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Conard-Pyle Co.

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The Conard-Pyle Co. was a grower of Star Roses. Originally named Conard & Jones Co. in 1897. The name of the company was later changed.

Found in 13 Collections and/or Records:

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University Research Library (Dumbarton Oaks), January 1, 1942 to June 30, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:1942.01.01
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Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection), January 1, 1942 to June 30, 1942 outlining itemized expenses for professional services, assistant time, traveling, office expenditures, and garden plants, seeds, and books. Also includes a receipt for Beatrix Farrand for entrance into Dartington Hall, Totnes, England.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection), July 1, 1943 to December 31, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:1943.07.01
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Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection from July 1, 1943 to December 31, 1943 listing charges for professional services in the field and in the office; expenses for Ruth Havey's time; traveling and office expenses; and expenses for seeds, bulbs, and roses for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Conard-Pyle Co., West Grove, Pennsylvania to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, April 15, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 20Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Conard-Pyle 1942.04.15
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Conard-Pyle to Beatrix Farrand, April 15, 1942 outlining purchases of Star Roses to be sent to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Conard-Pyle Co., West Grove, Pennsylvania to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, November 11, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 33Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Conard-Pyle 1943.11.11
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Conard-Pyle Co. to Beatrix Farrand for 63 Star Roses sent to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden.

Itemized receipt from Conard-Pyle Co., West Grove, Pennsylvania to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C., April 24, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Conard-Pyle 1942.04.24
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Conard-Pyle to James Bryce for Star Roses for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt and paid for the roses.

Letter and price quote from S. James Todd, Conard-Pyle Co., West Grove, Pennsylvania to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, September 29, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 74Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:Todd 1943.09.29
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter and price quote from S. James Todd, Conard-Pyle Co. to Beatrix Farrand. He tells her there are five roses on her order that they can not supply. He does not know of any rose grower who can provide those. He says the rose shortage is to blame for this based on the losses in the rose fields for the prior winter and that the Army, Navy, and war industries have taken away experienced help. They will selling unsold stock. The price quote includes prices and a discount for 128...

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Harvard University, Dumbaton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Georgetown, Washington, D.C. to Mrs. Arthur Stover, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, September 24, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 27Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:BF 1943.09.24
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Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Isabelle Stover asks her to get prices and delivery dates from Conard & Pyle Co. and Bobbink & Atkins (Nursery) on a list of roses for Dumbarton Oaks. Beatrix Farrand wants the roses sent to James Bryce with a carbon copy of the order.

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C., October 2, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 31Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:BF 1943.10.02
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Copy of letter from Beatrix Farrand to James Bryce tells him that Conard-Pyle Co. is unable to supply all the roses from the list, and they suggests substitutions for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand does not feel the substitutions are adequate and will ask Bobbink & Atkins if they can provide those that Conard-Pyle Co. can not. She will place an order with Conard-Pyle Co. for those they can provide.

Letter from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to S. James Todd, Conard-Pyle Co., West Grove, Pennsylvania, October 2, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 32Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:BF 1943.10.02B
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Copy of letter from Beatrix Farrand to S. James Todd, Conard-Pyle Co. enclosing an order for the roses that the company can supply. When the season is favorable for shipping, the roses are to be shipped to James Bryce for Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. Isabelle M. Stover, secretary sent letter and order on behalf of Beatrix Farrand. Order is no longer with letter but is accession number C10:BF 1943.10.02C.

Letter from Neal D. Newlin, Conard-Pyle, Co., West Grove, Pennsylvania to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, December 7, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 70Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:Newlin 1946.12.07
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Letter from Neal D. Newlin, Conard-Pyle, Company to Beatrix Farrand tells her they are unable to furnish a price list for Spring planting in Washington, D.C.

Letter from S. James Todd, Conard-Pyle Co., West Grove, Pennsylvania to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, October 6, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 75Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:Todd 1943.10.06
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Typescript letter from S. James Todd, Conard-Pyle Company to Beatrix Farrand confirming order for 63 roses to be sent to James Bryce for Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. If Farrand needs to change order it needs to be done by November 1, 1943. A handwritten note in pencil was added probably by Beatrix Farrand to Isabelle M. Stover, her secretary to notify James Bryce of order and arrival of roses.

Order from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Conard-Pyle Co., West Grove, Pennsylvania, October 2, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 33Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:BF 1943.10.02C
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Two copies of an order from Beatrix Farrand to Conard-Pyle Co. for 63 roses to be sent to James Bryce for Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. Isabelle M. Stover sent order on behalf of Beatrix Farrand.

Price request from Beatrix Farrand to Conard-Pyle Co., West Grove, Pennsylvania, September 27, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 29Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:BF 1943.09.27B
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Copy of price request from Beatrix Farrand to Conard-Pyle Co. for 116 roses for Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand also requests for Conard & Pyle to let her know when the roses would be delivered to Washington, D.C. Isabelle Stover, secretary sent correspondence on behalf of Beatrix Farrand.