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Adams, Frederick B. (Frederick Baldwin), 1910-2001



Frederick Baldwin Adams (1910-2001), American bibliophile and director of the Pierpont Morgan Library (1948-1969)

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

William Adams Delano papers

Call Number: MS 178
Abstract: The papers consist almost entirely of social and professional correspondence. They also include an unpublished autobiography, The Reminiscences of William Adams Delano; printed matter; and a drawing made for the 46th anniversary of The Record. Much of the personal correspondence concerns Delano's membership in various New York clubs and his classmates in the Yale College class of 1895. His professional correspondence relates in part to important commissions, among them his work on the White...
Dates: 1902-1960, bulk 1939-1960

Haymarket Affair collection

Call Number: GEN MSS 516
Abstract: The bulk of the collection consists of the papers of Illinois State's Attorney Julius S. Grinnell, who led the prosecution in the Haymarket trial in 1886-1887. These include trial evidence, notes and drafts of legal briefs, personal papers, and printed ephemera. The collection also includes a few items that were added to Grinnell's papers in the 1950s-60s by collector Frederick B. Adams. Trial evidence is chiefly in German, and consists of manuscripts, correspondence, leaflets, and other...
Dates: 1872-1901

Letters, 1947-49

 Part of Collection — Box 32: [Barcode: 39002137225083], Folder: GROUP 610, F-1
Call Number: GEN MSS MISC
Scope and Contents:

Twelve TLS to Earl E. Fisk, dated 1947 Sep 9-1949 Aug 5, regarding Adams's article on Lovat Fraser forThe New Colophon.

Accompanied by two TL carbons from Fisk to Adams dated 1948 Oct 11 and 1947 Sep 23, and one ALS with envelope to Fisk from Elmer Adler dated 1948 Nov 11.

Dates: 1947-49