Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Found in 27 Collections and/or Records:
30 black and white and 2 color photographs of aerial views of the Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. estate. Includes 1 black and white photograph of a painting with an aerial view of the estate. This painting hangs above the fireplace in the Dumbarton Oaks Music Room.
13 black and white photographs and 1 color photograph of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Beech Terrace, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand, landscape gardener, designed the space around a large Beech tree in the 1920s and added iron furniture in the 1930s.
The Beech Terrace is also known as Terrace A.
Letter from Bessie J. Kibbey, 2025 Massachusetts Avenue to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, October 23, 1939 Digital
Signed handwritten letter from Bessie J. Kibbey to Mildred Bliss thanks her for allowing her the pleasure of spending time in the Dumbarton Oaks Garden with her friend Mrs. Bishop and her husband.
Signed handwritten letter by Josephine Poe January probably sent to Mildred Bliss following time spent at Dumbarton Oaks.
Signed handwritten letter from Katharine McKiever, Acting Secretary of the Washington Unit of the Women's Overseas League writing on behalf of the organization, to Mildred Bliss thanks her for the garden party and the privilege of the garden experience, and for being such as gracious hostess.
Letter from Loulie Hooper Thoron, 253 Marborough Street, Boston to Mildred Bliss, approximately 1930-1960 Digital
Signed handwritten letter from Lucretia del Valle Grady to Mildred Bliss thanking her for a gracious Spring evening and delightful memory.
Signed handwritten letter from Marcelle CaSargi or CaSargie to Mildred Bliss thanking her for letting hime see the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. He says the garden is a spot of beauty and poetry, such a carpet of beautiful beautiful flowers ... [and] a work of art.
Signed handwritten letter from Mary Callaway Jones (Mrs. Frank F.) to Mildred Bliss tells her expresses her appreciation for sharing the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. with her as a member of the Council of Colonial Dames.
Letter from Mrs. Richard Fay Jackson, 5 Oxford Street, Chevy Chase, Maryland to Mrs. Bliss, between 1930-1960 Digital
Letter from unknown correspondent, 15 East 69th Street to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, May 26, 1935 Digital
Signed handwritten letter to Mildred Bliss thanking her for the hospitality, kindness, house, and garden tour. Unable to decipher the signature of the writer. The correspondent wants to send Mildred Lawrence of Arabia's translaton of "Forest Giant" for its philsophy and book on trees and hopes Mildred Bliss admires Lawrence (Shaw) as much as he/she does.