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FILE — Box: B: 1, Folder: 11 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MCJ 1927.06.21

Letter from Mary Cadwalader Jones, Reef Point, Bar Harbour, Maine to Mildred Bliss, June 21, 1927

Scope and Contents

Signed, handwritten letter by Mary Cadwalader Jones, mother of Beatrix Farrand.


  • June 21, 1927


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23 boxes (approximately 2632 items including correspondence, expense reports, invoices, estimates, deposit records, book lists, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and plant lists.)


Repository Details

Part of the Dumbarton Oaks Repository

Dumbarton Oaks holds archival collections in its Rare Book Collection, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, and the Dumbarton Oaks Archives. The collections include: the papers of noteworthy scholars in the three fields that Dumbarton Oaks supports (Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape); image collections depicting objects or sites of topical interest to scholars in the three fields; Beatrix Farrand’s personal archive of letters and original drawings that document the development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden; and institutional records and architectural plans and drawings documenting the history of Dumbarton Oaks. For more information about hours and to make an appointment to consult any of the collections listed here, please fill out the request form:

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