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Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, August 4, 1944

 
Accession number B:BF 1944.08.04C
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, August 4, 1944
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

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.

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
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C)
Accession number B:BF 1944.08.04C
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, August 4, 1944
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

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