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FILE — Box: C, Folder: 10, item: 36 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C10:BF 1946.07.15

Day letter from Beatrix Farrand to Jan de Graaff, Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon, July 15, 1946 Digital

Day letter from Beatrix Farrand to Jan de Graaff, Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon, July 15, 1946
Day letter from Beatrix Farrand to Jan de Graaff, Oregon Bulb Farms, Sandy, Oregon, July 15, 1946

Scope and Contents

Copy of day letter text from Beatrix Farrand to Jan de Graaff of Oregon Bulb Farms asks that he send first rate high quality bulbs for Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. Farrand is anxious to make a good showing as she is placing this order against the will of the gardener. The bulbs must compare favorably from those he would purchase.

Dates

  • July 15, 1946

Creator

Language of Materials

Materials chiefly in English with a few items in Greek, Latin, French, Italian, or Spanish.

Conditions Governing Access

An appointment is required to consult the collection. Please submit appointment requests here: http://www.doaks.org/research/library-archives/access-and-hours/schedule-an-appointment For research queries, contact the staff of Rare Book Collection (RareBooksLib@doaks.org).

Extent

23 boxes (approximately 2632 items including correspondence, expense reports, invoices, estimates, deposit records, book lists, newspaper clippings, newsletters, and plant lists.)

Creator

Repository Details

Part of the Dumbarton Oaks Repository

Dumbarton Oaks holds archival collections in its Rare Book Collection, Image Collections and Fieldwork Archives, and the Dumbarton Oaks Archives. The collections include: the papers of noteworthy scholars in the three fields that Dumbarton Oaks supports (Byzantine, Pre-Columbian, and Garden and Landscape); image collections depicting objects or sites of topical interest to scholars in the three fields; Beatrix Farrand’s personal archive of letters and original drawings that document the development of the Dumbarton Oaks Garden; and institutional records and architectural plans and drawings documenting the history of Dumbarton Oaks. For more information about hours and to make an appointment to consult any of the collections listed here, please fill out the request form: https://www.doaks.org/research/library-archives/schedule-an-appointment

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