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Middleton "Spike" Harris coin collection.

Title
Middleton "Spike" Harris coin collection.
Author
Harris, M. A., 1908-1977
Publication
[between 1800 and 1979?]

Details

Found In
p1pc Harris, M. A., 1908-1977 Middleton "Spike" Harris papers, 1929-1977 (OCoLC)122455464
Description
[100] coins : metal, wood.
Summary
Collection consists of various coins made from wood and metal, that feature abolitionist, anti-slavery and civil rights content. Also includes medals and medallions.
Subjects
Genre/Form
  • Abolitionist movement – United States.
  • African Americans – Civil rights.
Note
  • Title taken from Middleton "Spike" Harris Papers.
  • The coin collection was held by Harris's organization, Negro History Associates, and compiled by member Martin Jacobwitz who specialized in collecting anti-slavery coins.
Biography (note)
  • Middleton Alexander "Spike" Harris, 1908-1977, was an author, historian, collector and dealer of African Americana. He founded the Negro History Associates in 1964, which collected and disseminated information about persons of African descent.
Linking Entry (note)
  • Forms part of the Middleton "Spike" Harris Papers, 1929-1977.
Call Number
Sc Art (Harris, M.A. Coin collection)
OCLC
1301550324
Author
Harris, M. A., 1908-1977, collector.
Title
Middleton "Spike" Harris coin collection.
Production
[between 1800 and 1979?]
Type of Content
three-dimensional form
Type of Medium
unmediated
Type of Carrier
object
Biography
Middleton Alexander "Spike" Harris, 1908-1977, was an author, historian, collector and dealer of African Americana. He founded the Negro History Associates in 1964, which collected and disseminated information about persons of African descent.
Linking Entry
Forms part of the Middleton "Spike" Harris Papers, 1929-1977.
Local Note
Sc MG 34
Found In:
p1pc Harris, M. A., 1908-1977 Middleton "Spike" Harris papers, 1929-1977 (OCoLC)122455464
Research Call Number
Sc Art (Harris, M.A. Coin collection)
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