Letter from Alberta Carpenter, Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Georgetown, Washington 7, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, c/o Ellis Russell, 67 Wall Street, New York, New York, September 28, 1949 Digital
Scope and Contents
Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Alberta S. Carpenter, secretary to Mildred Bliss offers her an satisfactory update on the health conditions of Annie and Mosser and their learning how to walk with crutches. Both are grateful for Mildred Bliss's generosity. John Thacher has returned to Dumbarton Oaks to prepare for the academic year. Sirarpie Der Nessessian and Professor Vasiliev arrive soon. A newspaper clipping on Dr. Kindler recommended by John Thacher was included with letter.
- September 28, 1949
- Carpenter, Alberta S., 1879-1872 (Correspondent, Person)
Language of Materials
Materials chiefly in English with a few items in Greek, Latin, French, Italian, or Spanish.
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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.)
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