Letter from Dorothy Kingsford to Miss Ruth Havey, c/o Mrs. Max Farrand, 124, East 40th Street, New York City, April 20, 1934 Digital
Scope and Contents
Copy of unsigned typescript letter from Dorothy Kingsford, secretary on behalf of Mildred Bliss to Ruth Havey, in care of Beatrix Farrand's New York City office. She informs Ruth Havey that Mildred Bliss received a letter from Miss Gisela Richter [The Metropolitan Museum of Art] about the grammatical mistakes in the Greek inscription [to be on the panel dedicated to Beatrix Farrand in the Dumbarton Oaks Green Garden]. Mildred Bliss wants her to discuss the inscription with Gisela Richter and Miss Marjorie Milne and let her know the result. Mildred Bliss does not want the thought of the inscription changed, but it should be grammatically correct.
- April 20, 1934
- Kingsford, Dorothy, approximately 1897- (Correspondent, Person)
Language of Materials
Materials chiefly in English with a few items in Greek, Latin, French, Italian, or Spanish.
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Extent23 boxes (approximately 2632 items including correspondence, expense reports, invoices, estimates, deposit records, book lists, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and plant lists.)
DO digital accession number is: B_Kingsford_1934_04_20.
Part of the Dumbarton Oaks Repository
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