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Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, October 11, 1944

 
Accession number B:AS 1944.10.11
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, October 11, 1944
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Orangery
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

Description

Discusses the receipt of a check for $50.00 from Mildred Bliss to purchase prints for the Garden Guide and Catalogue House work. A set of pamphlets on insects, weeds and grasses and animals by E. Lawrence [Laurence] Palmer from Nature Magazine have been purchased. These will be on display in the Orangery on open days. A book by A.J. Grout has been received.

John Thacher has decided on the first open day for the gardens and notices will be sent.

Reports that trees have had their tops cut off and some cut to the ground due to storms.

The Dumbarton Oaks Conversations has ended and the delegates are leaving Dumbarton Oaks.

An exhibition catalog was produced from the exhibit that commemorated the 50th Anniversary of the Dumbarton Oaks Conversations titled, Dumbarton Oaks Conversations, 1944-1994.

Letter is carbon copy of original sent and unsigned.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gardens
guides (people)
pamphlets
Garden tours
prints (visual works)
books
trees
Delafield, Lewis L.
weather
Russell, Ellis
Thacher, John
Grout, A. J. (Abel Joel), 1867-
Carpenter, Alberta S.
Palmer, E. Laurence (Ephraim Laurence), 1888-1970
Paulownia
prints
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
inscriptions
Conversations on International Organization (1944 : Washington, D.C.)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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