William Wells Newell (1839 - 1907) was an American folklorist, school teacher, minister and philosophy professor.
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Newell was born in Cambridge, Massachusetts. After trying his hand at
ministry, he was a faculty member at the new philosophy department at
^ Bell, Michael J (Jun–Aug 1973). " William Wells Newell and the Foundation of American Folklore Scholarship". Journal of the Folklore Institute. 10 (1/2). ^ http://onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/10.1525/aa.1907.9.2.02a00110/pdf ^ "W.W. Newell Prize". American Folklore Society. Retrieved December 28, 2011. The Children's Folklore Section annually offers the W. W. Newell Prize, which includes a cash award, for the best student essay on a topic in children's folklore.
Dictionary of American Biography
WorldCat Identities VIAF: 43004083 LCCN: n99016500 ISNI: 0000 0000 8121 9709 GND: 132629747 SUDOC: 077458265 MusicBrainz: fe2651f2-051c-4b83-b02c-94eec241716e NDL: 01058