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Guide to the United States, Confederate States, and foreign currency collection 1974.120

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Descriptive Summary

 
Creator - Arranger: Huntington, Edna, 1895-1965
Title: United States, Confederate States, and foreign currency collection
Dates [inclusive]: 1690-1865
Dates [bulk]: Bulk, 1775-1865
Abstract: This collection contains bank notes, fractional currency, postage stamps, and treasury notes printed in the State of New York and various other American states during the period 1690 to 1865, with the bulk dating from 1775 to 1865. Also included are various forms of paper currency printed by the Confederate States of America during the Civil War, as well as currency printed by various foreign countries, such as Brazil, China, the Dominican Republic, and Japan. Two bound volumes containing historical sketches of paper money printed in the continental United States and the State of Pennsylvania are also included.
Quantity: 0.1 linear feet in ten folders.
Text [Box]: A0024
Call Phrase: 1974.120
Sponsor: This collection was processed and described as part of the project, "Uncovering the Secrets of Brooklyn's 19th Century Past: Creation to Consolidation," funded by the Council on Library and Information Resources, with additional support from The Gladys Krieble Delmas Foundation.