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FILE — Box: E, Folder: 18, item: 2 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E18:Focillon 1955.11.30

Letter from Marguerite H. Focillon, 26 Rue des Fosses-St. Jacques, Paris V to Madame and Robert Woods Bliss and a newspaper clipping of an exhibit honoring Henri Focillon and Victor Focillon, November 30, 1955 Digital

Letter from Marguerite H. Focillon, 26 Rue des Fosses-St. Jacques, Paris V to Madame and Robert Woods Bliss and a newspaper clipping of an exhibit honoring Henri Focillon and Victor Focillon, November 30, 1955
Letter from Marguerite H. Focillon, 26 Rue des Fosses-St. Jacques, Paris V to Madame and Robert Woods Bliss and a newspaper clipping of an exhibit honoring Henri Focillon and Victor Focillon, November 30, 1955

Scope and Contents

Handwritten letter from Marguerite H. Focillon to Robert and Mildred Bliss tells them about the exhibition organized by the city of Dijon, France at the Palais des Etats de Bourgogne for her husband Henri Focillon, art historian and his father, Victor Focillon, an engraver. She includes a newspaper clipping of the event.

Dates

  • November 30, 1955

Creator

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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

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