Akers, Benjamin Paul, b. 1825 d. 1861
Active in Rome, Italy
Collection size: 30 items (on partial microfilm reel).
Collection Summary: Letters from Akers to various friends, relatives and others, including an exchange of letters with Hiram Powers regarding an article by Akers in the ATLANTIC MONTHLY, 1860; letters about Akers written to the Maine Historical Society by his widow, the writer Elizabeth Akers Allen and other acquaintances; and an obituary published in THE CRAYON.
Biographical/Historical Note: Sculptor; Maine and Italy.
Lent for microfilming by the Maine Historical Society in 1963.