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How to Cite our Material

When citing or publishing material from the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives Collection, the preferred citation format is:


Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives, [Accession No. or Page Title], Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

Citation examples:

 

Garden Archives website: 

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C. 


Garden area "About" page:

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives, About the Arbor Terrace, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

About the Arbor Terrace


Biography:

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives, Mildred Barnes Bliss, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

Mildred Barnes Bliss biography

 

Correspondence:

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives, L:MB 1954.05.16, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

A telegram written by Mildred Bliss to Ruth Havey, May 16, 1954 (Accession No. L:MB 1954.05.16)

 

Drawing:

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives, GD I-3-71, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection. Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C.

Rose for loggia door handle (Accession No. GD-3-71)

 

Photograph:

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives, GP 4-6, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C. 

Wisteria arbor in bloom, view west, ca. 1979 (Accession No. GP 4-6)

 Video:

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives, GV-001, Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection, Dumbarton Oaks, Trustees for Harvard University, Washington, D.C. 

Cloud Terrace, 2012-2013 (Accession No. GV-0001)

 

Electronic publication of "Beatrix Farrand's Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks":

McGuire, Diane Kostial (editor)

1980    Beatrix Farrand’s Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks. Electronic document, http://www.doaks.org/resources/publications/doaks-online-publications/plantbook, accessed [date].


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