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  • Jan de Graaff — Dumbarton Oaks
    Graaff Jan de The son of Jan de Graaff who founded a horticultural family business in 1723 in Lisse Netherlands The younger Jan de Graaff was an international expert on Lilies and began the family business in the United States as the Oregon Bulb Farms in 1928 Document Actions Print this Share Previous James Bryce Next Jan Jacob Grullemans Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington

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  • Jan Jacob Grullemans — Dumbarton Oaks
    Jan Jacob Grullemans Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Jan Jacob Grullemans Info Jan Jacob Grullemans Grullemans Jan Jacob Document Actions Print this Share Previous Jan de Graaff Next John H van Zonneveld Comp 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 Webmail Service

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  • John H. van Zonneveld Comp. — Dumbarton Oaks
    Zonneveld Comp Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help John H van Zonneveld Comp Info John H van Zonneveld Comp John H van Zonneveld Comp Document Actions Print this Share Previous Jan Jacob Grullemans Next John H Weeks 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

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  • John H. Weeks — Dumbarton Oaks
    Oregon in 1896 and died in Santa Barbara CA in 1965 References 1930 United States Census Population Schedule Montecito Santa Barbara California p 5A Line 29 John H Weeks household digital images Ancestry com http ancestry com accessed August 6 2014 citing NARA microfilm publication T626 roll 213 Hartmann Peter Stacey Wright Casa Dorinda Montecito s Downton Abbey II Edhat Santa Barbara Last modified January 26 2013 http www edhat

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  • John Thacher — Dumbarton Oaks
    long career with Harvard University in 1936 when he accepted a position as Assistant to the Director of the William Hayes Fogg Museum of Art For a time he also served as Keeper of Paintings for the Fogg Museum This experience prepared Thacher to take over directorship of the newly established Dumbarton Oaks institution in 1940 At Dumbarton Oaks Thacher s first title was Executive Officer From 1945 46 he was known as Acting Director and finally in 1946 he became Director Thacher served in this position until his retirement in 1969 His successor at Dumbarton Oaks was William R Tyler son of Royall and Elisina Tyler Thacher s distinguished career included fellowship at the Pierpont Morgan Library He was a member of the board of directors of the American National Opera Company In 1946 Thacher was made a Chevalier of the French Legion of Honor and he also received decorations from the governments of Italy and Greece References Dumbarton Oaks Wikipedia Last modified July 16 2014 http en wikipedia org wiki Dumbarton Oaks Directors Harvard University Harvard Art Museum Director s Office Records of the Assistants to the Directors 1909 1999 inclusive 1927 1943 bulk A Guide Last modified

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  • Joseph Breck & Sons — Dumbarton Oaks
    company was located at both 85 State Street and 85 Franklin Street in Boston Massachusetts in the 1940 s Receipts and letters from the company during the same time period show that Beatrix Farrand purchased seed and roses from them for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens Washington D C In 1946 a letter to Isabelle M Stover secretary to Beatrix Farrand includes a typewritten statement that the company is in its 129th year of doing business References Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives C3 Joseph Breck Sons 1943 02 16 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Washington D C Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives C3 Joseph Breck Sons 1943 02 17 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Washington D C Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives C3 Joseph Breck Sons 1943 09 30 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Washington D C Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives C4 Joseph Breck Sons 1944 01 31 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Washington D C Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives C10 Doran 1946 12 06 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection

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  • Joseph H. McDaniels — Dumbarton Oaks
    mater In 1868 he moved on to the joint position of Professor of Greek Language and Literature at William Smith College and Hobart College in Geneva New York He became an internationally known and respected scholar of Greek McDaniels was a member of the American Philological Association and Phi Beta Kappa and he receive honorary degrees from Griswold College in 1891 and Hobart College in 1911 His career at Hobart lasted over 65 years as he remained active on the campus even beyond his retirement in 1911 When he died in 1933 alumni established a Professorship in Classics in his honor and his family gifted his house to William Smith and Hobart College Shortly before his death McDaniels provided Mildred Bliss with a Greek translation of the Green Garden inscription for Beatrix Farrand He provided the Blisses with a translated verse but ultimately the sentiment of their intended words failed to translate into Greek With McDaniels no longer able to consult the Bliss s ultimately inscribed the tablet in Latin Letters from McDaniels grand nephew Walter H Durfee delivered the news of his death to Mildred Bliss References Joseph H McDaniels LL D 11 Hobart and William Smith Colleges Accessed

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  • Joseph Mills — Dumbarton Oaks
    Search Refine Help Joseph Mills Info Joseph Mills Mills Joseph Joe Mills staff photographer for Dumbarton Oaks Washington D C photographed the gardens and grounds as well as other events taking place over many decades Document Actions Print this Share Previous Joseph H McDaniels Next Katherine McNamara Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit Us Staff Directory

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