responding to individual requests.
Requests sent to Dumbarton Oaks or Mildred or Robert Woods Bliss.
30 black and white photographs of Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Bliss and people associated with them. Photographs include portraits and snapshots. One photograph is of a drawing of Mildred Bliss. Photographs of: Royall Tyler, and a group of Dumbarton Oaks Gardeners.
Estimate from William Hughes, Inc., 2800 Eighth Street N.E., Washington 17, D.C. to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Attn. Miss Ruth Havey, landscape architect, Dumbarton Oaks, March 31, 1956 Digital
Estimate with handwritten signature from William Hughes, Inc. to Robert and Mildred Bliss in care of Ruth Havey. Hughes proposes to do complete a wall for Dumbarton Oaks for $3995. He provides detail on how the work would be done.
Excerpt from a letter sent by Bella and James Bryce to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, October 8, 1959 Digital
Typescript excerpt of a letter sent from James Bryce to Mildred Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss reporting back to them on locating the nursery for the Eucryphia shrub for which they inquired about. It is about twenty miles from him. He describes the shrub to them and will write when he finds it.
The handwritten letter from which the excerpt is taken is I:Bryce 1959.10.08B.
Exchange of letters and a memorandum between Frances S. Fink, 104 Clark Road, Brookline 46, Massachusetts; John Thacher; Robert and Mildred Bliss, Washington, D.C.; Sally Fairchild, Boston; and C. I. Denison on a provenance inquiry for the Gainsborough portrait, February 6-10, 1956 Digital
Exchange of letters between Arline B. Newcomb, 800 Academy Street, Kelso, Washington and Anne Sweeney, December 9- 29, 1944 Digital
Exchange of letters between Elwin J. Sasser, 1316 Church Street, Marietta Georgia and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss and Mr. Robert Woods Bliss's secretary, August 17-22, 1957 Digital
Exchange of letters between Eva H. Bowles, Women's Auxiliary, American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, District of Columbia and the Honorable Robert Woods Bliss and his secretary, March 2-15, 1938 Digital
Handwritten letter from Eva H. Bowles (Mrs. Oliver Bowles) to Robert Woods Bliss asks to hold a charity event in the gardens at Dumbarton Oaks. It would benefit the the Woman's Auxiliary of the Mining and Metallurgical Engineers educational fund to provide scholarships to students of high standing interested in mining, metallurgy, or geology. Robert Woods Bliss's secretary sends a regret on his behalf tells Bowles they have already promised other charities to which they are interested in.
Exchange of letters between Jane James Cook, The Warrington, 3908 North Charles Street, Baltimore, MD. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, March 23, 1937; July 11, 1937; November 29, 1937 Digital
Exchange of letters between Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss and representatives of the Mount Vernon Ladies' Association of the Union on the donation of Parklyn's 1797 aquatint of Mount Vernon, July 5, 1951-January 26, 1952 Digital
Exchange of letters between Mrs. T. Temple Hill, State Chairman, District of Columbia. Daughters of the American Revolution, 2904 P Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. to Honorable Robert Woods Bliss, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C. and his secretary, approximately March 18-31, 1935 Digital
Exchange of letters between National Geographic Magazine, Washington, D.C. representatives and Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., approximately May 4 - 7, 1937 Digital
Exchange of letters between Ralph W. Curtis, Cornell University, Department of Floriculture, New York State College of Agriculture, Ithaca, N.Y. and the Honorable and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. and their secretary, April 10 - 26, 1939 Digital
Exchange of letters between Robert F. Rich, Congress of the United States, House of Representatives, Washington, D.C. and Honorable Robert Woods Bliss, 3101 R Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. and his secretary, May 25 - June 1, 1935 Digital
Exchange of typescript letters between Robert F. Rich, Representative of the Congress of the United States and Robert Woods Bliss about Rich's request to walk through the gardens at Dumbarton Oaks. Bliss responds to his request with the hours the garden is open to the public for the benefit the Girl Scouts.
Exchange of letters between Ross Wheat, 1052 Potomac Street, N.W., Washington 7, D.C. and Mrs. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1537 28 Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., December 11-13, 1948 Digital
Typescript letter from Ross Wheat to Mildred Bliss asking for a partial payment for work done on the table. Since Mildred Bliss is in New York, Robert Woods Bliss responds saying he will send him a check.
Exchange of letters, telephone messages, and a memorandum involving representatives of Western High School and Robert and Mildred Bliss and their secretary, May 3 - 17, 1937 Digital
Handwritten and typescript letters, telephone messages, and a memorandum regarding a request for Western High School students to use the Dumbarton Oaks gardens for a Greek play. Miss Gardner, a teacher working with the students, Dr. Elmer S. Newton, Principal of Western High School; Francis B. Sayre, Assistant Secretary of State; and Dorothy Kingsford, the Blisses secretary along with Mildred and Robert Bliss are involved in the communications.
Correspondence discussing the Dumbarton Oaks garden fellowships sent to Mildred Bliss or Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss.