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Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, October 25, 1946

 
Accession number B:AS 1946.10.24
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Beatrix Farrand, October 25, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Orangery
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discusses garden visits by the Twentieth Century Club, Nature Study Group and Holy Trinity High School biology class; reports money remaining to buy prints; mentions John Thacher has scheme for future of the Orangery and plans on meeting Beatrix Farrand in Boston. Anne Sweeney has received from Robert Patterson, an index card listing plant material that is used at Reef Point.

Double sided copy of original letter sent; unsigned. Original lacking in collection. Probably sent by Anne Sweeney in response to Beatrix Farrand's letter dated October 11, 1946, B:BF 1946.10.11.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

gardens
trees
bulbs (plants)
flowers (plants)
visitors
prints (visual works)
Reef Point Gardens Corporation
museums (institutions)
plant lists
Twentieth Century Club (Washington, D.C.)
Holy Trinity School (Washington, D.C.)
Thacher, John
autumn
Oak-Hill Cemetery (Washington, D.C.)
rain
Patterson, Robert W. (1905-1988)
Bryce, James
expense accounts
money
Harvard University
card catalogs
offices (work spaces)
Dumbarton Oaks
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Boston (Mass.)
California
winter
Stover, Isabelle M.
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
catalog cards
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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