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FILE — Box: E, Folder: 7, item: 5 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E7:Carpenter 1949.07.30

Letter from Alberta Carpenter, Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Georgetown, Washington 7, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Colony Club, New York, New York, July 30, 1949 Digital

Letter from Alberta Carpenter, Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Georgetown, Washington 7, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Colony Club, New York, New York, July 30, 1949
Letter from Alberta Carpenter, Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Georgetown, Washington 7, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Colony Club, New York, New York, July 30, 1949

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Albert S. Carpenter, secretary at Dumbarton Oaks and Mildred Bliss thanks her for the telephone message. Carpenter had also received a message from Ethel Burnet Clark about Mildred Bliss's visit with Annie. She reports on the health status of Annie who will have her foot removed and afterward be cared for my her nephew. Annie's status at Dumbarton Oaks will not change until John Thacher decides upon his return. Mosser is going to the hospital and every effort will be made to restore his health to near normal. She urges the Blisses continue with their travel arrangements despite the issues at Dumbarton Oaks.

Dates

  • July 30, 1949

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.)

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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