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Eric P. Newman Archives

Eric P. Newman, numismatic scholar, was born in St. Louis in 1911. The Newman archives include papers from the estate of Burdette G. Johnson, a St. Louis dealer active in the first half of the 20th century. Newman further maintained personal correspondence files with hundreds of individuals beginning in the 1930s and extending into the 2010s. Newman also created research files on a variety of topics with particular focus on the pre-Federal era numismatics.



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Eric P. Newman Archives
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Collection of correspondence between Eric Newman and Q. David Bowers. Some of the correspondence relates drafts of Bowers manuscripts "Early American Bank Notes, 1782 and 1866: Collecting, Enjoying and Understanding Them" and "Paper Money Issued By Banks In the United States" which Eric Newman proofed. The file contains the manuscripts, but they have not been scanned.
Topics: Numismatics, Manuscripts, Bower, Q. David, Correspondence
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Thomas Hall
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Topics: Archival resources, Numismatics
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence between Mary and Winston Cruzan and Eric P. Newman, mostly related to the esate of Burdette G. Johnson.
Topics: Numismatics, Numismatics, Archives
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence (1940 -1963), memoranda, and photographs related to Newman's presentation at the 1961 ANA convention condemning the Ostheimer pieces. Also included in a printed verison of the delivered speech.
Topics: Numismatics, Numismatics, 1813 Dollar
Eric P. Newman Archives
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A collection of seven invoices from B.G. Johnson to William A. Gaede organized chronologically for the year 1942. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
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A collection of three invoices from B.G. Johnson to Vernon Lemley organized chronologically for the year 1943. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Ronald Waddell on an assortment of topics, including research Waddell was doing on early American paper money.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Johnson, Burdette G.; Spencer, William A.
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Two invoices from B.G. Johnson to William A. Spencer from the year 1943. Digitization represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Burdette G. Johnson
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Part one of Burdette G. Johnson's estate inventory, 1948.
Topics: Numismatics, Archives
Eric P. Newman Archives
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See cover sheet of scanned document for a detailed description and contents list.
Topics: United States Mint, Correspondence
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Johnson, Burdette G.; Hofmann, William C.L.
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A collection of four invoices from B.G. Johnson to William C.L. Hofmann organized chronologically for the year 1944. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Raymond H. Williamson, including preparations for Williamson's series of lectures on numismatics at Sweet Briar college, swapping reference book suggestions, discussing "pistareens", and many other topics. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Photocopy of a page of CPD News (in house newsletter for General Electric employees), dated November...
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Medals, Counterfeiting, Pistareens
Eric P. Newman Archives
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A brief correspondence with William T. Jones on the topic of early half cents.
Topics: Numismatics, Archives
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Johnson, Burdette G.; Bleyer, W.H.
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One invoice from B.G. Johnson to W.H. Bleyer from the year 1940. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Lewis S. Weiss. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Photo of a weighing outfit attached to a letter dated 05/18/1992 2) Articles and comparative analysis attached to a letter dated 05/18/1992.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Colonial currency, Exhibition
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence between Eric Newman and Charles Kirtley on the topic of genuine and counterfeit Colonial and Continental bank notes.
Topics: Research, Bank notes, Early American currency, Counterfeits, Colonial currency, Continental...
Eric P. Newman Archives
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A collection of six invoices from B.G. Johnson to Paul Kagin organized chronologically for the year 1944. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Carl F. Wolf on the topic of arranging educational lectures to be given at the 1984 ANA summer convention in Detroit, MI.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Bust half dollar, National and World paper money convention, Pistareens
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and William Quitman. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Paper - Recent distribution of counterfeit restrike 1859-0 and 1860-0 silver dollars by the united states treasury 2) Paper - The striking dates of united states quarter - dollars and half - dollars which bear dates before 1853.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Bust half dollar, National and World paper money convention, Pistareens
Eric P. Newman Archives
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A collection of forty-three invoices from B.G. Johnson to H.M.F. Schulman, organized chronologically for the year 1941. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices, Declaration of Independence
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence and research material related to Eric P. Newmans article A Recently Discovered Coin Solves a Vermont Numismatic Enigma, published in the American Numismatic Society centennial anthology in 1958. Correspondence ranges from 1956 to 1989 and include ANS president Louis West, Harald Inghalt, Theodore V. Buttrey, Sawyer McA. Mosser, and others. Included in this file but not scanned are numerous article drafts. This file also includes photographic materials used for the article.
Topics: Numismatics, Numismatics
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and George Wait, mostly discussing the exchange of notes and other numismatic material. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) List of bank notes attached to a letter dated 6/8/1959.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Maine bank notes, Counterfeit
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Johnson, Burdette G.; A.R., Walter
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One invoice from B.G. Johnson to Walter A.R. (illegible surname) from the year 1943. Digitization represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Topics: Numismatics, Numismatics, Archives
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Correspondence between Jack M. Vorhies and Eric P. Newman discussing Indiana obsolete notes. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) A list of photograph's missing attached to a letter dated 1/6/1976 2) Photocopies of B.F. Jones and Company and John Smith notes attached to a letter dated 1/21/1976 3) Commission scrip photocopies attached to a letter dated 1/23/1976 4) Government stock bank notes...
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Indiana items, Publishing, Counterfeits
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Two invoices from B.G. Johnson to Wayte Raymond organized chronologically for the year 1941. Digitization represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Eight invoices from B.G. Johnson to Smith and Sons organized chronologically for the year 1941. Digitization represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence between Randolph Zander and Eric P. Newman mostly discussing foreign currency. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Coin list number twenty four April 1956 2) Coin list number twenty five June 1956 3) Coin list number twenty six August 1956 4) Coin list number twenty seven September 1956 5) Coin list number twenty eight November 1956 6) Coin list number twenty nine February 1957...
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Counterfeits
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Mixed materials on various topics related to fraudulent gold pieces, including disposition of the Stephen K. Nagy estate, T. V. Buttrey’s American Numismatic Society publication in the American Journal of Numismatics (vol. 9), the ANA Authentication Bureau evaluation of an 1853 U.S. Assay Office of Gold $20 gold piece, the Smithsonian acquisition of the J. K. Lilly gold collection, Walter Breen’s report on reputed 18th century Mexican gold ingots, litigation of Stack’s vs. Theodore V....
Topics: Numismatics, Numismatic, Archives
Eric P. Newman Archives
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A collection of three invoices from B.G. Johnson to C. Elliott Knoke organized chronologically for the year 1945. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Byron K. Weston on the topic of counterfeit British half pences, as well as a discussing a draft of an article Weston later had published about the Vlack14-84A. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Copy of the article "Batty 3826: Vlack 14-84A Reconsidered" by Byron K. Weston, in the August 2009 edition of The Colonial Newsletter.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Guerrilla notes, Foreign Currency
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Letter from Roger Cohen to Doug Winter 9/8/83, discussing his Half Cent article in Steve Ivy’s C.V.I. Report and Cohen’s disagreements.
Topics: Numismatics, Archives
Eric P. Newman Archives
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A brief correspondence with March Wells on the topic of large cents and other coins.
Topics: Numismatics, Archives
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Harlan White. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) 3 photocopies of Choctaw Treasury Warrant 2) Fort Gibson 1 dollar warrant 3) Baptist Mason 1 dollar warrant.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Guerrilla notes, Foreign Currency
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Correspondence between Wiegand and Eric P. Newman, mostly discussing alamanacs. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Catalog - B1.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Brass roots, Almanacs
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Frank Wilkinson.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Colonial Greens, Almanacs
Correspondence between Eric Newman and various members of the International Numismatic Society on the topic of their Authentication Bureau. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: The Fall 1981 edition of Numorum, pamphlet for The International Numismatic Society.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Conventions, Milbank, Samuel R., Seymour, Dexter
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Two invoices from B.G. Johnson to Waldo C. Moore from the year 1943. Digitization represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence with Wallace Lee on the topic of exchanging research, coin grading, and other topics.
Topics: Numismatics, Archives
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Correspondence between R. Tettenhorst and Walter Breen on the topic of half cents and other subjects.
Topics: Numismatics, Archives
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Eight invoices from B.G. Johnson to Wayte Raymond organized chronologically for the year 1940. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Johnson, Burdette G.; Frick, Victor H.
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One invoice from B.G. Johnson to Victor H. Frick from the year 1946. Digitization represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
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Sixteen invoices from B.G. Johnson to Vernon L. Lemley organized chronologically for the year 1940. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Thomas P. Warfield.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Loan, Exhibition
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Assorted correspondence with Frank Wilkinson on a variety of topics.
Topics: Numismatics, Archives
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Correspondence between John Martin Willem Jr. and Eric P. Newman mostly discussing exchange of numismatic journals and cataloges, visits and writing of books. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) List of duplicate copies of american journal of numismatics attached to a letter dated 10/21/1957.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Counterfeit, Trade Dollars, Chapman Catalogues
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Johnson, Burdette G.; Gaede, William A.
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One invoice from B.G. Johnson to William A. Gaede for 1940. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Alan V. Weinberg on the topic of early American currencies. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Photocopy of page from April 1975 Altman-Haffner Pine Tree Auction.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Colonial currency, Exhibition
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Correspondence between Eric Newman and Ted N. Weissbuch mostly discussing numismatic publications. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Draft of additions to Confederate article attached to a letter dated 05/04/1961.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Confederate, Exhibition
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A collection of four invoices from B.G. Johnson to Wittlin Inc. organized chronologically for the year 1942. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and members of the Western Pennsylvania Numismatic Society. Correspondents include . The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Photographs of Eric Newman and others at the November 1966 Western Pennsylvania Numismatic Society meeting.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Confederate, Exhibition
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman, Kermit J. Pike, and John J. Grabowski on the topic of photographing one shilling notes (and others) in the collection of the Western Reserve Historical Society.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Guerrilla notes, Foreign Currency
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Correspondence between Eric Newman and members of the International Numismatic Congress on a wide variety of topics, including an article that Newman was writing for an exhibition handbook and currency he lent for the exhibition. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Annotated copy of "Early Money Episodes in North America" by Eric Newman. 2) Photocopies of early American bank notes...
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Buttrey, Ted V., Thompson, Margaret, Seymour, Dexter
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by Eric P. Newman
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Eric P. Newman Research Papers (Antique Scales).  Eric P. Newman's research on antique scales. Photocopies of scale patents acquired by Newman.
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Johnson, Burdette G.; Nesmith, R.I.
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One invoice from B.G. Johnson to R.I. Nesmith from the year 1945. Digitization represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
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A collection of eighteen invoices from B.G. Johnson to James Kelly organized chronologically for the year 1944. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and George Miles on a variety of topics. Correspondents include: Clifford Mishler, Raymond E. Main, Margaret Thompson.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Connecticut cents, Foreign currency
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Craig A. Whitford on a variety of topics, including the 1804 dollar, coins scales, counterfeit detectors and more. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Photocopies of informational clippings on assorted coin scales.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Kansas bank notes, Foreign Currency
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Assorted correspondence with Bill Weber.
Topics: Numismatics, Archives
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Nancy Waggoner of the American Numismatic Society on the topic of a "gold coin of Boeotia".
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence
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by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Gerome Walton on the topic of Nebraska paper money.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Loan, Exhibition
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Correspondence between R. Tettenhorst and William ʺ Bill ʺ Eckberg on the topic of half cents and other subjects.
Topics: Numismatics, Archives
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Harry G. Wigington on the topic of California Exchange notes.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Brass roots, Almanacs
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Correspondence and inventory related to the Winterthur (DE) collection of colonial paper money.
Topics: Numismatics, Numismatics
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by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Wendell Wolka on the topic of obsolete Kansas paper money, and other midwestern bank notes. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) Color photocopy of State of Ohio $1, $3, and $5 notes.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Kansas paper money, National and World paper money convention,...
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by Eric P. Newman
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Fred Markhoffs correspondence file for 1964, related to paper money collecting. Correspondents include Arlie Slabaugh, California State Numismatic Association, Grover Criswell, Nebraska State Historical Society, Paul Seitz, George Wait, Norman Shultz, Eric P. Newman, Utah State Historical Society, Harley Freeman, Dan Brown, and others.
Topics: Numismatics, Numismatics, Archives
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Four invoices from B.G. Johnson to Vernon Lemley organized chronologically for the year 1941. Digitization only represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and the Walker Art Center.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Loan, Exhibition
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by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and W.M. Walker on the topic of establishing the authenticity of a Parsons & Company $20 gold piece.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Parsons & Company gold piece, Counterfeit
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Correspondence between Frederick G. Weber and Eric P. Newman mostly discussing reprinting from copper plates
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, 1748 South Carolina copper plate, Exhibition
Eric P. Newman Archives
by Johnson, Burdette G.; Roberts, Virgil L.
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One invoice from B.G. Johnson to Virgil L. Roberts from the year 1943. Digitization represents the text portion of each document, and in most cases, the back side is not represented.
Topics: Numismatics, Archival resources, Invoices
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by Eric P. Newman
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and James W. Wells. The following materials are loose items found in the correspondence which may or may not have been scanned depending on date published: 1) 3 Lists attached to a letter dated 03/07/1962.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Confederate, Exhibition
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and David Laties of White Oak Trading Company on the topic of counterfeit British halfpennies.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Guerrilla notes, Foreign Currency
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Correspondence between Eric P. Newman and Steve K. Whitfield on the topic of obsolete Kansas bank notes and the history of banking in that state.
Topics: Numismatics, Correspondence, Kansas bank notes, Foreign Currency