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Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, August 5, 1947

 
Accession number B:AS 1947.08.05
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, August 5, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence
book lists

Description

Letter discusses Anne Sweeney returned to Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. to compile book lists which were once enclosed.

Book lists enclosed were, The complete list of books made from Reef Point lists; copies of lists from the Arnold Arboretum, Massachusetts Horticultural Society from Dorothy St. John Manks, and the Harvard Landscape Library; list of books in the Dumbarton Oaks garden library and rare book room.

Copy of original letter, double sided, unsigned. Also in collection is second page of letter with Anne Sweeney's handwritten signature in black ink. Lacking first page of original letter.

Also includes a note, "Put these in a folder together for B.F.", "Where does this list come from, ask Miss S[weeney] & thanks for lists & copies, will be of much use." Note possibly created by Isabelle Stover with instructions by Beatrix Farrand for book lists and a response to Anne Sweeney.

 

Subjects

libraries (institutions)
books
rare books
titles (documents)
authors
bibliographies
research libraries (institutions)
reference libraries (institutions)
Harvard University
Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Library
Clark, Ethel Burnet
McNamara, Katherine, 1898-
Dumbarton Oaks
Arnold Arboretum Library
Manks, Dorothy St. John, 1896-
telegrams
communication (function)
Thacher, John
New York (N.Y.)
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
letters (correspondence)
notes
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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