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Beatrix Farrand to Jan de Graaff, Oregon Bulb Farms, July 16, 1942

 
Accession number C10:BF 1942.07.16
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1942
Work types
correspondence

Description

Letter discussing bulbs for the National Picture Gallery [National Gallery of Art], bulbs for James Bryce at Dumbarton Oaks, bulbs for the cottage at Santa Barbara where she and Max Farrand go for the winter, and bulbs at Reef Point, Bar Harbor, Maine. Beatrix Farrand mentions that despite university cuts and the drastic economy, it has remained a priority to plant the early bulbs for the students and visitors.

Unsigned, probably by Beatrix Farrand based on related correspondence.

Enclosed with original letter was a list of the bulbs possibly needed for the National Gallery of Art. List no longer with letter.

Written on copy in upper right corner in pencil, "Dealer."

Copy or original; original lacking in collection.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

Daffodils
bulbs (plants)
Narcissus bulbs
Flowers
National Gallery of Art (U.S.)
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Bliss, Mildred, 1879-1969
Bliss, Robert Woods, 1875-1962
Bryce, James
Santa Barbara (inhabited place)
Reef Point Gardens (Bar Harbor, Me.)
Iris (genus)
Valley Club of Montecito (Montecito, Calif.)
letters (correspondence)
Universities and colleges
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number C10:BF 1942.07.16
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1942
Work types
correspondence

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