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Thompson, Harry T., 1909-1960

 Person

Biography

Harry T. Thompson was the landscape architect and later superintendent of the National Capital Parks, National Park Service, Washington, D.C. He was married to Isabella Murray Thompson who died in Maryland in 1993.

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

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 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.

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Harry Thompson, National Park Service, North Interior Building, Washington, D.C., November 21, 1942 Digital

File — Box: D: 2, Folder: 90Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:BF 1942.11.21
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Typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to Harry Thompson, National Park Service discusses plants, numbers of them, and prices for the Dumbarton Oaks Parks and offers nurseries from which to purchase them. A copy of the letter was sent to John Thacher.

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, June 1, 1939 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 61Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1939.06.01
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Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss asks if she might inquire of the Kenneth Clarks what Edith Wharton's Cezanne was sold for by the heir [Elisina Tyler]. The report from Harry T. Thompson on the Dumbarton Oaks tree conditions has arrived and the conclusions are favorable. Beatrix sends her a copy of the report and one to James Bryce. Beatrix has finished an ankle length dress for the party. She will be at Dumbarton Oaks in a week.

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, 3103 R. Street, N.W., Washington, D.C., May 2, 1939 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 58Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1939.05.02
Scope and Contents: Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to "Fellow Gardener" [Mildred Bliss] tells her she looks forward to seeing her at Dumbarton Oaks when Mildred can get away from New York meetings, openings, and duties. Farrand is writing G. Frederick Coles about the Terrior seat roof, the cutting of the stone on the Music Room Terrace wall, the cutting of the stone on the William Gray memorial, the cutting of the Forsythia seats and to ask whether she or Coles is installing the Forsythia arch....

Letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C., March 19, 1939 Digital

File — Box: B: 2, Folder: 57Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1939.03.16
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Copy of typescript letter from Beatrix Farrand to Mildred Bliss tells her to take care of herself and her bronchials. She reports Hanry Graves has responded about a possible person to consult on the Dumbarton Oaks Trees.

Letter from Harry T. Thompson, Chief, Planning Division, U.S. Department of the Interior, National Park Service, National Capital Parks, Washington to Beatrix Farrand, Valley Club of Montecito, Box 1140, Santa Barbara, California, December 30, 1942 Digital

File — Box: D: 2, Folder: 94Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:Thompson 1942.12.30
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Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Harry Thompson, National Park Service to Beatrix Farrand discusses matters of the Dumbarton Oaks Park: the stone benches along the woodland trail; the removal of the stone steps connecting the Spring House with the park boundary; the cutting of the old oak tree for firewood, and the revision of the pool shoreline. Prices for replacement and reinforcing plants along the stream have been requested from several nurseries.