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FILE — Box: E, Folder: 4, item: 87 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E4:Miller 19xx.04.12

Letter from Anne G. Miller, 2810 Adams Mill Rd. to Dorothy Kingsford, April 12 between 1930-1956 Digital

Letter from Anne G. Miller, 2810 Adams Mill Rd. to Dorothy Kingsford, April 12 between 1930-1956
Letter from Anne G. Miller, 2810 Adams Mill Rd. to Dorothy Kingsford, April 12 between 1930-1956

Scope and Contents

Signed handwritten letter from Anne Gates Miller (Mrs. Gerrit S. Miller) to Dorothy Kingsford, secretary for Mildred Bliss thanks her for the privilege of seeing Mildred Bliss's gardens. She reports James Bryce met them and offered an hour's walk through a "fairyland". Dr. and Mrs. Seligman and Gerrit S. Miller, her husband who accompanied Anne Miller were delighted and recognized many varieties of plants and trees. She asks to convey to Mildred Bliss their appreciation and how grateful they all were.

Dates

  • April 12 between 1930-1956

Creator

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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Extent

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: https://www.doaks.org/research/library-archives/schedule-an-appointment

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