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Confederate States of America bank notes

 Collection — Folder: 1, envelope: A-J
Call Number: MS P79


This collection includes several samples of bank notes from the Confederate States of America, printed during the Civil War. It includes 17 - 50¢ notes; 10 - $1 notes; 13 - $2 notes; 17 - $5 notes; 31 - $10 notes; 18 - $20 notes; 10 - $50 notes; 4 - $100 notes; and 1 - $1 Virginia Treasury Note; these are grouped together in envelopes by type of currency, and the envelopes are labeled A-I. There are three additional bills for $20, $50, and $100 in envelope J. Some of the items are very worn and damaged and should be handled with care.


  • 1862 - 1864


Conditions Governing Access

No access restrictions.

Conditions Governing Use

Spencer Library staff may determine use restrictions dependent on the physical condition of manuscript materials.


1 folder (124 pieces) : Material: Paper ; 58 x 107mm - 79 x 187mm

Physical Location

MS P79

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Currency in envelopes A-I: U.S. Treasury Department, 1912. Currency in envelope J: gift, Brian L. Avery, 2019.

Guide to the Confederate States of America Bank Notes Collection
Confederate States of America bank notes
Finding aid prepared by am, 1961. Finding aid encoded by skt, 2006. Finding aid revised by mwh and eeh, 2019.
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
Finding aid written in English.
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Preferred citation
Confederate States of America bank notes, Department of Special Collections, MS P79, Kenneth Spencer Research Library, University of Kansas

Repository Details

Part of the University of Kansas. Kenneth Spencer Research Library Repository

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Lawrence KS 66045-7616 United States