Horace Havemeyer notebook and letter, 1903 and mid-1900s

Descriptive Summary

Repository
American Numismatic Society
Extent
1 folder
Language
FrenchEnglish
Abstract
Notebook containing notes handwritten in French describing Greek coins presented by Horace Havemeyer to the American Numismatic Society in February 1964, and a letter (February 18, 1903) from a coin seller to his grandfather, Henry (Harry) Osborne Havemeyer, which contains notes on a gold coin Henry had purchased.

A portion of a 1903 letter to Horace Havemeyer's grandfather


Creator

Name
Havemeyer, Horace, 1914-1990
Abstract
Horace Havemeyer (1914-1990) of Dix Hills, New York, was born in Islip, New York, and graduated from Yale University in 1936.

Administrative Information

Access

Collection open to all researchers.

Preferred Citation

Horace Havemeyer notebook and letter, 1903 and mid-1900s, Archives, American Numismatic Society.

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Biographical Note

Horace Havemeyer (1914-1990) of Dix Hills, New York, was born in Islip, New York, and graduated from Yale University in 1936. From 1948 to 1968 he was president of National Sugar, and represented the fifth generation of his family to work in the sugar business. He was a board member of the New York Trust Company, Huntington Hospital, and Drew University in Madison, New Jersey, and was a director of Amalgamated Sugar of Ogden, Utah. Horace’s grandfather, Henry (Harry) Osborne Havemeyer, and his wife amassed a notable collection of paintings, sculpture, decorative arts, and other items, including coins.

Scope and Content Note

Notebook containing notes handwritten in French describing Greek coins presented by Horace Havemeyer to the American Numismatic Society in February 1964, and a letter (February 18, 1903) from a coin seller to his grandfather, Henry (Harry) Osborne Havemeyer, which contains notes on a gold coin Henry had purchased.

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