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Focillon, Henri, 1881-1943

 Person

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Henri Focillon, 1955

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 18Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
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Correspondence sent to Robert Woods Bliss or Mildred Bliss discussing Henri Focillon. One correspondence from Madame Focillon includes a newspaper clipping honoring Henri Focillon.

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California to John S. Thacher, Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., March 26, 1941 Digital

File — Box: D: 1, Folder: 36Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1941.03.26
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher discusses Beatrix Farrand's upcoming trip to Dumbarton Oaks. She ponders an invitation to stay at Dumbarton Oaks while in Washington, D.C. She mentions John Thacher's planned trip to California acknowledging receipt of his telegram regarding the trip's dates in the postscript. Sketch of the lanterns in the Service Court (LA-GD-E-2-11A) was originally included with the letter. She reports that Mildred Bliss is...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California to John S. Thacher, Dumbarton Oaks Research Collection, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., March 18, 1941 Digital

File — Box: D: 1, Folder: 29Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1941.03.18
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher details the dates of Beatrix Farrand's next planned trip to Dumbarton Oaks and topics she and John Thacher plan to discuss. Specifically, Mildred Bliss' wishes for the Orangery and the drawing room to be part of the discussion. She also plans to work with James Bryce and Anne Sweeney on the Catalogue House while Thacher is away on Harvard business. Beatrix Farrand discusses the health of Robert Bliss and Henri...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Director's House, Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California to John S. Thacher, January 29, 1941 Digital

File — Box: D: 1, Folder: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1941.01.29
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Handwritten letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher declines an invitation to listen to lectures by Henri Focillon, Senior Research Fellow at Dumbarton Oaks and asks John Thacher to convey her regrets. She ends the letter with a report of a telephone conversation with Mr. and Mrs. Bliss, and mentions Mr. Bliss' slow recovery from a cold.

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., January 30, 1940 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 71Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1940.01.30
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to "Dearest One" [Mildred Bliss] answers the Dumbarton Oaks planting questions of a Willow tree on the Northwest side of the Box Walk; smallish oak trees on the West side of the East entrance drive; replacements in the Yew hedge ordered; more masonry on the North Vista; and the replacement plants in the Ellipse ordered. She mentions Claude Kennerly and the tree cutting agreement by the California State Relief Agreement for trees at Casa Dorinda....

Letter from John S. Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, March 21, 1941 Digital

File — Box: D: 1, Folder: 32Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1941.03.21
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand answers her garden-related questions of March 8th (D:BF 1941.03.08) and responds to her letter of March 18th (D:BF 1941.03.18) regarding her impending trip to Dumbarton Oaks. John Thacher emphasizes his need to discuss matters in person with the Blisses and suggests he goes West to visit with them if their plans to travel East are not soon realized. He comments on Professor Focillon's health. He reports that Robert Woods Bliss...

Letter from Marguerite H. Focillon, 26 Rue des Fosses-St. Jacques, Paris V to Madame and Robert Woods Bliss and a newspaper clipping of an exhibit honoring Henri Focillon and Victor Focillon, November 30, 1955 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 18, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E18:Focillon 1955.11.30
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Handwritten letter from Marguerite H. Focillon to Robert and Mildred Bliss tells them about the exhibition organized by the city of Dijon, France at the Palais des Etats de Bourgogne for her husband Henri Focillon, art historian and his father, Victor Focillon, an engraver. She includes a newspaper clipping of the event.

Letter from the conservator, Musee de Dijon, Palais des Etats de Bourgogne to Robert Wood Bliss, September 23, 1955 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 18, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E18:Focillon 1955.09.23
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with in French with a handwritten signature from the Conservateur of the Musee de Dijon to Robert Woods Bliss. Translated to English he tells him that a street in Dijon has been named in honor of Henri Focillon. On the occasion of the inauguration of this path, with the approval of Mrs. Focillon, he is going to present an exhibition on Focillion, as an art historian, and his father, Victor Focillon as an engraver. He asks Robert Bliss to be a part of the sponsorship...