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Isabelle Stover to Anne Sweeney, October 30, 1947

 
Accession number B:IMS 1947.10.30
Alternative title Letter from Isabelle Stover to Anne Sweeney, October 30, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter acknowledges Anne Sweeney's letter of the October 27, 1947. Isabelle M. Stover mentions Beatrix Farrand has left with Clementine Walter to Santa Barbara, California and reports on the devastating Mount Desert fire that took the home Isabelle M. Stover lived in with her family. According to an article written by Arthur and Isabelle M. Stover and their daughter, Kathryn Mittelberger,  Arthur Stover (Isabelle's husband), was the gardener for Mrs. Eva Van Cortlandt Hawkes and lived in a home with his family on her property.

Isabelle M. Stover explains it will be a while before she can order more books for Dumbarton Oaks until she can find suitable lodging.

Anne Sweeney's letter of October 27, 1947 lacking in collection.

On Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead with handwritten signature and postscript in ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
Ritz-Carlton Hotel (Boston, Massachusetts)
Walter, Clementine
travel
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Boston (Mass.)
Bangor (Me.)
Fatigue
Fires
Mount Desert Island (Me.)
clothing
photographs
Hawkes, Eva Van Cortlandt
Stover, Arthur M.
Wheaton College (Norton, Mass.)
books
purchasing
Trenton (Me.)
files (document groupings)
winter
Bar Harbor (Me.)
Ellsworth (Me.)
Bryce, James
houses
Cottages
Camping
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:IMS 1947.10.30
Alternative title Letter from Isabelle Stover to Anne Sweeney, October 30, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence