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Alden Hopkins to Mrs. Wilkins, December 23, 1959

 
Accession number F1:Hopkins 1959.12.23
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1959
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discusses the need for one photostat of a detailed illustration for a "beeste" found in English Tudor gardens between 1530-1600. Alden Hopkins asks that he be billed for the photostat.

Handwritten notes on letter: In lower left corner: "Hampton Court, History of Garden Art, Vol. I, p. 438." In upper right corner below date: "Ph. Ca 3-3-1000" and "Home Ca 9-4734." These notations could possibly refer to books that Mary L. Wilkens consulted.

Copy of letter sent to Ralph Griswold.

Typewritten on Colonial Williamsburg letterhead paper.

Hand signed by Alden Hopkins.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

beasts
plates (illustrations)
Gardens, English
mythical or legendary beings
Garden ornament and furniture
librarians
stats (copies)
billing
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number F1:Hopkins 1959.12.23
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1959
Work types
correspondence