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FILE — Box: B: 1, Folder: 71 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MCJ 1935.06.21

Letter from Mrs. Mudski, on board, Cunard White Star "Georgic" to Mildred Bliss, June 21, 1935

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and handsigned letter from Mrs. Mudski (Mary Cadwalader Jones, mother to Beatrix Farrand) to Mildred thanking her for a gift. She mentions that she is trotting across the seas at the same time as Trix (Beatrix Farrand), and both have had very good weather and smooth seas. She offers her itinerary with plans to meet up with Beatrix Farrand. She is pleased that Mildred Bliss will be in California this summer for Beatrix Farrand's sake. She states that Mildred makes a real difference to Beatrix.


  • June 21, 1935


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

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:

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