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Farrand, Max, 1869-1945

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1869 - 1945

Found in 66 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Mildred Bliss to G.L. Hendrickson, Department of Classics, Yale University, New Haven, October 31, 1935 Digital

File — Box: B: 1, Folder: 73Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1935.10.31
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Copy of unsigned typescript letter from Mildred Bliss to Professor George Lincoln Hendrickson thanking him for the Latin inscription. She reports that Beatrix Farrand and her husband Professor Max Farrand was pleased by the tribute, and sends a photograph with thanks for his share of great pleasure at Dumbarton Oaks. The inscription was for a panel dedicated to Beatrix Farrand in the Dumbarton Oaks Green Garden.

Letter from Mildred Bliss to Trix, February 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.02.xx
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Typescript and handwritten letter signed by Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand (Trix). Date of letter is uncertain, but it was created after Lucie Howe Draper Schelling's death, February 4, 1938 as it is discussed in the letter. Mildred mentions the grief felt by Ernest Schelling, Lucie's husband. She also mentions to Beatrix Farrand, Sumner Welles may be interested in Edith Wharton's letters.

Letter from Mrs. Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, March 18, 1937 Digital

File — Box: B: 1, Folder: 89Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1937.03.18
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand admires Mildred Bliss' pace. She will have to miss the Whittmore Santa Sofia and galaxy of concerts [at Dumbarton Oaks], but is will be impossible for Beatrix Farrand to leave California before April 8 [1937] and having to stop in Chicago for three full days will not arrive in Washington, D.C. until April 15.While in Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand will be spending practically the entire time with Miss [Anne] Sweeney on the...

Letter from Paul J. Sachs to Beatrix Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, March 21, 1941 Digital

File — Box: D: 1, Folder: 33Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:PJS 1941.03.21
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Copy of typescript letter from Paul J. Sachs to Beatrix Farrand answers her March 19 letter (D:BF 1941.03.19) and thanks her for the forwarded letter to John Thacher. Paul Sachs reiterates his desire to meet during Beatrix Farrand's impending trip to Dumbarton Oaks so as to learn about Mildred Bliss' thoughts on the Orangery and drawing room (Founders' Room). He plans to be at a meeting of the Board of Overseers in Washington, D.C. He sends his regards to Max Farrand.

Letter from Robert Woods Bliss to Max Farrand, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, San Marino, California, December 20, 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 51Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:RB 1938.12.20
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Robert Woods Bliss to Max Farrand tells him that Mildred is delighted to have him use her name on the Friends of the Huntington Library invitation. Her name is to be included as of New York and be written "Mildred Bliss" not "Mildred Barnes Bliss". Robert asks Max to send him a Friend of the Huntington Library notice when it goes out so he may become a friend. He sends affectionate good wishes to Max and hopes that 1939 will give them the opportunity of seeing...

Letter from Robert Woods Bliss to Max Farrand, Huntington Library, San Marino, California, May 21, 1940 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 81Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:RB 1940.05.21
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Robert Woods Bliss to Max Farrand advises him on Mr. [C.H. Collins] Baker's daughter, [Phyllis Baker] travel to the United States. He offers his understanding of the British quota for visas and the proof needed for a visa to come to the United States. He adds "Let me add that nothing can be done in this country to facilitate the applications of foreigners coming to the United States; the whole matter is in the hands of our consular representatives abroad." He...

Postcard of Bar Harbor, Maine from Maxtrix to Milrob and list of meetings held in the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden, December 1933 Digital

File — Box: B: 1, Folder: 53Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1933.12.xx
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Postcard from Beatrix Farrand on behalf of her and her husband Max Farrand to Mildred Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss offering their fondest love at Christmas. Included is a list of meetings in the Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens from March 19-April 17, 1934?

Telegram from Mildred Bliss and Robert Bliss, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, August 8, 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 38Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.08.08
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Postal telegraph, The International System, from Mildred Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss to Beatrix Farrand. The Blisses hope that Max Farrand will benefit from Maine as they do from Wyoming. They have an offer for the Michaux tree book for nine pounds as against American offers of $125. They ask Beatrix if they should tell Anne Sweeney to advise Mrs. Ethel Clark about the offer. They eagerly await Farrand's autumn visit. Signed "Devotedly to MaxTrix [Max and Beatrix Farrand].

Telegram from Mildred Bliss, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, February 27, 1939 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 55Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1939.02.27
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Postal telegraph telegram from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand tells her Mildred is still awaiting designs for the Forsythia archway gate and top, terrior seat, Lilac Circle seat and back. She would be grateful to receive them. She thanks Beatrix for her letter that she just received.

Telegram from MilRob, New York, N.Y. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, March 13, 1940 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 78Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1940.03.13
Scope and Contents: Postal Telegraph telegram from Mildred Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss to Beatrix Farrand wishes Mildred [?] had been in Beatrix's audience as she is sure Beatrix painted garden pictures more lovely than the New York flower show at which James Bryce and Mildred acquired one Zygopetalum. The Boston [flower] show Acacias were quite lovely. The Stravinsky concert is tomorrow and promises well. The Instituto [Dumbarton Oaks Research Institute] progressing. They sign with devoted affection to Matrix...

Telegram from Milrob, Princeton, N.J. to Mrs. and Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Rd., San Marino, Calif, February 22, 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.02.22
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Telegram from Mildred and Robert Bliss (Milrob) to Max and Beatrix Farrand (MaxTrix) sending regret for the personal loss of their friend, George [Ellery] Hale. Mildred and Robert Bliss asks that flowers be sent and to include a spray of forget-me-knots in the arrangement. They let Max and Beatrix Farrand know the wire sent was received.

Telegram from Milrob, Washington, D.C. to Dr. and Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, Calif., Dec. 23, 1937 Digital

File — Box: B: 1, Folder: 122Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1937.12.23
Scope and Contents: Postal Telegraph, the International System, telegram from Milrob [Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss] sending devoted thoughts to Maxtrix [Max and Beatrix Farrand]. Mildred Bliss tells Beatrix Farrand it is wise to refrain from interrupting benign sunlight [in California] for an uncecessary trip East [to Dumbarton Oaks].Mildred Bliss reports that Robert Bliss made his first time out after a fortnight of the flu to preside Quarters Tree[?]. Mildred Bliss was deprived attending by...

Telegram from Milrob, Washington, D.C. to Mr. and Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Rd., San Marino, California, December 16, 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 49Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.12.16
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Postal telegram from Mildred Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss to Max and Beatrix Farrand sends wishes to them on the eve of their wedding anniversary.

Telegram from Milrob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, Calif., Feb. 10, 1937 Digital

File — Box: B: 1, Folder: 81Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1937.02.10
Scope and Contents: Postal Telegraph, the International System telegram from Mildred and Robert Bliss (Milrob) informing Beatrix and Max Farrand (Maxtrix) that William Gray, the Dumbarton Oaks Garden and Grounds Superintendent is definitely better and the doctor feels his recovery is assured if he takes care. She thanks them for the material for Anne Sweeney and lets them know Anne Sweeney arrives Friday. There has been no further drawing for the Finalities (in the Dumbarton Oaks Rose Garden). She reports the...

Telegram from MilRob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, June 9, 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 27Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.06.09
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Postal Telegraph telegram from Mildred and Robert Bliss to Beatrix Farrand expresses her disappointment that she missed connecting with Farrand by telephone. She had hoped to persuade her to travel westward via Dumbarton Oaks. She is overjoyed Max and Beatrix Farrand will be joining them in care of Dewey Riddle, Sunlight Valley, Cody, Wyoming. The Blisses dates are August 10-30, 1938. Royall Tyler is with them and will sail on the twenty-third.

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...