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Box E

 Container

Contains 69 Results:

A.M (Albert Mathias) Friend, Jr., 1949-1952

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 1Identifier: 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,...

Dumbarton Oaks, Concert, Appreciation Letters, 1937-1960

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Letters sent to Mildred Bliss in appreciation for attending a Dumbarton Oaks concert.

Flowers, Appreciation Letters, 1933-1938

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 6Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Letters and notes of appreciation for flowers sent by Mildred Bliss.

Dumbarton Oaks, Requests, 1939-1941

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Requests sent to Dumbarton Oaks or Mildred or Robert Woods Bliss.

"E" Miscellaneous, 1949-1957

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence to and from individuals with a last name beginning with "E".

Fellowships, 1954-1956

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 12Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence discussing the Dumbarton Oaks garden fellowships sent to Mildred Bliss or Mildred and Robert Woods Bliss.

Gardens for the Blind, 1943-1953

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence or published article or newsclippings related to gardens for the blind sent to Mildred Bliss. She had considered a garden for the blind or a scented garden in the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, but it was never realized.

Grolier Club, 1954-1956

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 15Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence sent by or received by Mildred Bliss discussing the Grolier Club.

Harvard University Library, 1950-1959

Sub-Group — Box: E, Folder: 17Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence sent to Mildred Bliss from persons associated with the Harvard University Library and copies of pages published in The John Harvard Libary, 1959 providing an explanation of the establishment and relationship of the John Harvard Libary to the Belknap Press.

Letter from unknown correspondent, Hotel Wellington, Seventh Avenue, New York to Chere Madame (Mildred Bliss), February 10, 1938 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:1938.02.10
Scope and Contents:

Handwritten letter in French by an unknown correspondent to Mildred Bliss.

Letter from Elizabeth M. Cornell, Aid Association for the Blind of the District of Columbia, 3050 R Street Northwest to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, May 6, 1939 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:Cornell 1939.05.06
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Elizabeth M. Cornell to Robert and Mildred Bliss thanking them on behalf of the blind people who attended a concert at Dumbarton Oaks. She hopes she may have the privilege of sharing the Henry and Annie Hart Home for the Blind at 3050 R. Street Northwest with them some day.

Letter from Florence to Mildred Bliss, 1930-1945 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 15Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:Florence
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Florence to Mildred Bliss thanking her for an evening of exquisit pleasure, it was "an interlude of beauty and forgetfulness of black realities". The monogram at the top of the first page of the letter is F K S, Florence S. K[last name].

Letter from Diane Levin? to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1937-1960 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 23Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:Levin
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Diane Levin? to Mildred Bliss thanking her for a concert in the Dumbarton Oaks music room.

Letter from Harriett Winslow, 3051 Q Street to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, May 7, 1939 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 38Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:Winslow 1939.05.07
Scope and Contents:

Singed handwritten letter to Mildred Bliss thanking her for a lovely music concert. Letter may have been written by Harriet Winslow.

Exchange of letters between Pauline B. Woodruff, 2133 Wisconsin Avenue, Washington, D.C. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss and her secretary, July 20-21, 1937 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 6, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E6:Woodruff 1937.07.20
Scope and Contents:

Signed handwritten letter from Pauline B. Woodruff to Mildred Bliss thanking her for plants for the children's playground at Montrose Park, Washington, D.C. and for the generous gift to the little Garden Club. She also extends thanks from the Superintendent of the Playground Department of Montrose Park.

Advertisement for Elizabethan song book, Doubleday & Company with packing slip, 1957-1958 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 3, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:elizabethan song book
Scope and Contents:

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

Exchange of letters between Isabel Denison, 1703 32nd Street, Washington, 7, D.C. and Bernice Brown Cronkhite, Radcliffe College, Cambridge 38, Massachusetts, November 5-December 8, 1953 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 14, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E14:Cronkhite 1953.12.08
Scope and Contents:

Exchange of letters between C. Isabel Denison to Dean Bernice Brown Cronkhite, Radcliffe College about a plan for the garden for the blind for Dumbarton Oaks sent by Denison on behalf of Mildred Bliss, and a pamphlet showing the proposed Quadrangle sent by Cronkhite to Mildred Bliss.

Note from Frances Q. Ervin, 1900 Que Street N.W., Washington 9, D.C. to Mildred Bliss with newspaper clipping of a N.Y. Times Book Review, "Handbook for the Blind", June 15, 1952 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 14, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E14:NY Times Book Review 1952.06.15
Scope and Contents:

Note by Frances Quincy Nichols Ervin to Mildred Bliss and sending to her a book review. Newspaper clipping of a New York Times Book Review published June 15, 1952 in the New York Times. Book reviewed titled, "A Handbook for the Blind by Juliet Bindt. Book review written by Baynard Kendrick.

Letter from Lady Judy Rowan, 17 Cheque Court, London, S.W. 3 to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss and enclosing responses from her inquiry on the gardens for the blind, August 20-September 12, 1951 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 14, item: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E14:Rowan 1951.09.12B
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter and typescript copy of letter from Lady "Judy" [Catherine Patricia Love?] Rowan to Mildred Bliss telling her she has not forgotten about Mildred's garden for the blind. Lady Rowan wrote on behalf of Mildred Bliss to the Parks and Allotments Department, The Castle, York; Burnham-on-Sea Urban District Council, Somerset; Borough of Hastings, Parks and Gardens Department, Hastings; and the National Institute for the Blind, 224-6-8 Great Portland Street, London, W.1. Included...

Letter from Mrs. Melvin E. Sawin, Shadblow Farm, Wakefield, Rhode Island to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1537 28th Street, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., May 12, 1953 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 14, item: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E14:Sawin 1953.05.12
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter from Edith Sawin (Mrs. Melvin E. Sawin) to Mildred Bliss sending her enclosed leaflets to help Mildred plan her garden for the blind. Edith says the garden was designed and staged by The New England unit of The Herb Society and was shown at the Boston Flower Show in March where it won a number of awards. "Perhaps you can adapt it to your needs ...". The leaflet includes a list of plants. Ediths sends Mildred contact information for persons at the New England Unit of the...

Notecard from Josephine Poe January to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, April 13, 1937 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 5, item: 20Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E5:January 1937.04.13
Scope and Contents:

Handwritten notecard from Josephine Poe January to Mildred Bliss tells her what a real pleasure she gave Josephine with the two afternoon music concerts at Dumbarton Oaks this past week. She describes her experience to Mildred Bliss.

Letter from Dorothy Kingsford to Madam (Mrs. Joseph R. Lyddane, Francis Scott Key Parent Teacher Association. President), February 19, 1937 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 6, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E6:Kingsford 1937.02.19
Scope and Contents:

Copy of typescript letter from Dorothy Kingsford to Mrs. Joseph R. Lyddane (Alton Lyddane) discusses Mildred Bliss making a donation of 100 Forsythia plants for the garden of the Francis Scott Key School. Correspondent and recipient based on addressed letters about the request, E6:Lyddane 1937.02.14 and E6:Lyddane 1937.02.23.

Letter from Mrs. Joseph R. Lyddane, 5533 Sherrier Place, N.W., Washington, D.C. to Dorothy Kingsford, February 23, 1937 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 6, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E6:Lyddane 1937.02.23
Scope and Contents:

Handwritten letter from Mrs. Joseph R. Lyddane (Alton Lyddane) to Robert and Mildred Bliss thanks them for the donation of 100 Forsythia plants for the Francis Scott Key school.

Letter from Richard H. Bassett, 47 Centre Street, Milton 86, Massachusetts to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1537 28th Street, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., December 13, 1950 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 7, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E7:Bassett 1950.12.13
Scope and Contents:

Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Richard H. Bassett to Mildred Bliss thanks her for a contribution to the Contingency Fund to benefit Barbara until she can resume her financial responsibilities.

Letter from Mildred Bliss to Richard H. Bassett, 47 Center Street, Milton 86, Massachusetts, December 9, 1950 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 7, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E7:MB 1950.12.09
Scope and Contents:

Copy of typescript letter from Mildred Bliss to Richard H. Bassett tells him after consultation with John Thacher, she and Robert Bliss would like to make a monthly contribution to the "Contingency Fund" for Barbara.