Abbott Lowell Cummings: A Pioneer of Preservation and Architectural History

Abbott Lowell Cummings, a leading authority on first period architecture passed away at the age of 94. His career and writing spanned decades and he mentored so many scholars personally and beyond, with his books and teachings on historic architecture.

Richard Candee, professor emeritus of the American and New England Studies and Preservation Studies programs at Boston University, honored Mr. Cummings in this piece published in Antiques and the Arts Weekly.

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