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Bliss, Robert Woods, Mr. and Mrs.
he: 1875 - 1962
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Robert Woods Bliss [1875-1962], collector and diplomat, was born St. Louis and married Mildred Barnes [1879-1969]. In 1920 they purchased Dumbarton Oaks in Georgetown and extensively renovated the house and gardens. In 1940 the couple donated Dumbarton Oaks and their collection of Pre-Columbian and Byzantine art to Harvard University, which maintains it as a museum and research facility.
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