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Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, September 22, 1944

 
Accession number B:AS 1944.09.22
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, September 22, 1944
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
32nd Street
Kitchen Gardens
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

Description

Discusses plant lists for the 32nd Street wall and the walls in the Kitchen Gardens are enclosed; acknowledging the postponement of Beatrix Farrand's visit to Dumbarton Oaks; expresses the Dumbarton Oaks Conversations are still in session and garden tours on hold until delegates have departed and a list for Addisonia prints is now finished and filed. Mentions a leaflet from the McFarland Company on roses is also enclosed; leaflet no longer with letter.

Anne Sweeney states she doesn't know if Miss Jekyll's book on roses (probably, Roses for English gardens) has been ordered and that James Bryce did not recognize the shrub in the picture, possibly Spiraea.

Letter unsigned, but probably created by Anne Sweeney based on a by Beatrix Farrand informing Anne Sweeney of the delay in travel to Dumbarton Oaks, B:BF 1944.09.18.

Letter is carbon copy of original sent to Beatrix Farrand.

An exhibition catalog was produced from the exhibit that commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Dumbarton Oaks Conversations titled, Dumbarton Oaks Conversations, 1944-1994.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gardens
plant lists
flowers (plants)
trees
vegetables
walls
books
prints (visual works)
travel delays
rain
roses
Bryce, James
Dumbarton Oaks
symposia (conferences)
Conversations on International Organization (1944 : Washington, D.C.)
Garden tours
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)