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Farrand, Beatrix, 1872-1959

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1872 - 1959

Found in 886 Collections and/or Records:

Receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library for payment to Oregon Bulb Farms, September 9, 1944 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 13Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:BF 1944.09.12
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Original and duplicate receipt for payment to Oregon Bulb Farms by Beatrix Farrand for 650 Narcissus bulbs which was charged to the account of Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library. Handsigned Beatrix Farrand by IMS, Isabelle M. Stover, secretary to Beatrix Farrand.

Receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss for payment to Oregon Bulb Farms, September 12, 1944 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:BF 1944.09.12B
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Receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss for payment to Oregon Bulb Farms for 275 Narcissus bulbs. Purchase was charged to account of Mrs. Robert [Mildred] Bliss. Signed "BF" which was probably done by Beatrix Farrand's secretary, Isabelle Stover.

Receipt from Chase National Bank of the City of New York for payment made to Blackmore and Langdon, Bath, England and sent to Beatrix Farrand, December 16, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 37Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Chase National Bank 1943.12.16
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Receipt from Chase National Bank of the City of New York to Beatrix Farrand for a mail payment of $2.67 made to Chase National Bank, Lombard Street, London, England for Blackmore and Langdon nursery.

Receipt from Davids & Royston Bulb Co., 824 Wall Street, Los Angeles, California to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, June 20, 1944 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:Davids & Royston 1944.06.20
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Two carbon copies of a paid receipt from Davids & Royston Bulb Co. to Beatrix Farrand for 1 packet of pansy seeds sent to James Bryce, 3101 R. Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens.

Receipt from Davids & Royston Bulb Co., 824 Wall Street, Los Angeles, California to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, August 18, 1944 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:Davids & Royston 1944.08.18
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Original and duplicate copy of a paid receipt from Davids & Royston Bulb Co. to Beatrix Farrand for 50 French Roman white Hyacinth bulbs shipped to James Bryce, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens.

Receipt from Davids & Royston Bulb Co., 824 Wall Street, Los Angeles, California to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, August 20, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 20Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Davids & Royston 1943.08.20
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Original and duplicate paid receipt from Davids & Royston Bulb Co. to Beatrix Farrand for 50 French Roman white Hyacinth bulbs sent to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.

Receipt from Davids & Royston Bulb Co., 824 Wall Street, Los Angeles to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Maine, July 6, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 18Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Davids & Royston 1943.07.06B
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Duplicate copy of invoice from Davids & Royston Bulb Co. to Beatrix Farrand for 50 French Roman white Hyacinth bulbs sent to James Bryce, 3101 R. Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden.

Receipt from Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks for funds deposited into Beatrix Farrand, Agent Account, March 10, 1947 Digital

File — Box: D: 4, Folder: 93Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:IMS 1947.03.10
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Typescript receipt generated by Isabelle M. Stover on behalf of Beatrix Farrand for funds received from Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks which were deposited into the Beatrix Farrand, Agent account. Receipt likely submitted to John Thacher or his secretary.

Receipt from Joseph Breck & Sons, Boston, Massachusetts to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C., January 31, 1944 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:Joseph Breck & Sons 1944.01.31
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Joseph Breck & Sons for 4 packets of seeds sold to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt for payment from her account.

Receipt from Tice & Lynch, Inc. to Beatrix Farrand, Bar Harbor, Maine, November 25, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 18Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Tice & Lynch 1942.11.25
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Receipt from Tice & Lynch, Inc. to Beatrix Farrand, November 25, 1942 for the shipping of 5 crates of garden furniture to James Bryce at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. via the Pennsylvania railroad.

Receipt from Wm. J. Jones & Co., Brown Building, Fourth and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania to Beatrix Farrand, September 22, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:Wm. J. Jones Co 1941.09.22
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Original and duplicate typescript paid receipt for shipping of garden bulbs from Oregon Bulb Farms to James Bryce, Washington, D.C.

Receipt from Wm. J. Jones & Co., Brown Building, Fourth and Chestnut Streets, Philadelphia to Beatrix Farrand, October 5, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 15Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Wm. J. Jones Co 1942.10.05
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Original and duplicate paid receipt from Wm. J. Jones & Co. to Beatrix Farrand for the cost of shipping garden bulbs from the Oregon Bulb Farm to James Bryce at 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.

Receipt from Wm. J. Jones & Co., Philadelphia to Beatrix Farrand, October 2, 1944 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 19Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:Wm. J. Jones Co 1944.10.02
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Carbon copy of a paid itemized receipt from Wm. J. Jones & Co. to Beatrix Farrand for freight charges to ship 2 cases of garden bulbs to James Bryce, 3101 R Street, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. for the garden.

Receipt of check from John Thacher for deposit in the Dumbarton Oaks, Beatrix Farrand, Agent account, December 9, 1041 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 17Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:BF 1941.12.09
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Original and duplicate typescript receipt for funds from John Thacher, Trustee for Harvard University for deposit in Beatrix Farrand Agent account for Dumbarton Oaks.

Receipt of check from John Thacher for deposit in the Dumbarton Oaks-Harvard University, Beatrix Farrand, Agent account, November 30, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 19Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:BF 1942.11.30
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Original and duplicate receipt from Beatrix Farrand to John Thacher of a check to be deposited in Dumbarton Oaks - Harvard University Beatrix Farrand, Agent expense account. The check was drawn on the Riggs Naitonal Bank of Washington account.

Reef Point book list marked (X) fair, 1947-1949 Digital

File — Box: G, Folder: 1f, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, G1f:BL Reef Point-05
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Typescript list of books at Beatrix Farrand's Reef Point marked as fair to acquire for Dumbarton Oaks. Pencil additions noted on list. Some leaves are carbon copies of typescript list and some are original typescript list.

Reef Point Garden Corporation, 1947-1949

Sub-Group — Box: H, Folder: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001
Scope and Contents: Report of Progress for the Reef Point Garden Corporation, Bar Harbor, Maine and the Max Farrand Memorial, 1947-1948 dated August 25, 1948 and Report of Progress, 1948-1949 dated August 31, 1949. Both created by Beatrix Farrand providing a status update on the garden program to Reef Point corporation members and donors.The reports address completed, in-process, and future projects and alterations needed for the house and garden. Included are lists of rare plants and unusual plants...

Report for The Oaks, Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss and Lists of Plants for R. Street Plantation Border and Plants for Orangery from Beatrix Farrand, June 24 - 25, 1922 Digital

File — Box: B: 1, Folder: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1922.06.24
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter with handwritten note and signature by B.F. (Beatrix Farrand). Beatrix Farrand lays out her vision for the Dumbarton Oaks property including keeping some existing landscaping and adding new trees, shrubs, and flowers. She includes lists of Plants for R. Street plantation border and Plants for Orangery. Report and lists may have been included with letter from Beatrix Farrand, Bar Harbor, Maine to Mildred Bliss, 1785 Massachusetts Avenue, Washington, D.C., July 7,...

Report of Progress of the Reef Point Gardens, 1948-1949, August 31, 1949 Digital

File — Box: H, Folder: 9, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, H9:Report of Progress 1948-1949
Scope and Contents: Report of Progress for the Reef Point Garden Corporation, Bar Harbor, Maine and the Max Farrand Memorial, 1947-1948 dated August 25, 1948 and Report of Progress, 1948-1949 dated August 31, 1949. Both created by Beatrix Farrand providing a status update on the garden program to Reef Point corporation members and donors.The reports address completed, in-process, and future projects and alterations needed for the house and garden. Included are lists of rare plants and unusual plants...

Report of Progress of the Reef Point Gardens Corporation and Max Farrand Memorial, 1947-1948, August 25, 1948 Digital

File — Box: H, Folder: 9, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, H9:Report of Progress 1947-1948
Scope and Contents: Report of Progress for the Reef Point Garden Corporation, Bar Harbor, Maine and the Max Farrand Memorial, 1947-1948 dated August 25, 1948 and Report of Progress, 1948-1949 dated August 31, 1949. Both created by Beatrix Farrand providing a status update on the garden program to Reef Point corporation members and donors.The reports address completed, in-process, and future projects and alterations needed for the house and garden. Included are lists of rare plants and unusual plants...

Revised expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, January 1, 1947 to June 30, 1947 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 7, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C7:1947.01.01
Scope and Contents: Handsigned revised expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, January 1, 1947 to June 30, 1947 for professional services such as office correspondence with John Thacher, James Patterson, Mildred Bliss, Anne Sweeney, and James Bryce; work on garden control notes (planting record book); and bulb orders, and office expenses for a secretary's time, telegrams, telephone and bookkeeping. Report includes an itemized list of expenses...

Roses for Dumbarton Oaks, for early March delivery, 1947 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 71Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:Roses March delivery 1947.02.01
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Typescript list of roses to order from Joseph Breck & Sons and Bobbink & Atkins for Dumbarton Oaks for early March delivery, 1947. List possibly created by Beatrix Farrand for Robert Patterson as she ordered much of the plant material for Dumbarton Oaks. A handwritten note was added probably by Robert Patterson that he was unable to reach Beatrix Farrand? by telephone and asks if these roses can be ordered.

Shipping receipt, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, Harvard University, Georgetown, Washington, D.C., U.S.A., May 13, 1947 Digital

File — Box: D: 4, Folder: 107Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:1947.05.13
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Typescript receipt, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection for shipping of stone sculpture of a Chinese (Wei) tiger to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine.

Suggested list of narcissus to order for the National Gallery and Dumbarton Oaks project, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 73Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:suggested narcissus 1942.xx.xx
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Unknown creator, but Beatrix Farrand may have created the suggested list of narcissus bulbs to order for the National Gallery of Art and grown by Dumbarton Oak. Other correspondence show her involvement in ordering bulbs for the project.

Telegram from Beatrix Farrand, Bar Harbor, Maine to J. S. Thacher, 1735 32nd St., Washington, D.C., October 5, 1946 Digital

File — Box: D: 4, Folder: 76Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1946.10.05
Scope and Contents: The Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives is a collection of over 6278 individual items of textual materials, drawings, and photographs that document the creation and development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden, Washington, D.C. between 1920-1979. Robert Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss purchased the 53 acre property in 1920 known as "The Oaks" and later as Dumbarton Oaks, and within a year they hired Beatrix Farrand, a landscape gardener, to design a garden for the property that combined French,...