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Isabelle Stover to Anne Sweeney, March 10, 1948

 
Accession number B:IMS 1948.03.10
Alternative title Letter from Isabelle Stover to Anne Sweeney, March 10, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter informs Anne Sweendy that books, The plant-lore and garden-craft of Shakespeare by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe and Shakespeare's wild flowers by Eleanour Sinclair Rohde intended for Dumbarton Oaks were sent to Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine by B.H. Blackwell, Ltd. instead. Isabelle M. Stover is sending additional volumes received from Bernard Quaritch (Firm). She asks if Anne Sweeney has received Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum by J.C. Loudon from B.H. Blackwell, Ltd.

Isabelle M. Stover acknowledges letter where Anne Sweeney had received Roses for English gardens by Gertrude Jekyll and Edward Mawley and is sending, The English rock-garden by Reginald Farrer to Dumbarton Oaks.

On Beatrix Farrand's, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead.

Handwritten signature in ink by Isabelle M. Stover.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
book dealers
booksellers
B.H. Blackwell Ltd.
Ellacombe, Henry Nicholson, 1821-1916. Plant-lore & garden-craft of Shakespeare
Rohde, Eleanour Sinclair. Shakespeare's wild flowers
Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932. Roses for English gardens
Mawley, Edward. Roses for English gardens
Farrer, Reginald, 1880-1920. English rock-garden
Bernard Quaritch (Firm)
spring (season)
weather
Loudon, J.C. (John Claudius), 1783-1843. Arboretum et fruticetum britannicum
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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