Newell, Edward T.
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American numismatist. Born Kenosha (Wisconsin, USA) 15. 1. 1886, died New York City 18. 2. 1941. 1903 studied at Yale Univ., taking his BA there 1907 and MA in 1909 (archaeology and Oriental languages). 1910 member of the council of the American Numismatic Society and its president in 1916. Member of several professional organizations. 1918 first winner of the Archer M. Huntington Medal of the American Numismatic Society; 1925 medal of the Royal Numismatic Society.

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Krmnicek, Stefan, “Newell, Edward T.”, in: Brill’s New Pauly Supplements I - Volume 6 : History of classical Scholarship - A Biographical Dictionary, English edition by Chad M. Schroeder (2014). Original German-language edition: Geschichte der Altertumswissenschaften: Biographisches Lexikon. Herausgegeven von Peter Kuhlmann und Helmuth Schneider. Serie: Der Neue Pauly Supplemente 1. Staffel, herausgegeben von Hubert Cancik, Manfred Landfester und Helmuth Schneider, vol. 6. Stuttgart, Germany. Copyright © J.B. Metzlersche Verlagsbuchhandlung und Carl Ernst Poeschel Verlag GmbH (2012). Consulted online on 23 February 2019 <>
First published online: 2013
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004245938, 20131209

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