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FILE — Box: B: 1, Folder: 69 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:Kingsford 1935.05.20

Letter from Dorothy Kingsford to Miss Ruth Havey, c/o Mrs. Max Farrand, 124, East 40th Street, New York, May 20, 1935 Digital

Letter from Dorothy Kingsford to Miss Ruth Havey, c/o Mrs. Max Farrand, 124, East 40th Street, New York, May 20, 1935
Letter from Dorothy Kingsford to Miss Ruth Havey, c/o Mrs. Max Farrand, 124, East 40th Street, New York, May 20, 1935

Scope and Contents

Copy of unsigned typescript letter from Dorothy Kingsford, Secretary to Mildred Bliss to Ruth Havey, Assistant to Beatrix Farrand in her New York office. On behalf of Mildred Bliss Dorothy requests that Ruth Havey send the Latin inscription no later than Saturday morning even if she hasn't been able to work on it. Mildred Bliss asks that Ruth Havey notify her by telegram or air-mail whether Beatrix Farrand will be arriving here Saturday morning or afternoon and where Beatrix Farand can be reached in Chicago or enroute. It is understood Beatrix Farrand is to come to Dumbarton Oaks.

Dates

  • May 20, 1935

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_1935_05_20B.

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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