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PlaceEntry: American Numismatic Society (N.Y.)
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Anthon, Charles E., 1823-1883

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1822 - 1883
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President of the ANS from 1868 to 1870 and 1873 to 1883, it was due to Anthon that the Society made its initial efforts to transform itself from a group of local coin collectors to a recognized scholarly institution.
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Belden, Bauman L. (Bauman Lowe), 1862-1931

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1862 - 1931
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Bauman L. Belden (1862-1931) of Cranford, New Jersey, served the American Numismatic Society as librarian (1891-1896), secretary (1896-1903, 1905-1916), director (1909-1915), and council member (1906-1928). He sat on several Society committees, including the Committee on Indian Peace Medals, which he chaired. He was the author of Medals and Publications of the American Numismatic Society (1915), Indian Peace Medals Issued in the United States (1927), and A Mint in New York (1930). He was a member of the American Numismatic Association and was active in the New York Numismatic Club. At the time of his death he was working on a project involving life saving medals.
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Betts, Benjamin, 1822-1908

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1822 - 1908
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Sixth president of the ANS (1870-1873) and longtime Treasurer (1874-1888), Betts helped to stabilized the Society's finances and resolve legal disputes arising from the Society's first commemorative medal—its Lincoln Memorial Medal.
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Brett, Agnes Baldwin, 1876-1955

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1876 - December 1955
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Assistant Curator, then Curator of the ANS from 1909 to 1912, Brett also served as honorary Associate Curator of Ancient Coins from 1923 to 1955 and Chair of the ANS Publication Committee from 1923 to 1946.
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Cooper-Prichard, Arthur Henry, 1874-1947

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1874 - 1947
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The cataloger, Arthur H. Cooper-Prichard (1874-1947), was born in Kingston, Jamaica.

Drowne, Henry Russell, 1860-1934

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1860 - November 15, 1934
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New York City native Henry Russell Drowne (1860-1934) was a wool merchant with the firm of Laurie, Mann Drowne until 1911 and was the son of fire insurer Henry Thayer Drowne (1822-1897).

Eidlitz, Robert J. (Robert James), 1864-1935

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March 25, 1864 - May 18, 1935
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Huntington medalist, collector of architectural medals and renown builder, Robert J. Eidlitz served on the ANS Council for almost twenty years and was responsible for the construction of much of the Society's Audubon Terrace headquarters.
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Gillingham, Harrold Edgar, 1864-1954

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1864 - 1954
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Harrold Edgar Gillingham (1864-1954) of Germantown, Pennsylvania, was a transportation executive, collector of American antiques, and a numismatist scholar noted for publishing a series of monographs on medals of merit and decorations of honor.

Groh, Edward, 1837-1905

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June 02, 1837 - January 02, 1905
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One of the founding members of the ANS, Groh served as librarian (1864-65) and Curator (1859-79 and 1897-1905). The Society's first special fund for the purchase of coins was named in his honor.
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Grunthal, Henry, 1905-2001

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1905 - 2001
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Henry Grunthal (1905-2001) of the Riverdale section of the Bronx in New York City was born in Cologne, Germany, and was the son of numismatist and medal publisher Hugo Grunthal.

Huntington, Archer M. (Archer Milton), 1870-1955

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March 10, 1870 - December 11, 1955
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President of the ANS from 1905 to 1910, Huntington's more significant contribution came as a benefactor. Gifts from Huntington included coins and medal for the Society's collection and significant financial aid, including funds for the construction of the Society's Audubon Terrace facility and to start various endowments.
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Ives, Herbert E. (Herbert Eugene), 1882-1953

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July 21, 1882 - November 1953
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President of the ANS from 1942 to 1947, Ives initiated educational programming which led to the creation of the Society's Graduate Summer Seminar program in 1954.
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Lawrence, Richard Hoe, 1858-1936

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1858 - 1936
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Richard Hoe Lawrence (1858-1936) of New York City was a numismatic collector and scholar who was closely associated with the American Numismatic and Archeological Society (later the American Numismatic Society) during its early formative years in the nineteenth century. He amassed notable collections of Roman Republican and Early Imperial denarii and served as the Society’s curator (1879) and librarian (1880-1885), overseeing the production of the library’s first printed catalog. Lawrence served as president of the Grolier Club in New York City (1906-1908).

Levick, Joseph N.T. (Joseph Nepoleon Tricot), 1828-1908

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1828 - September 07, 1908
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Treasurer of the ANS from 1867 to 1875, Levick helped found the Society's successful publications program in 1866 when he championed the effort to launch the first American numismatic journal — The American Journal of Numismatics.
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Low, Lyman Haynes, 1844-1924

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1844 - 1924
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Lyman Haynes Low (1844-1924) was a coin dealer who published the book Hard Times Tokens in 1899.

Marvin, William T.R. (William Theophilus Rogers), 1832-1913

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1832 - 1913
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Genealogist and Masonic medal expert William T.R. Marvin (1832-1913) was born in Boston and died in Brookline, Massachusetts.

Milbank, Samuel R., 1906-1985

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1906 - January 1985
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Milbank was the President of the ANS from 1959 to 1978, making him the second-longest serving president in ANS history.
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Noe, Sydney P. (Sydney Philip), 1885-1969

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April 04, 1885 - 1969
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Librarian, Editor, Secretary, Curator, and, finally, Chief Curator, Noe served the Society in many capacities in a career that spanned almost four decades.
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Norweb, R. Henry, 1918-1995

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August 19, 1918 - 1995
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Norweb served on the Council from 1978 until his death in 1995 and as President of such from 1990 to 1994. Norweb's tenure on the Council included work as the co-chair of the Society's first annual giving campaign in the late 1980s and the Council's governance and long-range planning committees in the 1990s.
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Parish, Daniel, 1842-1914

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1842 - 1914
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President of the ANS from 1883 until 1896, Parish oversaw a series of significant revisions to the Society's Constitution.
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