Archives Directory for the History of Collecting in America

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Adams, Alvin, 1804-1877


print view
role Collector
dates 1804–1877
city Watertown
stateMA
other citiesAndover, VT; Boston, MA;
gender M
historical notes Alvin Adams was an art collector and businessman who owned his own shipping and banking company "Adams & Co" and "Adams Express Company."

According to The Art Treasures of America, Adams owned works by L. Bakalowicz, C. Bewer, A. Bierstadt, E. Boutibonne, G. Brenner, M. Calisch, W. Camphausen, C. Dell'Aquia, C. Detti, A. Dieffenbach, A. Dillens, H. Herzog, Thos. Hill, E. Jacobs, S. Jacobsen, D. T. Jamin, J. G. Meyer von Bremen, Moeslager, Erskine Nicol, A. Piot, J. F. Portaels, J. Robie, A. Romako, P. A. Rump, A. F. A. Schenck, A. Schreyer, J. Tissot, E. Verboekhoven, J. G. Vibert, and D. Webb.
decades
of activity
1860-1870
1870-1880
updated 11/18/2014 04:49
bibliographic
search
Search Frick Art Reference Library Catalog
Search Photoarchive
Search Worldcat
Archive Location Collection Title Links
Boston Athenaeum George Loring Brown Letter, 1870 March 12, South Boston, to Alvin Adams, Boston.
see details...
Boston Athenaeum Louis Agassiz Letter, 1871 Sept. 1, Cambridge, to Alvin Adams,
Boston.
see details...
Yale University Library Charles Edward Rand Letters, 1852-1857. see details...
Boston Athenaeum James Thomas Fields Letter, 1865 Jan. 17, Boston, to Alvin Adams. see details...
Boston Athenaeum James A. Dix Letter, ca. 1865, Boston, to Alvin Adams. see details...