The Fall 1999 Museum newsletter of the American
Numismatic Society includes these notes of interest to
"… the Society had received the numismatic
library of the late Charles A. Hersh, a collection which
reflects Mr. Hersh's own interests, namely, the Roman
Republican coinage and the coinage of the Macedonian
The following note may be of interest to U.S. collectors:
"In closing his report on acquisitions, the Librarian
mentioned that the Society had just received the Garrett
Numismatic Archives, an outstanding donation about
which he would have more to say at a later date."
Could this be the archives of the Garretts of Baltimore, MD
stored at Evergreen House? The archives were discussed
in The E-Sylum v2#35, August 27, 1999, after Michael
Berkman described his visit there. At the time, it was
suggested by some that the archives be donated intact to
an organization such as the ANS, rather than allowing them
to be destroyed or dispersed.
Wayne Homren, Editor
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