Papers, 1901-1933.


Clearwater, Alphonso Trumpbour, 1848-1933. Papers, 1901-1933.

Papers, 1901-1933.

Consists of papers relating to the judge's hobby of collecting early American silver objects. Most items are correspondence with dealers, other collectors, and museums. Chief among the correspondents are: C. Louise Avery, Francis H. Bigelow, John Buck, Robert Ensko, W. Farr, and Frederick Widmer. Clearwater also wrote often to the firms Crichton Brothers (in New York) and Potter & Stainforth (in Boston). The museums with which he regularly corresponded were the Albany Institute of Art, the Boston Museum of Fine Arts, and--particularly--the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York.

4.1 cubic ft. (14 boxes)

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Metropolitan museum of art New York, N.Y. (corporateBody)

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