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Finding Aid to the Numismatic Collection MS.531
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  • Processing history
  • Acquisition
  • Scope and Contents
  • Preferred citation
  • Use
  • Access

  • Title: Numismatic Collection
    Identifier/Call Number: MS.531
    Contributing Institution: Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
    Language of Material: English
    Physical Description: 0.25 Linear feet (1 scrapbook)
    Date (inclusive): 1854-1918
    Abstract: This is a collection of currency and checks from 1854-1918 from the Canada, Germany, Haiti, Japan, Mexico, and the United States.

    Processing history

    Processed by Glenna Schroeder, circa 1977-1981. Finding aid completed by Holly Rose Larson, NHPRC Processing Archivist, 2012 October 1, made possible through grant funding from the National Historical Publications and Records Commissions (NHPRC).

    Acquisition

    Donations from Maurice Harris Newmark and Marco Ross Newmark, 1919 December 30; Mrs. Agnes Kremer Hellman, circa 1921; and Mrs. Tom L. Evans, 1974 February 21.

    Scope and Contents

    This is a collection of currency and checks from 1854-1918 from the Canada, Germany, Haiti, Japan, Mexico, and the United States. Includes: Paper currency – 39 pieces total – including 26 pieces (U.S, Canada, Mexico, and Haiti) from M.H. and Marco Newmark Collection. 25¢ Zion’s Cooperative Mercantile Institution (Salt Lake City, 1870) $5.00 Northern Indiana Railroad Co. (1854) 2 Sacramento D.O. Mills & Co. Bankers Checks (1871, 1872) 2 Citizen’s Bank, George W. Kidd & Co., Bankers, Nevada City, California checks 1862 - $500.00; 187? 1 Bank of Thomas Findley & Co., Grass Valley (1875) $3,000 The Bank of Nevada County check (1876) $120.00 Capital Savings Bank, Sacramento (1876) $292.50 Confederate States of America Bill (to be paid 2 years after peace between CSA and USA) $50.00 50¢ bill Johnson House – Alabama 25 centime bill – Haiti (1875) 25¢ Canada bill (1870) 1 peso – state of Chihuahua (1915) 50 centavos – state of Chihuahua (1914) 5 pesos – state of Chihuahua (1914) 1 peso – Mexico (1913) 1 peso – Mexico (1914) 1 peso – Mexico (1914) 5 pesos – state of Durango (1914) 1 peso – state of Jalisco (1914) 6 centavos – Mexican 5 centavos – Mexican 10 centavos – Mexican 5 pesos – El Estado de Sonora (1913) 1 peso – Estado de Mexico (1914) 10 centavos – Mexico (1914) 1 peso – Mexico (1914) 10 centavos – Japanese government 10 centavos – Mexican (1914) 5 pesos – Guadalajara (1914) 10 centavos – Mercantile Bank of Veracruz (1914) 50 centavos – State of Sonora (1914) 5 marks 2 marks – Berlin (1914) 50 pfennig – Stadt Neuwied (1918) 50 centimes – Treasury of the Army 10 sen – Japanese military currency

    Preferred citation

    Numismatic Collection, 1854-1918, Braun Research Library Collection, Autry National Center, Los Angeles; MS.531; [folder number] [folder title][date].

    Use

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Autry National Center. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Autry Archivist. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Autry National Center as the custodian of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which must also be obtained by the reader.

    Access

    Collection is open for research. Appointments to view materials are required. To make an appointment please visit http://theautry.org/research/research-rules-and-application or contact library staff at rroom@theautry.org.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Evans, Tom L., Mrs.
    Hellman, Agnes Kremer
    Newmark, Marco Ross, 1878-1959
    Newmark, Maurice Harris, 1859-1929
    Checks
    Money -- Canada
    Money -- Germany
    Money -- Haiti
    Money -- Japan
    Money -- Mexico
    Money -- United States