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Isabelle Stover to Anne Sweeney, June 1948

 
Accession number B:IMS 1948.06
Alternative title Note on carbon copy of book order sent from Isabelle M. Stover to Anne Sweeney, June 1948
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Garden Library and Ribbon Walk
Date
1948
Work types
correspondence

Description

Carbon copy of original book order from Beatrix Farrand to Thomas Thorp, bookseller requesting three books. Typewritten note listing additional books ordered added to carbon copy by Isabelle M. Stover then sent to Anne Sweeney. Anne Sweeney acknowledges receipt of the carbon copy and lists books ordered in letter to Isabelle Stover, B:AS 1948.06.15. Books listed on carbon copy order include: Lilies for English gardens by Gertrude Jekyll; The praise of gardens by Albert Forbes Sieveking; Flower grouping in English, Scotch & Irish gardens by Margaret H. Waterfield; those typewritten include: The lilac by Susan Delano McKelvey; and An essay on the picturesque, as compared with the sublime and the beautiful by Uvedale Price.

"Sweeney" written in pencil at top.

Undated. Probably created between June 9, 1948 and June 14, 1948. First date based on copy of dated book order for the book, An essay on the picturesque, as compared with the sublime and the beautiful by Uvedale Price, B:BF 1948.06.09 and last date based on Anne Sweeney's letter acknowledging receipt of carbon copy with note [this letter], B:AS 1948.06.15.

Carbon copy order with typewritten signature of Mrs. Max Farrand [Beatrix Farrand] dated, June 2, 1948. Books to be sent to Anne Sweeney at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

books
book dealers
booksellers
H.W. Edwards, Bookseller, Ltd.
McKelvey, Susan Delano. Lilac
Price, Uvedale, Sir, 1747-1829. Essay on the picturesque, as compared to th=e sublime and the beautiful
Thomas Thorp (Firm)
Jekyll, Gertrude, 1843-1932. Lilies for English gardens
Sieveking, Albert Forbes, 1857-. Praise of gardens
Waterfield, Margaret H. Flower grouping in English, Scotch & Irish gardens
sales catalogs
billing
purchasing
letters (correspondence)
acquisitions
Price, Uvedale, Sir, 1747-1829. Essay on the picturesque, as compared to the sublime and the beautiful
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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