Guide to the Tannatt Family Currency, Scrip, and Bond Collection 1839-1864
Cage 4977

Summary Information

Repository
Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries
Creator
Tannatt family.
Title
Tannatt Family Currency, Scrip, and Bond Collection
ID
Cage 4977
Date [inclusive]
1839-1864
Extent
12.0 items
General Physical Description note
.05 Linear feet of shelf space
Language
English
Abstract
The collection consists of paper currency, scrip, and one bond. Most of the items were issued by the Confederate States of America or individual states of the Confederacy. The collection also includes two specimens of scrip (a substitute for currency), one issued by the Ladd and Company plantation on the island of Kauai circa 1839-1844, and the other issued by the United States Army circa 1860s.

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Scope and Contents note

The collection consists of paper currency, scrip, and one bond. Most of the items were issued by the Confederate States of America or individual states of the Confederacy. The collection also includes two specimens of scrip (a substitute for currency), one issued by the Ladd and Company plantation on the island of Kauai circa 1839-1844, and the other issued by the United States Army circa 1860s.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries © 2016

http://www.libraries.wsu.edu/masc
Terrell Library
P.O. Box 645610
Pullman, WA, 99164-5610
509-335-6691
mascref@wsu.edu

Conditions Governing Access note

This collection is open and available for research use.

Immediate Source of Acquisition note

The Tannatt family donated this collection to the Washington State University Libraries at an unknown date. It was originally cataloged as part of VF 2528. It was separated and recataloged in 2010.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials note

Tannatt Family papers ( Cage 65)

Currency specimens are available in other collections held in MASC, including:

Ed Carver currency collection, 1885-1922 (Cage 1916)

Paul Philemon Kies currency and bond collection, 1769-1865 ( Cage 4978)

Confederate States of America currency collection, circa 1860-1866 ( Cage 4979)

William Band papers, 1857-1989 (Ephemera series) ( Cage 617)

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Controlled Access Headings

Subject(s)

  • Money -- Specimens.
  • Paper money -- Specimens.
  • Politics and Politicians
  • Retail Trade

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