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Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks, July 1, 1943 to December 31, 1943

 
Accession number C3:1943.07.01
Alternative title Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection) July 1, 1943 to December 31, 1943
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
North Vista
Date
1943 - 1944
Work types
correspondence
expense accounts
invoices

Description

Expense report (half-yearly statement) from Beatrix Farrand to Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection listing charges for professional services in the field and in the office; expenses for Ruth Havey's time; traveling and office expenses; and expenses for seeds, bulbs, and roses for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C. Beatrix Farrand indicates that work was completed on the levels, walls, and planting for the North Vista. Consultations and correspondence occurred between Beatrix Farrand and Anne Sweeney, John Thacher, James Bryce, and G. Morris Steinbraker.

"Received payment, Beatrix Farrand, Agent."

Pencil notation of "1942-43" added to the right of: July 6th By check $100 to indicate that the funds were to be used for the years, 1942-1943.

Undated, probably created between 1943-1944.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

expense accounts
administrative reports
fieldwork (research)
walls
planting
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Sweeney, Anne
Thacher, John
Bryce, James
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
bulbs (plants)
Seeds
Flowers
purchasing
records (documents)
letters (correspondence)
Steinbraker, G. Morris
Havey, Ruth, 1899-1980
travel
Railroad travel
Washington (D.C.)
Bar Harbor (Me.)
expenses
transportation
bookkeeping
telegrams
communication (function)
Gardeners' chronicle (London, England : 1841)
Davids & Royston Bulb Co.
Oregon Bulb Farms
Vaughan's Seed Company
Joseph Breck & Sons
Trivett's Tested Seeds Inc.
George Lawler (firm)
American Bulb Company
Wm. J. Jones & Co.
Conard-Pyle Co.
Upton Gardens (Colorado Springs, CO)
Bobbink & Atkins (Nursery)
Blackmore & Langdon
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number C3:1943.07.01
Alternative title Expense report from Beatrix Farrand to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection) July 1, 1943 to December 31, 1943
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
North Vista
Date
1943 - 1944
Work types
correspondence
expense accounts
invoices

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