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Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, April 14, 1948

 
Accession number B:AS 1948.04.14
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, April 14, 1948 including copies of two letters from Anne Sweeney to Dorothy Manks, April 14, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter offers Anne Sweeney's thanks to Isabelle M. Stover for a letter dated April 8, 1948 and returning the book list from the Massachusetts Horticultural Society with Beatrix Farrand's pencilled notations. Anne Sweeney mentions she wrote 2 letters to Dorothy St. John Manks, the librarian at the Massachusetts Horticultural Society, both dated April 14, 1948 and included copies with this letter. Anne Sweeney comments on the need for further review on recommended books, the Repton and John Gerarde's, Herball that appear on the book list. She sends good wishes to Beatrix Farrand and mentions Robert Patterson was at Dumbarton Oaks for two weeks planning to return in early May, 1948.

Copy of original letter, unsigned.

Probably created by Anne Sweeney as she recommended for purchase and received books ordered by Beatrix Farrand for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Library.

1st single page copy of letter from Anne Sweeney to Dorothy St. John Manks is responding to her letter of April 6, 1948 regarding Beatrix Farrand's visit to the Massachusetts Horticultural Society Library and the selection of books for purchase. She also provides a list of books approved by Beatrix Farrand. Unsigned, original probably created by Anne Sweeney.

2nd two-page copy of letter from Anne Sweeney to Dorothy St. John Manks listing books approved by Beatrix Farrand, but asks for further review for two before sending. Unsigned, original probably created by Anne Sweeney.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
libraries (institutions)
reference libraries (institutions)
Reef Point Gardens Corporation
Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Library
Gerard, John, 1545-1612. Herball
bibliographies
lists (document genres)
Manks, Dorothy St. John, 1896-
Dumbarton Oaks
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
Boston (Mass.)
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
Thacher, John
weather
rain
spring (season)
Patterson, Robert W. (1905-1988)
Repton, Humphry, 1752-1818. Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening
purchasing
acquisitions
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:AS 1948.04.14
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, April 14, 1948 including copies of two letters from Anne Sweeney to Dorothy Manks, April 14, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

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