Huntington Adams died in New York on May 17th, 1938, at the age of 58.

He was born an American citizen and studied; at Harvard University from 1898 to 1902, obtaining his B.A. degree in 1901 and graduating in science a year later. In the same year he began his professional career as surveyor to the Pennsylvania Coal Co., at Scranton, Pa. During 1903 he joined the staff of the El Oro Mining and Railway Co., Ltd., in Mexico, and from 1904 to 1906 he examined prospects in that country for the Charles G. Griffiths Syndicate of New York.

He was then appointed superintendent of the Rosario Taviches Syndicate, Ltd., and in 1908 he became general manager of the Cia. Minera de Natividad y Anexas, S.A. Four years later he began practice as a consulting engineer in Mexico City. He went to Chile in 1914 as consulting engineer for W. R. Grace & Co. of New York, and in 1915 he continued consulting and examining work there for Eugene Meyer, Jr., & Co., also of New York.

In 1917 he began government work in Washington, D.C., as engineer in charge of nitrate for the Council of National Defence and the War Trade Board. Later he was appointed consulting engineer to the Ordnance Division of the U.S. Army, and during 1918-19 he acted as special representative in Chile of the Intelligence Division of the U.S. War Trade Board.

In 1918 also he became general manager, in Chile, of the Penyon Syndicate of New York, and in 1922 he once again took up consulting work, this time in New York. In 1929 he became consulting engineer and representative jointly of Case, Pomeroy & Co., Inc., of New York, and E.C. Congdon, of Duluth, Minn. Mr. Adams was associated with the Directorates of Roan Antelope Copper Mines, Ltd., Rhodesian Selection Trust, Ltd., and Mufulira Copper Mines, Ltd.

His published works included papers in the Transactions of the American Institute of Mining and Metallurgical Engineers and the Transactions of the Australasian Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.

Mr. Adams was elected a Member of the Institution in 1931.

Vol. 48, Trans IMM 1938-39, p.825