Letter from F.F. Gillen, Acting Superintendent, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Capital Parks, Washington to Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, Post Office Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California, March 31, 1942 Digital
Scope and Contents
Typescript letter with handwritten signature from F.F. Gillen, Acting Superintendent to Beatrix Farrand tells her Irving Root is out of town, but he feels certain the postponement of the meeting with him and Donald Kline to a later date will be agreeable to both of them.
- March 31, 1942
- Gillen, F. F. (Correspondent, Person)
Language of Materials
Materials chiefly in English with a few items in Greek, Latin, French, Italian, or Spanish.
Conditions Governing Access
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Extent23 boxes (approximately 2632 items including correspondence, expense reports, invoices, estimates, deposit records, book lists, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and plant lists.)
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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