Adam Jared Apt

Adam Jared Apt is a consultant for the Museum of the White Mountains’ opening exhibition, Passing Through: The Allure of the White Mountains.

He is the proprietor of Peabody River Asset Management, LLC, of Cambridge, Massachusetts, an investment management company. He holds a doctorate in modern history from the University of Oxford and continues to write on early modern astronomy in book reviews for scholarly journals and in contributions to reference books. He is treasurer of the History of Science Society. For the last twenty years, he has been collecting White Mountain books, maps, engravings, photographs, and ephemera. He has published several articles on the history of White Mountain cartography, where he pays particular attention to the role of scientists. He was guest curator of an exhibition of maps of the White Mountains at the Harvard Map Collection in 2006 and has spoken on the same topic at several venues in New Hampshire and Massachusetts. He is secretary and past treasurer of the Boston Map Society.  His long-term project is a compilation of all place-names on all White Mountain maps through the early twentieth century. He has solo-hiked the New England Hundred Highest and the Adirondack 46ers, and he is slowly knocking off the 4000-Footers of the White Mountains in winter.