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Box D: 3

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Correspondence, January 1944 to December 1945

Sub-Group — Box: D: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to John Thacher, Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., June 30, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 29Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.06.30
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, Lieutenant Commander, U.S.N. [U.S. Navy] tells him a letter was sent two days ago which includes notes on practically the same points he has. She answers his questions in order. Anne Sweeney's vacation may be more wisely taken in the winter if the gardens are to remain open in August. She thanks him for allowing Anne Sweeney to type copies of the [plant] record book in her spare time. The Herbaceous Border...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to John Thacher, Dumbarton Oaks 3101 R Street, Washington, 7, D.C., September 8, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 46Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.09.08
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, Lieutenant Commander, U.S.N. requests feedback on the Landscape Architecture manuscript. She asks him to wire Bradford Williams, editor giving his approval and ask Robert and Mildred Bliss to get their release. Seven photographs were submitted to Williams to be published in the journal. The list of photographs are an air view from the southeast showing the entrance road, east lawn and terraces by Fairchild Air...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California to John Thacher, January 19, 1945

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 65Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1945.01.19
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher thanks him for the $850.00 check for her time and expenses from July 1st to December 31, 1944. She hasn't deposited it as she is not sure what the total amount for her services will be yet, but the total will likely be less than the amount he sent. She thanks him for the 5 reprints of the Dumbarton Oaks pamphlet and his kindness in offering more to her. She tells him it is good to know he thought it worth while to reprint it and sell it...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to John Thacher, Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., August 3, 1945

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 83Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1945.08.03
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature and postscript from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher, Lieutenant Commander, U.S.N. thanks him for the nice letter. She reports talking with Mildred Bliss last Sunday and hearing her plans for the next months. She says she was both relieved and disappointed that he didn't think it essential for her to come to Dumbarton Oaks this Autumn. Although Mildred Bliss felt that Beatrix's journey to Dumbarton Oaks was advisable. She asks him and James Bryce...

Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, June 27, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 27Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1944.06.27
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand tells her it was a pleasure seeing her over the weekend and is sorry her visit was so short. He summarizes garden and staff matters discussed in meeting with Beatrix Farrand on her recent visit to Dumbarton Oaks. Items discussed included: Anne Sweeney's vacation; Anne Sweeney typing copies of the [plant] record book; the Herbaceous Border plantings and walls; re-designs for the Ellipse to be charged to Dumbarton Oaks; the ending...

Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, July 30, 1945

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 82Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1945.07.30
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand thanks her for the two very nice letters and to hear she is well. He is delighted that Robert Woods Bliss is getting away to California. He knows Mildred Bliss' trip [to France] will be a hard and emotional one, it will give her great pleasure and satisfaction in a great many ways. He tells Beatrix that as of now he doesn't think it necessary for her to make the trip to Dumbarton Oaks this Autumn based on the travel restrictions...

Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Mentecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California, November 28, 1945

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 95Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1945.11.28
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand tells her he wishes there were nearer each other. Thacher had a nice talk with Anne Sweeney upon his return to Washington, D.C. He doesn't see a problem with her or her work, but he hopes the Orangery can be adapted for her use during the Winter and before the Spring rush begins. Mildred Bliss has agreed to have the large urn removed from the center; to transfer the material from the catalogue house to the Orangery; and to...

Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California, December 4, 1945

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 97Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1945.12.04
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand thanks her for the letter of November 29th and tells her the situation with regard to the garden upsets him as a layman as much as it upsets her as a professional. He shares his dissatisfaction with James Bryce's management of the garden areas, building, and his staff. He asked Bryce to designate someone on his staff to be reponsible to me for keeping the Orangery, etc. in order to explain how the furniture should be placed at...

Telegram from Beatrix Farrand, Santa Barbara, California to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C., January 18, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.01.18
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California to Mr. Thacher, February 3, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.02.03
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, Santa Barbara, California to Lieutenant John S. Thacher, U.S.N., Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., February 7, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.02.07
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California, Feburary 10, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1944.02.10
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California to Lieutenant John S. Thacher, U.S.N., Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 3101 "R" Street, Washington, D.C., February 23, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.02.23
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California, February 29, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 6Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1944.02.29
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California, March 14, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1944.03.14
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Telegram from Beatrix Farrand, Santa Barbara, California to Lieutenant John S. Thacher, Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.03.19
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California to Lieutenant John S. Thacher, U.S.N., Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 3101 "R" Street, Washington, D.C., March 22, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.03.22
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California, March 28, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1944.03.28
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, P.O. Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California to Lieutenant John Thacher, U.S.N., Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 "R" Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., April 12, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 11Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.04.12
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, Santa Barbara, California to Alberta S. Carpenter, Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 "R" Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., April 20, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 12Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.04.20
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from Alberta Carpenter to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, April 25, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 13Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:Carpenter 1944.04.25
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Telegram from Beatrix Farrand, Boston, Massachusetts to Lieutenant J S Thacher, 3101 R Street, April 30, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.04.30
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Lieutenant John S. Thacher, U.S.N., 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., May 5, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 15Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1944.05.05
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...

Letter from John Thacher to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, May 8, 1944

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 16Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:JT 1944.05.08
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...