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Foxwell, Ernest Edward, 1851-1922 (economist)



  • Existence: 1851 - 1922


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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Edward Foxwell: Correspondence and papers

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.8551
Scope and Contents

Correspondence, notes and papers.

Dates: 1870-1920
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