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Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, April 12, 1946

 
Accession number B:AS 1946.04.12
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, April 12, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter discussing books received, Manual of grasses of the United States by A.S. Hitchcock; Modern bird study by Ludlow Griscom; and Weeds of lawn and garden by John Milton Fogg, and those not yet received, Home and garden; Wood and garden both by Gertrude Jekyll; Index to North American ferns by Maurice Broun; Guide to the eastern ferns by Edgar Wherry; and First book of grasses by Agnes Chase. Anne Sweeney reports the gardens opened earlier due to an early Spring and in March there was a total of 6023 visitors; Beatrix Farrand not visiting Dumbarton Oaks this Spring; and requests $20.00 to buy prints for the Catalogue House.

Unsigned, probably sent by Anne Sweeney as a reply to Isabelle Stover's letters of April 5, 1946 and April 9, 1946.

Copy of letter, original not in collection.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
grass (plant material)
lawns (landscaped grass)
gardens
prints (visual works)
book dealers
Griscom, Ludlow, 1890-1959. Modern bird study.
Fogg, John Milton, 1898-. Weeds of lawn and garden.
Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932. Home and garden
Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932. Wood and garden
Hitchcock, A.S. (Albert Spear), 1865-1935. Manual of the grasses of the United States
Broun, Maurice, 1906-1979. Index to North American ferns.
Wherry, Edgar Theodore, 1885-. Guide to eastern ferns.
Chase, Agnes, 1869-1963. First book of grasses.
letters (correspondence)
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
spring (season)
visitors
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Reef Point (cape)
Dumbarton Oaks
neuritis
snow (precipitation)
Maine
Bernard Quaritch (Firm)
Scribner Book Store
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number B:AS 1946.04.12
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, April 12, 1946
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Date
1946
Work types
correspondence

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