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Dumbarton Oaks

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Found in 48 Collections and/or Records:

Bob Cook papers

Collection Identifier: I B REC
Abstract:

This collection documents Bob Cook's (1946- ) work as Director of the Arnold Arboretum from 1989-2009. The Director's papers reflect a wide range of administrative functions including strategic planning, project management, fundraising, and community relations.

Byzantine black and white mounted photograph collection

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: PH.BZ.001
Scope and Contents: The collection includes over 75,000 mounted black and white photographic prints of Byzantine art, architecture, and archaeology, its bulk being from the fourth through the fifteenth century, along with corresponding negatives where available. The emphasis is on materials that originated in the Byzantine empire and neighboring cultures: Italy, Bulgaria, Serbia, Croatia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Montenegro, Slovenia, Romania, Russia, Armenia, and Georgia, as well as Greece, Syria,...

Corpus of early Christian and Byzantine silver

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.020
Scope and Contents: The collection documents approximately 1,500 Byzantine silver vessels and utensils produced for liturgical and domestic use between 300 and 1453 CE within the geographical boundaries of the Roman and Byzantine empires (as known, ca. 1985). Silver vessels from Western Europe through the seventh century and Veneto-Byzantine silver are included; Sassanian silver, coins, jewelry, armor, icon frames, settings, and ingots are excluded.Mounted photographs of objects correspond to...

Dumbarton Oaks research archive project papers

FOUND IN: Dumbarton Oaks
Collection Identifier: MS.BZ.018
Scope and Contents: In the academic year of 1941-1942, Dumbarton Oaks initiated two research projects - "Fontes" and "Archives of Byzantine Art" (also known as "Archives" or "Research Archives") - which were initially supervised by Wilhelm Koehler (1941-1943) and followed by other renowned scholars, and carried out by Junior Fellows (see the list below).The aim was to create an inventory of Early Christian and Byzantine monuments by compiling bibliographic information and photographic reproductions...

Expense report and returned receipt from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, April 23, 1947

File — Box: C, Folder: 7, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C7:1947.04.23
Scope and Contents: Handsigned expense report and returned receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks providing a rough estimate of expenses through June 30, 1947 for office work, creating "Dumbarton Oaks control notes" (planting record book), and secretary's time. It also includes an estimate for Anne Sweeney to travel to Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine. It includes a list of expenses for four packets of lettuce seed and 52 roses for the Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. with amount due to Beatrix Farrand,...

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Dumbarton Oaks Library and Research Collection (Harvard University), July 1, 1941 to December 31, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:1941.07.01
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Handsigned typescript expense report and receipt of payment for professional services, traveling expenses, and office expenses incurred by Beatrix Farrand for work performed for Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection) related to the Dumbarton Oaks Garden.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection (Harvard University), January 1, 1948 to June 30, 1948

File — Box: C, Folder: 8, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C8:1948.01.01
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Handsigned typescript expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks, January 1, 1948 to June 30, 1948 lists fees for office professional services such as suggestions to Anne Sweeney; consultations with Robert Patterson and John Thacher; and correspondence. Included is a fee for the office expense for a share of the secretary's time.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection (Harvard Univesity), July 1, 1949 to December 31, 1949

File — Box: C, Folder: 9, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C9:1949.07.01
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Typescript expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks, July 1, 1949 to December 31, 1949 reports a balance in the Beatrix Farrand, Agent account of $256.52.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library), January 1, 1941-June 30, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:1941.01.01
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Typescript expense report for professional services and expenses from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection) related to the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens in Washington, D.C. from January 1, 1941 to June 30, 1941. Includes information on the Dumbarton Oaks Garden areas: Catalogue House; North Vista; Green Garden; Rose Garden.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection), January 1, 1946 to June 30, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:1946.01.01
Scope and Contents: Handsigned typescript expense report for January 1, 1946 to June 30, 1946 from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection) for expenses incurred by Beatrix Farrand and Robert W. Patterson for professional services, traveling expenses, and office expenses. Included on report is the amount that Beatrix Farrand will hold in reserve for professional work in her account and a report for the "Book account" for Miss Sweeney listing charges from three...

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, July 1, 1947 - December 31, 1947

File — Box: C, Folder: 7, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C7:1947.07.01
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Handsigned expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks, July 1, 1947 to December 31, 1947 for professional office services such as consultations with John Thacher at Reef Point and in Boston, Massachusetts and talks with Robert Patterson; office expenses including a share of the secretary's time and bookkeeping; and balances remaining in the Beatrix Farrand, Agent and Dumbarton Oaks book account.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections), July 1, 1942 to December 31, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:1942.07.01B
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Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, July 1, 1942 to December 31, 1942 outlining charges for professional services, office expenses, draughting, and traveling expenses and purchases made for flowers, bulbs, seeds, tulips, a book and shipping charges

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Research Collection) and returned receipt, July 1, 1946 to December 31, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:1946.07.01
Scope and Contents: Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection), July 1, 1946 to December 31, 1946. The report lists charges for professional and office expenses. It includes a paid receipt for tulip, hyacinth, iris, and narcissus bulbs from various nurseries and the associated the shipping costs for Dumbarton Oaks. Receipt signed by Isabelle M. Stover on behalf of Beatrix Farrand. The report also includes a charge for the purchase of a book for the...

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, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard Univesity, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, July 1, 1948 to December 31, 1948

File — Box: C, Folder: 8, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C8:1948.07.01
Scope and Contents: Handsigned typescript expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks, July 1, 1948 to December 31, 1948 lists fees for office professional services such as Anne Sweeney's visit to Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, counseling on the cataloging and collation of books, and consultations with Robert Patterson. Included is a fee for an office expense for a secretary's time. On first page written in pencil, "Balance $256.52" for the Beatrix Farrand account. Second page lists balance on hand as...

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard Univesity, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, January 1, 1949 to June 30, 1949

File — Box: C, Folder: 9, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C9:1949.01.01
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Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks =, January 1, 1949 to June 30, 1949 listing fee for professional services. Report indicates expense account balance on hand is $256.52 for the Beatrix Farrand, Agent account.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collecrions), January 1, 1943 to June 30, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:1943.01.01
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Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, January 1, 1943 to June 30, 1943 lists expenses for professional services in the field and in the office, traveling and other office expenses. Includes an itemized list for flower seeds and a publication as part of the expenses.

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.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection), July 1, 1944 - December 31, 1944

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:1944.07.01
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Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, July 1, 1944 to December 31, 1944 listing charges for professional services, office related activities, and office expenses. Includes alist of charges for negatives and prints, flower seeds, hyacinths, narcissus, iris, and lily bulbs for Dumbarton Oaks.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection), January 1, 1945 to June 30, 1945

File — Box: C, Folder: 5, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C5:1945.01.01
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Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection), January 1, 1945 to June 30, 1945 listing charges for professional services and offices expenses. Report includes a charge and payment to Sutton & Sons for flower seeds.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections), January 1, 1944-June 30, 1944

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:1944.01.01
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Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, January 1, 1944 to June 30, 1944. Beatrix Farrand lists her fieldwork, office, and travel expenses. Included in report is a list of flower seed, books, and garden subscription purchases.

Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Reserach Library and Collection), July 1, 1945 to December 31, 1945

File — Box: C, Folder: 5, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C5:1945.07.01
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Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, July 1, 1945 to December 31, 1945 and includes charges for professional, travel, and office expenses. The report includes a payment made to Gardner's Chronicle for a subscription for James Bryce.

Information concerning bulb prices for Dumbarton Oaks, 1945-1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:Bulb Prices 1945 and 1946
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Original sheet with information concerning bulb prices for Dumbarton Oaks for 1945 purchased by James Bryce and 1946 purchased by Beatrix Farrand and the realized savings to Dumbarton Oaks in 1946. A carbon copy sheet has similar information, but with the title "For B.F. and Patterson information concerning bulbs for D.O. for 1945-1946.

Invoice and receipt from Arno Werner Bookbinder, 166 Lakeway Drive, Pittsfield, Mass. to Harvard University, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, 1703 32nd Street, Washington, D.C., August 12-16, 1955 Digital

File — Box: H, Folder: 1, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, H1:Werner 1955.08.14
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Handwritten receipt of payment from Arno Werner Bookbinder on company letterhead to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library for work performed along with shipping cost for returning item. Typewritten on receipt, "Kindly return receipted bill to Ellis Russell, secretary [to Robert Woods Bliss], 67 Wall Street, New York City 5". Included is an invoice stub and receipt of payment from Railway Express Agency for shipping cost to return item to Dumbarton Oaks.

Invoice and receipt from Arno Werner Bookbinder, 166 Lakeway Drive, Pittsfield, Massachusetts to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, 1703 32nd Street, Washington, 7, D.C., July 16, 1958 to September 25, 1958 Digital

File — Box: H, Folder: 1, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, H1:Werner 1958.07.16
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Handwritten combined bill and payment receipt from Arno Werner Bookbinder on company letterhead to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks. Bill was likely sent July 16, 1958 for work performed on 4 items and then returned to after payment was received on September 25, 1958. Receipt of payment date added in black ink.