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    Eric P. Newman Correspondence Files:
    Miscellaneous Correspondence

    Newman, Eric P. Miscellaneous Correspondence. A large and remarkably varied archive of ten boxes of correspondence and other material, primarily consisting of original letters to Eric P. Newman and carbon copies of Newman's letters in return, as well as many other associated printed or written items. Most materials are well-preserved, and arranged in file folders by the name of the recipient.

    This final section of the Newman Archives includes some very substantive correspondence files, but the focus of the correspondence is broader or more variable than what is called for to classify the file differently. It also includes correspondence on subjects that are not represented frequently enough in the archives to merit their own topical classification here. There are approximately 230 different correspondence files brought together in this lot, which includes well in excess of 10,000 pages.

    Correspondents include: Adams, John W.; Aid, C. Toney; American Library Service; Aqua, Herman M.; Argosy Book Stores; Ballard, Robert L.; Baron, Howard S.; Bates, George H.; Bates, Michael; Benson Inc., Lauren; Beresiner, Yasha; Berg Company; Berkel's Coin Shop; Bissell, Harrington; Boatmen's National Bank; Boorstin, Daniel J.; Booth, Richard; Bourne, Michael; Boy Scouts of America; Bradfield, Elston G.; Breaden, Richard P.; Bridge, R.N.; British Numismatic Society; Brown, Dan; Brown, James A.; Brown, Kirby W.; Bryan, Terry A.; Bryant, Ruth; Buckley, Burton D.; Burdine's Department Store; Byrne, Ray; Cabibi, Carlo P.; Cahill, George F.; Campbell, Francis D.; Casavant, Roger F.; Champa, Armand; City Art Museum of St. Louis; Cohen, Phyllis; Coin World; Coinage Magazine; Coins and Medals Magazine; Colket, Gordon Wright; Correll, George; Coy, Doty; Crawforth, Michael; Cruzan, Winston and Mary; Culkin, Wren L.; Cullman, Edgar M.; Culver, Virginia; Cunningham, Paul A.; Curto, James J.; D.C. Forum; Dando, Bob; Davis, Charles E.; Decker, Peter; Deshazo, A.S.; Dichter, Harry; Dickson, Robert; Dillon, Douglas; Doniger, William W.; Doty, Richard G.; Dreyfous, Etienne and Jill; Dreisen, Anson I.; Drury, John (David Edmunds); Dunn, John W.; Durst, Sanford J.; Edgar, C.J.; Elam, Leslie; Elder Jr., Charles B.; El-Fiki, Taimoor; Ellenbogen, Raphael; Ellsworth, Stephen K.; Ewing Jr., George E.; Fanning, David F.; Fayerweather, William J.; Federal Brand Enterprises; Feibel, Adolph H.; Feldman, Aaron R.; Forgue, Dennis; Forrer, Leonard; Foster, Charles W.; Fowler, Harry; Freeman, Bill; Freeman, Sarah; Friedberg, Jack and Robert; Frost, F. Gordon; Futter, Oliver Eaton; Gabarron, John J.; Ganz, David; Gardiner, Avis and Rockwell; Gerson, Myles Z.; Ginns, Bryan W.; Globe Democrat Newspaper; Goodenough, Percy; Goodspeed's Book Shop; Gore, Tipper; Gould, Maurice M.; Grace, Alan; Graham, Archer M.; Graham, Dagmar Sylvia; Grand Central Educational Forum; Gratz Family; Greenstein, Roxanne; Grunthal, Henry; Guth, Ron; Hallenbeck Jr., Kenneth; Halperin, James L.; Hamelberg, Dan; Hammel, Mortimer; Hartzog, Rich; Harvard University; Hendin, Aaron; Hilferty, Gerard; Hirsch, Albert; Homren, Wayne K.; Horton, Carolyn; Hughes, Timothy; Jacoby, Hank; Johnson, Charles M.; Johnson, D. Wayne; Johnson, Emil; Johnson, Walter E.; Kagin, Paul; Kahn, Michael and Nancy; Kaslove, Hillel; Katen, Frank J.; Katz, Barbara and Michael; Katz, Helga and Leo (Juelich, Heinz and Helga); Kelley, Arthur; Kennedy Galleries; Kohn, Henry; Kolbe, George Fredrick; Kosoff, Abe; Krause Publications; Kreisberg, Abner and Jerry Cohen; Kriz, Robert F.; Krueger, Kurt R.; Lange, David W.; Lazarus, Charles Y.; Leonard Jr., Robert D.; Lesseig Coin Collection; Levine, H. Joseph; Levy, Lester S.; Linne, Burton; Loeb Estate, Walter; Mangini, Rose; Marcus, Jacob; Marshall, George; Mason, Bill; Mason, Walter; Maughs, Sydney B.; McBride, David; McDermott, John Francis; Mehl, B. Max; Merkin, Lester; Metcalfe, William; Milbank, Samuel R.; Miles, George C.; Missouri Botanical Loan; Morris, Robert W.; Mortensen, Morton Eske; Morton Currency; Mosser, Sawyer; Mumford, Will; NASCA; Neuhoff, Sidney; New Netherlands; North, Geoffrey; Norweb, Henry and Emery May; Noyes, William C.; Numismatic News; Numismatic Scrapbook; Oklahoma City Coin Club; Olson, Irving J.; Orosz, Joel J.; Pape, Herb; Pearlman, Donn; Powills, Michael A.; Prann, Robert; Presgraves, James; Provenza, Pat V.; Reed III, Fred L.; Regan Foundation, Lewis; Reiter, Ed; Rendell, Kenneth W.; Reps, John; Roosevelt University; Rulau, Russell; Russell, Margo; Sackheim, Aaron; Saikin, Jacques; Sanders, Louis; Sanders, W.C.; Schenkman, David E.; Schilke, Oscar G.; Schindler's Antique Shop; Schlesinger, Edwin O.; Schoenfeld, Abe; Schowengerdt, Margaret C.; Schreiber, Dalton W.; Schroeder, Kent; Schulman, Hans M.F.; Schwartz, Max; Seymour, Dexter; Sorensen, Alexander V.; Spanish Pavilion Foundation; Spiegel, Max B.; Stanbrough, Lisa; Stine Estate, Janet Harper; Sundman, David M.; Swann Galleries; Tanenbaum, Steve L.; Thomas, Georges; Thompson, Margaret; Thompson, Walter; Trogner, Arthur M.; Waggoner, Nancy; Warfield, Thomas P.; Weiss, Lewis S.; Weissbuch, Ted N.; Wells, James W.; West, Louis; Wholihan, John W.; Wiegand & Co., W.; Willem Jr., John Martin; Wilson, Cal; Wilson, John W.; Wolf, Carl F.; Wolf II, Edwin; Woodside, William W.; Wormser, Charles M.; Wrighton, Mark; and Zander, Randolph. Also included are alphabetical files for occasional correspondents.
    Estimate $5,000.
    Ex: Eric P. Newman Numismatic Education Society.


    Learn more at the Newman Numismatic Portal at Washington University in St. Louis.

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    Auction Dates
    November, 2018
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