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Bryce, James, 1887-1964

 Person

Dates

  • Existence: 1887 - 1964

Biography

He was born in Scotland in 1887 and became a naturalized U.S. citizen. He married, Isabella W. He worked Robert and Mildred Bliss at Dumbarton Oaks first as a gardener under William Gray, Superintendent of the Garden then after Gray’s death in 1937 as the Superintendent of the Garden. He retired from Dumbarton Oaks in 1949. In 1959, he sent Mildred Bliss a letter from Jupiter, Florida. He died in 1964 and is buried Palm Beach Memorial Park Cemetery, Lantana, Palm Beach County, Florida.

Found in 245 Collections and/or Records:

Itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, 22-24 West 27th Street, New York to James Bryce, 3203 S. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., March 26, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 6Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:Kennedy 1941.03.26
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Typescript Itemized order and receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc. to James Bryce for garden seeds for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Beatrix Farrand likely received this receipt or a copy of it.

Itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, 22-24 West 27th Street, New York to James Bryce, 3203 S. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., August 28, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:Kennedy 1941.08.28
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Typescript itemized receipt and duplicate receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc. to James Bryce for garden seeds for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt or copy of it.

Itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc., 22-24 West 27th Street, New York, N.Y. to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, August 30, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 6Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:Kennedy 1946.08.30
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc. to Beatrix Farrand for 50 Lilium, harrisi bulbs sent to James Bryce for Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc., 22-24 West 27th Street, New York, N.Y. to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, November 21, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 12Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:Kennedy 1946.11.21
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc. to Beatrix Farrand for 1000 tulip bulbs ordered for and sent to James Bryce for Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc., 22-24 West 27th Street, New York, N.Y. to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, N.W., Washington, 7, D.C., September 29, 1945 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 5, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C5:Kennedy 1945.09.29
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Itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc. to James Bryce, September 29, 1945 for 9 seed packets, 3 dozen 4" Cyclamen, 25 Primula Obconica, White, 25 Pimula Obconica, Apple Blossom, and 1 case of 50 Lilium, Harrisi for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt and paid for charges from her account.

Itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc., 22-24 West 27th Street, New York, N.Y. to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, N.W., Washington 7, D.C., October 25, 1945 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 5, item: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C5:Kennedy 1945.10.25
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Itemized receipt from Kennedy to James Bryce, October 25, 1945 for more than 21 packets of flower seeds and 1450 Hyacinths, Narcissi, Iris, and Tulip bulbs for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt after making payment from her account.

Itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc., 22-24 West 27th Street, New York, N.Y. to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, N.W., Washington 7, D.C., November 28, 1945 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 5, item: 6Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C5:Kennedy 1945.11.28
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Itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc. to James Bryce, November 28, 1945 for 150 Narcissus and 100 Lilium bulbs for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt following payment from her account.

Itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc. to James Bryce, 3203 S. St. N.W., Washington, D.C., February 26, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Kennedy 1942.02.26
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc. for flower seeds sold to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely paid for flower seeds and received receipt for payment.

Itemized receipt from Blackmore & Langdon, Bath, England to Beatrix Farrand, Bar Harbor, Maine, November 8, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 32Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Blackmore & Langdon 1943.11.08
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Blackmore & Langdon to Beatrix Farrand for 1 packet of Delphinium seed sent to James Bryce, 3101 R. Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Bobbink & Atkins, Rutherford, N.J. to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C., November 22, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 35Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Bobbink & Atkins 1943.11.22
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Bobbink & Atkins (Nursery) to James Bryce for 10 roses sold for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely was sent receipt following payment made by her.

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.

Itemized receipt from Davids & Royston Bulb Co., 824 Wall Street, Los Angeles, California to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, July 27, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Davids & Royston 1942.07.27
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Duplicate original and carbon copy duplicate itemized receipt from Davids & Royston Bulb Co. to Beatrix Farrand for white hyacinths sent to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from George Lawler, Monroe, Washington to James Bryce, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., September 20, 1944 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 15Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:Lawler 1944.09.20
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Original and duplicate itemized paid receipt from George Lawler, wholesale grower for 2600 tulip bulbs sold to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt and made payment from her account.

Itemized receipt from George Lawler to James Bryce, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., September 30, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 24Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Lawler 1943.09.30
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from George Lawler, wholesale grower, to James Bryce for 2500 tulip bulbs for Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Bulbs sent from Lacawana Warehouse Co., 629 Grove St., Jersey City, N.J. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt following payment by her.

Itemized receipt from George Lawler to James Bryce, 3203 S. St. Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., October 1, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 13Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Lawler 1942.10.01
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from George Lawler, wholesale grower for 2000 mixed tulip bulbs sold to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely paid for the tulips and received receipt of payment. The bulbs were shipped in a carload to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania for distribution by Universal Carloading and Distributing Co., 130 Spring Garden St.

Itemized receipt from George Lawler to James Bryce, 3203 S. St., Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., October 15, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Lawler 1942.10.15
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Original and duplicate of itemized receipt from George Lawler, wholesale grower, for 500 tulip bulbs sold to James Bryce for Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely paid for the tulips and received receipt of payment.

Itemized receipt from George Lawler to James Bryce, 3203 S. Street, Washington, D.C., September 20, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 13Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:Lawler 1941.09.20
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Typescript copy and duplicate of itemized receipt from George Lawler, wholesale bulb grower to James Bryce for tulip bulbs for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Receipt or copy of receipt likely sent to Beatrix Farrand. Handsigned paid by George Lawler.

Itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., January 31, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Waterer 1942.01.31
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for 2 indian fire pumps for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Receipt or copy of receipt likely sent to Beatrix Farrand following payment.

Itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., February 28, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Waterer 1942.02.28
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for vegetable and flower seeds for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Receipt likely sent to Beatrix Farrand following payment by her.

Itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., September 30, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 12Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Waterer 1942.09.30
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Original and duplicte itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for seeds and bulbs sold and sent to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt following payment by her.

Itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., October 31, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 16Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Waterer 1942.10.31
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for Calla Rehmanni Superba bulbs for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely received a receipt following payment by her.

Itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., November 30, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 21Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Waterer 1942.11.30
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for 150 Iris and 25 Lilium Floridii bulbs for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt following payment made by her.

Itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Philadelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C., February 5, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Waterer 1943.02.05
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Original and duplicatepPaid itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for packets of flower seeds for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens. Beatrix Farrand likely received receipt following payment including her 20% discount.