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FILE — Box: C, Folder: 7, item: 1 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C7:1947.01.01

Revised expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, January 1, 1947 to June 30, 1947 Digital

Revised expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, January 1, 1947 to June 30, 1947
Revised expense report from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, January 1, 1947 to June 30, 1947

Scope and Contents

Handsigned revised expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, January 1, 1947 to June 30, 1947 for professional services such as office correspondence with John Thacher, James Patterson, Mildred Bliss, Anne Sweeney, and James Bryce; work on garden control notes (planting record book); and bulb orders, and office expenses for a secretary's time, telegrams, telephone and bookkeeping. Report includes an itemized list of expenses for Anne Sweeney's trip to Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine. There is a list of expenses for four packets of lettuce seeds, flower seeds, and 65 roses from 2 different companies. Beatrix Farrand offers a balance for the book account.

Dates

  • January 1, 1947 to June 30, 1947

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.)

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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