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Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, April 30, 1948

 
Accession number B:AS 1948.04.30
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, April 30, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter informing Beatrix Farrand of books listed on a recent letter that Dumbarton Oaks which she already has and those that she would like have. Anne Sweeney asks Beatrix Farrand her opinion about acquiring suggested titles and to replenish the petty cash fund.

Anne Sweeney mentions garden books under the care of Ethel B. Clark are "destined for the Garden Information Room and will eventually come downstairs to the Underworld and I hope to be able to get some new shelving to hold them."

Copy of letter, unsigned.

Probably created by Anne Sweeney as she was acquiring books through the help of Beatrix Farrand for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Library.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
rare books
book dealers
book catalogs
authors
titles (documents)
Manks, Dorothy St. John, 1896-
lists (document genres)
Dumbarton Oaks
Stover, Isabelle M.
Gerard, John, 1545-1612. Herball
Farrer, Reginald, 1880-1929. My rock-garden
Clark, Ethel Burnet
catalog cards
evergreens
Country life (London, England)
expense accounts
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
Walter, Clementine
Patterson, Robert W. (1905-1988)
Bar Harbor (Me.)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:AS 1948.04.30
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, April 30, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

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