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Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, June 17, 1946

 
Accession number B:AS 1946.06.17
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, June 17, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence
notes

Description

Typewritten letter reports receiving 3 books for which she is returning the invoice and measuring space and shelves for books, pamphlets and Catalogue House panels. Included is a note with drawer and shelf measurements for the space needed for materials. Anne Sweeney mentions she is enclosing a copy of the last report for the Garden Activities from April 1945-1946 and she starts her vacation when the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens close for the summer, Sunday June 30, 1946. The gardens will reopen in autumn.

Anne Sweeney probably sent letter based on a letter informing her the books were on the way, B:IMS 1956.04.09.

The three books received were: The wild garden; Wood and garden; and Home and garden.

Copy of original letter sent, unsigned; original lacking in collection.

Subjects

books
invoices
gardens
visitors
postcards
Robinson, W (William), 1838-1935. Wild garden
Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932. Wood and garden
Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932. Home and garden
vacations
Thacher, John
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
autumn
prints (visual works)
libraries (institutions)
measurements (dimensions)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:AS 1946.06.17
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, June 17, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence
notes