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1964 bulb order for Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss's 1537 28th Street residence from Matthew Kearney to Ralph Cook, June 11, 1965 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 3a, item: 31Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F3a:BulbOrder 1965.06.11
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Typescript garden bulb order for 1964 with note added to return to Matthew Kearney's file. Order originally made attention to Mr. Ralph Cook.

1964 bulb order repeated in 1965 for Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss's 1537 28th Street residence from Matthew Kearney to John Scheepers, 37 Wall Street, New York City, June 29, 1965 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 3a, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F3a:GardenOrder 1965.06.29
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Copy of typescript garden order made for 1964 to be repeated in 1965 sent by Matthew Kearney to John Scheepers, Inc. 37 Wall St. N.Y.C. The order were flowers plants intended for the Bliss residence on 28th Street.

"1970 PHOTO BOOK", July 15, 1970 - August 27, 1970 Digital

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 2, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Boxes 25-29, Box 26, Folder 271
Scope and Contents: This series documents the conservation, restoration, survey, and research that were conducted by the Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks fieldwork directors and staff, including Thomas Whittemore, Paul Underwood, Nicholas Kluge, Richard A. Gregory, Ernest Hawkins, and others. The contents contain fieldwork notebooks, research and bibliographic notes, drawings, sketches, charts, and ground plans from the fieldwork projects conducted in the following locations: Egypt, Turkey, Republic of...

Receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks) for a check from John Thacher, October 28, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:IMS 1946.10.28
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Receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks for a $150 check from John Thacher for seeds and bulbs for Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C.

Receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks) for payment to John H. van Zonneveld Comp., July 1, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 4Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:BF 1946.07.01
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Receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks for payment made to John H. van Zonneveld Company for tulips and hyacinth bulbs for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Payment was drawn from the Chemical Bank and Trust Company.

Receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks) for payment to Wayside Gardens Co., December 12, 1946 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 6, item: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C6:IMS 1946.12.12
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Original and duplicate receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbartons for a payment for $75.64 made to Wayside Gardens Co. for 500 tulips for the terraces at Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. The check was drawn on the Bar Harbor Banking and Trust Company account. Receipt signed by Isabelle M. Stover on behalf of Beatrix Farrand.

Account statement from Davids & Royston Bulb Co., 824 Wall Street, Los Angeles, California to Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine, August 1, 1943 Digital

File — Box: C, Folder: 3, item: 19Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C3:Davids & Royston 1943.08.01
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Account statement from Davids & Royston Bulb Co. to Beatrix Farrand indicating account balance is paid.

Adli Bey, "Paints, Plans, Sketches, [and] Drafts", 1934 Digital

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 2, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Boxes 3-24, Folder 54
Scope and Contents: This series documents the conservation, restoration, survey, and research that were conducted by the Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks fieldwork directors and staff, including Thomas Whittemore, Paul Underwood, Nicholas Kluge, Richard A. Gregory, Ernest Hawkins, and others. The contents contain fieldwork notebooks, research and bibliographic notes, drawings, sketches, charts, and ground plans from the fieldwork projects conducted in the following locations: Egypt, Turkey, Republic of...

Administrative notes on loaning and printing of photographs, July-November, 1965 Digital

File — Box: L, Folder: 38Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, L:RH 1965.11.05
Scope and Contents: Handwritten administrative notes by unknown person detailing photographs loaned on August 1965 to Ruth Havey possibly for print copies to be made. Ruth Havey received original four photographs of the Bowling Green and 1 of Provencal fountain July 30, 1965. A note was added in ink at top, "Handed over to Miss De Vegh's "Pending" file by Mr. Wilkins. A note was added August 1965 at the top by second unknown hand. An additional note was made by same unknown hand, "Checked on Oct. 22/65; still...

Advertisement for Elizabethan song book, Doubleday & Company with packing slip, 1957-1958 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 3, item: 10Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E3:elizabethan song book
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Correspondence sent to Mildred Bliss by persons or by Mildred Bliss to persons whose last name begins with "D".

Advertisement for the sale of herbs at the Cottage Herb Garden, Washington Cathedral, between 1948-1967 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 3a, item: 20Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F3a:Herbs 19xx.xx.xx
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Correspondence between Mildred Bliss and Matthew Kearney, the Superintendent of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens and Grounds.

Advertising leaflet from Harvard University Press on the sale of the book "Icon and Idea" by Sir Herbert Read, approximately 1955 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 17, item: 6Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E17:Icon and Idea
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Advertisement from Harvard University Press on the sale of "Icon and Idea : the function of art in the development of human consciousness" by Sir Herbert Read for $7.50. The book has 88 pages of illustrations.

Agenda for Anne Sweeney's visit to Reef Point, July 1948 Digital

File — Box: B: 8, Folder: 8Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:Sweeneys Reef Point visit 1948.07.xx
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,...

Agenda for B.F. for Dumbarton Oaks, July 1948 Digital

File — Box: B: 8, Folder: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF July agenda 1948.xx.xx
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,...

Agenda for M.B.B. for Dumbarton Oaks October 1944 by Beatrix Farrand, October 18, 1944 Digital

File — Box: B: 5, Folder: 106Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1944.10.18
Scope and Contents: Handwritten agenda created by Beatrix Farrand for a meeting with Mildred Bliss, October 30-31, 1944 at Dumbarton Oaks. Agenda items include projects for Melissande's wall; Ellipse sketches; Heraceous Border wall possibilities; Inscription and seats for Finalities; the 28th Street House garden; Studies for the new building; Studies for the new entrance on 32nd Street; Studies for the addition to the library; and Enlarging the Catalogue House. Typescript "Dumbarton Oaks Agenda, October 30-31,...

Agenda for meeting with Mrs. Farrand, June 24-25, 1944 Digital

File — Box: D: 3, Folder: 25Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, D:meeting agenda BF 1944.06.24
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,...

Air mail letter from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Mr. and Mrs. Robert Woods Bliss, August 19, 1949 Digital

File — Box: B: 9, Folder: 30Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, B:BF 1949.08.19B
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,...

Alden Hopkins, Williamsburg, Virginia to Mary L. Wilkens, Dumbarton Oaks, The Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, 1703 Thirty-second Street, Washington, 7, D.C., December 23, 1959 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 1, item: 12Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F1:Hopkins 1959.12.23
Scope and Contents: Typescript letter with handwritten signature from Alden Hopkins to Mary L. Wilkens (misspelled Wilkins) tells her that Ralph Griswold has advised him that she is now the librarian. He asks her to check if there are any detailed illustrations for a "beeste" which were found in English Tudor gardens between 1530-1600. He needs one typical example. He tell her he can be billed for the photostat. Handwritten notes on letter: In lower left corner: "Hampton Court, History of Garden Art, Vol. I, p....

Aleksova, Blaga and Cyril Mango, "BARGALA: A PRELIMINARY REPORT", 1970s Digital

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 2, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Boxes 25-29, Box 25, Folder 261
Scope and Contents: This series documents the conservation, restoration, survey, and research that were conducted by the Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks fieldwork directors and staff, including Thomas Whittemore, Paul Underwood, Nicholas Kluge, Richard A. Gregory, Ernest Hawkins, and others. The contents contain fieldwork notebooks, research and bibliographic notes, drawings, sketches, charts, and ground plans from the fieldwork projects conducted in the following locations: Egypt, Turkey, Republic of...

Analysis of missing plates from the Library of Congress's copy of the Botantists Repository by Henry C. Andrews, May 1952 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 5, item: 1Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F5:Botanists Repository
Scope and Contents: Correspondence to or from Mildred Bliss' secretary and Frederick R. Goff, Chief, Rare Books Division of the Library of Congress. Also includes an analysis of plates missing from the book, "Botanist's Repository" in the Library of Congress collection and Library of Congress, Prints and Photographs information and price list for the Historic American Building Survey collection, the Pictorial Archives of Early American Architecture collection, and the Architecture of the Deep South...

Angst, Edwin, "NOTES FOR SEASON 1947: KAHRIA CAMI EDIRNEKAPI", August 1, 1947 - September 1, 1947 Digital

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 2, Series 1, Sub-Series 2, Boxes 3-24, Folder 204
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Between late 1940's and 1950's, the staff of the Byzantine Institute started conservation and restoration work in Kariye Camii and Hagia Sophia at the same time. They divided their work day between the two sites.

Announcement of the The Huntington Library's publication of "The Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1905-1949, 1949 Digital

File — translation missing: en.enumerations.container_type.container: Box: F, Folder: 2, item: 14Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, F2:Huntington Botanical Gardens 1949
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Typescript publication announcement from the Henry E. Huntington Library and Art Gallery about "The Huntington Botanical Gardens, 1905-1949 by William Hertrick. Written in pencil: received July 5, 1949.

Architectural drawings of columns, undated Digital

File Identifier: MS.BZ.004, Subgroup 2, Series 1, Sub-Series 3, Boxes 25-29, Box 25, Folder 262
Scope and Contents: This series documents the conservation, restoration, survey, and research that were conducted by the Byzantine Institute and Dumbarton Oaks fieldwork directors and staff, including Thomas Whittemore, Paul Underwood, Nicholas Kluge, Richard A. Gregory, Ernest Hawkins, and others. The contents contain fieldwork notebooks, research and bibliographic notes, drawings, sketches, charts, and ground plans from the fieldwork projects conducted in the following locations: Egypt, Turkey, Republic of...

Article from Archaeological Notes by Marvin Ross titled "Two Gem Carvings of the IV Century A.D." from Marvin C. Ross to Mildred and Robert Bliss, 1957 Digital

File — Box: H, Folder: 7a, item: 7Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, H7a:Two Gem Carvings
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Typescript article written by Marvin C. Ross titled, "Two Gem Carvings of the IV Century A.D. and two photographs published under Archaeological Notes in the American Journal of Archaeology, 61, 1957, pages 173-174 and plate 67. Plate 67 includes Fig. 1, Intaglio of Constantine the Great, from a cast and Fig. 2 Chalcedony gem. Head of a youth, IV century, both in the Walters Art Gallery.

Article titled, "Blind Persons Border" in The New Beacon, volume XXXIII, No. 391, July 15, 1949 Digital

File — Box: E, Folder: 14, item: 11Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, E14:New Beacon 1949.07.15
Scope and Contents: Article published in The New Beacon, a magazine devoted to the interests of the blind, volume XXXIII, No. 391, July 15th, 1949. The article, "Blind Persons Border" by P.J. was likely of intereste to Mildred Bliss who wanted to create a garden for the blind in the Dumbarton Oaks Garden. The text the article was also sent from the National Institute of the Blind, London to Lady Rowan in the collection of letters she sent to Mildred Bliss, E14:Rowan 1951.09.12B.The other two are...