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FILE — Box: B: 2, Folder: 78 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:MB 1940.03.13

Telegram from MilRob, New York, N.Y. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, March 13, 1940 Digital

Telegram from MilRob, New York, N.Y. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, March 13, 1940
Telegram from MilRob, New York, N.Y. to Mrs. Max Farrand, 1650 Orlando Road, San Marino, California, March 13, 1940

Scope and Contents

Postal Telegraph telegram from Mildred Bliss and Robert Woods Bliss to Beatrix Farrand wishes Mildred [?] had been in Beatrix's audience as she is sure Beatrix painted garden pictures more lovely than the New York flower show at which James Bryce and Mildred acquired one Zygopetalum. The Boston [flower] show Acacias were quite lovely. The Stravinsky concert is tomorrow and promises well. The Instituto [Dumbarton Oaks Research Institute] progressing. They sign with devoted affection to Matrix (MaxTrix, Max and Beatrix Farrand).

Dates

  • March 13, 1940

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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