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Beyond Face Value: Depictions of Slavery in Confederate Currency

Bibliography and Web Resources

The following list of sources on historic currency and related topics is intended only as a guide for further research.

Books

  • Bieciuk, Hank and H. G. “Bill” Corbin. Texas Confederate County Notes and Private Scrip. N.p., 1961.
  • Bradbeer, William West. Confederate and Southern State Currency. Mt. Vernon, NY, 1915.
  • Chase, Phillip H. Confederate Treasury Notes: The Paper Money of the Confederate States of America, 1861–1865. N.p., 1947.
  • Clark, H. Nichols B. Francis W. Edmonds, American Master in the Dutch Tradition. Washington, DC: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1988.
  • Criswell, Grover, D. B. Ball, and H. Shull. Comprehensive Catalog of Confederate Paper Money. Port Clinton, OH: BNR Press, 1996.
  • Criswell, Grover C. Confederate and Southern States Currency. Citra, FL: Criswell’s Publications, 1992.
  • Davies, Glyn. History of Money from Ancient Times to the Present Day. Cardiff: University of Wales Press, 1996.
  • Durand, Roger H. Interesting Notes About Allegorical Representations. Rehobath, MA: R. H. Durand & Co., Ltd., 1994.
  • Durand, Roger H. Interesting Notes About Denominations. Rehobath, MA: R. H. Durand & Co., Ltd., 1988.
  • Durand, Roger H. Interesting Notes About History. Rehobath, MA: R. H. Durand & Co., Ltd., 1990.
  • Durand, Roger H. Interesting Notes About Indians. Rehobath, MA: R. H. Durand & Co., Ltd., 1991.
  • Durand, Roger H. Interesting Notes About Portraits. Rehobath, MA: R.H. Durand & Co., Ltd., 1996.
  • Durand, Roger H. Interesting Notes About Portraits II. Rehobath, MA: R. H. Durand & Co., Ltd., 1997.
  • Durand, Roger H. Interesting Notes About Territories. Rehobath, MA: R. H. Durand & Co., Ltd., 1992.
  • Durand, Roger H. Interesting Notes About Vignettes. Rehobath, MA: R. H. Durand & Co., Ltd., 1995.
  • Durand, Roger H. Interesting Notes About Vignettes II. Rehobath, MA: R. H. Durand & Co., Ltd., 1996.
  • Fuller, Claud E. Confederate Currency and Stamps, 1861–1865. N.p., 1949.
  • Galbraith, John Kenneth. Money: Whence It Came, Where It Went. Boston: Houghton Mifflin, 1995.
  • Hall, James. Dictionary of Subjects and Symbols in Art. London: John Murray Ltd., 1984.
  • Hummell, Jeffry Rogers. Emancipating Slaves, Enslaving Free Men. Chicago: Open Court, 1996.
  • Johnson, E. A. J. and Herman E. Kroos. The Origins and Development of the American Economy: An Introduction to Economics. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1953.
  • Kelly, Don C. National Bank Notes: A Guide with Prices. Oxford, OH: The Paper Money Institute, Inc., 1985.
  • Krooss, Herman Edward. American Economic Development: The Progress of a Business Civilization. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice-Hall, 1974.
  • Krooss, Herman Edward. Documentary History of Banking and Currency in the United States. New York: Chelsea House Publications, 1969.
  • McElroy, Guy C.Facing History: The Black Image in American Art. Washington, DC: Corcoran Gallery of Art, 1990.
  • Monestier, Martin. The Art of Paper Currency. New York: Quartet Books, 1983.
  • Morison, Samuel Eliot. The Oxford History of the American People. New York: Oxford University Press, 1965.
  • Muscalus, John Anthony. An Index of State Bank Notes that Illustrate Characters and Events. Bridgeport, PA, 1938.
  • Neely, Mark E, Mark E., Harold Holzer, and Gabor S. Boritt. The Confederate Image: Prints of the Lost Cause. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1987.
  • Parrish, T. Michael and Robert M. Willingham, Jr. Confederate Imprints: A Bibliography of Southern Publications from Secession to Surrender. Austin, TX: Jenkins Publishing Co., 1987.
  • Professional Currency Dealers Association Committee on Education and Gene Hessler. Collecting U.S. Obsolete Currency. Milwaukee: Professional Currency Dealers Association, 1991.
  • Shade, William G. Banks or No Banks: The Money Issue in Western Politics, 1832–1865. Detroit: Wayne State University Press, 1972.
  • Shafer, Neil. Let’s Collect Paper Money! An Introduction to the Exciting Hobby of Collecting Paper Money in the World. Racine, WI: Western Publishing Company, Inc., 1976.
  • Slabaugh, Arlie R. Confederate States Paper Money. Iola, WI: Krause Publications, 1961, 3rd ed.
  • Studenski, Paul. Financial History of the United States: Fiscal, Monetary, Banking, and Tariff, Including Financial Administration and State and Local Finance. New York: McGraw-Hill, 1963.
  • Symons, Edward L., Jr., and James J. White. Banking Law. N.p., 1984.
  • Werlich, Robert. Fully Illustrated Catalogue of United States, Canadian, and Confederate Currency. N.p., 1976.
  • Wilkinson, John. The Narrative of a Blockade Runner. New York: Sheldon & Co., 1877.
  • Wilson, Charles R., and W. Ferris, eds. Encyclopedia of Southern Culture. Chapel Hill: University of North Carolina Press, 1989.
  • Wishnietsky, Benjamin. Confederate Patriotic Covers and Their Uses. North Miami, FL: David G. Phillips Publishing Co., Inc., 1991.

Articles

  • “Notices of Other Recent Publications.” American Historical Review 45 (1940): 440–95.
  • Anderson, George L. “The South and Problems of Post–Civil War Finance.” Journal of Southern History 9 (1943): 181–95.
  • Chandler, Aldred D., Jr. “Dupont, Dahlgren, and the Civil War Nitre Shortage.” Military Affairs 13 (1949): 142–9.
  • Colbourn, H. Trevor. “Madison Eulogized.” William and Mary Quarterly 8 (1951): 108–19.
  • Dale, Edward Everett. “The Cherokees in the Confederacy.” Journal of Southern History 9 (1943): 159–85.
  • Dodge, David. “Domestic Economy in the Confederacy.” Atlantic Monthly 58 (August 1886): 229–42.
  • Dorris, J. T. “Pardon Seekers and Brokers: A Sequel of Appomattox.” Journal of Southern History 1 (1935): 276–92.
  • Fish, Carl Russell. “The German Indemnity and the South.” American Historical Review 26 (1921): 489–90.
  • Krause, Barry. “Collecting Confederate Currency.” Antiques & Collecting Magazine 100 (1995): 43–6.
  • Lerner, Eugene M. “The Monetary and Fiscal Programs of the Confederate Government.” Journal of Political Economy 62 (1954): 506–22.
  • Mitchell, Wesley C. “The Value of Greenbacks During the Civil War.” Journal of Political Economy 6 (1898): 139–67.
  • Pecquet, Gary M. “Money in the Trans-Mississippi.” Explorations in Economic History 24 (1987): 218–43.
  • Phillips, Ulrich B. “Plantations with Slave Labor and Free.” American Historical Review 30 (1925): 738–53.
  • Sellers, James L. “An Interpretation of Civil War Finance.” American Historical Review 30 (1925): 282–97.
  • Shelton, William A. “The Income Tax Georgia.” Journal of Political Economy 18 (1910): 610–27.
  • Windam, William T. “The Problem of Supply in the Trans-Mississippi Confederacy.” Journal of Southern History 27 (1961): 149–68.
  • Wright, Gordon. “Economic Conditions in the Confederacy as Seen by the French Consuls.” Journal of Southern History 7 (1941): 195–214.

Web Sites

American Monetary Institute
http://www.monetary.org

American Numismatic Association (Coins and Paper Money Collectors)
http://www.money.org/index.html

A Brief History of Central Banking in the United States
http://odur.let.rug.nl/~usa/E/usbank/bankxx.htm

Brief History of Our Nation’s Paper Money
http://www.frbsf.org/publications/federalreserve/annual/1995/history.html

Bureau of Engraving and Printing
http://www.moneyfactory.com

Economic History Web Sites
http://www.eh.net

Leslie Brock Center for the Study of Colonial Currency
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/users/brock/

Money: U.S. History of Money and Banking
http://search.about.com/fullsearch.htm?TopNode=/&SUName=www&q=finance%20services

Museum of American Financial History
http://www.financialhistory.org

Society of Paper Money Collectors, Inc.
http://www.spmc.org/

U.S. Mint
http://www.usmint.gov

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