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FILE — Box: B: 2, Folder: 54 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1939.02.24

Telegram from MilRob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, February 24, 1939 Digital

Telegram from MilRob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, February 24, 1939
Telegram from MilRob, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, February 24, 1939

Scope and Contents

Postal telegram from Mildred Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss [MilRob] to Beatrix Farrand thanks her for the [Santa Barbara Botanic Garden] deal and says they knew she wouldn't forget. They offer congratulations to the Committee and appreciation for invaluable help. Mildred? is telegraphing General Lassiter and wants to be the first contributor to the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden by sending him a check. It will indeed make April 7th, a Good Friday if they see Beatrix that afternoon. They send love to MaxTrix [Max and Beatrix Farrand].

Dates

  • February 24, 1939

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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