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  • Ruth A. Bawell — Dumbarton Oaks
    January 28 1938 thanking her for the concerts and describing the highlight of the events References 1930 United States Census Population Schedule Washington Washington District of Columbia p 12A Line 37 Elizabeth J Bawell household digital images Ancestry com http www ancestry com accessed August 4 2014 citing NARA microfilm publication T626 roll 298 Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives E5 Bawell 1938 01 28 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/library-archives/garden-archives/biographies/ruth-a-bawell (2016-02-18)
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  • Ruth Havey — Dumbarton Oaks
    of three women there who helped with the Dumbarton Oaks project in the early years including Anne Baker and Margaret H Bailie By 1933 Havey was the sole contributor to the project She earned the trust of both Beatrix Farrand and Mildred Bliss through the execution of her first solo project at Dumbarton Oaks the Green Garden inscription to Beatrix Farrand Havey continued work at Dumbarton Oaks even after the Blisses gifted the garden to Harvard University in 1940 Jointly employed by both Mildred Bliss and Harvard University Havey provided a continuous design influence after Beatrix Farrand gradually ceded control of the gardens to Robert Patterson and later consultants At the request of Mildred Bliss Havey oversaw several projects that reimagined and updated previous Beatrix Farrand designs integrating her own Rococo sensibilities Her contributions to the garden include the Arbor Terrace parterre the Provençal Fountain in the Ellipse and the Pebble Garden Outside of Dumbarton Oaks Ruth Havey was a member of the Association of Women in Architecture and the American Society of Landscape Architects She took commissions out of her New York office specializing in projects that integrated building architecture and garden landscape However Dumbarton Oaks was her longest running commission and she considered the Pebble Garden to be her masterpiece Havey completed her last major project for Dumbarton Oaks in 1967 and when Mildred Bliss died in 1969 she resigned her post Ruth Havey died in 1980 References Burke Cahalan Sarah Understanding the Need for Change The Re Design of the Ellipse DO Conversations Last modified April 13 2012 http doconversations wordpress com 2012 04 13 understanding the need for change the re design of the ellipse 3 Burke Cahalan Sarah Understanding the Need for Change The Re Design of the Tennis Court Pebble Garden DO Conversations Last

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  • S. James Todd — Dumbarton Oaks
    rose growers He sent a communication on behalf of the Conard Pyle Co to Beatrix Farrand acknowledging her order of roses for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens Washington D C C10 Todd 1943 10 06 References Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives C10 Todd 1943 10 06 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Washington D C Document Actions Print this Share Previous Ruth Havey Next Shreve

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  • Shreve, Lamb & Harmon — Dumbarton Oaks
    established in 1929 They won world wide fame and recognition with one of their first projects the Empire State Building 1929 1931 This Art Deco skyscraper was the tallest building in the world when it was completed The firm built skyscrapers in Art Deco style until the Great Depression hit When funds became scarce Shreve Lamb Harmon scaled back the grandeur of their designs becoming focused on functionality The firm continued building commercial office buildings as well as taking on other residential projects in New York City until they closed the business in the 1970s Shreve Lamb Harmon s connection with Dumbarton Oaks was a brief one In 1946 Harmon contacted Beatrix Farrand requesting information about the trellises constructed at the Lovers Lane Pool Farrand through Anne Sweeney sent the photographs as requested See B AS 1946 09 17 and B AH 1946 09 24 References Bishir Catherine W Shreve and Lamb 1924 1970s North Carolina Architects Builders a Biographical Dictionary Last modified 2009 http ncarchitects lib ncsu edu people P000414 Shreve Lamb Harmon Wikipedia Last modified June 19 2014 http en wikipedia org wiki Shreve Lamb 26 Harmon Document Actions Print this Share Previous S James Todd Next Stewart

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  • Stewart Bros. Photographers — Dumbarton Oaks
    of management Their specialties include architectural aerial and construction photography At Dumbarton Oaks the Stewart Bros firm was hired to take photographs of the gardens during a period of between 1929 1932 Their work documented completed garden projects as well as providing photographs for use in publications or as postcards References Stewart Bros Photographers About Stewartbrosphotographers com Accessed August 6 2014 http www stewartbrosphotographers com mi 1 pt 0 pi

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  • Sullivan's Studio (Firm) — Dumbarton Oaks
    Biographies Sullivan s Studio Firm Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Sullivan s Studio Firm Info Sullivan s Studio Firm Document Actions Print this Share Previous Stewart Bros Photographers Next Sutton Sons Ltd 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 Desk

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  • Sutton & Sons, Ltd. — Dumbarton Oaks
    supplier of seeds bulbs plants bushes and other horticultural products In 1858 Queen Victoria bestowed Royal patronage upon the company giving them the honor of providing seeds to the Royal households This honor continues with the reign of Queen Elizabeth II Beatrix Farrand ordered seeds for use in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens References The History of Suttons http www suttons co uk About UsHistory htm accessed August 29 2014 Dumbarton

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  • Thérèse Malye — Dumbarton Oaks
    University Thérèse Malye was employed by the Blisses during the period from 1939 to 1948 possibly longer References Bliss Robert Woods 1875 1962 Papers of Robert Woods Bliss and Mildred Barnes Bliss an inventory oasis lib harvard edu Last modified May 14 2013 http oasis lib harvard edu oasis deliver hua26003 Elisina Tyler to Robert Woods Bliss October 14 1925 Bliss Tyler Correspondence Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Collection Last modified

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