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FILE — Box: B: 1, Folder: 61 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:GR 1934.04.13

Letter from Gisela M. A. Richter, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Department of Classical Art to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., April 13, 1934

Scope and Contents

Handsigned typescript letter from Gisela M.A. Richter to Mildred Bliss. Includes a handwritten postscript. Letter offering Thursday, April 19 at 3 p.m. as an appointment time in New York to discuss the grammatical mistakes in the Greek inscription. Gisela reports the trouble is with the very unusual Greek.


  • April 13, 1934


Language of Materials

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

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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

With more than a million unique and historical items, archival collections in ICFA represent the three areas of study supported by Dumbarton Oaks: Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape. Collections are generally comprised of administrative records, fieldwork papers, photographic prints, negatives, slides, oversize drawings, and moving images. Appointments are available Monday to Friday from 9:30am-12pm and 1-4:40pm (excpet Federal Holidays).

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