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  • American Shipping Company, Inc. — Dumbarton Oaks
    Shipping Company Inc Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help American Shipping Company Inc Info American Shipping Company Inc American Shipping Company Inc Document Actions Print this Share Previous American Bulb Company Inc Next Amy Garland 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

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  • Amy Garland — Dumbarton Oaks
    Amy often referred to as Mrs Garland in Garden Archives Correspondence supervised the gardens at Reef Point She was a horticulturist as well as Beatrix Farrand s friend The Garlands took Beatrix Farrand into their home and helped to incorporate mementos of Reef Point into the farmhouse and grounds on their estate They along with Farrand s maid Clementine Walters cared for Farrand in her waning years Garland Farm and the small Farrand designed garden there remained in the family until Amy Garland sold the property to Jerome and Helena Goff in 1970 many years before her death in 1996 By the time the Beatrix Farrand Society purchased the land to preserve the gardens in 2004 the original 100 acres was reduced to only 4 9 which included the house barn garage and small greenhouse References Death records for Amy Magdalene Garland 20 Oct 1996 Ancestry com Maine Death Index 1960 1997 database on line Provo UT USA Ancestry com Operations Inc 2002 Accessed June 9 2014 Original data State of Maine Maine Death Index 1960 97 Augusta ME USA State of Maine Department of Human Services Garland Farm The Beatrix Farrand Society Accessed June 9 2014 http www beatrixfarrandsociety

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  • Andrew R. Kennedy — Dumbarton Oaks
    Biographies Andrew R Kennedy Archive Navigation Garden Archives Home Contents Index Search Refine Help Andrew R Kennedy Info Andrew R Kennedy Kennedy Andrew R Document Actions Print this Share Previous Amy Garland Next Andrew R Kennedy Inc 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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  • Andrew R. Kennedy, Inc. — Dumbarton Oaks
    Andrew R Kennedy Inc Info Andrew R Kennedy Inc Andrew R Kennedy Inc Andrew R Kennedy Inc was a nursery located at 22 24 West 27th Street New York the sold seed bulbs nursery stock insecticides fertilizers tools and implements Document Actions Print this Share Previous Andrew R Kennedy Next Andy Cao Dumbarton Oaks Research Library and Collection 1703 32nd Street NW Washington DC 20007 Site Map Web Accessibility Contact

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  • Andy Cao — Dumbarton Oaks
    the University of Houston and Landscape Architecture at the California Polytechnic University He also received the Rome Prize Fellowship at the American Academy in Rome in 2002 and a Loeb Fellowship in 2011 from Harvard University Graduate School of Design In 2006 Cao collaborated with a friend French artist Xavier Perrot 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 More information is available on their website The Arbor Terrace at Dumbarton Oaks hosted Cloud Terrace a wire and crystal sculpture by Cao Perrot from April 2012 to October 2013 References 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 i perrot studio Document

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  • Anna Wetherill Reed — Dumbarton Oaks
    Desert Garden Club Bar Harbor Maine in 1956 She sent a letter to the President of the Garden Club of America Etheldreda S Reid discussing the future of the Reef Point Gardens References Dumbarton Oaks Garden Archives F13 RP 1956 03 01 Dumbarton Oaks Research Library Rare Book Collection Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for Harvard University Washington D C Document Actions Print this Share Previous Andy Cao Next Anne Baker Dumbarton

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  • Anne Baker — Dumbarton Oaks
    H Bailie An accomplished landscape gardener and draftswoman in her own right Baker also ran a small practice of her own with permission from Farrand s address However the drawings and designs she realized while working for Farrand are attributed to her employer so none of the works contained in the Garden Archives bear Baker s signature Many of the drawings and notes generated by Beatrix Farrand s office lack direct attribution to Farrand herself often because she worked busily and did not sign every piece of paper that crossed her desk Although designers were assigned to certain garden projects they received direct instruction from Beatrix Farrand For this reason unidentified works that depict Farrand s designs for Dumbarton Oaks are attributed to Farrand A few correspondence exist between Anne Baker and Mildred Bliss primarily discussing the construction of the dedication plaque created to honor Beatrix Farrand Ruth Havey worked on this inscription and it was installed in the balustrade of the Green Garden in 1935 For more information see the entry on Beatrix Farrand References McGuire Diane Kostial and Lois Fern eds Beatrix Jones Farrand 1872 1959 Fifty Years of American Landscape Architecture Washington DC Dumbarton Oaks Trustees for

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  • Anne Sweeney — Dumbarton Oaks
    responsibility for an ambitious new garden project the Catalogue House displays and Garden Guide educational tours Working from instructions and reading lists composed by Farrand Sweeney created displays that featured seasonal plants in the garden titled What s in Bloom Now The illustrated panels hung in the Catalogue House and Sweeney prepared short lectures to accompany each current exhibit She delivered these talks to garden visitors primarily schoolteachers and students However on a few occasions she spoke to a broader audience like the Garden Club of Georgetown During World War II she gave Victory Garden demonstrations Sweeney s office tasks ranged from some secretarial work for Mildred Bliss to compiling lists of books to be purchased for the Garden Library under Farrand s direction She also catalogued Latin and common plant names for Beatrix Farrand s Plant Book Although her official title was Garden Guide she performed a wide variety of tasks perhaps in order to prove her usefulness As a personal employee of the Bliss family in 1937 39 Anne Sweeney occupied a unique position when Dumbarton Oaks transitioned to Harvard University in 1940 Her salary remained split between Mildred Bliss Beatrix Farrand and Harvard until she retired on

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