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FILE — Box: C, Folder: 7, item: 2 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, C7:1947.04.23

Expense report and returned receipt from Beatrix Farrand, Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine to Harvard University, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collections, April 23, 1947

Scope and Contents

Handsigned expense report and returned receipt from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks providing a rough estimate of expenses through June 30, 1947 for office work, creating "Dumbarton Oaks control notes" (planting record book), and secretary's time. It also includes an estimate for Anne Sweeney to travel to Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine. It includes a list of expenses for four packets of lettuce seed and 52 roses for the Dumbarton Oaks, Washington, D.C. with amount due to Beatrix Farrand, Agent. Stamped "Paid, Jun. 6, 1947, check no." and written 7912 [in ink].


  • April 23, 1947


Language of Materials

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

Conditions Governing Access

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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:

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