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FILE — Box: B: 2, Folder: 27 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.06.09

Telegram from MilRob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, June 9, 1938 Digital

Telegram from MilRob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, June 9, 1938
Telegram from MilRob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, June 9, 1938

Scope and Contents

Postal Telegraph telegram from Mildred and Robert Bliss to Beatrix Farrand expresses her disappointment that she missed connecting with Farrand by telephone. She had hoped to persuade her to travel westward via Dumbarton Oaks. She is overjoyed Max and Beatrix Farrand will be joining them in care of Dewey Riddle, Sunlight Valley, Cody, Wyoming. The Blisses dates are August 10-30, 1938. Royall Tyler is with them and will sail on the twenty-third.

Dates

  • June 9, 1938

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.)

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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