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Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss, July 21, 1948

 
Accession number B:BF 1948.07.21
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discussing the possible acquisition of the Wilton Garden book from the Rosenbach Company. It mentions that it has yet to arrive, but once it does Beatrix Farrand will send a report on the book to Mildred Bliss.

Beatrix Farrand tells Mildred Bliss that a visit by Anne Sweeney to Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine will be of benefit to her and the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Centre. Anne Sweeney will be taking lessons on cataloging from a Harvard cataloger who is working on the Reef Point Garden books and reviewing a card catalog of plants in the garden.

Written on Beatrix Farrand, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead and signed "Trix."

Letter marked as received on July 23, 1948.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

rare books
books
Rosenbach Company
Caus, Isaac de, 1590-1648. Wilton gardens
card catalogs
cataloging
remodeling
dwellings
acquisition (collections management)
Sweeney, Anne
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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