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Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, January 1, 1947

 
Accession number B:BF 1947.01.01
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, January 1, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Orangery
Herb Garden
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten and hand signed letter [uncertain if it is Beatrix Farrand's signature] reports Anne Sweeney's continued employment at Dumbarton Oaks, and lays out tasks for her concerning specimen [plant] catalog cards, plant lists, photographs of the gardens, and a garden guidebook and map. It mentions this is a reply to Anne Sweeney's letter of December 5, 1946.

A number of paragraphs have been marked with a "P" to indicate those being sent to Robert Patterson.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

garden furniture
benches (furniture)
chairs (furniture forms)
books
postcards
paving
flowers (plants)
teak (wood)
photographs
Reef Point Gardens Corporation
Thacher, John
Walter, Clementine
salaries
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
catalog cards
Plants
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Santa Barbara (inhabited place)
Santa Barbara (Calif.)
Flowers
tile (materials)
gravel
pavements (surface elements)
Stover, Isabelle M.
prints (visual works)
money
color photographs
G. Morris Steinbraker & Son, Inc.
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.
Accession number B:BF 1947.01.01
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, January 1, 1947
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Catalogue House
Orangery
Herb Garden
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence