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Beatrix Farrand to Anne Sweeney, November 27, 1944

 
Accession number B:BF 1944.11.27
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1944
Work types
correspondence

Description

Discusses Beatrix Farrand being unable to visit Dumbarton Oaks due to Max Farrand's medical treatments and gout troubling her hand.

Mentions nature articles published on the New York Times editorial page that may be beneficial to have at Dumbarton Oaks. Beatrix Farrand asks what books are needed and suggests starting a Dumbarton Oaks scrapbook including articles and photographs if not already done.

Handwritten letter in black ink possibly by Beatrix Farrand's secretary, Clementine Walter.

Letter on Ritz-Carlton, Boston letterhead.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
Dumbarton Oaks
New York times
scrapbooks
Farrand, Max, 1869-1945
health
illness
photographs
Walter, Clementine
California
travel
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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