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The E-Sylum: Volume 3, Number 50, December 3, 2000, Article 2


The 2000 No. 3 issue of The Asylum was mailed on November 28th, and many NBS members have already received it. Contents:

  • Wayne Homren: "President's Message"
  • Karl Moulton: "Behind the Scenes"
  • Mike Paradis: "A Research Query: Guttag Publications"
  • Joel Orosz: "Missing Masterpieces: The Twilight Zone of American Numismatic Literature"
  • John and Nancy Wilson: "The Ken Lowe Library Sale"
  • Pete Smith: "News from the Net"
  • John and Nancy Wilson: "Overprinted Coin Show 'Red Books' and Mr. Yeo"
  • E. Tomlinson Fort: "CD Review: Scottish Currency"

The back cover is a Memorium of John F. Bergman, featuring a photo of John taken by E-Sylum editor Wayne Homren during a visit to his library in 1991. The upcoming 2000 No. 4 issue of The Asylum will feature several remembrances of John. The issue is nearly ready to go to the printer and should be in members' hands by the end of the year.

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Wayne Homren, Editor

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