Letter from Miss Dorothy Kingsford, Secretary to Miss Havey, c/o Mrs. Max Farrand, 124, East 40th Street, New York, May 7, 1935 Digital
Scope and Contents
Unsigned copy of typescript letter from Dorothy Kingsford, Secretary to Mildred Bliss, informing Ruth Havey, Assistant to Beatrix Farrand, that Mildred Bliss has abandoned the idea of a Greek inscription and is enclosing a proposed Latin inscription for the English words instead. Mildred Bliss would like sketches with lettering as it appears on the attached sheet. Mildred Bliss would like the inscription for the panel dedicated to Beatrix Farrand in the Dumbarton Oaks Green Garden to be in place while Beatrix Farrand is in England.
- May 7, 1935
- Kingsford, Dorothy, approximately 1897- (Correspondent, Person)
Language of Materials
Materials chiefly in English with a few items in Greek, Latin, French, Italian, or Spanish.
Conditions Governing Access
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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_1935_05_07.
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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