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Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, February 24, 1948

 
Accession number B:AS 1948.02.24
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, February 24, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Unassigned
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter mentions Anne Sweeney has received from B.H. Blackwell, Ltd., 8 volumes of the book, Arboretum et Fruticetum in Brittania [Britannicum] by J.C. Loudon, and added them to the collection of recent book acquisitions. She comments on continued snowy weather, and reports James Bryce will be returning to Dumbarton Oaks soon from his trip to Florida. Anne Sweeney inquires whether Beatrix Farrand is still a the Valley Club of Montecito, California.

Copy of original letter, unsigned.

Probably created by Anne Sweeney as she was receiving the books at Dumbarton Oaks that were ordered by Beatrix Farrand and her secretary, Isabelle M. Stover.

Written in red colored pencil in left margin: "J. Downing" and underlining typewritten title, "Arboretum et Fruticetum in Brittania" and "in 1838."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
book dealers
snow (precipitation)
weather
winter
acquisitions
B.H. Blackwell Ltd.
Loudon, J.C. (John Claudius), 1783-1843. Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
catalog cards
Bryce, James
Florida
Valley Club of Montecito (Montecito, Calif.)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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