Finding Aid to the Numismatic Collection MS.531

Finding aid prepared by Holly Rose Larson
Autry National Center, Braun Research Library
234 Museum Drive
Los Angeles, CA, 90065-5030
323-221-2164
rroom@theautry.org
2012 October 1


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