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  • H.L. (Harry L.) Bradley — Dumbarton Oaks
    studio in 1879 The entire first floor was dedicated to his photography business He shot developed and printed all sizes of photograph on site In 1887 Bradley sold the business and went into real estate and commerce Four years later he returned to photography opening a new studio on Cottage Street His son Harry L Bradley joined the family business as a partner in 1895 when he was only 20 years old Bryant Bradley passed away soon after but the studio stayed open under Harry Bradley s direction until his death in 1940 The studio s stamp appears on the back of a photograph in the Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archive Probably Beatrix Farrand a part time resident of Bar Harbor hired Harry Bradley to photograph or develop negatives of the gardens This would have taken place between 1922 when Farrand began work at Dumbarton Oaks and 1940 when Bradley died and the business closed References 1930 United States Census Population Schedule Bar Harbor Town Hancock County Maine p 13A Line 8 Harry L Bradley household digital images Ancestry com http www ancestry com accessed August 4 2014 citing NARA microfilm publication T626 roll 832 Shettleworth Earle G Bryant Bradley s

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  • H. Orton Jones — Dumbarton Oaks
    gardens at Dumbarton Oaks and took a number of photographs which are now housed in the Garden Archives The photographs are signed with a partially illegible signature hence the possibility that H Orton Jones may be more accurately written as Horton Jones References Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives GP 42 92 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Washington D C Document Actions Print this

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  • Harvard University — Dumbarton Oaks
    and Unitarian clergy but the school was gradually secularized over the 18 th century It became an elite and prestigious university known for its outstanding alumni who include eight U S presidents and almost one hundred and fifty Nobel Laureates After World War II admissions opened to more diverse students and in 1977 the school became coeducational for the first time Currently Harvard University is made up of 11 academic units and boasts the largest academic library system in the United States Harvard University became trustees for Dumbarton Oaks when Robert and Mildred Bliss conveyed their property to Robert s alma mater The Blisses wanted to establish a place of higher learning dedicated to the humanities pursuits they held dear and they had intended to gift their estate and collections upon their deaths However the advent of World War II spurred the Blisses to make their gift earlier than planned Harvard took over the management of the Dumbarton Oaks gardens library and collection in 1940 References Harvard at a Glance Harvard University Accessed January 14 2014 http www harvard edu harvard glance The History of Dumbarton Oaks Dumbarton Oaks Last modified July 5 2012 http www doaks org about dumbarton

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  • Helen Van Pelt Wilson — Dumbarton Oaks
    Van Pelt Wilson Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Helen Van Pelt Wilson Info Helen Van Pelt Wilson Wilson Helen Van Pelt 1901 2003 Document Actions Print this Share Previous Harvard University Next Hicks Photo Finishers Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory Employment Rights and Reproductions Staff Login Newsletter

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  • Hicks Photo Finishers — Dumbarton Oaks
    developed negatives and printed photographs The only information readily available about Hicks Photo Finishers comes from stamps on the back of Garden Archives photographs of the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens and anecdotal evidence of other local collections that contain photographs with similar marks References Garden Archives Photographs George Washington University s historic photograph RG0031 001 0001 00013 Document Actions Print this Share Previous Helen Van Pelt Wilson Next Homer D Crotty

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  • Hosea Waterer (Firm) — Dumbarton Oaks
    garden supplies such as fertilizers insecticides and garden tools to customers Beatrix Farrand purchased 2 indian fire pumps from the company and had them shipped to James Bryce for use in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens Washington D C in 1942 References Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives C2 Waterer 1942 01 31 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Washington D C Document Actions Print this

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  • Hugh Livingston — Dumbarton Oaks
    solos behind he now creates sound art for public and private gardens around the world Livingston installs speaker systems in unique and unexpected places often embedding sound in sculptural or architectural features His work focuses on situational music that emphasizes the human encounter with nature The sounds in his compositions are drawn from his travels including bird song and running water In 2014 Livingston became the fourth artist in residence for Dumbarton Oaks with his installation at Lovers Lane The Pool of Bamboo Counterpoint For Dumbarton Oaks Livingston composed a series of overlapping recordings collected in the gardens and offset by piano chords and bamboo percussion The music plays from speakers hidden in a set of clear and black acrylic tubes in the center of Lovers Lane Pool More of Livingston s work can be viewed on his website www livingstonsound com A permanent sound garden Sound Place also recently opened in Santa Rosa California References Green Jared Hugh Livingston s Sonic Landscapes The Dirt blog Last modified May 20 2014 http dirt asla org 2014 05 20 hugh livingstones sonic landscapes Hugh Livingston The Pool of Bamboo Counterpoint 2014 Dumbarton Oaks Last modified July 15 2014 http www doaks

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  • Huntington Library — Dumbarton Oaks
    two quartos of Hamlet and drafts of Thoreau s Walden and Audubon s Birds of America The art collections at the Huntington are strong in the areas of 18th and 19th century European paintings sculpture and decorative arts as well as 17th to mid 20th century American paintings prints sculpture and photographs The botanical gardens cover 120 acres and are divided into over a dozen themes When Henry Huntington died in 1927 Max Farrand became the first director of the institution Max and Beatrix Farrand moved to California where Max served as Director of Research from 1927 to 1941 Beatrix took on the task of remodeling and landscaping the Director s House Beatrix Farrand did establish a small office in San Marino which was attached to the Director s House but her practice never flourished in California Instead she traveled east frequently to continue working with clients like Yale Princeton and Dumbarton Oaks Often Beatrix Farrand s correspondence from 1927 to 1941 references the handful of projects she carried out in California including work at Caltech Occidental College the Hale Observatory Casa Dorinda and other points in Santa Barbara References About the Huntington The Huntington Accessed June 9 2014 http

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