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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 Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Phildelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., October 31, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 16Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:Waterer 1941.10.31
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Original and duplicate typescript itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for Lilium flower bulbs for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Order probably made under Beatrix Farrand account and paid for by her after receiving receipt.

Itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Phildelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., December 31, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 18Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:Waterer 1941.12.31
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Original and duplicate typescript itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for Lilium flower bulbs for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Order probably made under Beatrix Farrand account and paid by her after receiving receipt.

Itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Phildelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., January 31, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:Waterer 1941.01.31
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Typescript itemized order and receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for vegetable seeds for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Receipt likely sent to Beatrix Farrand for payment.

Itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Phildelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., September 30, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 15Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:Waterer 1941.09.30
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Original and duplicate typescript itemized order and receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for Freesia, Lilium, and Narcissus flower bulbs for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Order probably made under Beatrix Farrand Agent account and paid for by her after receiving receipt.

Itemized receipt from Hosea Waterer, 714 Chestnut Street, Phildelphia to James Bryce, 3203 S. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C. and copy of invoice from Sutton & Sons to Beatrix Farrand, Bar Harbor, Maine, February 14 - March 31, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:Waterer 1941.03.31
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Typescript itemized order and receipt from Hosea Waterer to James Bryce for vegetable seeds for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. Receipt likely sent to Beatrix Farrand for payment. In addition, a copy of an invoice sent to Beatrix Farrand for flower seeds sent to James Bryce at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. A duplicate copy of the invoice dated February 14, 1941 sent from Sutton and Sons to Beatrix Farrand included. The original copy of the invoice in Box C, Folder 1, Item 4.

Itemized receipt from Joseph Breck & Sons, Boston, Mass to James Bryce, c/o Dumbarton Oaks, 3203 S. Street, Washington, D.C., January 7, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 3Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Joseph Breck & Sons 1943.01.07
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Original and duplicate of paid receipt from Joseph Breck & Sons to James Bryce for 7 packets of flower seeds and sent to Dumbarton Oaks for the garden. Receipt probably also sent to Beatrix Farrand to be paid by her to receive 10% discount.

Itemized receipt from Joseph Breck & Sons, Boston, Massachusetts to James Bryce, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C., September 30, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 23Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Joseph Breck & Sons 1943.09.30
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Joseph Breck & Sons for 17 packets of flower seeds sent to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand probably received paid receipt which includes her gardeners discount.

Itemized receipt from Joseph Breck & Sons, Boston, Massachusetts to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C., February 17, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Joseph Breck & Sons 1943.02.17
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Original and duplicate paid receipt from Joseph Breck & Sons for 1 packet of Cynoglossum Amabile, Fairy Blue flower seeds sent to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand probably received receipt following payment.

Itemized receipt from Joseph Breck & Sons, Boston, Massachusetts to James Bryce, c/o Dumbarton Oaks, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C., February 16, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Joseph Breck & Sons 1943.02.16
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Original and duplicate paid itemized receipt from Joseph Breck & Sons for Beatrix Farrand for 3 packets of seeds sent to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand probably received receipt including her discount following payment.

Itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy Oregon sold to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, September 8, 1941 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 1, item: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C1:Oregon Bulb Farms 1941.09.08
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Typescript itemized order and receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms. Iris, Narcissi, and Lily bulbs sold to Beatrix Farrand and shipped to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Garden.

Itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon to Beatrix Farrand, Bar Harbor, Maine, September 10, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 13Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Oregon Bulb Farms 1943.09.10
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Original and duplicate itemized paid receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms to Beatrix Farrand for Narcissus and Iris bulbs and delivered to James Bryce, 3101 R. Street, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon to Beatrix Farrand, Reed [Reef] Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, October 16, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 29Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Oregon Bulb Farms 1943.10.16
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms to Beatrix Farrand for 100 Lilium Regale bulbs sent to James Bryce, 3101 R. Street, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, September 14, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 21Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Oregon Bulb Farms 1943.09.14
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Original and duplicate itemized paid receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms to Beatrix Farrand for 25 Therese Schwartz 8/9 Iris bulbs sent to James Bryce, 3101 R. Street, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, September 5, 1944 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 11Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:Oregon Bulb Farms 1944.09.05
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Original and duplicate paid itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms to Beatrix Farrand for 2 cases of Narcissus bulbs shipped to James Bryce, 3101 R. Street, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. and transported by the Wm. J. Jones Company, Brown Bldg. 4th & Chestnut St., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy Oregon to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, September 6, 1944 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 12Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:Oregon Bulb Farms 1944.09.06
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Original and duplicate paid itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms to Beatrix Farrand for 125 Iris bulbs sent to James Bryce, 3101 R. Street, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens.

Itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, October 16, 1944 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 4, item: 20Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C4:Oregon Bulb Farms 1944.10.16
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Paid receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms to Beatrix Farrand for 100 Lilium regale bulbs sent to James Bryce, 3101 R Street, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens.

Itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, August 30, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 5Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:Oregon Bulb Farms 1946.08.30
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms to Beatrix Farrand for 200 Iris and 1000 Narcissus bulbs sent to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. The bulbs were shipped with the American Shipping Company from Oregon to Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, September 25, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:Oregon Bulb Farms 1946.09.25
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms to Beatrix Farrand for 200 hyacinth bulbs for Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, October 4, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 9Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:Oregon Bulb Farms 1946.10.04B
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Oregon Bulb Farms to Beatrix Farrand for 100 lilies (Regale) sent to James Bryce for Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Sutton & Sons, Reading, England to Beatrix Farrand, Bar Harbor, Maine, January 10, 1942 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 2, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C2:Sutton & Sons 1942.01.10
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt from Sutton & Sons, Ltd. to Beatrix Farrand, January 10, 1942 for packages of flower seeds sent to James Bryce, 3202 S. Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Sutton & Sons, Reading, England to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, January 4, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 2Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Sutton & Sons 1943.01.04
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Original and duplicate itemized receipt and copy from Sutton & Sons to Beatrix Farrand for 52 packets of flower seeds sent to James Bryce, 3203 S. Street, Washington, D.C., U.S.A. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand's gardener's discount applied. Receipts include 10% discount and marked as paid February 23, [1943]. Second receipt probably signed by Beatrix Farrand's office staff on behalf of her.

Itemized receipt from Sutton & Sons, Reading, England to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, December 3, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 36Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Sutton & Sons 1943.12.03
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Original and duplicate itemized receipts from Sutton & Sons, Ltd. to Beatrix Farrand for 32 packets of flower seeds sent to James Bryce, 3101 R. Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.

Itemized receipt from Trivett's Tested Seeds, Inc., 134-144 Washington Street, New York, N.Y. to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, February 24, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 11Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Trivett 1943.02.17
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Original and duplicate paid itemized receipt from Trivett's Tested Seeds to Beatrix Farrand for flower seeds sent to James Bryce, c/o Harvard Research Library, 3203 "S" Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens.

Itemized receipt from Trivett's Tested Seeds, Inc., 134-144 Washington Street, New York, N.Y. to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor Maine, September 30, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 22Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Trivett 1943.09.30
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Original and duplicate paid itemized receipt from Trivett's Tested Seeds, Inc. to Beatrix Farrand for 10 packets of seeds sent to James Bryce, 3101 R Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens. Receipt includes Beatrix Farrand's 10% gardeners discount.

Itemized receipt from Upton Gardens, 720 West Caramillo Street to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, October 11, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 27Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Upton Gardens 1943.10.11
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Original and copy of paid itemized receipt from Upton Gardens to Beatrix Farrand for 1 packet of Aquilegia coerulea seeds sent to James Bryce, 3203 S Street, Washington, D.C. for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens.