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Title
Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, August 4, 1944
Alternate Title
Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, August 4, 1944
Sender
Beatrix Farrand
Recipient
Anne Sweeney
Date Written
1944
Garden Area
Unassigned
Description

Discussing the approval of a book and others Beatrix Farrand is ordering for the Garden Guide library. The book, How plants get their names by Liberty Hyde Bailey, will be sent to Anne Sweeney when Beatrix Farrand has digested all the information. Beatrix Farrand mentions the following books for Anne Sweeney: Two by Gertrude Jekyll, Home and Garden and Wood and Garden; Ornamental American Shrubs by William B. Van Dersal; The Wild Garden by Gregory Robinson; The book of tulips; Old-Fashioned flowers by [Sacheverell] Sitwell; and Garden of herbs by Eleanor Rohde.

Handwritten signature in black ink.

Typewritten on Beatrix Farrand's letterhead.

Title created by cataloger.

Accession No.
B:BF 1944.08.04C
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Details
Work Types
correspondence
Subjects
books
purchasing
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
letters (correspondence)
Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932. Home and garden
Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932. Wood and garden
Van Dersal, William Richard, 1907-. Ornamental American shrubs
Robinson, W (William), 1838-1935. Wild garden
Sitwell, Sacheverell, 1897-1988. Old fashioned flowers
Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair. Garden of herbs
Collection
Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
Repository
Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Location
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C)
Index Terms
How plants get their names (Bailey) → BF enjoying and will send on to Sweeney
Van Dersal, William B. → Ornamental American shrubs
Ornamental American Shrubs (Van Dersal) → ordered for Sweeney's Garden Guide Library
Home and Garden (Jekyll) → ordered for Sweeney's Garden Guide Library
Wood and garden (Jekyll) → ordered for Sweeney's Garden Guide Library
The wild garden: or, our groves and gardens made beautiful by the naturalisation of hardy exotic plants; being one way onwards from the dark ages of flower gardening, with suggestions for the regeneration of the bare borders of the London Parks (Robinson) → ordered for Sweeney's Garden Guide Library
Jekyll, Gertrude → as English professional gardener
Robinson, William → as English professional gardener
Old fashioned flowers (Sitwell) → Sweeney to consider acquiring
The Book of the Tulip → no copy worth adding to Sweeney's collection of
Garden Guide Service or Tours → by Sweeney, MB report to BF on
A garden of herbs (Rohde) → Sweeney to consider acquiring
Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair → A garden of herbs → Sweeney to consider acquiring
Farrand, Beatrix → wants reminders by Sweeney on uncompleted work
Bailey, Liberty Hyde → How plants get their names → BF enjoying and will send on to Sweeney
Sitwell, Sacheverell → Old fashioned flowers → Sweeney to consider acquiring
Bliss, Mildred → on Sweeney's garden presentations, as reported to BF by
Sweeney, Anne → as Garden Guide → books ordered for/to be considered by
Sweeney, Anne → BF wanting reminders of uncompleted work
The wild garden: or, our groves and gardens made beautiful by the naturalisation of hardy exotic plants; being one way onwards from the dark ages of flower gardening, with suggestions for the regeneration of the bare borders of the London Parks (Robinson) → ordered by BF but not received
Robinson, William → The wild garden: or, our groves and gardens made beautiful by the naturalisation of hardy exotic plants; being one way onwards from the dark ages of flower gardening, with suggestions for the regeneration of the bare borders of the London Parks → ordered for Sweeney's Garden Guide Library

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