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FILE — Box: B: 1, Folder: 60 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:Kingsford 1934.04.02

Letter from Dorothy Kingsford to Miss Ruth M. Havey, c/o Mrs. Farrand, 124, East 40th Street, New York City, April 2, 1934 Digital

Letter from Dorothy Kingsford to Miss Ruth M. Havey, c/o Mrs. Farrand, 124, East 40th Street, New York City, April 2, 1934
Letter from Dorothy Kingsford to Miss Ruth M. Havey, c/o Mrs. Farrand, 124, East 40th Street, New York City, April 2, 1934

Scope and Contents

Copy of unsigned typescript letter from Dorothy Kingsford, secretary to Mildred Bliss, to Ruth M. Havey in care of Beatrix Farrand's New York office expressing Mildred Bliss' response to hearing of grammatical errors in the Greek inscription (dedicated to Beatrix Farrand for the panel in the Green Garden). Mildred Bliss asks if the alterations that need to be made will be completed before Beatrix Farrand returns.

Dates

  • April 2, 1934

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials chiefly in English with a few items in Greek, Latin, French, Italian, or Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

An appointment is required to consult the collection. Please submit appointment requests here: http://www.doaks.org/research/library-archives/access-and-hours/schedule-an-appointment For research queries, contact the staff of Rare Book Collection (RareBooksLib@doaks.org).

Extent

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

General note

DO digital accession number is: B_Kingsford_1934_04_02.

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: https://www.doaks.org/research/library-archives/schedule-an-appointment

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