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FILE — Container: Box: F, Folder: 7, item: 2 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F7:Northrup 1953.07.17

Letter from Marguerite Northrup, Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York 28, N.Y. to Elsa A. Needham, Keeper, The Founders' Room, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, 1703 Thirty-second Street, Washington, D.C., July 17, 1953

Scope and Contents

Letter from Marguerite Northrup to Elsa Needham on behalf of Mildred Bliss tells her she is forwarding a copy of a letter sent to Mildred Bliss.


  • July 17, 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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