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FILE — Box: E, Folder: 8, item: 8 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E8:Delafield 1935.04.09

Letter from Lewis L. Delafield, Hawkins, Delafield and Longfellow, 49 Wall Street, New York to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Box 596, Santa Barbara, California, April 9, 1935 Digital

Letter from Lewis L. Delafield, Hawkins, Delafield and Longfellow, 49 Wall Street, New York to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Box 596, Santa Barbara, California, April 9, 1935
Letter from Lewis L. Delafield, Hawkins, Delafield and Longfellow, 49 Wall Street, New York to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Box 596, Santa Barbara, California, April 9, 1935

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Lewis Delafield to Mildred Bliss tells her he does not know of the League of Republican Women of the District of Columbia and supports their decision not to draw political attention to Dumbarton Oaks. He tells her that because she was in New York for 51 days in 1934 she would need to pay New York taxes.

Dates

  • April 9, 1935

Creator

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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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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