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Delafield, Lewis L.

 Person

Found in 8 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to John S. Thacher, Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., August 5, 1942 Digital

File — Box: D: 2, Folder: 66Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1942.08.05
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher acknowledges the receipt of a check for her professional services. She is happy that he had a short holiday and conversation with Lewis Delafield. She discusses his entrance into the Naval Reserves; the damage of the Dumbarton Oaks grounds due to concerts; the oak that died on the South Lawn; lack of decision from the National Gallery [of Art] about flower bulbs; her visit to Dumbarton Oaks in September; and...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 3101 "R" Street, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., February 13, 1940

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 76Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1940.02.13
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to "Blessed One" [Mildred Bliss] advises Robert Woods Bliss not to join the Torrey Botanical Club. She updates Mildred on a conversation she had with Claude Kennerly about the tree cutting by the California State Relief Administration. Beatrix will take a stab at drafting an agreement which she will pass by Ellis Russell and Lewis Delafield. Max Farrand thanks Mildred for her commendation on the Friends of the Huntington Library report. She...

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...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, c/o Dewey Riddle, Sunlight Valley, via Cody, Wyoming, August 22, 1938

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 41Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1938.08.22
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss tells her the law suit about Farrand's grandmother's estate has been decided in her favor. "As you know, perhaps, Elisina felt this part of the estate [Edith Wharton's estate] should go to her and had asked and received three different legal opinons as to whether she might claim the whole of my granmother's trust and each legal advisor urged her to accept the compromise offered her on my behalf last autumn of a half and half...

Letter from Ellis Russell, Tenth Floor, 67 Wall Street, New York to Mrs. Max Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, May 25, 1942 Digital

File — Box: D: 2, Folder: 50Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:ER 1942.05.25
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Ellis Russell to Beatrix Farrand discusses the amount requested in the budget by the National Park Service for the Dumbarton Oaks Park and offered guidance on the distribution of the money under the direction of a committee appointed of the deed of trust. He has consulted with Mr. Delefield on the matter who thinks that even if a trust was created by the Blisses for Dumbarton Oaks Park, it would probably result in the reduction of the public...

Letter from John S. Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, July 31, 1942 Digital

File — Box: D: 2, Folder: 65Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1942.07.31
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand sends her a check for her services from January 1 to June 30, 1942. He asks that she let him know when her account needs to be replenished. Thacher reports on his health screening for entering the Navy Reserves and taking a few enjoyable days away to the Hot Springs where he had good conversations with Lewis Delafield. There is still no final word about the bulbs for the National Gallery [of Art]. He reports on happenings at...

Letter from Lewis L. Delafield, Hawkins, Delafield and Longfellow, 49 Wall Street, New York to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Box 596, Santa Barbara, California, April 9, 1935 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 8, item: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E8:Delafield 1935.04.09
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Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Lewis Delafield to Mildred Bliss tells her he does not know of the League of Republican Women of the District of Columbia and supports their decision not to draw political attention to Dumbarton Oaks. He tells her that because she was in New York for 51 days in 1934 she would need to pay New York taxes.

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...