Correspondence, notes and papers.
Edward Foxwell: Correspondence and papers
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- Dates of CreationEarly 20th century
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- Language of MaterialEnglish
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Administrative / Biographical History
Edward Ernest Foxwell (1851-1922), economist, was born at Shepton Mallet on 27 April 1851. He entered St John's College, Cambridge, in 1871 (B.A., 1875; M.A., 1880), and was Professor of Economics, Imperial University, Tokyo, 1896-1899. He returned to England in 1900, and became an extension lecturer at Cambridge University. Foxwell was an authority on railways and the author of English express trains (two papers) and Express trains, English and foreign. He died at St John's College on 18 October 1922.
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Description compiled by Robert Steiner, Department of Manuscripts and University Archives. The biographical history was compiled with reference to the entry on Edward Foxwell in J.A. Venn, Alumni Cantabrigienses, part II, vol. II (Cambridge University Press, 1944), p. 559.