Alfred G. Baker papers 1837–1913 1837–1851
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The American Academy of Music, incorporated on March 24, 1852, built in Philadelphia one of America’s grandest nineteenth-century opera houses. The structure, designed by the architects Napoleon Le Brun and Gustav Rung‚ and erected between 1855 and 1857, is located on the southwest corner of Broad and Locust streets in center city Philadelphia. Not long after its incorporation, the Academy came under the influence of the Baker family of Phila...
The Bakers were an affluent Philadelphia family in the nineteenth and early-twentieth centuries, including businessman and patron of the arts Alfred Gustavus Baker (1831-1913) and his father, Michael V. Baker (d. circa 1866), partner in the firm of Baker and Moss. From the description of Alfred G. Baker papers, 1837-1913, bulk 1837-1851. (University of Delaware Library). WorldCat record id: 489265797 The Bakers were an affluent Philadelphia famil...
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