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FILE — Box: M, Folder: 2 Identifier: DDO-RB-GAR-001, M:Original Plant Materials, M:Report Dumbarton Oaks Administrative Board 1941

Draft of Report submitted to the Chairman of the Dumbarton Oaks Administrative Board on the Grounds of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, November 24, 1941 Digital

Draft of Report submitted to the Chairman of the Dumbarton Oaks Administrative Board on the Grounds of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, November 24, 1941
Draft of Report submitted to the Chairman of the Dumbarton Oaks Administrative Board on the Grounds of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection, November 24, 1941

Scope and Contents

Typescript letter and draft report with pencil corrections of the Report submitted to the Chairman of the Dumbarton Oaks Administrative Board, on the Grounds of Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection. This is a portion that provided the basis for the Planting record book and later the published book, Beatrix Farrand's Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks edited by Diane Kostial McGuire, 1980. It addresses garden area design and need for replacement plan for the trees and shrubs.

Dates

  • November 24, 1941

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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