Guide to the Paul Philemon Kies Currency and Bond Collection 1769-1865
Cage 4978

Summary Information

Washington State University Libraries, Manuscripts, Archives and Special Collections
Kies, Paul Philemon, 1891-1971
Paul Philemon Kies Currency and Bond Collection
Cage 4978
Date [inclusive]
.05 Linear feet of shelf space, 1 folder
Collection materials are in English.
The collection consists of various paper currency, bonds, and a town order issued by the Confederate States of America, the Assembly of Pennsylvania in 1769, and the town of Guilford (state not listed).

Preferred Citation

[Item Description] Paul Philemon Kies currency and bond collection

Manuscripts, Archives, and Special Collections, Washington State University Libraries, Pullman, WA.

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Scope and Content

The collection consists of paper currency and two bonds. The bonds and two of the currency notes were issued by the Confederate States of America. The collection also includes a half crown paper note issued by the Assembly of Pennsylvania in 1769, and a town order in the amount of $2.31 issued by the town of Guilford (state not listed) in 1820.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

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

Terrell Library

P.O. Box 645610

Pullman, WA, 99164-5610 USA


Restrictions on Access

This collection is open and available for research use.

Acquisition Information

Paul Philemon Kies 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 Material

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

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

Tannatt family currency, scrip, and bond collection, circa 1839-1864 (Cage 4977).

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

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

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Names and Subjects


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

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