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  • Alexander's Sculptural Service — Dumbarton Oaks
    s parents Italian immigrants encouraged him in his pursuit of the arts and in 1937 he took an apprenticeship with Anton Basky a former modeler for Rodin In 1949 Tatti purchased Basky s foundry and opened his own practice Located in mid town Manhattan Tatti s firm provided art fabrication conservation restoration and sculptural work in stone and bronze Alexander s Sculptural Service worked with Ruth Havey in the 1950s to provide cast models of garden ornamentation and metalwork for the gardens at Dumbarton Oaks This included bronze wheat sheafs for the North Vista railings and a lead shield for the Finalities tablet in the Rose Garden In later years the firm took a high profile project performing verdigris patina restoration on the Statue of Liberty References 1940 United States Census Population Schedule New York New York New York p 4B Line 41 Victoria Tatti household digital images Archives com http www archives com 1940 census alexander tatti ny 57568344 FirstName Alexander LastName Tatti Location NY UniqueId 57568344 folderImageSeq 810 accessed August 4 2014 citing NARA microfilm publication T627 roll 2650 Tatti Steve Our History Steve Tatti Fine Arts Conservator Accessed August 4 2014 http www stevetatti com art history

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  • Alberta S. Carpenter — Dumbarton Oaks
    wrote to Beatrix Farrand referring to her as Dumbarton Oaks financial secretary She retired on July 31 1965 after 25 years of service References Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives D JT 1941 06 19 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Washington D C Dumbarton Oaks Report for the academic year 1957 1958 insert for the volume p 4 Dumbarton Oaks Report for the academic

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  • Alden Hopkins — Dumbarton Oaks
    awarded the Rome Architecture Prize by the American Academy of Rome He then spent two years traveling and studying landscape architecture in Europe and North Africa Hopkins pioneered the Colonial Revival movement in landscape architecture which informed his work at Mount Vernon Gunston Hall the University of Virginia Pavilion Gardens and Colonial Williamsburg At Williamsburg he served as the first resident landscape architect Hopkins became well known for his contributions to the garden restorations at Colonial Williamsburg Williamsburg Va In the late 1950s Hopkins became a consultant at Dumbarton Oaks and a member of the Garden Advisory Committee where he served alongside Robert Patterson and John Thacher In 1959 he began his largest contributions to the gardens redesigning the Camellia Circle and replanting the Ellipse References Alden Hopkins 1905 1960 The Cultural Landscape Foundation Accessed June 10 2014 http tclf org pioneer alden hopkins The Colonial Williamsburg Gardens Colonial Williamsburg Accessed June 10 2014 http www history org history cwland garden1 cfm Garden Archives Correspondence The Harvard Crimson May 15 1934 Accessed January 29 2015 http www thecrimson com article 1934 5 15 alden hopkins winner of rome architecture Page Philip Interview with Donald E Smith Personal interview July September

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  • Alexandre Tokovinine — Dumbarton Oaks
    Archives Garden Archives Biographies Alexandre Tokovinine Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Alexandre Tokovinine Info Alexandre Tokovinine Tokovinine Alexandre Document Actions Print this Share Previous Alden Hopkins Next Alfred Rehder 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 2014 Dumbarton Oaks

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  • Alfred Rehder — Dumbarton Oaks
    One year later Charles Sprague Sargent director of the Arboretum hired Rehder for the task of compiling a bibliography about woody plants up to the year 1900 Rehder accepted the massive assignment which eventually grew to a five volume 3 789 page work known as the Bradley Bibliography To be sure his list was exhaustive Rehder consulted every botanical library collection in the eastern United States and traveled twice to Europe to visit libraries there Rehder himself physically examined all but five percent of the more than 100 000 entries in the bibliography In 1918 Rehder was promoted to the position of curator of the herbarium at the Arnold Arboretum During his career there he established the Journal of the Arnold Arboretum and served as its editor for twenty two years He also wrote for the journal contributing over a hundred pieces for publication Among his other accomplishments Rehder established the first system of isothermic zones for the United States that demonstrated how the severity of winters correlated to the hardiness of plants He also edited and authored a number of other publications including the Manual of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs 1934 and a Bibliography of Cultivated Trees and Shrubs 1946 Rehder officially retired in 1940 at the age of 77 but continued to work until his death in July 1949 References Alfred Rehder 1863 1949 papers 1898 1940 2012 Finding aid at the Archives of the Arnold Arboretum of Harvard University Accessed August 1 2014 http arboretum harvard edu wp content uploads II A 2 AR 2012 pdf Pearson Lisa Alfred Rehder the Bradley Bibliography and BHL oh my The Arnold Arboretum Last modified September 30 2013 http arboretum harvard edu alfred rehder the bradley bibliography Professor Alfred Rehder s Retirement Arnold Arboretum Bulletin of Popular Information 11 October

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  • Allyn Cox — Dumbarton Oaks
    a congressional commission Cox took over the task of restoring and completing the murals in the U S Capitol rotunda which Constantino Brumidi and Filippo Costaggini had begun in 1878 Cox filled the gaps Costaggini left upon his death in 1889 restored existing work including the Apotheosis of Washington in the eye of the dome and began expanding the murals For the next thirty years Cox worked on murals for various spaces in the Capitol building In fact upon his death in 1982 he left behind designs that were carried out by EverGreene Painting Studios in the 1990s Earlier in his career Cox took commissions for murals and decorative paintings in private residences churches and public buildings At Dumbarton Oaks he designed and painted the murals found in the hallway leading to the Music Room as well as murals for the interior of the McKim Mead White loggia Unfortunately the method he used to create his paintings involved a base built of white paint over canvas glued to plaster His exterior work at Dumbarton Oaks was located in a dark damp space beside the swimming pool Completed between 1926 and 1928 the loggia mural of Diana and Actaeon was deteriorated beyond repair by 1948 At that point it was removed In the 1960s Cox teamed up with Venetian Art Mosaics Studio out of New York to recreate the basic design of the mythic painting in glass mosaic The mosaic remains in the three interior arches of the loggia today References Architect of the Capitol Allyn Cox AOC gov Last updated April 4 2014 http www aoc gov allyn cox Architect of the Capitol Cox Corridors AOC gov Last updated April 4 2014 http www aoc gov capitol buildings cox corridors The United States Capitol Historical Society The American Story in

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  • Alston H. Chase — Dumbarton Oaks
    Andover he authored several Greek and Latin text books and a translation of Homer s Illiad After his retirement in 1972 Chase worked on his memoirs Time Remembered The book was published in 1994 just a few months after his death At Dumbarton Oaks Chase consulted on the Greek inscription for the Beatrix Farrand dedication plaque Reference Parker George Jr Foreward to Time Remembered by Alston Hurd Chase San Antonio

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  • American Bulb Company, Inc. — Dumbarton Oaks
    Inc located at 31 West 27th Street New York N Y in 1943 to be shipped to James Bryce for the Dumbarton Oaks Gardens Washington D C The trademarked logo on their receipt included the letters A B C within a diamond shape and Watch Us Grow written below it References Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives Correspondence C3 American Bulb Co 1943 10 05 Document Actions Print this Share Previous Alston

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