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B cypher sketch for top of gate
B. H. Blackwell Ltd. See also Dulau's Dept. of Blackwell's Ltd.
Jekyll books not received from
offering Gardens of China
price for book, held in reserve
B. T. Batsford Ltd. (bookseller)
order for
Sweeney hoping IMS can cancel order from
Vanvitelli book order cancelled with
B Terrace. See terrace B
Bach (Oscar) Studios, bid for North Vista iron railing by
Back Engraving Company, Philadelphia
postcards for DO and
Backus, Edythe N.
Catalogue of music in the Huntington Library printed before 1801
details of when sent to DO
publication announcement
Bacon, Francis
Essays or Counsels, Civil and Moral
marked X (fair)
Of gardens: an essay
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library's copy of
marked X (fair)
suggested for DO
Bacon, Virginia and Bob
silver wedding anniversary party for
The Badianus manuscript (Codex Barberini, Latin 241) Vatican Library: an Aztec herbal of 1552 / introduction, translation and annotations by Emily Walcott Emmart (Cruz)
marked X (fair)
Badineau. See Cruz, Martín de la
Baer, Elizabeth
suggested as cataloguer for DO
Bagatelle et ses Jardins. See also Vues Pittoresques, Plans, etc. Des Principaux Jardins Anglois qui sont en France
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Mrs. Clark's custody
Bailey (Liberty Hyde) Hortorium, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY
Bailey, Liberty Hyde
Cultivated conifers in North America
marked X (fair)
Cyclopedia of American horticulture: comprising suggestions for cultivation of horticultural plants, descriptions of the species of fruits, vegetables, flowers, and ornamental plants sold in the United States and Canada, together with geographical and biographical sketches
BF on nomenclature from
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
need for Catalogue House set of
The garden of larkspurs, with decorations
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered from Woodburn
received from Woodburn
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
The garden of pinks: with decorations
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked X (fair)
ordered from Woodburn
received from Woodburn
as horticulturalist and botanist
Hortus; a concise dictionary of gardening, general horticulture and cultivated plants in North America
marked XXX and owned by Arnold Arboretum
suggested for DO
Hortus second: a concise dictionary of gardening, general horticulture and cultivated plants in North America
account of payment for
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
in constant use at Reef Point Gardens
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
marked XXX and owned by Arnold Arboretum
on nightblooming cereus
ordered for Sweeney's use with Catalogue House displays
rev. ed., Feb. 1949 list
rev. ed., in DO Garden Library
as source for plant pictures
suggested for DO
Sweeney on need for
in Sweeney's office
usefulness as garden reference
How plants get their names
account of payment for
BF enjoying and will send on to Sweeney
BF sending to Sweeney
in DO Garden Library
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Manual of cultivated plants: most commonly grown in the continental United States and Canada
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
June 1949 list, handwritten addition
marked X (fair)
received at DO
The Cultivated evergreens: a handbook of the coniferous and most important broad-leaved evergreens planted for ornament in the United States and Canada
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked X (fair)
ordered from Fiedler
Sweeney's 1948 research on
The pruning manual
ordered from Mass. Hort. Library
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
The standard cyclopedia of horticulture: a discussion, for the amateur, and the professional and commercial grower, of the kinds, characteristics and methods of cultivation of the species of plants grown in the regions of the United States and Canada for ornament, for fancy, for fruit and for vegetables; with keys to the natural families and genera, descriptions of the horticultural capabilities of the states and provinces and dependent islands, and sketches of eminent horticulturists (6 vols.)
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
marked XXX and owned by Arnold Arboretum
suggested for DO
in Sweeney's office
Bailey, Worth
Parkyn's 1797 aquatint of Mount Vernon offered by
Bailie, Margaret Henderson (Mrs. Earle)
planting record book and
BF suggestions on how to proceed with
RP suggests her assistance with
Bailie, Mrs.
on Max Farrand possibly at Century Club
Bailyn, Howard
Bain (James) Limited (bookseller)
Lilies of the World (Woodcock and Stern) ordered from
London bookseller used by BF
titles received at DO from
titles received at Reef Point and sent to DO
Baird, Bruce
as reference for Edna Strong Johnson
Baker, Anne
on BF tribute at DO
MB asks about Havey's inscription work for
update to MB on Havey's inscription design
visiting DO gardens
Baker, C. H. Collins
inquiry about visa for invalid daughter in England by
Jacobean room acquisition for H.E.H. and
RB on visas from England and daughter of
Baker, Francis
arm broken in fall by
BF on prospects after
in orthopedic rehabilitation center
returning to work
salary of, 1944-45 budget and
balancing Bartlett work with
as offset to Bartlett Co. tree work
unlikely to be able to resume former work
tragedy of
and wife
Baker, J. G.
Handbook of the Irideae
marked XX (good)
Baker, John
as DORL Executive Committee member
Balch, Earle H.
balcony
for Arbor Terrace
seat
for Herb Garden
brackets
center panel
elevations and sections
floor
railing
seat
for Swimming Pool
corbels
railings
for terrace D west wall
baldachins (canopies)
above seat on stair landing between Rose Garden and Flower Garden
Baldwin, R. McClelland, Mrs.
Ballentine, J. W., Mr. and Mrs.
balm
for British scented garden for the blind
balsam
Camellia-flowered Salmon
seeds invoice
Camellia-flowered white
seeds invoice
Salmon King
seeds invoice
seeds order for Trivett's
seeds orders
white perfection
seeds order for Trivett's
seeds orders
Baltimora annua
Baltimore Flower Show
DO exhibits in March 1936 at
Gray on showing specimens at
MB, Bryce, and Crampton at
MB on Gray showing plants at
balustrades
above arches in Loggia
for Arbor Garden
on Agenda of April 15th
concrete, to meet wood arbor
elevations
RH checking on yew hedge removal to see design for
RH wants to make decisions at DO on
sketch of
for Loggia, design of
for Mediterranean Highway, finishing
with tablet in center for Urn Terrace
for terrace B
Balzan, Consuelo
wanting to know how to work for France in World War II
bamboo. See also Bambusa
to be removed at Casa Dorinda
Sweeney welcoming talk references to
thinned at DO
Bamboo garden (Freeman-Mitford)
marked X (fair)
bamboo iron seat, usability of
bamboo tables and chairs
count of
shipped to DO
Bambusa
bamboo
Lovers' Lane Pool
east along walk between R St. wall and 31st St. entrance, p.19
East Lawn
East Lawn, incl. wilderness, Gothic gardens, and Corkalockie walk to Orangery
at Lovers' Lane Pool, p.32
Lovers' Lane to Wilderness
Sweeney's garden talk notes about
Bambusa simoni
Baptisia australis
blue, to be sown summer of 1922
Baptisia tinctoria
at rear of Fellows' Quarters near Bryce's office, laundry &c., p.28
Bar Harbor, Maine. See also Reef Point
fire in
BF on
future of town and
IMS's description of
Mrs. Young's rain water tank moved to Reef Point after
Information Bureau, Reef Point flowers sent weekly to
Jesup Memorial Library of, Benjamin Franklin (Farrand) given to
Leavitt's visit to
Bar Harbor Times
Reef Point Gardens notices in
Bar Harbor Village Improvement Association (V.I.A.)
as potential Reef Point owner
Reef Point disposition and
barberry. See also under Berberis
near Terrior Column
Barbour, Thomas
Naturalist at large
received by MxF Memorial Library
That Vanishing Eden, A Naturalist's Florida
received by MxF Memorial Library
Barclay, Dorothy
A book of South African flowers (with Bolus and Steer)
marked XX (good)
Bardswell, Frances A.
The herb garden
marked X (fair)
Seacoast Gardens and Gardening
marked X (fair)
Baring, Maurice
Forgetmenot and lily of the valley
marked X (fair)
Barlow, Ernesta and Sam
Barnhart, John Hendley
"European influence on American Botany"
Barnsley, England, scented garden for the blind in
Baroque Gardens of Austria (Jellicoe)
BF recommends DO buy
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XX (good)
in Sweeney's office
Barrett, C. Waller
Barrière, Dominicus
Villa Aldobrandina Tusculana sive varij illius hortorum et fontium prospectus
June 1949 list, handwritten addition
rarity of
received at DO
sending to DO
Barrows Company
Landscape with Shrubs
were two copies ordered?
Barr's (garden supply), catalogue to be sent to Sweeney by
Barthou-Mirabeau
Myers's estimate for restoration of
notes on Myers's repairs for
returned to DO by Myers
Bartlett Tree Company
budget for 1944-45 for
Baker no longer on DO staff and
balancing Baker's work with
BF gratitude for increase in
BF on allocations to
Bryce on
increased to $1000 from $800
as less than in the past
Bartram, E. B.
mosses identification and
Bartram, John
book by, sent to MB
Travel through North and South Carolina, Georgia, etc.
Paul on first edition of
received at DO
Baruch (Paul L.), Inc.
Baruch, Bernard
DO meetings on rubber situation during World War II and
Basil, Emperor
ceiling art in Church of the Holy Apostles, Constantinople for
Bassett, Richard H.
on Blisses' contribution to Contingency Fund for Barbara
Blisses' support during Barbara's year of ill health of
Bastien, Jean-François
La flore jardinière: contenant la description de toutes les plantes, tant indigènes qu'exotiques, cultivées en France…
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
Bathon, L. W., Mrs.
bathtub. See marble bathtub
Batsford (B. T.) Ltd. (bookseller)
order for
Sweeney hoping IMS can cancel order from
Vanvitelli book order cancelled with
Batsford, Harry
The English Cottage (with Fry)
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
June 1949 list
received at DO
Batson, Henrietta M.
A book of the country and the garden
received by MxF Memorial Library
The summer garden of pleasure
marked XX (good)
batterboards
widening of terrace B and removal of
Bauer, Edward
Heilpflanzen-Taschenbush (with Oertel)
in Sweeney's office
Bauer, Franz Andreas
Erica (Kew Plants)
to be shipped to DO later
to come
Myers's estimate for restoration of
notes on Myers's repairs for
packed for shipping via Railway Express
paper and leather choices for
returned for further instructions
returning for MB to choose leather and paper for
taken by Myers for restoration
Bauhinia
Washington climate and
Bawell, Ruth A.
Bayard, Henry, Mrs.
BF in Philadelphia with
Bayer, Dr. Heitz
MB on assistance to BF by
Baynes, Crowell
wanting to study plant development at DO
Beale, Mary
on Van Yahres's work at Clifton
Beale, Mrs.
death of
Beall, George
Beall, Ninian
Clan MacGregor descendents of
deeds lost in 1704 for
on historic tablet
Rock of Dumbarton land grant from Queen Anne to
Beall, Thomas
Beall, W. M., Mrs.
Beals, Jessie Tarbox
request to photograph DO by, refused
Bean, Miss
belated farewell from BF to
big inventory and
Bean, William Jackson
landscape design books of, Sweeney's 1948 research on
Ornamental trees for amateurs
marked XX (good)
Shrubs for amateurs
marked XX (good)
Trees and shrubs hardy in the British Isles
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
marked XXX (excellent)
suggested for DO
Wall Shrubs and Hardy Climbers
marked XX (good)
bean seeds
Black Valentine
Bountiful
Burpee's Imp. seeds
Fordhook seeds
Hendersons seeds
King of the Garden seeds
Masterpiece seeds
Plentiful
Red Valentine
Stringless Green Pod
Tendergreen
Beatrix Farrand, Agent
accounting system for
BF further describing bills from
book account
balance on hand
to be paid by BF
to be turned over to RP
consolidated with Agent account
deposits received to cover Oct. through May
MB to send check for
in MB's name
nothing spent from
question of future of
City and Kentia Nurseries order by
comments on
balance in
first half of 1947
second half of 1942
second half of 1943
second half of 1944
second half of 1946
deposit account
$150 for bulbs, seeds, and plants
$200 to be sent after April 1st to
$325 for bulbs and book fund
balance for books, BF wanting to keep
balance for spring 1947 bulbs?
to be transferred to BF's account with Harvard
book account consolidated with
comments on
leave as is until April discussions
need for replenishment of?
overdrawn after bulbs payment
request for $100
request for $150
request for $200
request for $250
request for $850
revision to delayed for few days
deposit account balance for spring-1947-blooming bulbs
JT wanting to discuss
proposal of
discounts for landscape materials through
draughting
drinking cups for DO visitors and
field work. See field work
Gillum Tree Co. landscaping bill to go to
invoices to Harvard
to be delivered on time
date JT needs for summer 1945
half-yearly, 1941
half-yearly, 1942
half-yearly, 1943
half-yearly, 1944
half-yearly, 1945
half-yearly, 1946
half-yearly, 1947
half-yearly, 1948
half-yearly, 1949
JT approving
JT inquiry about
JT needs first half of 1947
receipt of
statements outlined and to be posted
Sweeney's expenses to be paid by BF
transmittal letter for
JT asks for balance of, to close
BF on insufficiency of for landscape plans' storage
BF transmittal to JT of
and to buy filing cabinets for landscape plans
as sensible, MB on
JT transmittals to
$100 for flowers for JT
$100 for Sweeney's Reef Point trip, etc.
$150 for bulbs and seeds
for $200
$200 for bulbs and seeds
for $430, Stover acknowledgement of
$850 and $8.86
$850 for July 1944 to Dec. 1944
for $129.61
for half-year ending Dec. 1945
short delay in
Maine Central Railroad payment by
office expenses. See office expenses
office work. See office work
prints fund
check not sent, IMS resending
MB to give $25 for
MB will give $25 for
in MB's name
money to be sent to Sweeney from
professional services. See professional services
receipts
for $100
for $100, some owed to BF, balance applied to
for $100 for Sweeney's Reef Point trip, and for bulbs
for $150
for $200
for $250
for $300
check received from JT for
to pay for teak benches
teak benches to be paid by
transfers to professional services account from
travel expenses. See travel expenses
Les beautés de la France (Fer)
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Mrs. Clark's custody
Beautiful and rare trees & plants (Annesley)
marked X (fair)
Beautiful flowers and how to grow them (Wright and Wright)
ordered from Fiedler
Beautiful gardens in America (Shelton)
marked X (fair)
Beauty from Bulbs (Scheepers)
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
Bebout (at Casa Dorinda)
to be let go
to be urged to work expeditiously
as garden helper
tree work by
Bechtel, Edwin DeT.
Our Rose Varieties and their Malmaison Heritage
received by MxF Memorial Library
Beckett, Edwin, as gardener to Mrs. Reid
bed-sets
"L'agréable lecon"
monochrome in mauve from copperplate
monochrome in rose from copperplate
Apotheosis of Franklin and Victory of Washington
"L'art d'aimer"
monochrome in mauve from copperplate
monochrome in rose from copperplate
"Les arts"
"Le Char de L'Aurore"
"Four Elements"
"Maison Brulante"
"Panurge dans L'ile des Lanterns"
"Scenes Antiques"
beech. See also Beech Terrace; under Fagus
American, beauty in autumn of
Sweeney's garden talk notes about
Beech Terrace
beech tree
Bryce on grading and demise of
death of
early view
view of, with east wall and stone benches
view south
beech tree borer
Bryce on feeding to cure
Patterson will have tree expert assess
tree pathologist needed for
BF notes on no suggestions for peacock for wall of
box to be omitted on either side of walk in
BF agrees with but will reserve personal opinion on
boxwood overgrown in
Bryce has buyer for
sale has gone through for
should be moved and replanted
should be moved under BF's direction
should be sold
smaller scale replacements for
where should it go and how replaced?
photograph of, as hopeless looking red clay
planting plans
plantings in, p.44
plantings in, p.46
plantings to Loggia from, p.44
steps from Box Terrace to, McLeod & Romborg Stone Co. proposal for
stool table for
swing seat
drawings of
iron canopy with bird design
simplification of detail in
walkway and steps to Rose Garden
walkway at top of steps leading to Urn Terrace
walkway between Green Garden
walkway down to terrace overlooking Pebble Garden
west wall with gate into Green Garden
bees, JT wanting BF's opinion on
Bees and Wasps (Latter)
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Beestes, for English Tudor gardens (1530 to 1600), Hopkins needs illustration of
beet seeds, order for
The Beginner's Garden (King)
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered
ordered from Argosy
received from Argosy
Begonia prismatocarpa
plants wanted from Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh of
Beijerinck, W., Monograph on Calluna (Dutch)
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
Les bejour antiques (Amandry)
Myers's estimate for restoration of
Belgium, landscape architecture society in
Belknap, Walter Phoenix, Jr.
Bell, Gertrude, letter from Aleppo on Riha-Stouma treasure by
Bell, Ninian. See Beall, Ninian
Bella, Stefano della (artist)
Descrizione della regia villa, fontane e fabbriche de Pratolino
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
Fantane, e Fabbriche di Pratolino (Pratolino, views of the gardens (6 engraved plates))
in DO Garden Library
Belle Greene
sent "Ten Centuries of Flowers"
Bellis, seeds order
pure white
red
rose
Bellis perennis
invoice
Monstrosa red seeds
Monstrosa rose seeds
seeds order
Snowball seeds
Beloeil, Chateau de
BF would like Coup d'Oeil sur Beloeil about
MB on beauty of
potential landscape architecture hostel at
Beloil, Belgium
International Federation of Landscape Architects on landscape gardeners and castle in
Bemberg Silk, Byzantine, MB on envy and
bench terrace, JT's uncertainty about walls for
benches and seats
for Arbor Terrace
in arch of south elevation
in balcony
east wall, designed itself
east wall, RH to make quick decision on design for
bamboo iron, usability of
for Beech Terrace, simplification of
in Bosquet
under construction
Lank promised for Aug. 31
RH asking Lank to put aside work on
for Box Terrace
dimensions for
drawings needed for top rail of
south end, little stones spread under
building form in storage yard for
Caroline platform
clarifying inscription details for
forsythia arch, William platform seat and
forsythia arch and inscription for
forsythia arch design and
Cherry Hill
kidney-shaped bench near slope of
for cortile, not done but Davis reports headway on them
Didymus
under construction
Lank promised for Sept. 30
RH asking Lank to put aside work on
in DO Park
placement of, and funding question
possible gift and placement of
for dogs at the kennels
for East Lawn, of Doria to replace of marble
for Ellipse
design of
newly placed, drain drenching of
north side, dummy should be made for
for Elm Terrace south of Pebble Garden
for Forsythia walk. See forsythia seats
kidney-shaped wood bench
seat II in wood
stone bench
for Fountain Terrace
for front door
for Hazel walk, inscriptions for
for Herb Garden
arbor seat and chair
for Herbaceous Border or Garden
Mr. Yew seat
with inscription from Dante's Purgatorio
for Kitchen Garden
grape arbor
on landing between Rose Garden and Flower Garden
for Lilac Circle
designs
existing, low wall and
material and placement questions
MB awaiting designs for
semi-circular
for Loggia, of stone
BF has sketches, RH to await April visit
designed and in Coles's hands for execution
"eared," against wall west of
have legs been recut?
MB on simplification of bulbous supports to
new Havey sketches
remodelling side bulges of standards of
RH invoice Oct. 1 to Nov. 30, 1940 for
sketches to be sent simplifying
marble
to move from Green Garden to office-Music Room wall
on Orangery terrace, needs metal reinforcement
for Melisande's Allee
put aside due to other challenges
for Museum cortile, need sketches for
for Museum entrance niche
for Music Room terrace
curved benches
for Music Room wall-office side
Coles estimate for
as inactive RH project
marble, to move from Green Garden to
for North Vista
in Doria, Coles to finish
in Doria, notes to be continued on Monday
end of, RH outline of estimates for work on
in marble
platform, teak for?
Steinbraker's estimate for
for Orchard or Orchard Hill
for Pebble Garden
for representative photo of DO gardens
for Swimming Pool and Loggia
in loggia
north of swimming pool
along west wall
swinging. See also benches and seats, Terrior Column swing
to be in place for warm weather
in Beech Terrace, drawings for
in Beech Terrace, simplification of detail in
iron canopy with bird design for Beech Terrace
and table, for the court, sketch of
teak (English)
arrival of
authorizing Russell to pay for
BF on purchasing details for
cost estimate and size availability
MB wanting name of firm and prices for
payment to Chase National Bank for
for Tennis Court
for terrace B
for terrace E
arbor seat and chair
Terrior Column
aconite blooming by
backs of?
brace at, and roughening of roof
Curlicue
deferring questions for face-to-face visit on
designs for
full size model needed for
grading and height of
on hold until cases for Exhibition Room done
MB awaiting designs for
Pagoda-type, estimate accepted
Pagoda-type, RH, Kearney, and MB efforts on
probably now finished
RH agreeing to proceed with construction of
RH to complete sketches of
Steinbraker's estimate for
table-bench
for use in summer of 1938
wood for, to be completed
wooden, completed and in place
would wood slats for back do until war's end?
Terrior Column swing
Aesop's Fables and uprights for
Aesop's Fables characters as finials for roof
bench as replacement for seat
as clumsy and uncomfortable
Coles's estimates for
Coles's on directions seats face for
design considerations for
drawings for
MB approves Coles's completion of
nearly ready
not to be postponed
plan for new legs on
price of
public visitors and placement of
as second priority
what is look of?
William platform
clarifying inscription details for
forsythia arch, Caroline platform seat and
forsythia arch and inscription for
forsythia arch design and
for Wisteria Arbor
falling apart, replacement of
falling apart, Steinbraker can repair
yew, design for
Benjamin, Mary
Liszt letters offered for sale to MB by
Benjamin Franklin's Memoirs (Farrand, ed.). See also Franklin, Benjamin
details of when sent to DO
given to MxF Library at Reef Point
ordered for MB
publication announcement
Bennett, A. W.
Flora of the Alps
marked XX (good)
Bennett, Whitman
Parkyn's 1797 aquatint of Mount Vernon offered by
Benson, Nettie N.
Bentham, George
The student's flora (with Hooker)
marked X (fair)
Bentley, Ruth E. ?? Bartleby?? Barthly??
provides contact information for Chase at Fogg Museum
Benzoin aestivale
in the Copse
in the Copse, p.37
on Mélisande's Allée, p.32
northwest of Mrs. Clark's cottage, p.26
on path to paint house from Mrs. Clark's path, p. 26
pool to Lovers' Lane gate
S. D. No. 13
on service road to rock wall near Hazel Walk, p.35
at Superintendent's Cottage, p.29
Béquinot, A.
Flora padovana; ossia, Prospetto floristico e fitogeografico delle piante vascolari …
may contain information on Cattrani
Berberis aquifolium. See also Mahonia aquifolium
for R Street border
S. E. No. 7
Berberis darwinii
Iris Hill - Ellipse to Branch East of Forsythia Hill
from Iris Hill to bird walk and steps to cherry hill, p.31
Berberis japonica rubrum
red Japanese barberry
Berberis julianae
Iris Hill - Ellipse to Branch East of Forsythia Hill
Berberis sargentiana or sargentii
Iris Hill - Ellipse to Branch East of Forsythia Hill
from Iris Hill to bird walk and steps to cherry hill, p.31
from Terrior Column to entrance gate, right side, p.52
Berberis thunbergii
at Butler's Cottage
on Crabapple Hill
on Crabapple Hill, p.43
at Fellows' Quarters center courtyard entrance, p.27
at Fellows' Quarters west apartment courtyard, p.28
Iris Hill - Ellipse to Branch East of Forsythia Hill
from Iris Hill to bird walk and steps to cherry hill, p.31
Berberis verruculosa
Iris Hill - Ellipse to Branch East of Forsythia Hill
from Iris Hill to bird walk and steps to cherry hill, p.31
Berberis vulgaris
Iris Hill - Ellipse to Branch East of Forsythia Hill
from Iris Hill to bird walk and steps to cherry hill, p.31
Berenson, Bernard
Blisses' letter of introduction for Sessions to
Berés, Pierre (bookseller)
BF's comments on catalogue of
list of, received at DO
list of, returned to Willgoose
rare books lists of
Berge, Pieter van den
Theatrum hispaniae, exhibens regni urbes, villas ac viridaria magis illustria…
BF suggests for DO Garden Library
marked XXX (excellent)
Bergstrom, Edward
Berkshire Garden Center, Stockbridge, Mass.
BF has made suggestions and corrections for Sweeney's letter to
BF suggests Sweeney visit
BF wanting to know when to expect Sweeney's expanded letter to
BF's review of Sweeney's questionnaire to
draft questionnaire for, sent to BF for review
proposed questionnaire for
Sweeney dreading writing to
Berlèse, Lorenzo
Iconographie du genre Camellia; ou, Description et figures des camellia les plus beaux et les plus rares: peints d'après nature dans les serres et sous la direction de M. l'abbé Berlèse
BF advises against purchasing
June 1949 list
Berliner, Rudolph
Ornamentale Vorlage-Blätter des 15. bis 18. Jahrhunderts
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
in Mrs. Clark's custody
Bernadotte, Folke, murder of
Bernard M. Rosenthal, Inc. (bookseller)
MB avoids the Steerbeck, but asks about the Gerard Herbal
MB inspects and buys two books from
MB refuses offer of Byzantine early and first editions from
sending Parke-Bernet Galleries auction catalog to MB
Vanvitelli's Dichiarazione
bought from
offered by
Bernard Quaritch Ltd. (bookseller)
BF suggests seeking Les Roses and Les liliacées by Redouté from
books ordered from
account of payment to Harvard for 3 books
Boyceau and Hill as excellent purchases from
bought and books should arrive soon
MB agrees to
comments on books purchased from
English garden books ordered for Sweeney from
on finding and price for Redouté folios
IMS asked to check on order of Dykes' Iris from
Jekyll books ordered from
lost Redouté, bought Repton and Millais through
MB on ordering Repton's Fragments from
Ornamental Perennials (Loudon) offered by
Paradisi en Sole (Parkinson) offered by
price of
sent to DO
sent to Reef Point and then to DO
Sotheby's sale 4/4/1949 and
MB on bidding in
Bernisches Historisches Museum, Berne, Switzerland
Berrall, Mr.
early DO surveys by
survey for kitchen garden, 1926
on walk from Rose Terrace to tennis court
Berry College, Georgia, DO photographs used in lecture at
Besse, Antonin
Bettinger, Edith
Betts, Edwin Morris. See Jefferson, Thomas
Betula alba glutinosa
T.D. No. 14
Betula alba laciniata
T.D. No. 13
Betula alba verrucosa
T.D. No. 15
Betula glandulosa
at Reef Point
Beverley, James Bradshaw
Beverley, John Bradshaw
Beverley, Robert
Beverly Hills Park Commission, Van Rensselaer and
Bexhill-on-Sea, England, scented garden for the blind in
Beyer, Wilhelm
Bildsaulen und Wasserspiele des kais
marked XX (good)
bible, Harrsen monograph on Nekcsei-Lipócz version of
Bible Plants for American Gardens (King)
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Mrs. Clark's custody
La Bibliofila (Libri antichi e moderni), Marzoli as administrative delegate of
Bibliographical Microfilm Center, Philadelphia
Bibliography of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs Hardy in the Cooler Temperate Regions of the Northern Hemisphere (Rehder)
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
June 1949 list
received at DO
A Bibliography of Eastern Asiatic Botany (Merrill and Walker)
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Mrs. Clark's custody
Bibliography of English works on gardening (Cecil)
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XXX (excellent)
in Mrs. Clark's custody
Bibliography of Gardening (Warner)
marked XX (good)
Biblioteque Nationale
no microfilm available for
Bibliotheca hortensis: vollständige garten-bibliothek (Dochnahl)
marked XXX (excellent)
Bickley, George W. L.
Physiological and scientific botany: being a concise treatise on structural and systematic botanical science, as adopted by modern botanists, simplified and carefully arranged for the use of colleges and private students
first edition ordered from Argosy
ordered from Argosy
Bicocque, Blisses arranging for
Bidens chryrsanthemoides
Ann. No. 9
Bierne, Mary McDermott
Big Trees (Fry and White)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Big Trees of the Giant Forest (Stewart)
marked X (fair)
Biggs, Clinton, Mrs.
Biggs, Marguerite Tweedy (Mrs. James)
Bignonia
on terrace D along east wall, p.49
Bildsaulen und Wasserspiele des kais (Beyer)
marked XX (good)
Bindt, Julia
A Handbook of the Blind
Bio-Dynamic Farming and Gardening (Pfeiffer)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
bird bath. See also bird pool
Doria, in forsythia circle
finding position on east side of office for
gray marble, in Reef Point Gardens
sketch of fountain with
staking area outside Mediterranean Highway and
Bird Club of Bar Harbor
Bird Flight (Aymar)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Bird neighbors. An introductory acquaintance with one hundred and fifty birds commonly found in the gardens, meadows, and woods about our homes (Blanchan)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
bird pool. See also bird bath
flat, in Doria stone, for 28th St. garden
Bird Study Club, visit to DO gardens by
bird walk
plantings from Iris Hill to steps to cherry hill and, p.31
plantings on terrace between kitchen garden and
steps at foot of, plantings to forsythia walk from
steps at foot of, plantings to forsythia walk from, p.31
birds
abundance at DO of
in Catalogue House displays
choices for
Oct. 4, 1941
lead, repair of, to be discussed
plates ordered from N.Y. State Museum of
Birds of America (Audubon)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
Garden City Publishing Co., in Garden Guide office
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
Pearson, ed., in DO Garden Library
in Sweeney's office
Birds of California (Dawson)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Birds of California (Wheelock)
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
Birds of New York (Clarke)
in Garden Guide office
Birds of New York (Eaton)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
Birds of the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
to be published in 1947
Birds of Village and Field (Merriam)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Birds that hunt and are hunted: life histories of one hundred and seventy birds of prey, game birds and water-fowls (Blanchan)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Bischoff, Mr. (Chase Brass & Copper Company)
estimate for arbor in Arbor Terrace by
Bissell, Ervanna Bowen
Glimpses of Santa Barbara and Montecito Gardens
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and
Black House, Ellsworth, Maine
Hancock County Trustees of Public Reservations and
black locust
Sweeney's garden talk notes about
black oak. See Quercus velutina
Black Tulip
black walnut. See Juglans nigra
Blackiston, Z. D., Mrs.
Blackjack oak (Quercus marilandica)
Nos. 74, 223 and 224
Blackmore & Langdon
delphinium seed
account of payment for
account to Harvard of payment to
invoice
mail payment to
seeds order
Blackwell (B. H.) Ltd. See also Dulau's Dept. of Blackwell's Ltd.
Jekyll books not received from
offering Gardens of China
price for book, held in reserve
Blaikie, Thomas
Diary of a Scotch gardener
marked X (fair)
Blair (Archibald) garden, Williamsburg, Va., plant list
Blair (John) garden, Williamsburg, Va., plant list
Blair, Mrs.
MB offering lunch but refusing article on DO to be written by
Blake, Prof.
at DO
plant list
Blaksley Garden. See also Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
meeting with Lassiter, Van Rensselaer and de Forest at
as native plant garden
separation from Santa Barbara Museum and renaming of
Blaksley Library. See Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Blanchan, Neltje (also Blanchdon or Blanchen)
Bird neighbors
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Birds that hunt and are hunted: life histories of one hundred and seventy birds of prey, game birds and water-fowls
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Nature's Garden
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
with prints in color
in Sweeney's office
Bland, Mrs.
on correspondence from Leclerq
on DO negatives at Reef Point
negatives given to Sweeney to return to IMS by
taking over for Miss Mason at DO
Blandale, Walter G.
The Cultivated Species of Primula
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
bleeding hearts, in bloom
bleeding hearts for ironwork in quatrefoil gate south end of terrace D
Blenheim Palace, Oxfordshire (Green)
received by MxF Memorial Library
blind people
achievements of
DO concerts and
Garden of Fragrance for
in Brighton, England, article on
in Brooklyn, New York
design sent to Radcliffe College of
DO paid RP's bill for design of
Garden Club of America Bulletin article on
general plan and section for, sent to MB
to go in old Frame Yard
of herbs, in Egypt, Massachusetts
as inactive RH project
Lady Rowan's research in England for
in Lafayette Park, Los Angeles
MB hoping RP has told BF of
RP design for
RP interest in
Bliss, Anna Dorinda Blaksley
death of
inscription honoring memory of
SBBG and
Bliss, Leslie E.
Bliss, Mildred. See also Bliss, Mildred and Robert; Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Annie's (DO staff) health and
sorry for
visited in hospital by
BF Agent accounts in name of
BF not coming to DO in spring 1946
JT on both he and BF telling MB of
who to tell MB of?
BF on Sweeney's readiness as guide and educator to
BF relationship with
BF grateful to visit in Boston by
BF gratitude for depth of friendship of
BF gratitude for Director's House visit by
BF gratitude for telephone call from
BF gratitude to MB for so many hours of common work
BF noting "uniting section" between
BF on first meeting of
car to fetch BF at the El Encanto and
Christmas letter to
on handwritten notes from BF
telephone talk with BF
thanks to BF for improvements from oaks to upholstery
BF travel plans for
BF's death and subsequent tribute in A.S.L.A. quarterly
BF's landscape plans and drawings of DO and
BF on value, preservation, and use of
gratitude for including correspondence in transfer to DO of
on importance of
Bryce and, prodding to respond to BF's letters
Bryce's dogs transferred to
Byzantine scholars visiting DO and
Catalogue House and
on color photographs for
on DO transfer to Harvard and Sweeney's display work on
enthusiasm for Sweeney's work on
funding Sweeney's print-hunting in New York for
cholera inoculation for
mostly over reaction to
reaction to
on Christmas at DO
Christmas check for Sweeney by
Dickinson room in Houghton Library and
asked for assistance with
asking permission for public acknowledgement of her support for
carpeting samples sent to
Jackson grateful suggestions on
not wishing her name to be emphasized in connection with
offering funding of extra expenses for
opinion on table from ED's house needed by
photographs of model sent to
ransacking her house and
when in Boston for meeting on?
DO chronology and
DO gardens and
on BF and Thacher DO meeting Jan. 17
BF on loose ends and organizing during absence of
BF on making a garden where no garden was
BF on postwar garden refurbishment and
BF praise for design ideas of
discussing summer 1937 DO garden notes with
excitement about BF proposed box-garden scheme
on gardens of fragrance for the blind
on greenhouse closing
on greenhouse cost sharing with Harvard
Hopkins seeking approval for Camellia Garden installation from
on landscape work unfinished prior to DO transfer to Harvard
Museum cortile preliminary sketches forwarded to
open garden day for Girl Scouts and
plant identification need of
RH potential conference with
RH urgent need to discuss drawings with
separate account to be kept of DO work done by
would like BF letter on issues of in Calif. and not wait for return to DO by
DO grounds policy report (1941) and
approval of
report to stand as written
sent for approval to
tentative
DO Park Committee and
DO Park planting plan for
English garden tour by
with Mrs. Moore
fibula featured in Magazine of Art
Friends of Huntington Library and
on garden club talks and depth of detail in
Garden Library and
asked Mr. Russell to pay RP for cool house plans for
book sent to Garden Center from BF by way of
funding for reference prints and books by
funding start of
on garden books collection
on space for
garden plan from a church sent to BF
gifts by
of ‘clip' to RP for Christmas
of blue and mauve bud vases for Farrands
of cruet and flower glasses to BF
of Emperor Charles V book to BF
of eucalyptus trees' painting to Sweeney
of Parkyn's 1797 aquatint of Mount Vernon
of photostats of rare letters to Library of Congress
to Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
of scented pillow to BF
of vases for Farrand's 25th anniversary
gifts to
of Cypripedium
on orchids from Farrands as gift to DO
of ostrich fan and silver wedding bowls
gifts to SBBG endowment by
Lassiter on
in nick of time
satisfaction after
on structuring of
Thorne's enthusiasm for
trustees' acceptance of
wiseness of
on historic tablet
preferred position for
Hopkins to introduce Helen Van Pelt Wilson to
in hospital
BF trusts not too vexatious
fatigue mostly
illness of
BF distressed about
catching up on her correspondence after
cricked elbow
due to overdoing and underresting
get well wishes from BF to
must not use one foot
severe flu and headcold
sprained ankle
in winter
illness preventing communication with Calif. friends
and anything JT can do to allow visit to Calif. by?
asking JT regarding, after no word from
yes to SBBG questions during
Jellicoe on IFLA-sponsored school at Beloeil and funding for
JT on need for rest by
on JT's schedule not his own
leaving DO, emotion on
letterhead designs transmitted to
Liszt letters offered for sale to
London flower book exhibition catalogue of
MB would love to have
returned to MB
should BF return to?
MC Jones's gratitude for birthday wishes from
MxF's death and
BF's need to be alone after
BF's need to hear from
letters to BF and Clementine after
new advisors for, BF on wise choices in
new book and
new houselet in Washington for
New Year's greetings to
Pacific states version of Rehder's Manual of cultivated trees and shrubs and
idea of appeals to
Patterson meeting with JT and BF as potential successor to BF, suggested mention of
photograph of portrait in south corner of drawing room of
photographs for DO staff of
BF prods for
BF suggests
photographs of tennis court parterre progress and
planting record book and
reading pre-final copy of
rereading option, Sweeney to find out about
review of face copies by
postcard choices of
and negatives for
on rare book auctions
Reef Point disposition and
RP grateful to salvage attempt by
RP on no obligations for
Reef Point visit by
invitation for late June 1950
now part of her inner consciousness
regrets
remembrance of Feb. 22 for
‘memories in safe keeping'
BF attempted Feb. 21 message on date both remember
BF will never forget
BF's cold preventing them talking on
MB tried telephoning, but BF had cold
moonlight and
Oakdom scholarship healing necessary end of Reef Point
twenty years of affection and memories enfold
when MB and BF in Santa Barbara
return to DO smoothed by JT
review of Landscape Architecture article?
draft sent for approval to
JT sent article to
RH application for New York landscape architect license and
Riggs National Bank unsure whether Mrs. RWB is same as
Rouault's letter to M. Dayot and
Santa Barbara friends of, deaths of
Santa Barbara visit by
BF's instructions for
BF's love to follow
scheduling. See also Farrand, Beatrix, scheduling
1937, BF checking on
1937, BF late Oct. visit at DO with
1937, late spring DO visit with
1937, postponing winter trip to DO and
1937, telegram on date expecting BF at DO
1937, telegram to BF on her arrival time
1938, BF on difficulties of trying to meet face to face with
1938, telegram regretting BF too tired for quick DO trip
1939, late June visit of BF to DO and
1941, BF visit to Casa Dorinda
1942, DO Park Committee and
1942, June and July 1942
1942, late June visit at DO with RH
1942, May at DO with BF and
1942, no trip East planned in next month or two by
1942, RH delivery of historic tablet dummy in DC to
1943, BF on Santa Barbara visit by
1944, May at DO with BF and
1951, North Vista base for clay modelling and
1954, Jan. 1954 Astoria visit to gate construction site
1954, Oct. or Nov. 1954 to discuss Arbor Terrace paving and balustrades
1957, Myers on Fall dates for book conservation
1957, Myers on May date for book conservation
1957, Myers on Oct. date for book conservation
Sept. 1942 greetings to DO gardeners
sorting family memorabilia, staff making excuses to avoid
suggestions of, in letter to BF
BF leaving for Reef Point and
telegraphed announcement of
Sweeney avoiding speaking with, after postwar European trip by
on Sweeney's continuing work at DO after transition
on Sweeney's garden presentations, as reported to BF by
on Sweeney's tasks in New York
telegram greetings to Maxtrix
telegram on timetable for responding to BF letter
travel by
to France and Italy
postwar European trip
sailing to France due to Schellings' illnesses
typhus inoculation for, reaction over
World War II and
defense classes and air raid examination for
defense work and precautions by
energy of
Sweeney's vision of war effort in Santa Barbara by
Bliss, Mildred and Robert (Milrob). See also 28th Street house, Blisses'; Casa Dorinda
Bar Harbor fire news cabled to
BF aging and missing visiting with
BF on her medicos telling her to slow down and
BF reminder of Arboretum memberships
BF seeking news of
BF thanks for photograph of
BF's thoughts of retirement and
budget for DO Park and
bulbs for
1944 invoice
Bryce may be bypassing BF's Agent account for
daffodils ordered for DO and
DO growing daffodils for
hyacinths for forcing for
JT approval of
California trip in summer 1946 by
departure date for
SBBG Director's House and
Christmas greeting to
communications gaps of
dinner invitation to
discussing DO Garden Center with legal advisers of
DO conveyed to Harvard by
Downey gratitude for Christmas present from
Dvornik gratitude for Byzantine Symposia
Dvornik in London and, schedule preventing visit with
Dvornik missing DO and
Europe and Middle East trip in fall 1947
providing inspiration and happiness for
return from, concerns for
gifts by
of $250 to MxF's memorial at Reef Point Gardens
of DO to Harvard, Lowell's discussions on
to Dvornik for Christmas
of lamps to St. John the Baptist Russian Church
to Michigan Telephone Exchange operators
of Pavillon Colombe pictures to BF
of The Index of Design to RP
greenhouses and
Hale memorial flowers and
invitation to 1952 Symposium at DO for
Landscape Architecture article on DO?
approval by Harvard and?
draft sent for approval to
loyalty and generosity of (as employers)
MxF invitation to San Marino, Calif. by
negatives of DO photographs and
Readers Card for Reef Point Gardens of
Reef Point visit by
agenda for
benefit to MB of
BF agrees to MB's agenda for
BF concerns regarding
BF on what to be expected during
BF's thanks for
as delight for MB
food choices for
good to hear Sweeney say MB was pleased with
July dates for
June dates for
MB's telegram more or less gibberish on
must postpone
patience with old lady needed for
probable telegraphic misprint about?
pullman full, must postpone
RB's unexpected duties and
reset for July 19
Sweeney's book lists and
RH condolences to, on death of RB's brother
Ross asking for suggestions for finding salaried position to continue his research
Ross on imperial couple and Mother of God on Byzantine ring and
seem over-tired, BF seeking news of
vacation in Calif., Mrs. Warren's operation and
wedding anniversary
50th, Ross on privilege of celebrating
BF thoughts with them on
BF tribute to
greetings regarding
party for (April 23rd)
during winter of 1942-43
BF to order plants for
Bryce growing plants at DO for
decision yet on where will reside for?
JT approval of growing plants for
JT to look at houses for
Bliss, Robert. See also Bliss, Mildred; Bliss, Mildred and Robert
authorizing cutting of various tablets by
birthday greetings to
brief October stop at DO by
brother's death, RH condolences on
on Bryce taking over after Gray's death
car crash and
condolences on
at Casa Dorinda, relaxation for
on Committee for Dumbarton Oaks Park
dedication of Schelling's bust at Carnegie Hall and
DO chronology and
on DO Park used as "Kew Garden", BF on acreage and topography for
as DORL Executive Committee member
energy of
to France and Italy
Friends of Huntington Library and
gift to SBBG by
on historic tablet
illness of
annual cold
in the ‘repair shop,' BF sympathy on
back trouble
BF concerns for MB's anxiety over
BF on
distress about
Farrands' visit and
heavy cold threat averted by
improvement of
JT concern for
more medical examinations for
as perfect patient
phlebitis
resident amoeba
similarities to MxF's illness
steady improvement in
traveling and
on light in tree to illuminate Museum court
MxF's gratitude for condolences on his brother's death from
New England travel plans of MB and
Phillips on retirement of
photographs for DO staff of
BF prods for
BF suggests
Reef Point visit and
return to DO smoothed by JT
storm water sewer line "D" through DO Park and
surgery for
recovery from
sliding hernia
successful
upcoming, BF's heart with
Sweeney as substitute secretary for
thanks for various good deeds by
travel arrangements for BF by
to DO
to DO and home
Valley Club, Montecito, membership for Farrands and
visa inquiry for colleague's daughter in England
in Washington for State Dept. work
Bloch, Camille (Paris bookseller used by BF)
Bloch, Maurice
Blomfield, Reginald Theodore, Sir
The formal garden in England (with Thomas)
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XX (good)
in Sweeney's office
Blondel, Jacques-François
De la distribution des maisons de plaisance, et de la decoration des edifices en general. Par Jacques-François Blondel. Ouvrage enrichi de cent soixante planches en taille-douce, gravées par l'auteur …
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XXX (excellent)
in Mrs. Clark's custody
Blossfeldt, Karl
Urformen der Kunst. Photographische Pflanzenbilder
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Blount, Henry Fitch
as former owner of DO?
on historic tablet
Blount, Walter, Mrs.
blueprints
for Arbor Terrace
for Ellipse
for loggia
for Swimming Pool area
west wall
for terrace C
retaining wall
for terrace D
retaining wall
for terrace E
arbor
retaining wall
bluestone. See also flagging and flag stones
for North Vista
end of, RH outline of estimates for work on
Steinbraker's estimate for
path north of Museum of
Blum (Julius), Inc. (bronze supplier)
Blunt, Wilfrid
The Art of Botanical Illustration
BF recommends DO buy
received at DO
received by MxF Memorial Library
sent to DO from Reef Point
Willgoose knows MB wants
Flower Books and their Illustrators, An Exhibition Arranged for the National Book League
received by MxF Memorial Library
Board of Commissioners, Huron-Clinton Metropolitan Authority
The Fourth Biennial Report of the Board of Commissioners as of December 31, 1949
received by MxF Memorial Library
Bobbink & Atkins
account to Harvard of payment to
invoice
roses from
availability/prices of
for early March delivery for
hybrid teas available
as major cost in 1944
orders for
prices needed for
that Conard-Pyle can't supply
Bobbink, Lambertus
single rose seedlings for Reef Point Gardens from
Böckler, Georg Andreas
Architectura curiosa nova…
marked X (fair)
Myers's estimate for restoration of
notes on Myers's repairs for
received at DO
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
sending to DO
Bocklern. See Böckler, Georg Andreas
Boconnia japonica
to be sown summer of 1922
Bodley Bookshop
check sent to pay MB account
Body, William
pamphlet on continuing needs for SBBG and
took no compensation for preparing SBBG financial reports
Boehemeria cylindrica
P. H. No. 49
in whirligig display at Catalogue House Oct. 4, 1941
Bogue, James W.
Monumental Sculpture
marked X (fair)
Bohenia
at Casa Dorinda
Boidart, Pierre
Traité de la composition et de l'ornement des jardins: avec cent soixante-huit planches, représentant, en plus de six cents figures, des plans de jardins, des fabriques propres à leur décoration, et des machines pour élever les eaux
of less importance but worthwhile
marked X (fair)
received at DO
Shillaber to collate
Boigelin, Count de, from Paris
marriage belt of
Boit, Louise
Boles, Charlotte B.
Bolgiano, C. Alfred, Mr. and Mrs.
Bollingen Foundation
grant for Ross's Byzantine enamel book by
proposal on Ross catalogue of DO museum objects to
Bolton, Arthur T.
The gardens of Italy, with historical and descriptive notes (Phillips) edited by
Feb. 1949 list
Sweeney's 1948 research on
Boltonia adterioides
as perennial seeds for MB
Boltonia latisquama
to be sown summer of 1922
P. H. No. 50
Bolus, Harriet Margaret Louisa
A book of South African flowers (with Barclay and Steer)
marked XX (good)
Bond, W. H.
on landscape architecture bibliographies
Bonnier, Gaston
Name this flower: a simple way of finding out the names of common plants without previous knowledge of botany…
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
book, on DO gardens. See booklet, descriptive, of DO; planting record book
A Book About Roses (Hole)
BF on usefulness for Sweeney of
BF recommends DO buy
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered by BF from Mass. Hort. Library
Sweeney to check DO holdings for
book box or lead book shelf. See lead bookcase
The book of annuals (Hottes)
BF recommends DO buy
in Sweeney's office
The Book of birds (Henshaw)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
The Book of Bulbs (Rockwell)
June 1949 list
marked X (fair)
ordered from Fiedler
The Book of Bulbs
received from MacMillans
Book of garden plants (Hamblin)
marked XX (good)
The Book of Grasses (Francis)
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
The book of perennials (Hottes)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
The book of shrubs (Gordon)
marked X (fair)
The book of shrubs (Hottes)
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered from Fiedler
A book of South African flowers (Barclay, Bolus, and Steer)
marked XX (good)
A book of sundial mottoes (Hyatt)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
The Book of sun-dials (Gatty)
June 1949 list
marked X (fair)
marked XX (good)
The book of sundials and their mottoes (Foulis)
marked X (fair)
A book of the country and the garden (Batson)
received by MxF Memorial Library
The book of the daffodil (Bourne)
marked X (fair)
The Book of the Peony (Harding)
BF recommends DO buy
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered by BF from Mass. Hort. Library
with prints in color
The Book of the Rose (Taylor)
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
The book of the scented garden (Burbidge)
marked X (fair)
The Book of the Tree (Mase)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
The Book of the Tulip
no copy worth adding to Sweeney's collection of
The book of trees (Hottes)
received from Fiedler
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
A book of wayside fruits and wild flowers (McKenny and Johnston)
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
The book of wild flowers for young people (Mathews)
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered
ordered from Argosy
with prints in color
received from Argosy
book restoration. See Myers, Fleda S.
bookbinders
Filliatre seeking work at DO as
name of MB's, sent to A. A. Friend
Ruzicka, Joseph "Craftstyle", invoice from
booklet, descriptive, of DO. See also leaflets, educational
for garden visitors
to be made ready for Spring opening
BF agrees but who is to do it?
BF inquiry on progress with
BF on space allotments for
JT asking BF to write and develop
JT has no news of
JT of goal for
MB approves dummy for
MB had no time to consider
Reef Point Gardens' booklet as model for
RP and Sweeney to start on
RP on responsibilities for
sent to BF in Calif.
separate from booklet on DO House
Sweeney on need for
Sweeney on talk of
unlikely to be ready in near future
Landscape Architecture article reprint as
to be sold at DO
BF thanks for copies of
scholarly, JT asking BF to write and develop
books, rare. See also Founder's Room; Garden Library
already owned by DO, BF needs list of
request for
resulting list
to be moved from Clark's office to Underworld
BF's list of, sent to Sweeney
for MB's consideration
returning to Stover
from Bliss collection added to Sweeney's reference books
booksellers playing Mrs. Roy Hunt off MB for
at DO, MB questions for JT on
DO Garden Library room for
restoration of. See also Myers, Fleda S.
insurance coverage during
Sweeney lists of
Sweeney no longer working with
Sweeney's list checked by Mrs. Clark
books, reference. See also Catalogue House, Library; Garden Library
additions to
any more Sweeney would like to have?
from England
how to make them available
Sweeney wanting to discuss with BF
titles of
Agent account for purchase of
deposit of $50 to
MB adding $50 to
to be purchased by BF for Sweeney
BF cuts all ties with purchases of
BF discretion on titles for
budget 1944-45 for
$75/$25 explanation for
balance in
Beatrix Farrand, Agent account and
MB needing clarification on
orders to go out for
separate accounting for
sources for $125 for
for Catalogue House displays
foreign, sources for
funding for acquisition of
balance remaining
BF Agent account in MB's name for
by MB
by MB, $50 added to B.F. Agent account for
need for?
what is balance left for?
for garden visitors
inexpensive, Harvard to buy
lists marked by BF as fair, good, or valuable
lists typed and sent to BF by
order
petty cash for Sweeney purchase of
to be added to
on plants and their origins?
recommended by N.Y. Botanical Garden librarian
for Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
Stover on finding and ordering of
suggestions for
to support Sweeney-guided garden tours
installed on shelves in Sweeney's office
what titles does Sweeney need?
titles sent to Sweeney from BF for
Underworld office for
card index of Garden books moved into
file drawer measurements for
mould covering in
renovations to
unnecessary Sweeney return to Washington to make lists of
BF and IMS feeling guilty on Sweeney return to Washington for
booksellers. See also Quaritch (Bernard) Ltd.; Staack, F. & George; Traylen, Charles W.
Argosy Book Shop
book order sent to
Studies in Gardening (Clutton-Brock) ordered from
Sweeney on receipt of copy of order sent to
Sweeney on titles received from
L'Art Ancien S.A. Zurich
Bain (James) Limited
order for
titles received at DO from
titles received at Reef Point and sent to DO
Batsford (B. T.) Ltd.
Berés, Pierre
Blackwell (B. H.) Ltd.
Jekyll books not received from
offering Gardens of China
Blackwell (B. H.) Ltd., Dulau's Dept. of
book order sent to
books ordered but not received from
nothing of note in
Sweeney on receipt of shipment from
Bodley Bookshop
Chronica Botanica Co.
books ordered from
wooden box from, hard to open
Dawson's Book Shop
Dunthorne, Gordon
Eberlein, Harold Donaldson
Edwards, H. W.
Fiedler, Henry George
Fletcher, Ifan Kyrle
Frauendorfer, Alfred
Goldschmidt, Lucien
Goldschmidt, Mr.
Goodspeeds Book Shop, Inc.
Graves, Arthur
Gregory, K.
horticulture and design books offered by
titles ordered from
titles received at DO from
Vanvitelli's Dichiarazione bought from
The wild garden (Robinson) not received from
Helburn, William
King, Rafael
Kramer, Miss
Lundberg, Eric
Lundberg, Ernest
Lundgren, Eric
Martinus Nijhoff
Nijhoff, Wouter
Picard, A. & J.
Rainbird (George) Ltd
Rauch, Nicolas
catalogue annotated and returned to MB
catalogue of, received at DO
catalogue of, sent to BF
catalogue returned to Willgoose
Erlustierende Augenweide (Diesel) already sold by
MB grateful to Goff for sending page from catalogue of
Rodale Books Incorporated
Rosenthal (Bernard M.), Inc.
MB avoids the Steerbeck, but asks about the Gerard Herbal
MB inspects and buys two books from
MB refuses offer of Byzantine early and first editions from
sending Parke-Bernet Galleries auction catalog to MB
Vanvitelli's Dichiarazione asked for
Vanvitelli's Dichiarazione bought from
Vanvitelli's Dichiarazione offered by
Rosenthal (Ludwig) Antiquariaat
Shapiro, S. R.
Swiss, types of books MB should inquire about availability from
The Rosenbach Company
Thorp, Thomas
Tiranti, John
used by BF, with addresses
Whyte
Woodburn, Elizabeth
Zeitlin & Ver Brugge Booksellers
Boötes chair
aluminum inserts for
clarifying changes for
design prudence of wood panels in
borogroves
BF notes on no suggestions for placement of
Bosquet
fountain, photograph of, for postcard
pool in, RH adaptation to Rose Garden of
seat
under construction
Lank promised for Aug. 31
RH asking Lank to put aside work on
Boston Flower Show
acacias acquired at
Boston Museum of Fine Arts
evaluation of DO gold medallion by
Boston Safe Deposit and Trust
as potential trustee for Reef Point endowment
The Botanic Garden (Maund)
marked XX (good)
The botanical magazine, or, Flower-garden displayed (Curtis)
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Mrs. Clark's custody
offered by Quaritch in London
with prints in color
Vols. 1 to 18, received by MxF Memorial Library
Botanicum Historicum (Jaquin)
botanists, BF on disinterest in cultivated plants by
The botanist's repository: for new and rare plants (Andrews)
analysis of plates missing from LC copy of
MB seeking replacement copy for Library of Congress
botany
BF suggests Sweeney study
Botany and Gardening (book) catalogue
sent to MB by Greely
Botany for gardeners (Faulkner)
received by MxF Memorial Library
Botany for young people and common schools: how plants grow (Gray)
received by MxF Memorial Library
botany teachers
BF inquiry on role at DO gardens for
BF open to meeting with, if useful
Boteler, Basil D., Mrs.
Botinelli, Steve (stonecutter)
bottlebrush buckeye
at Dumbarton Oaks
east along walk between R St. wall and 31st St. entrance, p.19
East Lawn
East Lawn, Lovers' Lane to Wilderness
Lovers' Lane to Wilderness
Bottomley, Myrl Elijah
The design of small properties; a book for the home-owner in city and country
Sweeney's 1948 research on
Bouchard-Huzard, Louis
Traité des constructions rurales et de leur disposition, ou des maisons d'habitation à l'usage des cultivateurs: des logements pour les animaux domestiques, écuries, étables, bergeries, porcheries, chenils, poulaillers, etc.
BF recommends DO buy
boudoir cabinet, BF notes on no suggestions for base of
Boulanger, Nadia
concert at DO with
Markevitch to miss
concert planned featuring
leaving on night train
visiting Hope Ranch near Santa Barbara
Bourgogne, France
Focillon father and son exhibition of Nov. 1955 in
Bourne, Eugene
The book of the daffodil
marked X (fair)
Bower, Frederick O.
A Century of Botany: 1855-1935
Bowers, Clement Gray
Rhododendrons and azaleas; their origins, cultivation and development
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
marked XXX and owned by Arnold Arboretum
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
suggested for DO
Bowles, Edward Augustus
A handbook of Crocus and Colchicum for gardeners
June 1949 list
marked XX (good)
received from Gregory
A handbook of Narcissus
marked XX (good)
Bowles, Eva H. (Mrs. Oliver)
DO visit by Women's Auxiliary of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers, refused
Bowling Green or Bowling Alley
chains between piers of
fountain, terra cotta vases could be placed at
gravel, to be discussed at DO visit with MB
Lank to submit estimate for lattice at
lattice fence around, long-term garden policy on
photos of, loaned to RH
box bushes or boxwood. See also under Buxus
on Beech Terrace, overgrown
Bryce has buyer for
sale has gone through for
should be changed in spring 1946
should be moved and replanted
where should it go and how replaced?
for Byzantine Garden
on cedar terrace, to be used elsewhere
declining on North Vista, wall to replace
Ellipse
long-term care plan for
not to be replaced until after Bryce's vacation
at front door
are dying
urns by, submerged in background of
haystack, ailing, suggest removal and replant with roses
on the Knoll, MB approves BF's proposed scheme for
nursery for starting replacements for
at Orangery south side, has been changed
oversize, BF on selling of
in Quarters nursery, Bryce on quantity of
in rose garden, should be moved
will be expensive
on Rose Terrace, to be replaced
small, in nursery, p.25
small, near wall of upper vegetable garden
tall American, removed from North Vista
Box Ellipse. See also Ellipse
Berrall survey, 1924 of hedge line for
BF first report to Harvard on DO grounds policy and
cement and gravel for paths to
central pool before Provencal fountain
cost of planting at seat east of
plan of Box Garden
plantings, p.40
Box Terrace. See also Terrace B; Urn Terrace
BF on no drawings for top rail of bench for
Coles has drawings for center circle
creepers overgrown and encumber view from
finials for
mock-up
gravel changed to darker color
in progress
location of finial on pier
paving
to be completed before Symposium
brick walk
drawings completed for
Mexican beach pebbles for center of
no time for as yet
plans being sent
plans of
RH advising MB to accept Hughes estimate for
underway
piers for
plans of
brick paving at tablet
laurel garland design in Mexican beach pebbles
limestone paving at center
seat at south end of
dimensions for
little stones spread under
shrub boxes, Lank's construction of
steps from Rose Garden to and to Beech Terrace from
McLeod & Romborg Stone Co. proposal for
tablet
Coles having trouble locating limestone for
drawings of
sketches for moulded edge for MB's review
urn in, photograph of
for Landscape Architecture article
for postcard
walls for
Box Walk
closing tennis court entrance to
Bryce and
Bryce perhaps underestimating work for
MB on
as work in progress
near destruction of, fortunate accident and
path between herbaceous border and
photograph of, for postcard
plantings along, p.42
plantings on Goat Walk from Wisteria Arbor to, p.45
plantings on walk between cutting garden and, p.40
plantings to be simplified during World War II in
topographical maps for
willow replacement on northwest side of
boxelder (or Acer)
between greenhouse side door and road, p.38
boxwood. See box bushes or boxwood; under Buxus
Boxwood gardens, old and new (Lewis)
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered from Gregory
received at DO
Boy Scouts
American Merchant Marine Library Association and
ask Sweeney to contact?
contact with, JT progress on
long-term plan for use of DO grounds by
Boyce Thompson Institute, Yonkers, New York
Boyceau. See La Barauderie, Jacques Boyceau de
Boyceaux, Jacques. See La Barauderie, Jacques Boyceau de
Boyd, Annaria
papers for book restorations available from
Boyd, Lizzie Edmunds
England, her people and her gardens
received by MxF Memorial Library
Boyhan (no first name), to paint coats of arms
Boyle, Eleanor Vere
Days and hours in a garden
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered from Dulau
Garden Colour: Spring, Summer, Autumn, Winter (with Earle, Gibbs, Kingsley, and Waterfield)
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered from Fiedler
with prints in color
received from Fiedler
A Garden of Pleasure
ordered from Dulau
Rosa rosarum ex horto poetarum
marked XX (good)
Seven Gardens and a Palace
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered from Dulau
Sept. 1948
Boyle, Irene
E. Lindsay's death and
Elizabeth Lindsay's surgery and
on Mrs. Cameron's death
Boy's Love
for British scented garden for the blind
Brabantia illustrate sive castella & praetoria nobilium Brabantiae (Le Roy)
marked XXX (excellent)
Bradley, H.L., print of rocaille motif
Braille
for British scented gardens for the blind
Brainerd, Ezra
Violets of North America
BF ordering of
ordered from Lundberg
Sweeney wants BF opinion on
Branson Cutting Lecture
Brasher bird collection, MB on qualities of
brass
for North Vista toprail, some difficulty in getting
Brassica alba
Ann. No. 10
Brassica napus
Ann. No. 11
Brassica rapa
Bi. No. 3-3A (Common turnip) two prints
Brassica sinapistrum
Ann. No. 12
Breck (Joseph) & Sons
account to Harvard of payment to
rose order
for early March delivery
roses available from
seeds invoice
1943, Cynglossum amabile Fairy Blue
1943, unnamed flowers
1944, unnamed flowers
seeds order
1942
1943
1944
Breck (matter)
to BF for your information
BF to go into and over
Brehme, Hugo
Picturesque Mexico
marked X (fair)
Breitschneider, Emil
History of European Botanical discoveries in China
Brendel, Frederick
Historical sketch of the science of Botany in North America from 1635-1840-1848
Bretagne Augustin, F. Pierre
Rejouissances et fétes magnifiques qui se sont faites en Baviere l'an 1722…
collated at Harvard
June 1949 list
Shillaber collation not yet received at DO
Shillaber collation received at DO
Shillaber to collate
Brewer-Watson Flora of California, at Gray Herbarium, Harvard
brick, old and mossy, recipe for making
brick walk
for Box Terrace
daffodil order for near
brick walls
at northwest corner of house, plantings on
pattern choices for MB
brickwork
in Swimming Pool and Loggia
The Bride (magnolia)
Bryce must prune severely
Bryce on pruning of
MB on pruning of
opening east gate to public and
JT and Bryce discussing
present position of, as perfectly chosen
scillas blooming under
small, to replace East Lawn cedar of Lebanon?
MB on idea of
potential for
Sweeney on springing to life of
bridge
in DO Park, stone seat looking north for
photograph of, for postcard
Bridgwater, Derek
A History of Cast Iron in Architecture (with Gloag)
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
Bright, Henry Arthur
A Year in a Lancashire garden
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
Sept. 1948
Brioschi, Othmar
Villa d'Este in Tivioli
marked X (fair)
Brissac. See Cossé Brissac, Philippe de
Britannia Illustrata (Kip, 1709-16)
in DO Garden Library
British Colour Council
Horticultural colour chart
checking if Sweeney already has copy of
DO does not have
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
British embassy, Sipporell photographs of
The British Flora (Thornton)
BF approves and is sending to DO
BF wants to see before placing order for
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
MB got for reasonable price
MB grateful for trouble BF is taking in sending
MB on acquisition of
received at DO
The British flower garden (Sweet)
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
British Grasses and Sedges (Pratt)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
The British Heritage (Pennington, et al.)
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
British Institute of Landscape Architects
British Museum
bronze lamp in DO collection similar to same in
miniature of St. Luke reading by glass lamp in
Britton, John
No. 665 in Staack catalogue
BF recommends DO buy
sent to DO from Staack
The history and description, with graphic illustrations, of Cassiobury Park, Hertfordshire: the seat of the Earl of Essex
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
MB selection of
received from Staack
Britton, Nathaniel Lord
The Cactaceae; descriptions and illustrations of plants of the cactus family (with Rose)
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions from Newfoundland to the parallel of the southern boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean westward to the 102d meridian (with Brown)
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
marked XXX, owned by DO and Arnold Arboretum
suggested for DO
in Sweeney's office
North American trees…
received by MxF Memorial Library
Britton, W. E.
Plant pests in Connecticut
marked X (fair)
brochures. See booklet, descriptive, of DO
Brodeur. See Vallet, Pierre
Brodiaea at SBBG, estimates for planting
Brodie, Mr., MB on willingness to work for SBBG of
Bronson, Wilfred S.
The Grasshopper Book
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
bronze
for arbor, estimates in preparation for
lamp in DO collection, only similar is in British Museum
for North Vista toprail, some difficulty in getting
objects in DO museum of
bronze boxes in the safe at DO, MB questions for JT on
brook
and dell, photograph of, for postcard
and falls, photograph of, for postcard
plan to mark trees for thinning alongside
widening and damming of
Brooke, F. H., Mrs.
Brooke, Frederick
BF on discussing plans before asking for drawings by
Landscape Architecture article on DO and
Loggia design
MB asks for grading plans from
MB dissatisfied with iron railing plans by
Brooklyn, New York, garden for the blind opened in
Brooklyn Botanical Garden
BF arranging Van Rensselaer visit to
Blisses invited to
book list of
daffodils for National Gallery may be donated to
Brookside's symposium just ended, stimulating arrangements proposed for next year
Brotherton, Robert P.
Old-time gardening: plants introduced in 17th century in alphabetical order
marked XX (good)
Brouerius van Nidek, Matthaeus
Het zegenpralent Kennemerlant, vertoont in veele heerelyke gezichten
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
marked XXX (excellent)
suggested for DO
Broun, Maurice
Index to North American ferns: constituting a catalogue of the ferns and fern allies of North America north of Mexico, including all known forms, varieties, and hybrids
in DO Garden Library
June 1949 list
not received by Sweeney
order for
Sweeney on acquiring
Sweeney on receiving
in Sweeney's office
Broussard, J.
Construction & decoration peur jardins
marked X (fair)
Browallia deniosa
plants wanted from Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Browallia speciosa major
seeds order for greenhouse
Brower, A. E.
as advisor to Reef Point Gardens
Alpine and Arctic plants given to Reef Point by
Brown, Addison
An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions from Newfoundland to the parallel of the southern boundary of Virginia, and from the Atlantic Ocean westward to the 102d meridian (with Britton)
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
marked XXX, owned by DO and Arnold Arboretum
suggested for DO
in Sweeney's office
Brown, Glenn (ed.)
European and Japanese Gardens
marked X (fair)
Brown, Harry Philip
Trees of northeastern United States: native and naturalized
Sweeney wants BF opinion on
Sweeney's 1948 research on
Brown, John Mason, Mr. and Mrs.
Brown, Olga (Mrs. Ernest Willis)
Brown, Stewardson
Alpine Flora of the Canadian Rocky Mountains
marked XX (good)
Brown, T. Janney, Mrs.
Brown, William Adams, Mrs.
Browne, Thomas, Sir
Hydriotaphia and The garden of Cyrus
marked X (fair)
Browning, Edward, Jr., Mrs.
Reef Point disposition and
Brunelli, Bruno
Ville del Brenta e degli Euganei, marked XXX (excellent)
Brush garden, Williamsburg, Va., plant list
Bryan, Hamilton V.
DO visit by Italian aviators and, refused
Bryan, John S. and Mary
opening of DO research library and museum and
Bryan garden, Williamsburg, Va., plant list
Bryant, Mrs.
BF on new arrangement for
Santa Ana Botanic Garden and
Bryce, James
as arborist
azalea moving and
could dig up in preparation for
difficulty of wrongly placing with
incorrect botanical names for
JT asks BF's approval of
JT will hold off until BF arrives
regrouping and
azalea-growing by
on bedding plants
heliotrope
lemon verbena
BF and RH suggesting regrading portion of North Vista to
BF in Boston and
grateful for visit by
JT unable to release for meeting with
suggestion to JT on meeting with
wanting to meet with
wiser for him not to travel to
BF not coming to DO and
to be told by JT and BF of
fall 1944, MB to relay to
spring 1946, who to tell?
BF on enthusiasm but limitations of
BF visits to DO and
agenda for June meetings and
April 1941
Aug. 1943
BF asks him to buy train ticket for her
BF lodging with in Sept. 1943
June 1941
Nov. 1945
Oct. 1938
BF's planting record book and
review of face copies by
BF's thank-you's to DO maids, hand-delivery by
on Blisses in Scotland
blooming schedule notes for Sweeney by
budget for
for 1942-43, proposed, and
for 1943-44, repair and replacement in?
for 1944-45, elements in
assured of position at DO for
BF on needs for
BF on status of and plans for
can Sweeney's salary for Nov. be paid from?
on garden staff raises
landscape bills to be sent through BF, Agent by
losing men to defense work and
shifting his to support Sweeney at DO
World War II restrictions and
bulb orders and
BF asking 1947 review by
BF wants review and approval of before placing
on delay in receiving Lawler order
for DO and National Gallery
JT to discuss with
no details sent to BF on
bulb orders for Blisses
on BF consulting MB on winter supply
BF on extras ordered for?
daffodils for DO and
wait until fall on
California vacation for
BF gift and
JT on possibility of
MB and BF funding for
wanting to wait until after war ends
Catalogue House map photograph and
chrysanthemum-blooming abilities of
Clifton hillside path and
MB on widening and construction of
to stake out tentative line for
communications with
BF concern on no word from
BF needs MB's help with responding by
emotional over phone conversation with Blisses
plan for
shrub border order and
through RP, JT on
through RP?
concrete center of the walk by
on copper beech demise
difficulties keeping garden staff of
difficulties with moodiness of
BF and JT to discuss
BF letter on planning for the future and
BF sending long letter to
BF's and RP's guidance of
JT discussion with
JT forwarded BF's letter to
resentful of reduced duties of
response to BF's letter by
RP as supervisor of
short-term vs. long-term requests and
Superintendent's role and
Sweeney on his thoughts for his future
tentative letter for JT's consideration on
tentative letter with JT's revisions on
transmittal to JT of letter on
diseased Green Garden vinca to be replaced with ivy by
DO Park and
gate key being made for
maintenance estimates for
and Nov. meeting on construction at
plantings for
and storm water sewer line "D" through
DO transfer to Harvard and
to be kept on after
and continued work by
on future of DO and
perceived role at DO by
DO visitors and
Chevy Chase Garden Club
Cook, Jane James
Cornell agriculture students
on first open day
Griggs, Laura T.
Japanese gardeners
by N.A.G. branches
Self-Help Exchange benefit tour and
Sweeney's guided tours and support by
dogs sent to Blisses by
on Easter lilies for MB and DO
English Gardener's Chronicle for
as Fire Warden after Pearl Harbor bombing
Goat Trail replacement steps and
Gray's Memorial and
Gray's role assumed by
on great white oak, stubbing of
on Green Garden's great white oak
greenhouses and
on growing plants for Blisses by
heating questionnaire on specific buildings for
heavy workload and work ethic of
and BF concern for health of
easing, brainstorming on reducing and saving health of
easing, JT seeking BF advice on
garden staff and
hemlock transplanting by
herbaceous border and
wall composition
during the war
on JT aid in Kearney's discharge from military
(A.) Kennedy's relationship with
and Easter lilies
Landscape Architecture article on DO and
landscape plans in office of, JT on cataloguing of
on lily varieties at DO
MB on BF's knowledge of people's congregating habits versus knowledge of
on moving trees and shrubs for new sculpture gallery
MxF's resignation from Huntington Library, news of told to
MxF's surgery, may be told of
National Gallery bulb orders and
approximate order thoughts of
daffodils for
on likelihood of
on no word regarding
relief on cancellation of
suggest abandoning
new path to Orangery from South Drive and
North Vista plant procurement by
on orange trees in Orangery
on orchid ‘situation'
on path from front door to Orangery
as planter and grower
planting pocket at NE corner of music room and
on plants to give away
Post War Security Conference at DO and
clean-up after
postcards for DO and. See postcards, picture
post-retirement Washington visit by
Reef Point visit by
excellence of
JT approves if not part of DO budget
planning for
on plea of record book
repeat in 1944?
retirement of
BF asks to give good wishes regarding
BF on
JT on
new occupants for house of
planning a move to Florida after
as upturn for MB
RH visits to DO, lodging with
in Sept. 1942
Root to collaborate with
Royal Horticultural Society dues for
satisfaction and gratitude for raise in pay from Blisses of
seeds orders for hard-to-obtain seeds and
sprained ankle of
on Stewart's prints of DO
stream cleaning in DO Park and
as Superintendent of Buildings, proposed
Sweeney as potential extra hand for
Sweeney receives copy of BF letter to
Sweeney to ask about stock plant differences of
swimming pool usage signs and
tennis court entrance to Box Walk closing and
on The Bride
pruning of
pruning results and
tulip choices by
tulip terrace changed to annuals by
U.S. State Dept. conferences at DO and
vacation for
Beatrix Farrand, Agent account and
in Florida in Feb. with his wife
instructions on the way out of town by
less apprehensive before
postcard order in absence of?
return from Florida after
taken without writing to BF about
vegetable garden at DO for personal use of
concern on overwork due to
pleasure and relaxation from
on vegetable gardens at DO, work required for
Victory Garden demonstrations and
whirligig moving opposed by
and wife
on willow replacement on northwest side of box walk
on World War II precautions at DO
Bryn Mawr Club of Washington
Buchanan, E. H. See Handasyde
Buchnera viscosa
P. H. No. 51
Buc'hoz, Pierre-Joseph
Collection coloriée des plus belles variétés de tulipes: qu'on cultive dans les jardins des fleuristes ou etrennes de flore aux amateurs
BF advises against purchasing
Buddleia
at Casa Dorinda
to be removed
may be removed
on panels below center map
on slope between Superintendent's Cottage and Fellow's Quarters, p.27
in upper kitchen garden (former cutting garden)
varied, S. D. No. 16
Buddleia asiatica
S. D. No. 14
Buddleia davidii
S. D. No. 15
Buddleia davidii magnifica
budget for landscape work at DO
Harvard transition and
any news of arrangements for Sweeney?
BF's terms letter needed for
breakdown of more detail for
Bryce shifting his to support Sweeney
general question on
heating, repair, and incidentals in?
sent to BF
Sweeney salary from Blisses, BF, and DO
what is allocated?
post-World War II
Agent account for replenishment plants and
detail for actual expenses on
elimination of one position in
extra fund for buildings maintenance and
funds insufficient for all of planned North Vista work in
RP to draw up
separating buildings maintenance budget from
unused by BF to be credited to garden use?
during World War II for 1942-43
to be reviewed in April with BF
BF comments on
BF delighted by
gardeners' salaries raised
proposed by JT
during World War II for 1943-44
BF on status of and plans for
discussions on, with BF, PJS, and
Sweeney's reports important for
during World War II for 1944-45
BF appreciative of JT's patience with
BF gift to
JT needing economies in
JT needing July 1-Dec. 31 numbers from BF
JT provided whole budget for BF to read
JT touched by BF gift to
JT unable to let his heart be guide for
overdrawn for seeds and bulbs each year
overrun in last years, need breakdown of what included
planning
as portion of whole budget?
reference books for Garden Guide and
repair and replacement in?
students at DO increased and
The bulb book (Weathers)
marked X (fair)
bulbs. See also specific species of and vendors for
BF account of payment for
for Blisses' 28th Street house
Bryce wanting BF to consult MB on
extras to be ordered for?
JT approval of
wait until fall to consult with
for Catalogue House
controlling orders for
Agent account balance for?
BF and RP will have order ready in June
BF on her discounts vs. Bryce's purchase of
BF understanding of
BF wanting to discuss
Bryce bypassing BF's Agent account for
Bryce on need for ordering
cost savings over year before
funds for, review of
inquiry to Oregon Bulb Farms on orders for
JT on cost savings for
JT on RP's office and
JT to discuss with Bryce
JT wanting to discuss
no details sent to BF on Bryce order for
overrun budget each year for
for spring blooming
Stover untangling DO orders for
for Crabapple Hill/Knoll
to be discussed
for DO greenhouse and garden
bills for
bought in second half of 1944
for DO Park, planting in drifts of
for forcing
BF further describing bills for
BF review for Bryce of order for
on grape arbor path
from Iris Hill to bird walk and steps to cherry hill, p.31
JT covering cost for fall 1941 order
for Mélisande's Allée
at northwest corner of house
spring
in Beech Terrace, p.44
in Beech Terrace, p.46
in the Copse, p.37
on Crabapple Hill, p.42
at Director's house and terrace, p.34
from entrance gate to Terrior Column, right side, p.52
on Goat Walk from Wisteria Arbor to Box Walk, p.45
in herbaceous border, p.40
Hopkins's plan for Ellipse and
on service road to rock wall near Hazel Walk, p.35
on terrace between bird walk and kitchen garden
on terrace between Box Walk and cutting garden
on terrace D, p.49
on terrace E, p.49
in terrace overhanging kitchen garden
in terrace overhanging kitchen garden, p.20
Sweeney's garden talk notes about
between Terrace D and reflecting pool, p.29
Williamsburg Garden and Flower Symposium list of
Bulbs for American Gardens (Wister)
marked X (fair)
ordered from Argosy
ordered from Mass. Hort. Library
Bullard, Sellar
BF urging MB to write to
MB on looking forward to meeting
on "misery in" MB's "eyes"
note to BF on visit with Blisses
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden and
antagonism between Van Rensselaer and
BF relay of MB hope to meet
BF resignation from Board and
BF respect for tact and competence of
on BF's usefulness to
on closing of SBBG in 1950
concerns regarding
elected president of the Board
garden planning and
house plans for Director and
invitation to BF as Consultant by
keen interest as new trustee
as manna sent from on high
MB on Van Rensselaer's resignation and
MB on willingness to work of
on parking lot construction
on purchasing adjacent property for
reordering priorities for
survey of
on Van Rensselaer's improved health
Bullard, Sellar, Mrs.
gift to SBBG for steps from highroad to boulder by
Bulletin of popular information, Morton Arboretum
binders for
early numbers of, sought for Garden Library
as gift to DO
held by Reef Point Garden library
Sweeney on need for
Vol. 18
Vols. 1-17
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
marked XXX (excellent)
Bullitt, Wm. C.
Blisses' letter of introduction for Sessions to
Bundled for Britain
Bundy, McGeorge
Bunyard, Edward A.
Old Garden Roses
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
Sweeney on need for
in Sweeney's office
Burbidge, Frederick William
The book of the scented garden
marked X (fair)
The narcissus: its history and culture with coloured plates and descriptions of all known species and principal varieties
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
offered by Quaritch in London
received from Staack
sent to DO
Burbing, Lillian
Burden, William
asks BF for help with Maine property
MB congratulations on BF as landscape gardener for
Burgess, Mr. (Roof Structures Inc.)
Burghi, Juan
Pajaros Nuestros (poems)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
Burnham-on-Sea, England, scented garden for the blind in
Burnside, H. W., Mrs.
burr oak. See Quercus macrocarpa
Bush-Brown, Louise
Portraits of Philadelphia Gardens
received by MxF Memorial Library
Butcher, Deveraux
Butcher, Mrs., on Mosses with a Hand Lens
Butler, Emily, breakdown of
Butler, Ovid, Mr. and Mrs.
butler, Wharton's
financial strains and
Butler's Cottage, plantings around
Buttercup family, Sweeney welcoming talk references to
Butterflies (Macy and Shepard)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
butterflies, need book on, Stover doesn't know which
Butterflies and red flowers engraving (Merian)
buttonwood
Sweeney's garden talk notes about
Buxus
East Lawn, Lovers' Lane to Wilderness
at entrance steps
Buxus sempervirens
at 1701 32nd St. gate, p.22
from Beech Terrace to Loggia, p.44
BF on moving for sculpture gallery construction of
in Box Ellipse, p.40
on Box Ellipse walk overlooking Catalogue Knoll, p.40
Cockylocky
common box
Cockylocky
Fountain Terrace
Front Lawn
Lovers' Lane Pool
in the Copse, p.37
in corner between Museum south wall and entrance gate, p.17
on Crabapple Hill, p.42
on Crabapple Hill, p.43
at Director's house and terrace, p.33
from DO residence front entrance to Orangery, p.46
east along walk between R St. wall and 31st St. entrance, p.19
East Lawn
from entrance steps west, p.47
as fine-leafed evergreen
in garage court, p.39
from garage court to Ellipse, p.38
at greenhouse and cool house entrances, p.39
between greenhouse side door and road, p.38
from Iris Hill to bird walk and steps to cherry hill, p.31
along kitchen gate path to R St. exit, p.47
in line of possibly shifted service road and
near front door, BF on removal of
near Terrior Column, with Veronica rupestris moss and violets as ground cover, p.52
on North Vista, both sides of lawn, p.39
northwest of Mrs. Clark's cottage, p.26
on path to paint house from Mrs. Clark's path, p. 26
plant listings
East Lawn
Rose Garden
R Street, front of house
for Rose Terrace, BF on
for Rose Terrace, p.41
S. E. No. 8
on slope between Superintendent's Cottage and Fellow's Quarters, p.27
at Superintendent's Cottage, p.29
on terrace B (Urn Terrace), p.35
from terrace D's south gate to Orangery, p.50
from terrace E to orchard steps, p.29
from Terrior Column to entrance gate, right side, p.51
along tunnel to lower road, p.39
Buxus sempervirens suffruticosa
dwarf box
Cockylocky
Front Lawn
Rose Garden
East Lawn
plant listings
R Street
Buxus suffruticosa
in Beech Terrace, p.44
in Beech Terrace, p.46
from Beech Terrace to Loggia, p.44
from Box Ellipse to Box Terrace, p.40
on Box Ellipse walk overlooking Catalogue Knoll, p.40
on Box Walk, p.42
on Crabapple Hill, p.43
at Director's house and terrace, p.34
from DO residence front entrance to Orangery, p.46
east along walk between R St. wall and 31st St. entrance, p.19
from entrance gate to Terrior Column, right side, p.52
from entrance steps west, p.47
as fine-leafed evergreen
on Goat Walk from Wisteria Arbor to Box Walk, p.45
along kitchen gate path to R St. exit, p.47
on Museum Cortile, edging center plot of grass, p.18
at Music Room steps, p.17
near Beech Terrace wall, south side, p.46
in Rose Garden, p.41
for south front of house
on terrace B (Urn Terrace), p.35
on terrace B south of steps, p.34
between Terrace D and reflecting pool, p.29
on terrace D on both sides of south gate, p.50
from terrace D's south gate to Orangery, p.50
Byne, Mildred Stapley and Arthur Byne
Spanish Gardens and Patios
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XX (good)
in Sweeney's office
Byzantine apse
Byzantine ceiling lamp
Byzantine Conferences. See also Symposia at DO
Forsyth gratitude for
scheduled for April 1947
Byzantine enamel
Blisses' funding of Ross trip to Russia for study of
cameos of the XI-XII centuries, Ross on
as great artistic achievement
objects in DO museum
Ross's book on
alert to Blisses about Stoclet family asking about
goal for
outline of
Ross to read first draft at DO Symposium
Russian institutions sending photographs for
Ross's photographs of
of Saint Triphon in San Marco
Byzantine Garden
design with changes for
DO paid RP's bill for
general plan and section for
sent to MB
as inactive RH project
paving materials options for
aggregate concrete, Earley Studio choices for
RH collected samples for
RH wants to discuss with MB
placement of
wall, low, to support mosaic for
Byzantine gems
carved, at Walters Art Gallery
in DO museum
Byzantine glass
cameos, Ross's photographs of
cameos of the XI-XII centuries, Ross on
in DO museum
Byzantine glyptics
Ross on Museum visitors and
Ross on need for book on
Ross plans for book on
Vollenmeir visit to DO and talk of
Byzantine ivory boxes
Ross on Museum visitors and
Byzantine jewelry
Witting discussing Ross book on
Byzantine objects
added to DO collection
Bemberg Silk, MB on envy and
Miss der Nessessian lecture on sculpture at DO
North American census of
Byzantine religious medallions
Ross theories on
Byzantine rings
of Alexander the Great, intaglio on gold
of Cosmos with eagle and monogram
further information on
JT acquisition in Constantinople of
in gold, with Emperor Constantine the Great's image
of imperial couple
of the Patrician Maria
photograph of
Byzantine rooms, opened at Louvre
Byzantine scholarship
curators in Moscow and Leningrad, Ross on usefulness of list of
Downey on Fellowship at DO for
Dvornik as American representative of, in Europe
Dvornik on history of Europe and
Dvornik's contributions to
on enamels in DO collection
international recognition of DO for
Mass said by Dvornik in gratitude for
Ross on Blisses' contributions to
Byzantine silver
in DO museum
Ross on dating of
Ross on study of
Byzantium. See also Constantinople
MB's inoculations for trip to
Byzantium and the Slavs Symposium at DO (April 1952)
agenda for
Dvornik gratitude to Blisses for
invitation to Blisses for