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Mildred Bliss Office Files, Hopkins-Q, 1941-1959

Sub-Series — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 1-15Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence sent or received by Mildred Bliss for individuals with the last name of Hopkins to Q.

Alden Hopkins, 1957-1959

Sub-Group — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence sent by or to Alden Hopkins, Garden Advisory Committee Member and Consulting Landscape Architect for Dumbarton Oaks. Includes an issue of Garden Gossip, March 1955 with an article titled, "Landscape design, restoration of the gardens and grounds of Woodlawn Plantation" by Alden Hopkins, landscape architect, Williamsburg, Virginia.

Huntington Library and Art Gallery, 1949-1956

Sub-Group — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001

"J" Miscellaneous, 1946-1949

Sub-Group — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents: Includes correspondence from a people and a corporation with a name that starts with the letter J. One correspondence is from Anne Sweeney responding on behalf of Dumbarton Oaks and Mildred Bliss to Mrs. Gilbert E. Jones (also known as Leila N. Jones), about garden book volumes and prints. Correspondence to a company to order picture postcards with views of the Dumbarton Oaks garden included. One unsent Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection picture postcard of the Herbaeous Border...

Matthew Kearney, approximately 1957-1965

Sub-Group — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 3aIdentifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence between Mildred Bliss and Matthew Kearney, the Superintendent of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens and Grounds.

“L” Miscellaneous , 1955-1959

Sub-Group — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001

"M" Miscellaneous, 1938-1959

Sub-Group — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 6Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence between Mildred Bliss and people and companies with the first or last name of M. Includes a correspondence with a drawing of a mural in the Church of the Holy Apostles, Constantinople (now Istanbul), a mailed picture postard of "The Famous 'Vinales' Valley, Pinar del Rio, Cuba, and a photograph stamped 1938 of a model of Dumbarton Oaks with an open museum courtyard.

Mrs. Fleda Straight Myers, 1957-1958

Sub-Group — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correspondence between C.I. (Isabel) Denison, Keeper of the Founder's Room and on behalf of Mildred Bliss and Mrs. Fleda Straight Myers (Mrs. Clyde H. Myers), a bookbinder and restorer of rare books at the Cornell University Library. The letters discuss books sent to Fleda Straight Myers for binding and restoring. Includes an interoffice communication between C.I. Denison and John Thacher, Dumbarton Oak Director regarding insurance for the garden books.

Music, approximately 1958

Sub-Group — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Music realted leaflets for the Cercle Culturel de Royaumont; Concise Encyclopaedia of Music; and Saison Musicale de Royaumont.

"P" Miscellaneous, 1941-1959

Sub-Group — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 11Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents:

Correpondence between Mildred Bliss' office staff, Anne Sweeney and C.I. Denison and people and organizations with the last name or name beginning with "P". Individuals include: Enid Eder Perkins regarding lettering, the City of Philadelphia, Free Library of Philadelphia, Rare Book Department regarding an open cataloging position for the garden library, and Pitt &amp Scott, Ltd. regarding pre-paid shipping of one case from London to Washington, D.C.

Publicity, Catalogue House and Dumbarton Oaks, 1941-1950

Sub-Group — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 12Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents: Correspondence between Anne Sweeney and organizations related to opening and publicity of the Dumbarton Oaks, Garden Guide Service. The Garden Guide Service offered tours of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden every Saturday and Sunday and on appointment, beginning in 1941. Also includes letters between Anne Sweeney and Robert W. Patterson discussing the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Guide Service, the Garden Center plans for the Cool House, and the Catalogue House project to educate garden visitors on...

Letter from Earle H. Balch, Embassy of the United States of America, The Hague to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Hotel Des Indes, The Hague, September 6, 1956 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 10, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F10:Balch 1956.09.06
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Earle H. Balch to Mildred Bliss tells her the only first-rate source for old books in The Hague is the firm of Martinus Nijhoff which is situated in the Lange Voorhout not far from their hotel. Balch spoke with Mr. Wouter Nijhoff, the head of the firm and told him of Mildred's interest. Nijhoff remembered meeting Mildred some years ago at Dumbarton Oaks. He is also willing to come by Mildred's hotel. Balch tells her it was a pleasure seeing...

Letter from Elsa A. Needham to Raymond Stites, National Gallery of Art, Washington, D.C., July 9, 1952 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 10, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F10:Needham 1952.07.09
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Copy of typescript letter from Elsa A. Needham, Keeper of the Founder's Room, Dumbarton Oaks on behalf of Mildred Bliss to Raymond Stites, National Gallery of Art, Washington informs him she is returning the book of Degas plates loaned to Mildred Bliss under separate cover. Mildred Bliss wanted the plates to examine the reproducing work of Paul L. Baruch, Inc. Needham thanks him for lending the plates to Mildred Bliss.

Receipts from Carl E. Nordeen, Jr., R. F. D. 1, Gambrills, Maryland to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 2750 Q Street NW, Washington, D.C. and Letter from Anne Sweeney to Carl E. Nordeen, R.F.D. 1, Gambrills, Maryland, September 1, 1953 to October 31, 1953 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 10, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F10:Nordeen 1953.10.31
Scope and Contents: Two typescript paid receipts from Carl E. Nordeen for landscaping work at Robert and Mildred Blisses home residence. A follow on letter from Anne Sweeney to Carl E. Nordeen, Jr. informs him that Mildred Bliss feels it is not necessary for him to do any work at her residence because she is trying to find someone to give more time to the garden. A memoradum from Anne Sweeney to Mildred Bliss tells her Carl Nordeen telephoned to say that he is now able to give more time until the end of the...

Letter from Joshua F. Rowley, The National Trust, 42, Queen Anne's Gate, London, S.W.1. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1537 28th Street West, North Washington, D.C., U.S.A., December 17, 1953 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 10, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F10:Rowley 1953.12.17
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Joshua F. Rowley to Mildred Bliss tell her she might be interested in the prospectus which he is sending under separate cover by sea mail for their next Summer Schoool at Attingham. If she has any friends who would like a copy, he will be delighted to send them one. He hopes she enjoyed her visit to England even though he was able to do little to help her see what she wanted. He hopes she will be back in 1954 and let him know if there is...

Letter from John S. Thacher, Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to the Honorable and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1537 28th Street, Northwest, Washington 7, D.C. with a statement of garden charges and estimates from G. Morris Steinbraker and Son Building Construction, 3207 Grace Street, N.W., Washington 7, D.C., April 19-28, 1950 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 10, item: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F10:Thacher 1950.04.28
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from John Thacher to Robert and Mildred Bliss encloses a copy of the estimate which G. Morris Steinbraker submitted regarding the completion of the North Vista. He has sent this to Robert Patterson requesting his comments or approval at his earliest convenience. After Thacher hears from Patterson wither he or Miss Carpenter will communicate with the Blisses again. Thacher tells the Blisses that at the moment the only portion of the North Vista...

Letter from Anne Sweeney to J. Preston Swecker, Potomac Rose Society, 1352 Iris Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. and Rose Potomac Society membership card and newsletter, November 19, 1941 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 11, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F11:AS 1941.11.19
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Anne Sweeney to J. Preston Swecker tells him she received a membership card to the Potomac Rose Society which she does not feel she can accept. "Somehow, perhaps because of my new role as amateur garden guide at Dumbarton Oaks, word has been passed around that I am sort of an 'expert' but I assure you such is not the case. I am afraid I do not merit the honor which is intended by the offer of this membership, but if you are not expecting too much knowledge of...

Letter from Howell J. Heaney, Free Library of Philadelphia, Logan Square, Philadelphia 3, Pennsylvania to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1537 28th Street, Georgetown, Washington 7, D.C., October 29, 1959 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 11, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F11:Heaney 1959.10.29
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Howell J. Heaney to Mildred Bliss tells her he is sorry he was unable to take her call. The people whom Miss Shaffer suggested to catalogue a fine private library were: Miss Elisabeth Woodburn (Mrs. Keith Robertson), Booknoll Farm, Hopewell, New Jersey; Miss Elizabeth Baer, Evergreen House Foundation, 4545 North Charles Street, Baltimore 10, Maryland, Miss Dorothy Miner, The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore 1, Maryland; and Miss Jane Quinby,...

Letter from Enid Eder Perkins, 4000 Massachusetts Avenue, N.W., Washington 16, D.C. to Mrs. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss , 1537 28th Street N.W., Washington, D.C., November 2, 1956 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 11, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F11:Perkins 1956.11.02
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Handwritten letter in caligraphy from Enid Eder Perkins to Robert and Mildred Bliss informs them that she has opened a studio in Washington, D.C. where she will be happy to continue to fill their requirements for lettering and illuminating of resolutions, scrolls, citations, etc. She will plan to be in New York about once a week or can go their for the Blisses convenience. Perkins can be reached by telephone in Washington.

Invoice from Pitt and Scott Ltd., 1/3 St. Paul's Churchyard, London, E.C.4. to C.I. Denison, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Harvard University, 1703 Thirty-Second Street, Washington 7, February 13, 1957 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 11, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F11:Pitt and Scott Ltd 1957.02.13
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Typescript Air letter with handwritten signature from Pitt & Scott Ltd. to Isabel Denison, Keeper of the Founders' Room for shipping of one case. Instructions were received from T. Rogers & Co. (Packers) Ltd., 14 Mason's Yard, Duke Street, London, S.W.I. Delivery will be effected through Messrs. Tick & Lynch Inc., 21/3 Pearl Street, New York 4, N.Y., U.S.A. All freight and shipping charges to New York port prepaid in London.

Letter from Anne Sweeney to Mrs. Harold I. Pratt, Garden Club of America, 598 Madison Avenue, New York, N.Y., November 28, 1941 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 12, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F12:AS 1941.11.28
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Anne Sweeney, Garden Guide to Mrs. Harold I. Pratt of the Garden Club of America encloses an informational notice about the grounds of Dumbarton Oaks opening to the public. The notice was sent to T.H.B. McKnight asking if it can be published in the Garden Club of America's forthcoming Bulletin. McKnight suggested that the notice be put in Pratt's file for the Spring issue of the Bulletin for the benefit of those Garden Clubs who might be in Washington during...

Letter from Anne Sweeney to Mrs. T.H.B. McKnight, 1615 21st Street N.W., Washington, D.C., November 28, 1941 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 12, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F12:AS 1941.11.28B
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Anne Sweeney, Garden Guide to Mrs. T.H.B. McKnight. Based on a telephone conversation between the two, Anne Sweeney encloses Harvard University's plan for the announcement of the opening of the Dumbarton Oaks garden to the public. Sweeney says she will also write to Mrs. Pratt and send her the information to bring it to the attention of the Garden Clubs of America. She mentions in the announcement it does not state that the gates would be closed after the tour...

Letter from Anne Sweeney to representatives at Horticulture Magazine, Massachusetts Horticultural Hall, Boston, Massachusetts, December 12, 1941 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 12, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F12:AS 1941.12.12
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Anne Sweeney, Garden Guide to representatives at Horiticulture Magazine encloses a copy of a notice about the newly inaugurated Garden Guide Service at Dumbarton Oaks in Georgetown, Washington, D.C. Sweeneys says it may be interesting for the readers visiting Washington, D.C. to know that the Dumbarton Oaks gardens are open to the public through the generosity of Harvard University. She ends with "If you can find the space for this notice between now and the...

Exchange of letters between Robert W. Patterson, Bar Harbor, Maine and Anne Sweeney 3101 R Street NW, Washington, D.C. and a copy of a Reef Point Gardens plant record card, October 23-25, 1946 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 12, item: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F12:AS 1946.10.25
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letters between Robert Patterson and Anne Sweeney about a Reef Point Gardens plant record card sent to her on Beatrix Farrand's suggestion for use in connection with the planting list at Dumbarton Oaks. Robert Patterson offers details of how the card should be completed. Beatrix Farrand would like to hear Anne Sweeney's opinion before she leaves Bar Harbor on October 31st, so the subject could be discussed with John Thacher when she meets him in Boston. Anne Sweeney...

Letter from Anne Sweeney to Mrs. Robert Philbrook, Philbrook Farm, Shelburne, New Hampshire, January 27, 1950 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 12, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F12:AS 1950.01.27
Scope and Contents: Copy of a letter from Anne Sweeney to Mrs. Robert Philbrook informs her of a telephone inquiry from Mrs. Keltonasking to send some data in regards to Dumbarton Oaks which might be used as a basis for a paper to be read before her local garden club. Sweeney reports she told Mrs. Kelton there were no descriptive booklets on the gardens but she would send a booklet about the Dumbarton Oaks Collection and the work that is going on at Dumbarton Oaks along with a few pictures of the gardens. She...