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Oak Hill cemetery
beauty in autumn of sweet gum in
oak leaves
acanthus for Havey design instead of
crossed, for finalities tablet
for Havey design with acanthus
motif for terrace E
lead bookcase
oakleaf hydrangea
east along walk between R St. wall and 31st St. entrance, p.19
East Lawn
oaks. See also under Quercus
at Casa Dorinda
to be removed
at front door, destruction orders for
Gillum Company estimates for cutting and pruning
mass planted on knoll
misplaced at front door
near Library, Hamsher to evaluate
near Music Room, replacement of
notice of three removed
well carpeted but need cleaning in winter
at Dumbarton Oaks
deferred new wing construction and
great, in Green Garden, BF suggestion to replace with magnolias
great, on North Vista, is healthy
great white, choices if removed
great white, concern for
great white, healthy look to
great white, illness of
great white, pruning of
great white, removal of?
great white, replacement of
great white, stubbing of
large, on South Lawn has died and must be replaced
magnolias on west side of East entrance drive vs.
new sculpture gallery and
newly planted red, death of
at northwest corner of house
not yet providing fall color at DO
nursery for starting replacements for
small, to be planted in Green Garden
on south front
South Lawn
South Lawn, dead, must be replanted
South Lawn, near west drive, has died
South Lawn, replanting of
South Lawn, two have died
storm damage to
Sweeney's garden talk notes about
white or white swamp, for Green Garden
young, BF balance could be put toward
young, BF on value of hemlocks vs.
young, Bryce staking planting locations for
young, Bryce to write BF regarding
young, delay in planting
young, DO order and DO Park order could be combined for
young, JT not having money for
young, MB pushing planting of
young, order must be placed quickly for
young, ordered through Mr. Thompson
young, prices for
young, prices from Princeton Nurseries for
young, reserving with Princeton Nurseries of
young, to be planted
young, to ordered for spring 1947?
at Dumbarton Oaks Park
for planting on DO grounds
at Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
new leaves budding out
The Oaks (Oakly). See also Dumbarton Oaks
naming of
Oberlin College, MB interest in BF's analysis of landscape issues at
Oberthür, René
Répertoire de couleurs pour aider à la détermination des couleurs des fleurs, des feuillages et des fruits (with Société française des chrysanthémistes and Dauthaney)
BF recommends DO buy from Staack
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
received from Staack
Les objects Byzantins et post-Byzantins
Myers's estimate for restoration of
Obolensky, Dimitri
Byzantium and the Slavs Symposium at DO (April 1952) and
O'Brien, John J., Mrs.
Reef Point disposition and
Observations, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty, made in the year 1776, on several parts of Great Britain, particularly the High-Lands of Scotland (Gilpin)
marked XX (good)
Observations on modern gardening (Walpole and Whately)
BF recommends DO buy
clarifying author of
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
IMS order for
June 1949 list
marked XX (good)
MB selection of
MB unclear on who author is and whether paid for?
ordered from Gregory
received at DO
received from Edwards
sending to DO
Sweeney confirms DO does not have and wants to buy
Sweeney to check DO holdings for
Observations on several parts of England, particularly the mountains and lakes of Cumberland and Westmoreland… (Gilpin)
marked XX (good)
Observations on several parts of the counties of Cambridge, Norfolk, Suffolk, and Essex. Also on several parts of North Wales… (Gilpin)
marked XX (good)
Observations on the coasts of Hampshire, Sussex, and Kent, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty (Gilpin)
marked XX (good)
Observations on the formation and management of useful and ornamental plantations: on the theory and practice of landscape gardening; and on gaining and embanking land from rivers or the sea (Loudon)
BF recommends DO buy
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
Observations on the river Wye, and several parts of South Wales… made in the summer of the year 1770 (Gilpin)
marked XX (good)
Observations on the theory and practice of landscape gardening (Repton)
being collated at Harvard
BF questioning price for
BF recommends DO buy
bought through Quaritch
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
does DO already own?
has BF seen?
June 1949 list
marked XXX (excellent)
MB asks BF to bid on
MB pleased with purchase of
not owned by DO
received at DO
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
sold to another customer
from Yorke's library
Observations on the western parts of England, relative chiefly to picturesque beauty; to which are added, a few remarks on the picturesque beauties of the Isle of Wight (Gilpin)
marked XX (good)
Observatory Circle. See Naval Observatory Circle
Occidental College, BF consulting for
Oenothera amoena
Ann. No. 64
Oenothera biennis
in whirligig display at Catalogue House Oct. 4, 1941
Oenothera missouriensis
as perennial seeds for MB
Oenothera rubicunda
Godetia, Ann. No. 65
Oenothers biennis
P. H. No. 226
Oenothers fruticosa
P. H. No. 225
Oertel, Adolph
Heilpflanzen-Taschenbush (with Bauer)
in Sweeney's office
Oeuvres Lenotre Dessins de Parterres de Broderies
marked XXX (excellent)
Of gardens: an essay (Bacon)
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
marked X (fair)
suggested for DO
Office. See also Copse
plantings near, p.36
office expenses
BF Agent accounts on
BF half-yearly account to Harvard of
1941
1942
1943
1944
1945
1946
1947
1948
comments on first half of 1945 on
RH expenses for tennis court parterre of
tentative amounts for 1944
terms letter on compensation for
office work
BF Agent accounts for
BF half-yearly account to Harvard of
1941
1942
1943
1944
1946
1947
Patterson, 1946
terms letter on compensation for
Oft, George
Ogden, Eugene Cecil
Herbaceous flowering plants in the vicinity of Orono, Maine
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
Ogden, Steinmetz, and Hyland (Univ. of Maine professors)
Check list of the vascular plants of Maine by
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
Ogliby, C. F. R., Mrs.
oil pump house, plantings near, p.39
okra, Imp. Dwarf Green seeds
The Old English Gardening Books (Rohde)
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked X (fair)
in Mrs. Clark's custody
The Old English Herbals (Rohde)
BF recommends DO buy
in DO Garden Library
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Mrs. Clark's custody
received by MxF Memorial Library
Old fashioned flowers (Sitwell)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XX (good)
Sweeney to consider acquiring
Old Garden Roses (Bunyard)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
receipt for duty paid on
Sweeney on need for
in Sweeney's office
Old Garden Roses, Part I, Limited edition, published by George Rainbird Ltd
The old gardens of Italy, how to visit them (LeBlond)
BF recommends DO buy
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XX (good)
Sweeney to check DO holdings for
in Sweeney's office
The Old Inns of England (Richardson)
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
June 1949 list
received at DO
old man (herb), for British scented garden for the blind
old men, three
cost can be kept to figure MB desires for
MB support for if Committee and collaboration is worked out
not expected to start work until autumn
Root on, to work in DO Park
Root open to help by
Root's possible reasons for dragging feet on
widening path in DO Park and
under Bryce's supervision
Root and
Old Roses (Keays)
account of payment for
in DO Garden Library
duty on, receipt for
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
usefulness as garden reference
Old St. Pancras and Kentish Town (The Parish of St. Pancras, Part II)
London County Council, Survey of London, Vol. XIX
received by MxF Memorial Library
Old Time Gardens (Earle)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Old World Management Congress, garden party with 2500 delegates at DO from
Old-time gardening: plants introduced in 17th century in alphabetical order (Brotherton)
marked XX (good)
The Old-World Pleasaunce, An Anthology (Rohde)
marked X (fair)
received by MxF Memorial Library
oleanders
at Casa Dorinda, pruning of
white, for Arbor Terrace
O'Leary, Fr. Arthur
opening of DO research library and museum and
Oleaster
Oleson, Frances H., on AAUP Latin Fellowship Benefit at DO
Olive, V. S., invoice for work on DO furniture by
olive trees. See also Casa Dorinda, olive trees
Sweeney's garden talk notes about
Oliver, Mrs. Fred
Olmsted, Frederick Law
Arnold Arboretum design by
Description of a Plan for the Improvement of Central Park (with Vaux)
Olmsted, Frederick Law, Jr.
consulting committee for DO and, potential of
Forty Years of Landscape Architecture - Central Park: History and Design (with Kimball)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Forty Years of Landscape Architecture - Early Years (with Kimball)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XX (good)
Landscape Design in the Significance of Fine Arts
Sweeney's 1948 research on
On the causes and the pleasures of the imagination arising from the works of nature and their superiority over those of art (Addison)
BF recommends DO buy
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
On the eaves of the world (Farrer)
June 1949 list
received from Gregory
On the making of gardens (Sitwell)
marked X (fair)
Sweeney's 1948 research on
On the portraits of English authors on gardening, with biographical notices (Felton)
marked X (fair)
Oncidium (orchid)
yellow, at Farrand home in Calif.
onions, order for
Ailsa Craig seeds
Southport White Globe seeds
open garden days. See also garden visitors
administrative work for
after transition, Sweeney on her role for
BF asked to clarify plant names for
Catalogue House displays for
chrysanthemums yet to bloom and
in December, notes for talks replacing walks during
discontinued until September
early spring blooming in 1946 and
first of season, Bryce on 1800 visitors for
for Girl Scouts
JT on overwhelming number of visitors for
report to Thacher and BF on
schedule for
after Blisses departure
after DO Conferences, JT on
fall 1942
fall 1945
fall 1950
first reports on
press release
spring 1942, JT on
summer and fall 1945
winter holiday closings 1945-46
for Self-Help
signage for, need for clarifying of
visitor information for
Ophiopogen
on service road to rock wall near Hazel Walk, p.35
Ophiopogen intermedius
plants wanted from Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Orangery
amplify, inside and out
box at south side of, has been changed
Catalogue House display storage in
chairs
as outside furniture
chrysanthemums for garden tour visitors waiting in
daffodils for naturalizing near
BF review for Bryce of order for
order
dracaenaes in, plans for suppressing
East door sill replaced with moulded steps, proposal for
Ficus (creeper) in
BF on drastic pruning of
changing use for building and
Garden Guide Service office and
MB on pruning of
"personal character" of DO and
finials for awning support
flagstones for north side of
flower bed south of, removal of
as Garden Guide Service reception
during 1941 (transition year)
adaptations for
creeper growth and
directions to
furniture for
as garden tour starting point
informational displays in
needing blackboard for plant and bird explanations in
potential of
reorganizing for, on hold
reorganizing for, what is meant?
satisfactory for a few years
Japanese maple east of, storm damage to
lamp brackets on north facade of, changes in
lanterns for outside
late April discussion on MB's sentiments for
marble bench on terrace of
to be moved from East Lawn to
needs metal reinforcement
music at conclusion of DO Symposium in
opening east gate to public and
approach to
better to have work done before spring visitors arrive for
changes in line of walk delayed until spring 1946
JT and Bryce discussing
orange trees to be moved from
orchids in, growing conditions for
path from entrance drive to
completed
path from South Drive to, new
path to front door from
to be widened
Bryce on inadequacy of
inadequacy of
should be broadened
paving for
walkway north of
paving near, for congregating visitors
MB on area where people congregate
photographs of
to go to MB
of library and, for postcard
MB looking forward to
for postcard
to rose garden from, for postcard
plan for
planting around
plantings at front entrance of residence to, p.46
plantings from Corkalockie Walk to
plantings from terrace D's south gate to, p.50
plates and reference books on display in
plates on display in, visitor interest in
railing for steps from Library
regrading east of
replacing with a library
BF misunderstanding discussions regarding
roof
lattice panels for
scillas blooming under magnolia south of
section at center line of east door
signs for garden tours
to be placed in
for visitors to
slipshod maintenance of
spring displays in
steps
dimensions of panel under library
to small terrace eas of, proposal for
terra cotta urns outside of, BF on bases for
terrace outside of, in bad condition after much summer use
Tibouchina at corner entrance to
toilets near
accommodations for
housekeeping of
trellis for
tubbed pots to be moved from
status of
UN meetings and
walkways
to A-B terrace wall
paving north of
section through center line of Orangery
wicker chairs and settees from England as potential for
teak availability instead of?
Wisteria chinensis underplanted with ivy on south wall of
during World War II, moving orchids into
cautions against
decision on
MB's vehemence against
mulling possibilities with
must decide on
other reasons against
potential disruption of Sweeney's classes and
resolution on
oranges
Chinese, at DO, Santa Barbara plant similar to
in Orangery, going slowly on removal of
in Orangery, no room for
trifoliate, Poncirus trifoliata
for Apple Orchard and arbor
in variety, for Orangery
orchard or Orchard Hill. See also Crabapple Hill or Knoll
arbor for
bulb order for
changes to
planting plans for
plantings between terrace E and, p.49
plantings on, p.45
plantings on path leading to herbaceous border from, p.45
seat for
finial on arbor above seat
steps, plantings from Terrace E to, p.29
thinning needed in
either done or will have to wait
MB agrees on need for
north of herb garden
wall with buttresses for
orchids. See also specific types
at Baltimore Flower Show vs. DO varieties
Bryce on ‘situation' regarding
flowering list of, need for updating
gift by Farrands to DO of
April shipping for
BF describing for JT
delighted to receive
first talk of
MB touched very much by
shipping assistance needed for?
house for
heating question for Bryce on
little house alongside, potential for closing winter of 1941-42
housing for and display of
in Music Room
Stanhopia, blooming in drawing room
Vanda coerulea
ailing one in DO orchid house
as potential for DO
during World War II, moving into Orangery of
cautions against
decision on
MB's vehemence against
mulling possibilities with
must decide on
other reasons against
potential disruption of Sweeney's classes and
resolution on
Orchids are easy to grow (Logan and Casper)
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
Oregon Bulb Farms
accounts to Harvard of payments to
BF account of payment for 275 Narcissus bulbs
BF account of payment for 650 Narcissus bulbs
BF further describing bills from
BF on bulb orders from
BF on bulb quality for July 2nd order
Bryce to review/approve of order to, then place
catalogue to be sent to Sweeney by
daffodil order for DO
and Blisses' Georgetown house
Bryce asked to review order
changes to order
and for growing for Blisses
for spring blooming
daffodil order for National Gallery to, query on
300 bulbs ordered for
awaiting decision on
checking on supply for
decision against
order canceled
suggestions for
tax implications in decision against
tentative count of bulbs for
would fulfill from other orders if need be
freight/shipping for bulbs from
1941
1942
1943
1944
1946
hyacinths unsatisfactory in 1946 from
invoices from
1942
1943
1944
1946
iris for DO
Bryce asked to review order
order, for forcing
for spring blooming
iris for Reef Point, invoice for
Kennedy's 1945 bulbs prices compared to prices of
lilies for DO
invoice
for spring blooming
Narcissus Maude Adams for Mrs. Gerrish Milliken from
postwar bulb orders for
shipment cleared for DO account from
Origanum majorana
P. H. No. 227
Origin and History of our Garden Vegetables (G. Henslow)
at USDA library
Origin of Cultivated Plants (Alphonse DeCandolle)
at USDA library
Orion chair
aluminum inserts for
clarifying changes for
design prudence of wood panels in
Ornamental American Shrubs (Van Dersal). See also Ornamental Shrubs
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered for Sweeney's Garden Guide Library
in Sweeney's office
Ornamental Annuals (Loudon). See The ladies' flower-garden of ornamental annuals
Ornamental Bulbous Plants (Loudon). See The ladies' flower-garden of ornamental bulbous plants
Ornamental cherries (Ingram)
added to MxF Library at Reef Point
June 1949 list
ornamental grasses
plants, for 1922 flower garden
on south side of kitchen garden, p.20
in top border bird panel, Meadow
in whirligig display, Foxtail, sweet-scented, Meadow, Agrostis
Ornamental Perennials (Loudon). See The ladies' flower-garden of ornamental perennials
Ornamental Shrubs (Van Dersal)
account of payment for
Harvard billed for
ordered for Sweeney's Garden Guide Library
Ornamental shrubs of the United States (hardy, cultivated) (Apgar)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Ornamental Trees and Shrubs: Report of the Conference held at the Royal Agricultural Society (April 1938)
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
suggested for DO
Ornamental trees for amateurs (Bean)
marked XX (good)
Ornamentale Vorlage-Blätter des 15. bis 18. Jahrhunderts (Berliner)
in DO Rare Book Room 1941
in Mrs. Clark's custody
Ornithogalum umbellatum
P. H. No. 228
Ortloff, H. Stuart
Perennial Gardens
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
ordered from Argosy
ordered from Mass. Hort. Library
received from Argosy
Ortus Sanitatis
in Dawson's Book Shop catalog
Osage orange. See Maclura pomifera; Toxylon pomifera
Osborn, Arthur
Shrubs and trees for the garden
marked XX (good)
Oscar Bach Studios, bid for North Vista iron railing by
Osmanthus
potential, for herbaceous border
Osmanthus aquifolium
East Lawn, incl. wilderness, Gothic gardens, and Corkalockie walk to Orangery
S. E. No. 18
from terrace D's south gate to Orangery, p.50
Osmanthus fortunei
fortunes osmanthus
Osmanthus ilicifolius
East Lawn
holly osmanthus
plant listings
Rose Garden
for R Street border
Osmorrhiza
between Terrace D and reflecting pool, p.29
Osmorrhiza longystilis
S. D. No. 69
Ostrich fern (Struthiopteris germanica)
for DO Park
Ostrya virginiana
in the Copse
in the Copse, p.37
at Director's house and terrace, p.34
near Music Room, p.36
No. 28
T.D. No. 67
Ott Hardware Company, Casa Dorinda roof repair and
Ottawa, Canada, central experimental farm
List of herbaceous perennials tested in the arboretum and botanic garden (Macoun)
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
marked XXX (excellent)
Ottoéco (Tardo)
(A. M.) Friend to MB on sending something to help along
Our Garden Flowers (Keeler)
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XXX and owned by Arnold Arboretum
ordered
ordered from Argosy
ordered from Lundberg
received from Lundberg
suggested for DO
Our Gardens (Hole)
BF recommends DO buy
bought for DO by BF
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
ordered by BF from Mass. Hort. Library
Our National Parks (Muir)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
in Garden Guide office
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Our native trees and how to identify them (Keeler)
bought for DO by BF
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XXX and owned by Arnold Arboretum
ordered from Lundberg
received from Lundberg
suggested for DO
Our northern shrubs and how to identify them (Keeler)
bought for DO by BF
to compare with Harvard Landscape Library
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
marked XXX and owned by Arnold Arboretum
ordered
ordered from Argosy
received from Argosy
suggested for DO
Our Rose Varieties and their Malmaison Heritage (Bechtel)
received by MxF Memorial Library
Our shade trees (Felt)
recommended by Mass. Hort. librarian
Our winter birds, how to know and how to attract them (Chapman)
in DO Garden Library
Feb. 1949 list
June 1949 list
in Sweeney's office
Ourusoff, Kate
outdoor theater pool
Harmon on receiving views of wooden trellis and
Harmon sent postcard picture of wooden trellis around
Outline History of Landscape Architecture (Pond)
Sweeney's 1948 research on
overgrown plants, long-term garden policy on. See also specific garden areas
to be developed
Overton, Thomas Collins
The temple builder's most useful companion, being fifty entire new original designs for pleasure and recreation…
marked XX (good)
Owens, Hubert B.
as reference for DO Garden Scholarship applicant
Oxalis
from DO residence front entrance to Orangery, p.46
Oxalis acetosella
P. H. No. 229
Oxalis cymosa
P. H. No. 230
in whirligig display
Oxalis papillionaceae
P. H. No. 231
Oxalis violacea
P. H. No. 232
Oxford Gardens (Gunther)
marked X (fair)
Oxford University Press
account of payment to
postcard printing by
Oxydendron arboreum
in Catalogue House display Oct. 4, 1941
Crabapple Hill
at Dumbarton Oaks
Sweeney seeking N.Y. Botanical Garden print of
T.D. No. 68-68A