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Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, September 26, 1945

 
Accession number B:BF 1945.09.26
Sender
Recipient
Date
1945
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discusses Beatrix Farrand's plans for coming to Dumbarton Oaks for joint work and wants to prepare for the meeting with Anne Sweeney. She is sending an agenda to Anne Sweeney and asks that she return to Beatrix Farrand after reviewing and indicating any questions she may have. Beatrix Farrand asks Anne Sweeney for balances on the book and prints accounts and asks what new books and prints she would like along with costs.

Beatrix Farrand wants Anne Sweeney to create the word content for a leaflet for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens modeled after the one for the Morton Arboretum and the Arnold Arboretum. She requests a list of ideas for the leaflets. The leaflets will be about 4 pages and include a front illustration.

Agenda sent with letter is lacking in collection.

Handwritten signature in ink.

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

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

meetings
Dumbarton Oaks
libraries (institutions)
books
prints (visual works)
expense accounts
balance sheets
Thacher, John
travel
agendas (administrative records)
costs
estimates
leaflets (printed works)
Morton Arboretum
Arnold Arboretum
landscape gardening
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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