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FILE — Box: E, Folder: 8, item: 23 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E8:Western High School 1937.05.17

Exchange of letters, telephone messages, and a memorandum involving representatives of Western High School and Robert and Mildred Bliss and their secretary, May 3 - 17, 1937 Digital

Exchange of letters, telephone messages, and a memorandum involving representatives of Western High School and Robert and Mildred Bliss and their secretary, May 3 - 17, 1937
Exchange of letters, telephone messages, and a memorandum involving representatives of Western High School and Robert and Mildred Bliss and their secretary, May 3 - 17, 1937

Scope and Contents

Handwritten and typescript letters, telephone messages, and a memorandum regarding a request for Western High School students to use the Dumbarton Oaks gardens for a Greek play. Miss Gardner, a teacher working with the students, Dr. Elmer S. Newton, Principal of Western High School; Francis B. Sayre, Assistant Secretary of State; and Dorothy Kingsford, the Blisses secretary along with Mildred and Robert Bliss are involved in the communications.

Dates

  • May 3 - 17, 1937

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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