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  • Walter H. Durfee — Dumbarton Oaks
    learner Durfee entered Hobart College at the age of 15 and was elected to Phi Beta Kappa He graduated in 1908 and continued on to Harvard where he completed an M C E in 1911 After working for ten years as a professional engineer Durfee returned to Geneva and began teaching mathematics at Hobart and William Smith Colleges In 1938 he was appointed dean of Hobart College served as acting president in 1947 48 and became provost in 1948 Durfee retired in 1959 although he continued to teach advanced mathematics classes and serve as advisor to honors students for many more years He died in 1973 Walter H Durfee communicated with Mildred Bliss in 1933 when his great uncle Joseph H McDaniels died McDaniels and Bliss were working on a Greek translation project for the Green Garden inscription panel when McDaniels suddenly died Durfee passed the news on to Mildred Bliss References Durfee Family Papers 1884 1993 a Finding Aid Finding aid at the Warren Hunting Smith Library Hobart and William Smith Colleges Last modified March 29 2011 https library hws edu archives findingaids findingaid cfm name durfee Walter Hetherington Durfee SC D 59 Hobart and William Smith Colleges October

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/library-archives/garden-archives/biographies/walter-h-durfee (2016-02-18)
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  • Warren Scott — Dumbarton Oaks
    the stamp was located at 88 State Circle Annapolis Maryland In the late 1950s famed Maryland photographer Marion Warren moved into the location at 88 State Circle The address is now closely associated with Marion Warren s work Very little other information is available about Warren Scott References Felter Mary P Famed Annapolis photographer Marion E Warren dies at 86 Capital Gazette Last updated March 15 2012 http www capitalgazette

    Original URL path: http://www.doaks.org/library-archives/garden-archives/biographies/warren-scott (2016-02-18)
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  • William Hughes Incorporated — Dumbarton Oaks
    provided estimates for work in the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens Washington D C References 1920 United States Census Population Schedule Washington Washington District of Columbia p 9B Line 61 Gregory Psalti household digital images Ancestry com http ancestry com accessed August 18 2014 citing NARA microfilm publication T625 roll 205 Advertisements for George J and William Hughes brick work Gillis Geoghegan electric telescopic hoists National Mosaic Co Inc and Blake Palm

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  • Wm. J. Jones & Co. — Dumbarton Oaks
    York NY specialized as custom house brokers and forwarding agents of goods Beatrix Farrand used this company to ship garden bulbs from Oregon to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens Washington D C in 1942 References Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives C2 Wm J Jones Co 1942 10 05 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Washington D C Document Actions Print this Share

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  • Xavier Perrot — Dumbarton Oaks
    in Brittany and the Conservatoire International des Parcs et Jardins et du Paysage in Chaumont sur Loire France He was awarded the Laureats des Nouveaux Albums des Jeunes Architectes et Paysagistes Emerging Young Architects and Landscape Designer Award by the French Ministry of Culture in 2008 In 2006 Perrot collaborated with a friend Vietnamese American artist Andy Cao to open the Cao Perrot Studio which operates out of offices in Los Angeles and Paris Cao and Perrot share a common vision of blending art and landscape often using utilitarian materials like chicken wire alongside mother of pearl and Swarovski crystal The Arbor Terrace at Dumbarton Oaks hosted Cloud Terrace a wire and crystal sculpture by Cao Perrot from April 2012 to October 2013 References http www caoperrotstudio com Deydier Catharine Cao et Perrot designers de jardins Propriétés de France September October 2008 www proprietesdefrance com magazine cao perrot designers de jardins Hurley Amanda Kolson Material Guys Andy Cao and Xavier Perrot Architect the Magazine of the American Institute of Architects August 15 2013 http www architectmagazine com architects material guys aspx Veidenheimber Ian Emerging Voices Cao Perrot Studio The Architectural League NY October 2013 http archleague org 2013 10 cao

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  • Chronica Botanica Co. — Dumbarton Oaks
    having a unique collection of source material in the history of botany and horticulture and the publisher of Chronica Botanica In 1948 Beatrix Farrand ordered a two volume set of books to be sent to Anne Sweeney at Dumbarton Oaks Washington D C for the Garden Library References Chronica Botanica Co Nature 153 403 http www nature com nature journal v153 n3883 abs 153403b0 html Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives B

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  • Cloud Terrace, April 2012 - October 2013 (Arbor Terrace) — Dumbarton Oaks
    Help Cloud Terrace April 2012 October 2013 Arbor Terrace Info Cloud Terrace April 2012 October 2013 Arbor Terrace Cloud Terrace view east 2012 1 Cloud Terrace reflecting pool 2012 Cloud Terrace view east 2012 2 Cloud Terrace under construction 2012 1 Cloud Terrace under construction 2012 2 Cloud Terrace under construction 2012 3 Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC

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  • Easy Rider, September 2010-September 2012 (Ellipse) — Dumbarton Oaks
    Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Easy Rider September 2010 September 2012 Ellipse Info Easy Rider September 2010 September 2012 Ellipse Easy Rider view north September 14 2010 Patrick Dougherty constructing Easy Rider September 8 2010 Easy Rider close up October 6 2010 Document Actions Print this Share Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact Us Visit

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