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FILE — Box: B: 2, Folder: 16 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1938.04.28

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., April 28, 1938

Scope and Contents

Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss tells her $10.30 is being transfered to her for the [George Ellery] Hale funeral flowers. She will be sending lantern slides to Dumbarton Oaks. Farrand looks forward to her visit at Dumbarton Oaks and hopes to make the party on Sunday the 8th. Work has been heavy for her at Princeton and Yale Universities.


  • April 28, 1938


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

With more than a million unique and historical items, archival collections in ICFA represent the three areas of study supported by Dumbarton Oaks: Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape. Collections are generally comprised of administrative records, fieldwork papers, photographic prints, negatives, slides, oversize drawings, and moving images. Appointments are available Monday to Friday from 9:30am-12pm and 1-4:40pm (excpet Federal Holidays).

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