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Information concerning bulb prices for Dumbarton Oaks for 1945 and 1946

 
Accession number C6:Bulb Prices 1945 and 1946
Creator
Garden Area
Unassigned
Date
1946 - 1947
Work types
correspondence
notes

Description

Comparison of cost for bulbs purchased by James Bryce and those purchased by Beatrix Farrand. There is a $384.21 savings to Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks) when bulbs are purchased by Beatrix Farrand due to discount offered.

Unsigned, but probably created by Beatrix Farrand for herself or for Harvard University (Dumbarton Oaks).

Mentions being repaid $79.75. This is listed in Beatrix Farrand's half-yearly statement, July 1, 1946 - December 31, 1946 as being received from Kennedy [Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc.] for error in purchasing 50 Lilium Harrisii bulbs.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

bulbs (plants)
tulips
Hyacinthus (genus)
Narcissus bulbs
Iris (genus)
Lilium (genus)
Flowers
shipping
purchasing
Dumbarton Oaks
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
notes
letters (correspondence)
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

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