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Box E

 Container

Contains 86 Results:

Mildred Bliss Office Files, A-Havey, 1922-1959

Sub-Series — Box: E, Folder: 1-21Identifier: 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,...

"C" Miscellaneous, 1938-1957

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence, photographs and a drawing sent to Mildred Bliss or Robert Woods Bliss from individuals with a last name beginning with "C".

Dumbarton Oaks, Garden, Appreciation Letters, 1934-1960

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Letters sent to Mildred Bliss as appreciation for a Dumbarton Oaks garden tour or event.

Dumbarton Oaks, Appreciation Letters, 1939-1959

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Appreciation letters sent to Mildred Bliss. Two letter are copies sent from Mildred Bliss to Alberta Carpenter and Richard Bassett.

Dumbarton Oaks, Requests, 1933-1938

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Requests sent by individuals to Dumbarton Oaks and Robert and Mildred Bliss. Six letters are copies of letters sent by Mildred Bliss or her secretary in response to requests. Two copies, one letter and one telegram, sent by Robert Woods Bliss or his secretary responding to individual requests.

"F" Miscellaneous, 1950-1957

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 11Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence from or to individuals or companies with a last name or name beginning with "F".

"G" Miscellaneous, 1949-1956

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 13Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence sent to Mildred Bliss from persons whose last name begins with "G".

"H" Miscellaneous, 1951-1959

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 16Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence sent to Mildred Bliss from persons with a last name or organization beginning with "H"; an article on Hummingbirds; and a list of horticultural (plant) illustrations.

Ruth Havey, 1953-1965

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 19Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence sent between Ruth Havey and Mildred Bliss on projects Ruth Havey was working on for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Includes responses from contractors consulted by Ruth Havey to complete the work.

Ruth Havey, 1949-1952

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 20Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence between Mildred Bliss and Ruth Havey about a project Ruth Havey was working on in the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Includes a contract agreement from G. Morris Steinbraker and Son for finials, consoles, and wall capping for the North Vista wall.

"D" Miscellaneous, 1952-1957

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence sent to Mildred Bliss by persons or by Mildred Bliss to persons whose last name begins with "D".

Henri Focillon, 1955

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 18Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence sent to Robert Woods Bliss or Mildred Bliss discussing Henri Focillon. One correspondence from Madame Focillon includes a newspaper clipping honoring Henri Focillon.

Letter from Hughes?, The Winslow, 45 East 55th Street, New York to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, February 8, 1938 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:1938.02.08
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Hughes [last name illegible] to Mildred Bliss thanking her and Robert Bliss for the hospitality of staying at Dumbarton Oaks and attending a concert.

Letter from James S.K. McClure?, Yale Club, New York to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1930-1960 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:McClure 19xx.05.10
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from James S.K. McClure? to Mildred Bliss thanking her for her hospitality, beautiful house, delightful dinner, and evening.

Note from Cynthia, 2300 Foxhall Road to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1937-1960 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 11Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:Cynthia
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten note from Cynthia to Mildred Bliss thanking her with all her heart. Note is in folder with other letters thanking Mildred Bliss for a concert, so it is possible this is sending the same sentiment.

Letter from Caroline Fesler, 4035 North Pennsylvania Street to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1930-1960 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 16Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:Fesler 19xx.11.25
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Caroline Marmon Fesler, 4035 North Pennsylvania Street, Indianapolis, Indiana to Mildred Bliss offering her appreciation for the concert at Dumbarton Oaks. Caroline commented specifically about the quartet and quality of the music. Letter created November 25, year unknown, but probably between 1930 and 1960, when Caroline Fesler died.

Letter from Edith Newlands Johnston, 1609 Twenty-Second Street, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, March 5, 1942 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:Johnston 1942.03.05
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Edith Newlands Johnston to Mildred Bliss thanking her for the concert and welcome by her. She tells Mildred Bliss the house was beautiful.

Letter from Shelly?, The Mayflower, Washington, D.C. to Chere Amie (Mildred Bliss), 1930-1960 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 30Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:Shelly 19xx.11.29
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Shelley? to Mildred Bliss sends a thank you for the concert.

Letter from Anne Archibold, Hillandale, 3905 Reservoir Road, Washington, D.C. to Mildred Bliss, 1930-1960 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 35Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:Archibold
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Anne Archibold owner of Hillandale, 3905 Reservoir Road, Washington, D.C. to Mildred Bliss thanking her for the music concert at Dumbarton Oaks. Letter undated, probably sent between 1937-1960.

Letter from Bessie West, 1500 N. El Dorado Street, Stockton, California to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, March 16, 1937 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 37Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:West 1937.03.16
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Bessie West to Mildred Bliss saying she had heard from friends in Washington, D.C. about the music concerts Mildred had offered. She mentions "The Fare East is exciting, Peking is on of the [unintelligible word] most [two unintellible words] cities in the world ...."

Letter from Pauline B. Woodruff to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, May 24, 1936? Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 6, item: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E6:Woodruff 19xx.05.24
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Pauline B. Woodruff, Director of Montrose Park to Mildred Bliss thanking her for her generous gifts of flowers for the May festival in Montrose Park.

Dumbarton Oaks stationary leaf, 1703 32nd Street, Washington, D.C. with signatures of Byzantine scholars, May 18, 1956 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 7, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E7:1956.05.18
Scope and Contents:

Dumbarton Oaks stationary leaf dated May 18, 1956 with signatures of Byzantine scholars of possible conference attendance on Byzantine art? Includes a note written in Greek.

Article titled, "Fragrance and Flavor, in leaf, bark, twig, and fruit" published in Morton Arboretum, Bulletin of Popular Information, Vol. 18, No. 10, October 1943 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 14, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E14:Bulletin of Popular Information 1943.10.xx
Scope and Contents:

Fragrance and Flavor in leaf, bark, twig, and fruit by May Theilgaard Watts published in the Morton Arboetum, Bulletin of Popular Information, Volume 18, Number 10, October, 1943.

Letter from Mrs. Joseph R. Lyddane, Francis Scott. Key School, Parent Teacher Association, President, 5533 Sherrier Place, N.W., Washington, D.C. to Honorable Robert Woods Bliss, February 14, 1937 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 6, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E6:Lyddane 1937.02.14
Scope and Contents:

Handwritten letter from Mrs. Joseph R. Lyddane (Alton Lyddane) to Robert Woods Bliss asks if he would be willing to donate Forsythia sprouts from the Dumbarton Oaks garden to the Francis Scott Key School, in Potomac Heights, D.C.

Letter from Mrs. Joseph R. Lyddane, Chairman, Garden Committee, Francis Scott Key School, Parent Teacher Association., 5533 Sherrier Place, N.W., Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, March 30, 1938 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 6, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E6:Lyddane 1938.03.30
Scope and Contents:

Handwritten letter from Mrs. Joseph R. Lyddane (Alton Lyddane) to Mildred Bliss thanks her for the Forsythia bushes for the Francis Scott Key school.