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Forbes, Edward W. (Edward Waldo), 1873-1969


Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Correspondence between Byzantine Institute fund contributors and Edward Forbes, January 1957 - July 1958

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 1, Series 1, Boxes 6 - 13, Folder 184
Scope and Contents:

Box 12 (folders 169 - 17) specifically contains correspondence related to the transfer of the Byzantine Institute Library in Paris to the French government and fieldwork, administrative, and financial affairs related to Kariye Camii. Also includes discussions about equipment requirements, work permits, and contributor information.

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...

Letter from Paul J. Sachs, Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, December 1, 1940

File — Box: D: 1, Folder: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:PJS 1940.12.01
Scope and Contents:

Original and duplicate typescript letter with handwritten signature from Paul J. Sachs to Beatrix Farrand informs her of the Corporation of Harvard's appointment of an Administrative Committee [Dumbarton Oaks Administrative Committee] to administer Dumbarton Oaks' matters and expresses his desire that Beatrix Farrand continue to remain involved in the gardens. Paul J. Sachs wonders if she might meet with John Thacher either in Washington, D.C. or Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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