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Schelling, Ernest, 1876-1939.

 Person

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, May 26, 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 22Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1938.05.26
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss offers her thoughts on Orion and Bootes chairs, the wall for Lilac Circle, the placement of the Unicorn Lady, adding Dumbarton Oaks and Dumbarton Oaks Park insciptions on the Forsythia arch with an iron gate, cost of designing and having Ruth Havey do some of the design work, new position for the old Forsythia seat, the Star Garden lantern with the Gemini and Corona constellations in the panel, swinging seat for the Terrior...

Letter from Mildred Bliss, 103 East 68th Street, New York to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Drive, San Marino, Calif., March 22, 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.03.22
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand. Handwritten notes in ink added to letter. Mildred Bliss addresses the style of the Forsythia arch and the stone curbing for the parking spaces at Dumbarton Oaks. She tells Beatrix Farrand she will mail her the plans for the new room [the new museum?]. She reports Sir Arthur Salter is coming for three days, and she and Robert will be ready for Beatrix Farrand's visit to Dumbarton Oaks beginning April 6....

Letter from Mildred Bliss, 104 E. 68th Street, New York to Trix, March 16, 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 6Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.03.16
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Mildred Bliss to Trix (Beatrix Farrand) telling her she read the Casa Dorinda notes on the train to New York and thought it was an excellent report.She informs Beatrix Farrand that plans are being made for the room southwest of the Dumbarton Oaks Music Room and Kenneth Conant of Harvard University has visited Dumbarton Oaks twice each for three days working the dummy, plans, and details of the new room. James Bryce has moved the...

Letter from Mildred Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, January 23, 1940 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 70Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1940.01.23
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand (Trix) thanks her for coming to Dumbarton Oaks. She offers the latest news of James Bryce and plantings regarding a willow on the northwest side of the Box Walk, two small oaks on the South Lawn, replacements in the yew hedge, and replacements in the North Vista rejected and replacement in the Ellipse ordered. The Service gate wall and wall north of the Institute will begin and lowering of the architrave in...

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

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...

Letter from Mildred Bliss to Trix, February 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.02.xx
Scope and Contents:

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 Milrob, 3101 R Street, Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Farrand, 1938 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 31Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.xx.xx
Scope and Contents:

Handwritten letter from Mildred Bliss to Mrs. Farrand/Trix [Beatrix Farrand]. Mildred Bliss tells her about her upcoming schedule and mentions Nadia Boulanger, Ernest [Schelling], Bertie Wright's daughter, and Royall Tyler. Letter has a date in it of June 27, this letter probably written in 1938 based on other correspondence with similar topics of conversation.

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