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Beatrix Farrand to Jan de Graaff, Oregon Bulb Farms, August 14, 1942

 
Accession number C10:BF 1942.08.14
Alternative title Beatrix Farrand to Jan de Graaff, Oregon Bulb Farms, August 14, 1942 discussing the complexity of Dumbarton Oaks providing bulb flowers for the National Gallery of Art
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1942
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discusses the complexity of Dumbarton Oaks providing bulb flowers for the National Gallery of Art. The National Gallery of Art is a government enterprise and must get competitive bids for all supplies. Dumbarton Oaks would have to compete with local florists and involves tax questions which are delicate matters.

Unsigned, probably sent by Beatrix Farrand based on related correspondence.

Copy of original, original lacking in collection.

Written in upper right corner: "Client."

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

letters (correspondence)
Daffodils
Narcissus bulbs
Flowers
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
bids (documents)
Dumbarton Oaks
Harvard University
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)