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Beatrix Farrand’s Plant Book for Dumbarton Oaks
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Located in Research / Publications / Books
Beatrix Jones Farrand: Dumbarton Oaks Landscape Gardener
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Located in Research / / 75th Anniversary / Blog
Corliss Knapp Engle
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Oral History Interview with Corliss Knapp Engle (1936–2009), undertaken by Elizabeth Gettinger and Anne Steptoe at the Arnold Arboretum on July 23, 2009. Corliss Engle died on November 26, 2009.
Located in Research / / Historical Records / Oral History Project
Diana Balmori
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Oral History Interview with Diana Balmori, undertaken by Elizabeth Gettinger in Diana Balmori’s office in New York City on July 29, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Diana Balmori was a Senior Fellow of Garden and Landscape Studies between 2005 and 2011.
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Donald E. Smith (Conversation)
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Conversation with Donald Smith, undertaken by Barbara Harrelson and David Keil in the Orangery at Dumbarton Oaks on August 6, 1992. The interviewers’ questions were not audibly recorded. At Dumbarton Oaks, Don Smith was Assistant Superintendent (1952–1974) and Superintendent (1974–1992) of Gardens and Grounds. He died in 2012.
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Donald E. Smith (Interview)
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Interview with Donald E. Smith, undertaken by Philip Page in Don Smith's office and in the gardens at Dumbarton Oaks on several days in July, August, and September, 1992. At Dumbarton Oaks, both Don Smith and Philip Page were Superintendents of Gardens and Grounds. Don Smith was Assistant Superintendent (1952–1974) and Superintendent (1974–1992) of Gardens and Grounds. Philip Page was Superintendent of Gardens and Grounds (1992–1996). Don Smith died in 2012.
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Elizabeth Sgalitzer Ettinghausen
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Oral History Interview with Elizabeth Sgalitzer Ettinghausen, undertaken by Gudrun Bühl at the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on September 22, 2009. At Dumbarton Oaks, Elizabeth Ettinghausen was a Junior Fellow of Byzantine Studies (1943–1945).
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Gail Griffin
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Oral History Interview with Gail Griffin, undertaken by Joshua Wilson and James W. Curtin in the Dumbarton Oaks Archives on July 12, 2013. At Dumbarton Oaks, Gail Griffin has been the Director of Gardens and Grounds since 1997.
Located in Research / / Historical Records / Oral History Project
Lois Fern
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Oral History Interview with Lois Fern, undertaken by Veronica Koven-Matasy at the Dumbarton Oaks Guest House (Fellows Building) on August 10, 2010. At Dumbarton Oaks, Lois Fern was Editorial Associate in the Garden and Landscape Architecture (now Garden and Landscape) Studies program.
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The Dumbarton Oaks Gardens
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Maybe it was because it was dusk that I found myself feeling lost, even though I wasn’t lost at all. Gray powdery light silvered, softly, everything it touched, not to pacify it, but as if, with gentle correction, to rout matter altogether—trees, shrubs, and closing flowers, like so many eyelids nestled in sleep’s calyx, the stonework in […]