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Box E

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Contains 34 Results:

Letter from Katharine, The Willard Hotel, Washington, D.C. to Mildred Bliss, April 19, 1939 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 4, item: 74Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E4:Katharine 1939.04.19
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Handwritten letter from Katharine to Mildred Bliss thanks her for letting her tour her garden. Katharine comments on the garden and what diversity of beauty that Mildred has created.

Letter from Florence Yeager, 1241 Shepherd St. N.W., Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 3101 R Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C. and response by Mildred Bliss's secretary, May 10-22, 1934 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 4, item: 85Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E4:Yeager 1934.05.10
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter from Florence Yeager, troop scribe to Mildred Bliss thanks her for opening the gardens of Dumbarton Oaks to benefit Troop 53 members. The money raised will benefit the members go to Girl Scout Camp, May Flather. She extends an invitation to Mildred Bliss to attend any of their meetings. A note offering written Mildred Bliss's response was written by her secretary. The response note on behalf of Mildred Bliss expresses Bliss was glad the benefit day was successful and would...

Letter from Donald Tweedy, Danbury, Connecticut to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, April 18, 1937 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 4, item: 115Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E4:Tweedy 1937.04.18
Scope and Contents: Handwritten letter from Donald Tweedy to Mildred Bliss tells her the walk through the Dumbarton Oaks Garden with his wife will always be remembered. "Yours [garden] captures best that fabulous quality of the place where the youngest son of the King meets the Princess of his dreams. It has the magic touch of faery." His mother and sister may phone to ask her permission to visit the garden while they are visiting in Washington, D.C. He is grateful for the opportunity to visit. His mother, Mrs....

Letter from Ruth Norberg, secretary, Saint Eric's Swedish Lutheran Church, 409 Fourth Street, Northwest, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, 3101 R Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., June 20, 1933 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 6, item: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E6:Norberg 1933.06.20
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Handwritten letter from Ruth Norberg, secretary, Saint Eric's Swedish Lutheran Church to Mildred Bliss thanks her for the beautiful flowers for the program held in the chapel celebrating the 75th birthday of King Gustav, V and his 25th Jubilee as King.

Letter from Alberta Carpenter, Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Georgetown, Washington 7, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Colony Club, New York, New York, July 30, 1949 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 7, item: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E7:Carpenter 1949.07.30
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Albert S. Carpenter, secretary at Dumbarton Oaks and Mildred Bliss thanks her for the telephone message. Carpenter had also received a message from Ethel Burnet Clark about Mildred Bliss's visit with Annie. She reports on the health status of Annie who will have her foot removed and afterward be cared for my her nephew. Annie's status at Dumbarton Oaks will not change until John Thacher decides upon his return. Mosser is going to the hospital...

Letter from Glanville Downey to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, December 25, 1959 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 7, item: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E7:Downey 1959.12.25
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Appreciation letters sent to Mildred Bliss. Two letter are copies sent from Mildred Bliss to Alberta Carpenter and Richard Bassett.

Letter from Jessie? M. Radcliffe to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, August 2, 1933 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 7, item: 12Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E7:Radcliffe 1933.08.02
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Appreciation letters sent to Mildred Bliss. Two letter are copies sent from Mildred Bliss to Alberta Carpenter and Richard Bassett.

Letter from Bess L. Ryder to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., December 29, 1939 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 7, item: 13Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E7:Ryder 1939.12.29
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Appreciation letters sent to Mildred Bliss. Two letter are copies sent from Mildred Bliss to Alberta Carpenter and Richard Bassett.

Letter from Winifred G. Whitman, M.D., 135 Hesketh Street, Chevy Chase 15, Maryland to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, December 9, 1955 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 7, item: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E7:Whitman 1955.12.09
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Appreciation letters sent to Mildred Bliss. Two letter are copies sent from Mildred Bliss to Alberta Carpenter and Richard Bassett.

Article titled, "In an English Garden, Scent" from The Illustrated London News, December 3, 1949 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 14, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E14:Illustrated London News 1949.12.03
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News magazine article titled "In an English Garden, Scent" by Clarence Elliott and published in The Illustrated London News, December 3, 1949 on page 866. Article likely provided information to Mildred Bliss when considering the creation of a garden for the blind in the Dumbarton Oaks Garden.

Newspaper clipping "Fragrance Garden" in Family Circle, June 1952 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 14, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E14:Family Circle 1952.06.xx
Scope and Contents: Newspaper clipping from Family Circle with two short articles published in June 1952. One written by Mrs. Zelma Smith, Santa Cruz, California who received $10 and 3rd prize for her article titled "Last Supper". The second written by Fred I. Meeks, Culver City, California who received a $5 prize for his article title, "Fragrance Garden". Mildred Bliss was likely interested in the article on the fragrance garden for the blind as she considered a fragrant garden at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington,...

Letter from Mildred Steil, Arden Studios, Inc. Interior Decorations, 460 Park Avenue, New York to Mrs Robert Woods Bliss, 3101 "R" Street, Washington, D.C., December 15, 1933 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 8, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E8:Arden 1933.12.15
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Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Mildred Steil, Arden Studios, Inc. to Mildred Bliss notifying her of a collection of garden portraits by George Stonehill on exhibition in the Arden Studios. The gardens portraits represent the estates of John Aldred, Paul Cravath, Marshall Field, Herbert L. Pratt and Samuel Untemeyer.

Exchange of letters, notes, and an announcement involving the Girl Scout Troop 53 and 54, District of Columbia and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss and her secretary, Dorothy Kingsford, April 10 - June 3, 1935 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 8, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E8:Girl Scouts 1935.06.03
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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.

Exchange of letters, telephone messages, and a memorandum involving representatives of Western High School and Robert and Mildred Bliss and their secretary, May 3 - 17, 1937 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 8, item: 23Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E8:Western High School 1937.05.17
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Handwritten and typescript letters, telephone messages, and a memorandum regarding a request for Western High School students to use the Dumbarton Oaks gardens for a Greek play. Miss Gardner, a teacher working with the students, Dr. Elmer S. Newton, Principal of Western High School; Francis B. Sayre, Assistant Secretary of State; and Dorothy Kingsford, the Blisses secretary along with Mildred and Robert Bliss are involved in the communications.

Note from Mildred Bliss's secretary to Mildred Bliss, May 11, 1939 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 9, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E9:Moore 1939.05.11
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Handwritten note by Mildred Bliss's secretary for Mildred Bliss tells her Frederick Moore, adviser to the Japanese Embassy brought three officials Japanese gardeners to see the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens.

Letter from Boris Ermolov, Byzantine Institute, 4, Rue de Lille, Paris, VIIe to Madame Robert Woods Bliss, September 17, 1957 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 10, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E10:Ermoloff 1957.09.17
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Handwritten letter in French from Boris Ermolov to Mildred Bliss.

Letter from Ruth Havey, Mayflower Hotel, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, December 2, 1951 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 20, item: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E20:RH 1951.12.02B
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Letter from Ruth Havey to Mildred Bliss tells her she has gathered paving material for the Arbor Terrace, Byzantine Garden, and Melisande's Allee. She left samples with Matthew Kearney, and has copious notes to review with Mildred Bliss when she has time.

Text for telegram from Mildred Bliss to Ruth Havey, 25 5th Avenue, New York City, May 23, 1951 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 20, item: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E20:MB 1951.05.23
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Text for telegram from Mildred Bliss to Ruth Havey tells her the chains have not be received.

Letter from Eliabeth Baer, Librarian for Mrs. John W. Garrett, Evergreen House, 4545 North Charles Street, Baltimore 10, Maryland to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, 1537 28th Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., June 2, 1949 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 13, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E13:Garrett 1949.06.02
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Short typescript letter from Elizabeth Baer, librarian to Alice W. Garrett to Mildred Bliss tells her Fred Anthoensen of Portland, Maine is the printer of their book. Alice Garrett is sending Bliss a gift copy of the book.

Letter from Robert Woods Bliss to representatives of The Grolier Club, 47 East 60th Street, New York 22, N.Y., March 31, 1954 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 15, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E15:Bliss 1954.03.31
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Copy of typescript letter from Robert Woods Bliss to The Grolier Club encloses the descriptions of three books to be considered for the Collector's Choice exhibition. The books are co-owned by Robert and Mildred Bliss and currently in the Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Founders' Room.

Descriptive list of books for bed-sets of the late 18th century, 1934-1960 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 16, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E16:Bedsets Late 18C
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Copy of a list of books about bed-sets of late 18th century with added red colored pencil markings. Written in the upper right corner on the recto of the first leaf, "Mrs. Frank Hoeden".

Letter from R.B. Farnham, Executive Secretary, Horticultural Society of New York, Inc., 157 West 58th Street, Essex House, New York 19, N.Y. to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, 1703 Thirty-second Street, Washington, 7, D.C., April 2, 1959 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 16, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E16:Farnham 1959.04.02
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter from R.B. Farnham, executive secretary from the Horticultural Society of New York to Miildred Bliss tells her there are 94 individuals registered to tour gardens for the upcoming weekend of which Dumbarton Oaks is one of the gardens. He encloses six copies of the schedule and the Horticultural Society Guide leaflet commenting on the gardens. He mentions a change in the schedule with visits to Dumbarton Oaks and Hillwood to be reversed to take advantage of a luncheon...

Article titled "Freezing Flight of Hummingbirds, by Harold E. Edgerton, R.J. Niedrach, and Walker Van Riper from National Geographic Magazine, August 1951 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 16, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E16:Hummingbirds
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Article on Hummingbirds from National Geographic Magazine, Volume E, no. 2, August 1951 about photographing hummingbirds in flight. With article is a handwritten note in Mildred Bliss's handwriting with the name Dr. Harold Edgerton, M.I.T. and comments about the article. Edgerton is an author of the article.

Letter from Andre Grabar, Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1703 Thirty-second Street, Washington, 7, D.C. to Chere Madame Bliss, May 24, 1951 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 17, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E17:1951.05.24
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Handwritten letter from Andre Grabar to Mildred Bliss written in French.

Letter from the conservator, Musee de Dijon, Palais des Etats de Bourgogne to Robert Wood Bliss, September 23, 1955 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 18, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E18:Focillon 1955.09.23
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with in French with a handwritten signature from the Conservateur of the Musee de Dijon to Robert Woods Bliss. Translated to English he tells him that a street in Dijon has been named in honor of Henri Focillon. On the occasion of the inauguration of this path, with the approval of Mrs. Focillon, he is going to present an exhibition on Focillion, as an art historian, and his father, Victor Focillon as an engraver. He asks Robert Bliss to be a part of the sponsorship...