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FILE — Box: B: 2, Folder: 38 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1938.08.08

Telegram from Mildred Bliss and Robert Bliss, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, August 8, 1938 Digital

Telegram from Mildred Bliss and Robert Bliss, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, August 8, 1938
Telegram from Mildred Bliss and Robert Bliss, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, August 8, 1938

Scope and Contents

Postal telegraph, The International System, from Mildred Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss to Beatrix Farrand. The Blisses hope that Max Farrand will benefit from Maine as they do from Wyoming. They have an offer for the Michaux tree book for nine pounds as against American offers of $125. They ask Beatrix if they should tell Anne Sweeney to advise Mrs. Ethel Clark about the offer. They eagerly await Farrand's autumn visit. Signed "Devotedly to MaxTrix [Max and Beatrix Farrand].

Dates

  • August 8, 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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