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Walter, Clementine Maria, 1881-1967

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1881 - 1967

Biography

Clementine Maria Walter was born in Morsh Weiler, Alsace Lorraine, Germany to Alois Walter and his wife, August 10, 1881. She immigrated to the United States and became a naturalized citizen on December 29, 1917. She worked for Beatrix Farrand and Lewis and Amy Magdalene Garland as a housekeeper/caregiver at Reef Point and Garland Farm, Bar Harbor, Maine. She died May 1967 and is buried in Holy Redeemer Cemetery, Bar Harbor, Maine.

Found in 5 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, March 28, 1938

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1938.03.28
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss. Beatrix Farrand reports the Palomar Observatory wants help in planting the surrounding great dome of the 200 ft. Hale telescope. She comments "how closely our minds jump in parallel lines." She says it is exciting about Dumbarton's future with the sculpture gallery being built, Christian and Byzantine census, and the interest expressed by Princeton and Harvard Universities.Beatrix Farand thinks the memorial...

Letter from Clementine Walter to John S. Thacher, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., March 21, 1942 Digital

File — Box: D: 2, Folder: 23Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:CW 1942.03.21
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Typescript note with handwritten signature from Clementine Walter to John Thacher informs him that Beatrix Farrand has had a nasty attack of influenza and Max Farrand thinks it wise for them to postpone their departure from Santa Barbara for a fortnight. He states that Beatrix Farrand will write John Thacher and asks that he tell James Bryce.

Letter from Mildred Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to Trix, August 18, 1938

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 40Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.08.18
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Handwritten personal letter from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand (Trix) offers her thoughts and feelings on different matters.

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

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 32Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.xx.xxB
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter from Mildred Bliss to Trix [Beatrix Farrand]. She tells Beatrix that Elizabeth will be photographing in the gardens before 11 tomorrow. If Beatrix comes before 12, she should let Mildred know that way she can give her a hug. She tells her Wednesday and Thursday she shall scarcely see her "alas [and] it irks me." She will indeed see her on Friday and Saturday to work and play. James Bryce has queries for Beatrix. Mildred asks how Beatrix, Max, Fulkie (Mary Fulkerson),...

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

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...