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Currency collection

Identifier: X1986-05-0

Scope and Contents

A collection of paper money, including notes issued by banks, businesses, and other institutions; the colonies and states; the Confederate States of America; and foreign governments; and United States Continental currency and fractional currency.


  • Created: 1760-1919
  • Other: Date acquired: 11/30/1985


Conditions Governing Access

The collection is open for research.


0.63 Linear Feet

Language of Materials


Accruals and Additions

The Currency collection consists of currency received from a number of donors, including Mrs. E. W. Seymour, 1890-03-0; William Ransom, 1890-56-0; Donor unknown, 1890-65-118; Donor unknown, 1890-65-119; Donor unknown, 1890-65-121; Donor unknown, 1890-65-122; Donor unknown, 1890-65-123; Donor unknown, 1890-65-124; Donor unknown, 1890-65-125; Donor unknown, 1890-65-126; Donor unknown, 1890-65-127; Donor unknown, 1890-65-128; Donor unknown, 1890-65-129; Solomon Marsh, 1896-01-45; William Ransom, 1903-01-0; U.S. Treasury Dept., 1913-04-0; Rev. John Hutchins, 1914-27-1; Mrs. Charles Hinsdale, 1916-07-6; Capt. E. B. Van Winkle, 1918-17-2; E. N. Vanderpoel, 1919-05-0; Fred Haight, 1928-21-0; Alain White, 1936-03-2; Frederick L. Coe, 1958-24-0; Donor unknown, X1986-5; and others not previously accessioned.

Existence and Location of Originals

multi-part note content

Related Materials

multi-part note content

Other Descriptive Information

This collection was processed with support from the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and the National Historical Publications and Records Commission (NHPRC).
Currency collection
Leith Johnson
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
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Repository Details

Part of the Litchfield Historical Society Repository

7 South Street
P.O. Box 385
Litchfield CT 06759
860-567-3565 (Fax)