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The American Libraries collection includes material contributed from across the United States. Institutions range from the Library of Congress to many local public libraries. As a whole, this collection of material brings holdings that cover many facets of American life and scholarship into the public domain. Significant portions of this collection have been generously sponsored by Microsoft, Yahoo!, The Sloan Foundation, and others.



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Newman Numismatic Portal
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Audio recording of John J. Ford, Jr., speaking at the 1993 ANA convention in Baltimore. Ford comments on Max Mehl, Walter Breen, David Hall and 3rd party grading, coins as investments, silver dollar bags, Harry Forman, and other topics. Audio quality is poor to fair.
Topics: Numismatics, John Ford
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Audio recording of John J. Ford, Jr. at the 1993 ANA convention in Baltimore. Ford comments on William Sheldon, the Major Andre medal at the New-York Historical Society, and rarity v. value in numismatics. Audio quality is poor to fair.
Topics: Numismatics, John Ford
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Tony Carlotto
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Audio recording of Tony Carlotto speaking on the subject of coin photography, likely from the Early American Coppers convention in Dallas, 1993.
Topics: Numismatics, Photography
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Eric Newman, Phil Ralls
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Eric P. Newman and Phil Ralls speaking at the 1992 Early American Coppers convention.  Newman discuss technical aspects of early American minting until approximately 11:00, Ralls follows until approximately 30:30, at which point the lecture cuts off.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Early American Coppers
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Eric Streiner speaks at the 1992 Early American Coppers (EAC) convention Education Forum, held April 3, 1992 in St. Louis. Streiner answers audience questions regarding his purchase of large cents from the Ted Naftzger collection. Audio quality is fair, some of the questions are unclear, while audio of the responses is better.  After Streiner, the first few minutes of Denis Loring's presentation on proof large cents follows. EAC member Mike Packard commented on Streiner's talk in Penny-Wise ,...
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Numismatic Bibliomania Society
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Audio recording of numismatic literature symposium held at the 1992 ANA Convention in Orlando. Speaking are John Adams (first 20 minutes, on research related to the Happy While United medal), Q. David Bowers (10 minutes, on the history of collecting numismatic literature and other topics), and Eric Newman (on Newman library acquisitions, and the need for indexes of numismatic literature). See also  The Asylum , Fall 1992 (vol. 10, no. 4) for further coverage of this event. Audio quality is...
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Numismatic Bibliomania Society
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Audio recording of the Q&A session of the numismatic literature symposium held at the 1992 ANA in Orlando. Speakers are John Adams, Q. David Bowers, Al Hoch, Eric Newman. Audio quality is poor and many portions are unintelligible.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Phil Ralls, Bill Weber
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Phil Ralls and Bill Weber speaking at the Early American Coppers convention in St. Louis (1992). The first seven minutes are the conclusion of Ralls presentation on 1796 cents, then follows Weber speaking on reminiscences of a half cent collector.
Topic: Numismatics
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Bill Jones
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Audio recording of Bill Jones speaking on history of the Philadelphia Mint, likely from the Early American Coppers convention in Dallas, 1993.
Topics: Numismatics, Philadelphia Mint
Newman Numismatic Portal
by John Kraljevich
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Audio recording of John Kraljevich speaking on die varieties of large cents found in the Randall hoard.  From the 1993 Early American Coppers convention.
Topics: Numismatics, Randall Hoard
Newman Numismatic Portal
by Eric P. Newman
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Eric P. Newman presentation at the American Numismatic Society Coinage of the Americas Conference, 10/30/1993.
Topics: Numismatics, $, Dollar Sign
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Audio recording of a portion of a preliminary round of the World Series of Numismatics, held at the 1993 American Numismatic Association convention in Baltimore. Teams included are The Scholars, Minerva's Conquerors, Veni Vidi Vici, Baltimore's Best, and Young Numismatists 2. 
Topics: Numismatics, American Numismatic Assocation
Newman Numismatic Portal
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Audio recording of the conclusion of a preliminary round of the World Series of Numismatics, held at the American Numismatic Association (ANA)  convention in Baltimore. Teams succeeding to the next round are Minerva's Conquerors and Veni Vidi Vici. Following the World Series of Numismatists (approximately ten minutes into the recording), the audio moves to the reception and opening program of the Numismatic Literary Guild bash (including a kazoo band at 24:20), also held at the ANA convention.
Topics: Numismatics, American Numismatic Assocation