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FILE — Container: Box: F, Folder: 7, item: 1 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F7:Needham 1953.07.09

Letter from Elsa A. Needham, Keeper of the Founders' Room to gentlemen, Metropolitan Museum of ARt, Fifth Avenue, New York, New York, July 9, 1953

Scope and Contents

Copy of typescript letter from Elsa A. Needham to the Metropolitan Museum of Art on behalf of Mildred Bliss asks them to send a copy of Gisela Richter's work on Greek Form if one becomes available.


  • July 9, 1953

Language of Materials

Materials chiefly in English with a few items in Greek, Latin, French, Italian, or Spanish.

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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

With more than a million unique and historical items, archival collections in ICFA represent the three areas of study supported by Dumbarton Oaks: Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape. Collections are generally comprised of administrative records, fieldwork papers, photographic prints, negatives, slides, oversize drawings, and moving images. Appointments are available Monday to Friday from 9:30am-12pm and 1-4:40pm (excpet Federal Holidays).

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