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Adams, Alvin, 1804-1877
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type Collector
dates 1804–1877
city Watertown
stateMA
other citiesAndover, VT; Boston, MA;
gender M
history 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.
decades1860-1870
1870-1880
updated 10/24/2013 03:27
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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.
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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...