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Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, January 14, 1947

 
Accession number B:BF 1947.01.14
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discusses the task of listing all the Dumbarton Oaks plants on cards. Beatrix Farrand suggests including information on everything growing on the place, even some weeds, with a full description of each plant to include size, place of origin, good specimen growing, other notes, season of bloom, and various books with more information on the plant.

Typewritten on Beatrix Farrand's letterhead and hand signed in ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

catalog cards
cataloging
plants
size/dimensions
books
Weeds
plant lists
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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