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Isabelle Stover to Anne Sweeney, June 21, 1948

 
Accession number B:IMS 1948.06.21
Alternative title Letter from Isabelle Stover to Anne Sweeney, June 21, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter informs Anne Sweeney that many books have been ordered and should be arriving at Dumbarton Oaks. Isabelle M. Stover asks for a list of arrivals and condition report on them. She mentions two volumes of Mrs. Jane Loudon's, The ladies' flower-garden of ornamental perennials is being sent by Charles W. Traylen, bookseller to Dumbarton Oaks and should be sent to Beatrix Farrand at Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine as they complete her set. The bookseller will try to get another set for Dumbarton Oaks Garden Library as well as Loudon's, The ladies' flower-garden of ornamental bulbous plants

On Beatrix Farrand, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead with handwritten signature in black ink. Isabelle M. Stover, secretary to Beatrix Farrand, probably sent this letter her behalf.

Date, June 21, 1948, but number 4 with typewritten correction from possibly a 6 and 7.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Charles W. Traylen (Firm)
H.W. Edwards, Bookseller, Ltd.
books
purchasing
acquisitions
billing
lists (document genres)
titles (documents)
condition reports
Loudon, Mrs. (Jane), 1807-1858. Ladies' flower-garden of ornamental perennials
Loudon, Mrs. (Jane), 1807-1858. Ladies' flower-garden of ornamental bulbous plants
letters (correspondence)
Henry G. Fiedler (Firm)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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