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Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, May 28, 1948

 
Accession number B:AS 1948.05.28
Alternative title Letter from Anne Sweeney to Isabelle Stover, May 28, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter acknowledges receipt of Isabelle M. Stover's letter dated May 26, 1948. Anne Sweeney mentions the list sent of books purchased for Dumbarton Oaks has been checked with others and is being returned. She expresses gladness on the purchase of books, Rhododendrons by John Guille Millais, the 5 volume set by Mrs. Jane Loudon and 7 books from H.W. Edwards, Bookseller, Ltd., and she reports the book, In a Gloucestershire garden by Henry Nicholson Ellacombe has been received. She asks for Beatrix Farrand's opinion on the possible purchase of book, Phytanthoza iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann.

Book list no longer with letter.

Copy of original letter, unsigned. Probably created by Anne Sweeney as this letter is a response to a letter, dated May 28, 1948, sent to her.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
rare books
titles (documents)
authors
Millais, John Guille, 1865-1931. Rhododendrons
H.W. Edwards, Bookseller, Ltd.
Ellacombe, Henry Nicholson, 1821-1916. Gloucestershire garden
Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm, 1683-1741. Phytanthoza iconographia
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
purchasing
acquisitions
lists (document genres)
Farrand, Beatrix (1872-1959)
Loudon, Mrs. (Jane), 1807-1858
B.H. Blackwell Ltd.
New York (N.Y.)
travel
illness
Sisters
surgery
secretaries (clerical workers)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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