Coffin, Edward Francis, 1873-1949

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Edward Francis Coffin (1873-1949) was born in Nashua, N.H., and died in Worcester, Mass. He graduated from Wesleyan University in 1895 and joined his father's Worcester firm, E. W. Coffin Company, which sold store fixtures. Coffin was also a successful book dealer. He was Secretary of the Worcester Historical Society, and gave many pamphlets, rare books, and manuscripts to the American Antiquarian Society.

From the description of Correspondence, 1912-1915. (Unknown). WorldCat record id: 191259247

Role Title Holding Repository
Place Name Admin Code Country
Massachusetts--Worcester
Subject
Booksellers and bookselling
Stamp collecting
Manuscripts--Collectors and collecting
Engraving--Collectors and collecting
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Birth 1873-07-14

Death 1949-01-23

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