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FILE — Box: B: 1, Folder: 81 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1937.02.10

Telegram from Milrob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, Calif., Feb. 10, 1937 Digital

Telegram from Milrob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, Calif., Feb. 10, 1937
Telegram from Milrob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, Calif., Feb. 10, 1937

Scope and Contents

Postal Telegraph, the International System telegram from Mildred and Robert Bliss (Milrob) informing Beatrix and Max Farrand (Maxtrix) that William Gray, the Dumbarton Oaks Garden and Grounds Superintendent is definitely better and the doctor feels his recovery is assured if he takes care. She thanks them for the material for Anne Sweeney and lets them know Anne Sweeney arrives Friday. There has been no further drawing for the Finalities (in the Dumbarton Oaks Rose Garden). She reports the death of the niece of Elizabeth and Ronnie and the sadness felt by the aunt and uncle.

Dates

  • Feb. 10, 1937

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_MB_1937_02_10.

Creator

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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