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FILE — Box: B: 2, Folder: 62 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1939.06.12

Letter from Mildred Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to Trix, June 12, 1939

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Mildred Bliss to Beatrix Farrand thanks her for her delightful lecture at Dumbarton Oaks. The Georgetown neighbors enjoyed it. She reports that Caroline Phillips has arrived at Highover, North Beverly. Mildred has received a letter from Philip Lucking at Casa Dorinda that she encloses for Beatrix Farrand. The enclosed letter no longer with this letter. She wishes Farrand luck with Oberlin and is eager to welcome her for her upcoming visit.


  • June 12, 1939


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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