Publicity director, editor. Born– March 22, 1922, Birmingham. Parents– Robert Edward and Annie Louis (Noyes) Carmichael. Education– University of Alabama, B.A., 1942; graduate study at Princeton University, 1944. Associate editor for Tricolor Magazine in New York City, 1944-46; Fascination magazine, 1946-48; Latin American correspondent for Holiday Magazine, 1948-49; director of advertising and public relations for the National Symphony Orchestra, 1950-53; director of advertising and public relations for Philadelphia and Boston symphony orchestras on tour in Washington, D.C., 1953-56; professional lecturer on collecting and collectors; freelance writer; publicity director for Wolf Trap Farm Park for the Performing Arts in Vienna, Va. Also wrote under the pseudonum Adam Best. Died December 29, 2013.


Contemporary Authors online


The Best Years. S.l.; New Athaeneum, 1960.

Incredible Collectors, Weird Antiques and Odd Hobbies. Englewood Cliffs, N.J.; Prentice Hall, 1971.

Spaniel in the Lion’s Den. Westport, Conn.; Hyperion Press, 1947.