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Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, June 15, 1948

 
Accession number B:AS 1948.06.15
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, June 15, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter acknowledges Anne Sweeney's receipt of the carbon copy of an order dated June 2, 1948 to Thomas Thorp bookseller. The books listed as ordered are: Lilies for English gardens by Gertrude Jekyll; The praise of gardens by Sieveking; Flower grouping in English, Scotch & Irish gardens by Margaret H. Waterfield and An essay on the picturesque by Uvedale Price. A copy of the book The Lilac by Susan Delano McKelvey had been received at Dumbarton Oaks. Anne Sweeney will immediately advise when other books are received. She is looking forward to trip to Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine.

Copy of original, unsigned. Probably created by Anne Sweeney as she worked with Beatrix Farrand and Isabelle M. Stover on acquiring books for the Garden Library.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
titles (documents)
lists (document genres)
Thomas Thorp (Firm)
book dealers
authors
Price, Uvedale, Sir, 1747-1829. Essay on the picturesque, as compared to th=e sublime and the beautiful
Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932. Lilies for English gardens
Sieveking, Albert Forbes, 1857-. Praise of gardens
Waterfield, Margaret H. Flower grouping in English, Scotch & Irish gardens
McKelvey, Susan Delano. Lilac
acquisitions
purchasing
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
travel
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
letters (correspondence)
Goodspeed's Book Shop (Boston, Mass.)
H.W. Edwards, Bookseller, Ltd.
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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