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Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, June 11, 1948

 
Accession number B:BF 1948.06.11
Alternative title Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, June 11, 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Typewritten letter expresses concern for Anne Sweeney's sister's hospitalization. Beatrix Farrand discusses Anne Sweeney's upcoming visit to Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to meet with Caroline Shillaber, Harvard Landscape Librarian. She is sending the enclosed copy of Caroline Shillaber's comments regarding the purchasing of the book, Phytanthoza iconographia by Johann Wilhelm Weinmann. No comments have been received from Dorothy St. John Manks, Massachusetts Horticultural Society Librarian.

On Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine letterhead with handwritten signature in ink.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

illness
Sisters
surgery
travel
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
Shillaber, Caroline, 1908-
Railroad travel
Boston (Mass.)
Walter, Clementine
Strout, Alice W.
lodging houses
cataloging
manuscripts (document genre)
Thacher, John
Weinmann, Johann Wilhelm, 1683-1741. Phytanthoza iconographia
books
purchasing
acquisitions
prices
Manks, Dorothy St. John, 1896-
Harvard University. Library
Massachusetts Horticultural Society. Library
Bar Harbor (Me.)
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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