Philipp Lederer papers, 1939-1943

Descriptive Summary

Repository
American Numismatic Society
Extent
0.3 cubic feet (1 box)
Language
German
Abstract
Mostly correspondence written in German to Philipp Lederer, but also contains photographs of coins and other research materials.

Creator

Name
Lederer, Philipp, 1872-1944
Abstract
Philipp Lederer (1872-1944), was a numismatist who wrote works on the coins of Segesta and Nagidos, including Die Tetradrachmenpragung von Segesta (1910). He studied classical archaeology and ancient philology in Munich, earning a doctorate in 1910. Lederer fled the Nazis to Switzerland in 1939, living the last years of his life in Lugano.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open to all researchers.

Preferred Citation

Philipp Lederer papers, 1939-1943, Archives, American Numismatic Society.

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Biographical Note

Philipp Lederer (1872-1944), was a numismatist who wrote works on the coins of Segesta and Nagidos, including Die Tetradrachmenpragung von Segesta (1910). He studied classical archaeology and ancient philology in Munich, earning a doctorate in 1910. Lederer fled the Nazis to Switzerland in 1939, living the last years of his life in Lugano.

Scope and Content Note

Mostly correspondence written in German to Philipp Lederer (1872-1944), but also contains photographs of coins and other research materials.

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