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W. K. Adams & Son View Extant Instruments View Instruments


Providence, Rhode Island, 1883-1890.
Classification: Builder

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October 30, 2004:

From the OHS PC Database, derived from A Guide to North American Organbuilders, by David H. Fox (Richmond, Va.: Organ Historical Society, 1991). —

Established by Welcome K. Adams and son Charles W. Adams in Providence, Rhode Island, 1883; succeeded by C. W. Adams firm, c. 1890.

Staff: Louis F. Adams; Charles Richards.


  • One or more local directories of the place and period.
  • Barbara Owen, The Organ in New England (Raleigh: Sunbury Press, 1979), 396.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 15, 2019.

Database Specs:

  • 11 Organs
  • 0 Divisions
  • 1 Consoles

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