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Plantings for Mrs. Farrand (1)

 
Accession number H3:PL Plantings for Mrs F-01
Alternative title List of Plant Material at Dumbarton Oaks for Mrs. Farrand
Creator
Garden Area
North Vista
Orangery
Beech Terrace
Urn Terrace
South Side of House
Museum Courtyard
Music Room Terrace
Mélisande's Allée
Herbaceous Border
Cherry Hill
Terrace C
Terrace B
Terrace E
Terrace D
Catalogue House
Crabapple Hill
Dumbarton Oaks Park
32nd Street
Orchard
Kitchen Gardens
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Green Garden
Rose Garden
Service Court
Forsythia Dell
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Entrance Drive
Director's House and Terrace
Box Walk
Ellipse
Plum Walk
Tennis Court
Acorn House
Lilac Circle
Superintendent's Cottage
Date
1937 - 1948
Work types
plant lists

Description

Typed and handwritten plant list describing plants used throughout the gardens, giving Latin names of plants and location in each garden area. Includes 17 pages of notes for garden tour speeches, potential books to purchase, and records of Catalogue House displays.

Date on Catalogue House display records is October 4, 1941. Date range determined based on reference to James Bryce, Superintendent from 1937 to 1948.

Possibly written by Anne Sweeney, based on Catalogue House and garden tour content.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

plants
Seeds
Flowers
trees
bulbs (plants)
groundcover
vegetables
vines
wisteria
lilies
grass (plant material)
wood (plant material)
lawns (landscaped grass)
steps (stair units)
paths
walls
gates
fences
stone (worked rock)
lead (metal)
trellises
arbors
garden furniture
benches (furniture)
greenhouses
books
Arnold Arboretum
plant lists
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.),
Accession number H3:PL Plantings for Mrs F-01
Alternative title List of Plant Material at Dumbarton Oaks for Mrs. Farrand
Creator
Garden Area
North Vista
Orangery
Beech Terrace
Urn Terrace
South Side of House
Museum Courtyard
Music Room Terrace
Mélisande's Allée
Herbaceous Border
Cherry Hill
Terrace C
Terrace B
Terrace E
Terrace D
Catalogue House
Crabapple Hill
Dumbarton Oaks Park
32nd Street
Orchard
Kitchen Gardens
Terrior Column and Enclosure
Green Garden
Rose Garden
Service Court
Forsythia Dell
Swimming Pool and Loggia
Entrance Drive
Director's House and Terrace
Box Walk
Ellipse
Plum Walk
Tennis Court
Acorn House
Lilac Circle
Superintendent's Cottage
Date
1937 - 1948
Work types
plant lists

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