Adolph Lewisohn

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Adolph Lewisohn (May 27, 1849 - August 17, 1938) [1] was "a German immigrant who came to New York in 1867 initially to join the New York branch of his family’s importing business. He was a capitalist, art collector, and philanthropist, among other things, but he was mainly involved with the mining industry."[2] He funded the construction of Lewisohn Hall.


  1. "Adolph Lewisohn Dies at Age of 89", New York Times, August 18, 1938, pp. 1, 19. Retrieved from ProQuest database, March 23, 2008.