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Order from Beatrix Farrand to Oregon Bulb Farms, June 18, 1947

 
Accession number C10:BF 1947.06.18C
Alternative title Order to Jan de Graaff, Oregon Bulb Farms from Beatrix Farrand, June 18, 1947 for Narcissus, Iris, Scilla, Crocus, and Lilium bulbs to be sent to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
R Street
Herbaceous Border
Orchard
Orangery
South Lawn
East Lawn
South Side of House
Crabapple Hill
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

Description

Order for Narcissus, Iris, Scilla (Hyacinthoides or Bluebells), Crocus and Lilium regale bulbs to be sent to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.

Pencil notation added "1000 Pheasant's eye."

Narcissus Emperor also known as Trumpet Daffodils.

Order is copy of original. Original lacking in collection.

Copy is unsigned, created by Beatrix Farrand or her secretary on her behalf, based on a memo to Robert Patterson dated, June 27, 1947 that mentions the "Oregon Bulb order has been changed so that 1000 Pheasant's Eye Narcussus are asked for for Crab Hill ...." Beatrix Farrand is credited with changing bulb orders on this memo, C10:BF 1947.06.27.

Title created by cataloger.

Subjects

letters (correspondence)
purchasing
bulbs (plants)
Narcissus bulbs
Daffodils
Lilium (genus)
Lilies
Hyacinthoides
Iris (genus)
Crocuses
Bryce, James
Dumbarton Oaks Gardens (Washington, D.C.)
Flowers
 

Collection

Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives
 

Repository

Dumbarton Oaks Research Library, Rare Book Collection
Dumbarton Oaks, Washington (D.C.)
Accession number C10:BF 1947.06.18C
Alternative title Order to Jan de Graaff, Oregon Bulb Farms from Beatrix Farrand, June 18, 1947 for Narcissus, Iris, Scilla, Crocus, and Lilium bulbs to be sent to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens, Washington, D.C.
Sender
Recipient
Garden Area
Mélisande's Allée
R Street
Herbaceous Border
Orchard
Orangery
South Lawn
East Lawn
South Side of House
Crabapple Hill
Date
1947
Work types
correspondence

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